Robert E. Crossler

Robert E. Crossler is a Professor at Washington State University researching privacy and security in the online world.

Feb 15, 2023

PT1 Privacy and Contact Tracing during COVID-19

Robert E. Crossler

Privacy Talk: How Privacy Impacted COVID Response - An Expert Interview

How did privacy affect the success of contact tracing efforts?

Watch this Privacy Talk interview with Robert Crossler, Professor of Information Systems at the Carson College of Business at Washington State University and chair of the Department of Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurship. In this Privacy Talk, we learn what contract tracing is and how it was used during COVID-19 and how privacy played a role in people not using this technology. Understanding privacy protections is important for future use of health technologies like contact tracing.

Image credit: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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