Fall 2018 Security Speaker Series

The Cybersecurity Institute is proud to announce its Fall 2018 Security Speaker Series. All talks will take place in the Computer Science Research Building, Room 151. All talks are from 1:25pm-2:25 on these days. We asked each speaker from industry and government to spend 5 minutes of their talks telling students about their institution.

This page is easily linked to as http://infosec.cs.umass.edu/speakers.

You can see a list of previous speakers as well. 

The following speakers are scheduled:

9/12

 Tony Martin, Intel
Ghost in the Shell

9/19

 Prof. Chip Weems, UMass Amherst, CICS
"Meltdown and Spectre: Exploiting Abandoned State in the Microarchitecture"

9/26

 Dr. Simson Garfinkel, U.S. Census
Issues Encountered Deploying Differential Privacy

10/3

 Prof. Subhransu Maji, UMass Amherst, CICS
 Adversarial Attacks Against Machine Learning Systems

10/10

 Prof. Dan Holcomb, UMass Amherst, ECE
 TBA  [Hardware Security]

10/17

 Prof. Natallia Katenka, University of Rhode Island
Epidemiological Study of Browser-Based Malware for University Network with Partially Observed Flow Data

10/24

 Prof. Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Northeastern University
 Automated Attack Discovery for TCP Implementations

10/31

 Prof. Alex Halderman, University of Michigan
Cybersecurity and U.S. Elections

11/7

 Christopher Kelly, Dir., Digital Evidence Lab, Office of the Attorney General, MA
 TBA [Cybercrime]

11/28

 Dr. Zheni Utic, UMass Amherst, Statistics
 TBA [Intrusion Detection]

12/5

 Jeff Long, MITRE
 "Software Defined Radio and Cyber Security"

12/12

  Dr. Paula Donovan, Lincoln Labs
  [TBA]