DEFCON Toronto, GTALUG, and USENIX: Tor is Coming to Canada This Month

by steph | August 4, 2017

When people talk about Tor, they almost always think of the Tor daemon or Tor Browser. While this was true earlier, the Tor ecosystem has now expanded and includes a diverse set of applications helping you protect your privacy online or to circumvent Internet censorship.

Learn About the Tor Ecosystem in Toronto

Sukhbir Singh is a software developer in the applications and community team and has been with us since 2012. At two talks this month in Toronto, Sukhbir will introduce Tor and then walk through the Tor ecosystem: all of the applications build around it. These talks are appropriate for Tor beginners and advanced users.

Learn about the Tor ecosystem from Sukhbir Singh at:

Tor in Vancouver

For the academics, there will be two research projects presented at the 26th USENIX Security Symposium Wednesday, August 16th. The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks.

  • Characterizing the Nature and Dynamics of Tor Exit Blocking
    Rachee Singh, University of Massachusetts – Amherst; Rishab Nithyanand, Stony Brook University; Sadia Afroz, University of California, Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute; Paul Pearce, UC Berkeley; Michael Carl Tschantz, International Computer Science Institute; Phillipa Gill, University of Massachusetts – Amherst; Vern Paxson, University of California, Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute

  • DeTor: Provably Avoiding Geographic Regions in Tor
    Zhihao Li, Stephen Herwig, and Dave Levin, University of Maryland

Find a Tor Talk Near You

Tor folks appear at talks around the world. Check our event page to find an event near you.



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