Visible to the public Quarterly SoS Lablet Meeting at UMD

The SoS Quarterly Lablet meeting at the University of Maryland was held on Tuesday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

The meeting for both days will took place on the UMD Campus at the Riggs Alumni Center, Orem Rooms A, B, and C.

Program Agenda

Tuesday, October 28

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Welcome and Introductions
Jonathan Katz (UMD), Gil Nolte (NSA), and Kathy Bogner (NSA)

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Cybersecurity for the Near Future
John Pescatore (SANS Institute)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Deploying the Security Behavior Observatory: An Infrastructure for Long-Term Monitoring of Client Machines
Alain Forget (CMU)
11:15 - Noon VO Demonstration
Chris vanBuskirk (Vanderbilt University)
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Developing Security Metrics
Andrew Meneely (NCSU)
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Human Behavior and Cyber Vulnerabilities
Marshini Chetty (UMD)
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break (change rooms)
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Parallel Sessions:
Survey on Human Behavior and Cybersecurity
Jen Golbeck (UMD)

Survey on Composability and Scalability
Jonathan Aldrich (CMU)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed PI Session & Poster Session
Wednesday, October 29
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Security of Networked Cyber-Physical Systems: Challenges and Some Promising Approaches
John Baras (UMD)
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Science of Secure and Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems
Xenofon Koutsoukos (Vanderbilt)
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Security Metrics for Cyber-Physical Systems
Sayan Mitra (UIUC)
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (change rooms)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Parallel Sessions:
Survey on Policy-Governed Secure Collaboration
Munindar Singh (NCSU)

Survey on Resilience
Ravi Iyer (UIUC)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cyber Aptitude and the Science of Intellectual Assessment
Michael Bunting (CASL)

Traveling to UMD

Hotel Accomodations

For your convenience, click on the links below for hotels near campus that offer affordable rates, shuttle service, and restaurants. We strongly suggest you to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible.

Directions to the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

Riggs does not have a physical address since it's located on campus. For GPS directions, log on to Google Maps, and type in Riggs IV Alumni Center, College Park, MD. Additional information can be found at or (interactive map).


UMD Faculty, Staff and Students should follow normal procedures for parking on campus.

Visitor Parking - Complimentary Parking Code 86881024 for use on 10/28/14-10/29/14 only (this code is for the use of non-UMD personnel only)

The best parking locations are in the Stadium Dr. Garage (enter at the Northeast side near the Atrium) or Top Level of Union Lane Garage Eastside. All visitor parking locations for the campus can be found on these links: Riggs Building #407 or

After you park, please follow these instructions:

  1. Please note your parking space number
  2. Approach one of the pay stations
  3. Press "OK" to begin
  4. Enter your parking space number
  5. Press 1 - "New Transaction"
  6. Press 5 - "More Selections"
  7. Press - "Validation Code for the length time you will need"
  8. Enter the following parking validation code: 86881024 (this code is for the use of non-UMD personnel only)

Please note that if you do not use the parking code and pay for your own parking ($3 per hour or $15 per day) we will not be able to reimburse this cost for you. Please ensure you print out the code or have it with you on an electronic device that morning. If you forget to bring the code, at most pay stations, you can log in using the 15 minute grace period which will give you time to get the code from your source. If you need the code, you can send an e-mail to - and you should receive an out of office reply that will have the code available for you.

UMD wireless network code

Network name: UMD


username: sos-tuesday
password: emyliphoncyw


username: sos-wednesday
password: eyablydogeyo

If you have any questions regarding the technical portion of the meetings, please contact Jonathan Katz at

If you have any questions regarding logistics, please contact Carolyn Flowers or 301-405-0794.

We look forward to having you join us on October 28-29, 2014.