Demo Day Finale

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Information security students at Georgia Tech compete before venture capitalists and industry leaders at the Institute for Information Security & Privacy's "Demo Day Finale."  Five student teams will present TED-style talks about their research before an elite panel of business leaders, who then advise students about future considerations for commercialization. Research with the best chance of commercialization or demonstrating the most impact toward resolving an industry need receives a cash prize.

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Initial cybersecurity research concepts were presented at the Fall Demo Day, held Sept. 28, 2016 at the Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit and were selected by audience vote to continue to the Finale.


Finalists are

Rob Callan and Farnaz Behrang, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
"Malware Detection Using Unintentional Electromagnetic Emanations"

Advisor(s): Alenka Zajic and Alessandro Orso


David Formby, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
"Under Control: Techniques for Securing Industrial Control Systems"

Advisor: Raheem Beyah


Marie Le Pichon, School of Computer Science
"Requirements Identification for IRB Protocols: The Challenges of Ubiquitous Computing and the Emergent Properties of Big Data"

Advisor: Annie Anton


Alireza Nazari and Nader Sehatbakhsh, School of Computer Science
"Spectral Profiling & Monitoring: An Observer-effect-free Method for Profiling and Dynamic Malware Detection"

Advisors: Milos Prvulovic and Alenka Zajic


Tianxin Tang, School of Computer Science
"Keyless Fuzzy Search for Data-based Access Control

Advisor: Alexandra Boldyreva



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  • Created By: Tara La Bouff
  • Created: 02/07/2017
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 04/13/2017