Cybersecurity Lecture Series with Patrick McDaniel

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday December 1, 2017
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Klaus Advanced Computing Building, #1116W, 266 Ferst Dr., Atlanta, GA
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  • Fee(s):
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Contact

lindsey.panetta@gtri.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Visting Professor Patrick McDaniel from Penn State discusses the evolution of smart phones and privacy policy in the United States.

Full Summary: Visting Professor Patrick McDaniel from Penn State shows how our joint understanding of adversary and industry practices surrounding mobile phone privacy have matured over time, and briefly considers how these results have informed and shaped technical public policy in the United States.

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Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security

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, applications and services that fostered this new landscape fundamentally altered the relationship between users and security and privacy. In this talk I map the scientific community's evolving efforts over the last decade in evaluating smart phone application security and privacy. I consider several key scientific questions and explore the methods and tools used to answer them.  Here I show how our joint understanding of adversary and industry practices have matured over time, and briefly consider how these results have informed and shaped technical public policy in the United States. I conclude with a discussion of the open problems and opportunities in mobile device security and privacy.


Patrick McDaniel is the William L. Weiss Professor of Information and Communications Technology and Director of the Institute for Networking and Security Research in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University. Professor McDaniel is also a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM and serves as the program manager and lead scientist for the Army Research Laboratory's Cyber-Security Collaborative Research Alliance. His research centrally focuses on a wide range of topics in computer and network security and technical public policy. Prior to joining Penn State in 2004, McDaniel was a senior research staff member at AT&T Labs - Research.

 

The Cybersecurity Lecture Series at Georgia Tech is a free, one-hour lecture from a thought leader who is advancing the field of information security and privacy. Invited speakers include executives and researchers from Fortune 500 companies, federal intelligence agencies, start-ups and incubators, as well as Georgia Tech faculty and students presenting their research. Lectures are open to all -- students, faculty, industry, government, or simply the curious.

Presented by the Institute for Information Security & Privacy

 

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

College of Computing, College of Computing Events, Institute for Information Security and Privacy, School of Computer Science, IPaT, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Interactive Computing

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
Cybersecurity, mobile phone security, Data Privacy, Policy
Status
  • Created By: Tara La Bouff
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 30, 2017 - 9:28am
  • Last Updated: Oct 30, 2017 - 9:32am