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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  Kathryn Gentilello on November 18th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Wei Gao - Skin-Interfaced Wearable Sweat Biosensors

The rising research interest in personalized medicine promises to revolutionize traditional medical practices. This presents a tremendous opportunity for developing wearable devices toward predictive…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 13th, 2020 4 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  Kathryn Gentilello on November 5th, 2020 6 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  Kathryn Gentilello on October 21st, 2020 6 plays 0  

Saima Afroz Siddiqui - Magnetic and Spintronic Device for Computing and Memory

Magnetic devices promise intriguing design paradigms where electron spin is used as the information token instead of its charge counterpart. While magnetic random-access memory (MRAM) is considered…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 18th, 2020 0 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  Kathryn Gentilello on October 7th, 2020 9 plays 0  

Danny Y. Huang - Watching IoTs that Watch Us

Many consumers today are increasingly concerned about IoT security and privacy. There is much media hype about home cameras being hacked or voice assistants eavesdropping on conversations. However,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 3rd, 2020 7 plays 0  

Brian Kondracki - Meddling Middlemen: Empirical Analysis of the Risks of Data-Saving Mobile Browsers

Mobile browsers have become one of the main mediators of our online activities. However, as web pages continue to increase in size and streaming media on-the-go has become commonplace, mobile data…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 22nd, 2020 13 plays 0  

Kevin Bock - Automating the Discovery of Censorship Evasion Strategies

Researchers and censoring regimes have long engaged in a cat-and-mouse game, leading to increasingly sophisticated censorship techniques and methods to evade them. Unfortunately, censors have long…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 18th, 2020 7 plays 0  

Redesigning Cities with the Green New Deal

Season 3 Redesigning Cities: the Speedwell Talks @ Georgia Tech kicked off on September 9 with Redesigning Cities with the Green New Deal. Nancy Levinson of Places led the conversation with Billy…

From  Carmen New on September 15th, 2020 6 plays 0  

Ayse Coskun - Cross-layer Optimizations for Building Energy-Efficient 2.5D Systems with Silicon Photonic Networks

The design of today's leading-edge systems is fraught with power, thermal, and variability challenges. The applications in rapidly growing computing domains of cloud and HPC exhibit significant…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 10th, 2020 9 plays 0  

Nicholas Weaver - Reflections on Internet Surveillance

Six years ago Edward Snowden leaked a massive trove of internal NSA documents detailing the operation of the US government’s electronic surveillance system. The overall systems described a…

From  Timothy Hynes on April 27th, 2020 81 plays 0  

Wanrong Zhang - Differentially Private Change-point Detection

The change-point detection problem seeks to identify distributional changes in streams of data. Increasingly, tools for change-point detection are applied in settings where data may be highly…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 12th, 2020 35 plays 0  

Marcel Wilson - Bionic@X

Bionic is a landscape architecture and urban design practice in founded on the mandate to “enable life” in an increasingly complicated and changing world. After a decade of acting on…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 2 plays 0