Search for tag: "people in information technology"

Simson L. Garfinkel - Attacking and Protecting Public Data with Differential Privacy

Publishing exact statistical data creates mathematical risks and vulnerabilities that have only recently been appreciated. In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau collected information on more than 308…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 21 views 0  

Sam Kean - The Periodic Table: A Treasure Trove of Passion, Adventure, Betrayal, and Obsession

Why did Gandhi hate iodine? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium? How did radium nearly ruin Marie Curie’s reputation? And why did tellurium lead to the most bizarre…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 7 views 0  

Tohid Shekari - RFDIDS: Radio Frequency-based Distributed Intrusion Detection System for the Power Grid

Recently, the number of cyber threats to power systems has increased at an unprecedented rate. For instance, the widespread blackout in Ukrainian power grid on December 2015 was a wakeup call that…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 8 views 0  

Cybersecurity Demo Day Awards

A School of Computer Science team won the Institute for Information Security and Privacy’s (IISP) Demo Day Finale for their work on making machine learning (ML) models more secure. The winning…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 10 views 0  

Carter Yagemann - Justitia

Biometric authentication promises userconvenience by measuring what makes eachof us unique using just a smartphone. Thedownside includes risks such as criminalsimpersonating us with stolen data and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 4 views 0  

Tohid Shekari - LADIDS: Lightning-Authenticated Distributed Intrusion Detection System for the Power Grid

Recent events affecting power grids (such asthe Ukrainian blackout in 2015) have highlightedthe vulnerabilities in modern power systems,especially power substations which form thebackbone of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 5 views 0  

Evan Downing - MLsploit

Machine learning is at risk of being attacked.As companies continue to depend onmachine learning to solve their problems,more sophisticated attacks are being createdto undermine and take advantage of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 3 views 0  

Cybersecurity Demo Day Welcome and Meet the Judges

Welcome by Dr. Michael Farrell Meet the Judges: Blake Patton, Tech Square Ventures John Schanz, TDF Ventures Rich Telljohann, IBM Security

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 3 views 0  

John Preskill - Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

The quantum laws governing atoms and other tiny objects seem to defy common sense, and information encoded in quantum systems has weird properties that baffle our feeble human minds. John Preskill…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 13 views 0  

Terry Nelms - Caller Authentication Using Mobile Devices

Verifying the identity claim of a caller is challenging to both enterprises and individuals. Blindly trusting the caller is not an option; however, building trust is difficult because the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 4 views 0  

J. Mark Souther - Mobilizing History: Reflections on a Decade of Digital Humanities Practice on Two Continents

This event will combine the traditional lecture and a live-recorded interview with the producers of the “Lost in the Stacks” podcast, as Souther reflects on his experience in modeling…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 4 views 0