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Bill Budington is a Senior Staff Technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), on their Tech Projects Team. He is the lead developer of Panopticlick, led HTTPS Everywhere from 2015 through 2018, and has contributed to Let’s Encrypt and SecureDrop.
In this presentation, Bill introduces an information theoretic model of privacy and security metrics or… explains how he learned to stop worrying about password meters and love the dice. He explains what Panopticlick does, and how it helps users understand a technique called browser fingerprinting, which creates a cohesive user profile that follows you all over the Web.