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Tianxin Tang - Provably-Secure Approximate k-NN Search Protocol

This talk examines the problem of privacy-preserving approximate kNN search in an outsourced environment — the client sends the encrypted data to an untrusted server and later can perform…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 1st, 2021 2 plays 0  

Ambrose Kam - Applying Deep Reinforcement Learning (DRL) in a Cyber Wargaming Engine

Cybersecurity is inherently complicated due to the dynamic nature of the threats and ever-expanding attack surfaces. Ironically, this challenge is exacerbated by the rapid advancement of many new…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 1st, 2021 3 plays 0  

Hany Farid - Creating, Weaponizing, and Detecting Deep Fakes

The past few years have seen a startling and troubling rise in the fake-news phenomena in which everyone from individuals to nation-sponsored entities can produce and distribute misinformation. The…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 30th, 2021 6 plays 0  

Yuliia Lut - Recent Insights from Analysis of Users' Web Browsing Behavior

Accurately analyzing and modeling online browsing behavior plays a key role in understanding users and technology interactions. Specifically, understanding whether users have correct perceptions of…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 3rd, 2021 9 plays 0  

Beliz Kaleli - To Err.Is Human: Characterizing the Threat of Unintended URLs in Social Media

To make their services more user friendly, online social media platforms automatically identify text that corresponds to URLs and render it as clickable links. In this paper, we show that the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 21st, 2021 8 plays 0  

David Heath - Zero Knowledge for Everything and Everyone

Zero-Knowledge (ZK) Proofs are important cryptographic objects that allow an untrusted prover to demonstrate to an untrusted verifier the truth of some statement while revealing nothing additional.…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 10th, 2021 16 plays 0  

Lefteris Anastasopoulos - Securing Democracy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In this talk I discuss research which focuses on designing systems needed to secure democracy and democratic political institutions, such as elections, in the interconnected digital world of the…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 23rd, 2021 21 plays 0  

Evan W. Glover - Building a Strategic Privacy Program

Privacy is a multi-faceted challenge for organizations – to be successful, they must take a holistic approach to protecting the personal data and information of all stakeholders. Privacy…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 7th, 2020 22 plays 0  

Henry Tong, Larry LaMont - Mobilizing mmWave to Realize the Full 5G Potential

5G NR mmWave opens doors to vast amounts of network capacity, fiber-like speeds and ultra-low latencies that promise to bring new and enhanced experiences to the masses, as well as inherent security…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 23rd, 2020 8 plays 0  

Jakub Szefer - Securing FPGA-Accelerated Cloud Infrastructures

Cloud FPGAs have been gaining popularity in recent years due to the ability of users to request FPGA resources quickly, flexibly, and on-demand. However, as public cloud providers make FPGAs…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 18th, 2020 18 plays 0  

Karthika Subramani - When Push comes to Ads: Measuring the Rise of (Malicious) Push Advertising

The rapid growth of online advertising has fueled the growth of ad-blocking software, such as new ad-blocking and privacy-oriented browsers or browser extensions. In response, both ad publishers and…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 5th, 2020 14 plays 0  

Seyedhamed Ghavamnia - Temporal System Call Specialization for Attack Surface Reduction

Attack surface reduction through the removal of unnecessary application features and code is a promising technique for improving security without incurring any additional overhead. Recent software…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 21st, 2020 9 plays 0  

Shachee Mishra - Multi-layer API Specialization for Attack Surface Reduction

Code reuse attacks have been a threat to software security since the introduction of non-executable memory protections. Despite significant advances in various types of additional defenses, such as…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 7th, 2020 16 plays 0