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    • Tackling Cybersecurity Threats in Smart Grids 

      Ahmadi, Majid (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-12)
      Smart Grid is the next generation of electricity grids that provide a framework for using advanced technologies including telecommunications, distributed energy resources, and energy efficiency solutions. While Smart Grids ...
    • Tagging and Tracking of Multi-level Host Events for Transparent Computing 

      Fazzini, Mattia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-24)
      Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are characterized by their abilities to render existing security mechanisms ineffective; for example, APT activities can blend in with normal user and program activities to blindside ...
    • A Tale of Two Tasks: Designing and Validating Secure Software 

      Allen, Shelby (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-03-08)
      Secure software development can be categorized into two major tasks: designing secure software and validating secure software. In this talk, we will review both categories as well as some resources helpful for continuous ...
    • Towards Measuring and Mitigating Social Engineering Software Download Attacks 

      Nelms, Terry L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-02)
      Most modern malware infections happen through the browser, typically as the result of a drive-by or social engineering attack. While there have been numerous studies on measuring and defending against drive-by downloads, ...
    • Towards Measuring the Effectiveness of Telephony Blacklists 

      Pandit, Sharbani (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-02-09)
      The convergence of telephony with the Internet has led to numerous new attacks that make use of phone calls to defraud victims. In response to the increasing number of unwanted or fraudulent phone calls, a number of call ...
    • Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security 

      McDaniel, Patrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-12-01)
      The introduction of smart phones in the mid-2000s forever changed the way users interact with data and computation--and through it prompted a renaissance of digital innovation. Yet, at the same time, the architectures, ...
    • Triaging and Debugging Failures in Deployed Software by Reverse Execution 

      Cui, Weidong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-10-26)
    • Trusting Smart Cities: Risk Factors and Implications 

      Loper, Margaret (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-09-06)
      In the coming decades, we will live in a world surrounded by tens of billions of devices that will interoperate and collaborate in an effort to deliver personalized and autonomic services. This paradigm of objects and ...
    • Understanding, Alleviating and Exploiting Electro-Magnetic Side-Channel Signals 

      Prvulovic, Milos (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-16)
      A side-channel attack is an attack that exploits the low-power electronic signals a device emits even when it’s not connected to the Internet or a network. Such signals can leak sensitive data used in a computational task. ...
    • What Can Social Science Contribute to Cybersecurity Attribution Research? 

      Mueller, Milton (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-15)
      How can we develop an institutional framework that can facilitate the provision of authoritative public attributions on a global scale? In cybersecurity cases, we want to know not only who did it (i.e., which individuals ...
    • What Constitutes an Act of War in Cyberspace? 

      Dragoo, Holly M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-11-17)
      Is cyberspace merely another domain for 21st Century kinetic battles to operate in, or does it merit special consideration and unique rules of engagement? In this talk, Holly Dragoo will explore the challenges of why it’s ...
    • What do CISOS Do All Day? 

      Perullo, Jerry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-02-02)
    • Why Memory Corruption is Hard 

      Payer, Mathias (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-08)
      Memory corruption has plagued systems since the dawn of computing. With the rise of defense techniques (such as stack cookies, ASLR, and DEP), attacks have become much more complicated, yet control-flow hijack attacks are ...