The Internet and the World Wide Web have brought many changes that provide huge benefits, in particular by giving people easy access to information that was previously unavailable, or simply hard to find. Unfortunately, these changes have raised many new challenges in the security of computer systems and the protection of information against unauthorized access and abusive usage. At Google, our primary focus is the user, and his/her safety. We have people working on nearly every aspect of security, privacy, and anti-abuse including access control and information security, networking, operating systems, language design, cryptography, fraud detection and prevention, spam and abuse detection, denial of service, anonymity, privacy-preserving systems, disclosure controls, as well as user interfaces and other human-centered aspects of security and privacy. Our security and privacy efforts cover a broad range of systems including mobile, cloud, distributed, sensors and embedded systems, and large-scale machine learning.
Mix&Slice for Efficient Access Revocation on Outsourced Data
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC) (2023)
Understanding Digital-Safety Experiences of Youth in the U.S.
The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM (2023)
Federated Learning of Gboard Language Models with Differential Privacy
ACL industry track (2023) (to appear)
Some of our teams
Our researchers work across the world
Together, our research teams tackle tough problems.