Visible to the public Fall 2015 SoS Quarterly MeetingConflict Detection Enabled

The Fall Science of Security Quarterly Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 26, 2015 and Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the University of Maryland at College Park.

*** Note that the meeting will be in different locations on the UMD campus each day: Day 1 (Monday) will be in the Riggs Alumni Center, Orem Rooms A, B, and C. Day 2 (Tuesday) will be at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Room 0105. This is in the building opposite the reception desk, to your left when approaching the hotel from the parking garage.

Program Agenda (subject to change)

Monday, October 26
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Jonathan Katz (UMD), Gil Nolte (NSA), and Karen Gorusch (NSA)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Trust, Mistrust, Recommendation Systems, and Collaboration
John Baras (UMD)
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. An Operational Cybersecurity Perspective
Yul Williams (NTOC Technical Director)
11:30 - 12:30 pm The Global Cyber-Vulnerability Report: Behaviors, Vulnerability, and Malware Spread Forecasting
VS Subrahmanian (UMD)
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch, PI Meeting, and Poster Session
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Workshop on Policy
Ozgur Kafali (NCSU)
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Applying Sandboxes Effectively
Michael Maass (CMU)
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Cyber Resilience
Ahmad Ridley (DoD)
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Quantifying Privacy Risk Through Information Ontology
Sudarshan Wadkar (CMU)
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Model-Based Analysis and Synthesis for Security of Control Systems
Sayan Mitra (UIUC)
Tuesday, October 27
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Norm Revision for Sociotechnical Systems: A Formal Approach for Secure, Privacy-Enhanced Collaboration
Ozgur Kafali (NCSU)
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Simon and Speck: Cryptography for Constrained Platforms
Bryan Weeks (NSA)
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Leveraging Input-Device Analytics for Cognition-Based Security Proofs
David Roberts (NCSU)
11:45 - 12:30 p.m. Scalable Data Analytics Pipeline for Validation of Real-Time Attack Detection
Eric Badger (UIUC)
12:30 - 1:00 pm Boxed Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Panel: Progress on the Hard Problems
Tudor Dumitras (UMD), Laurie Williams (NCSU), Michael Maass (CMU), David Nicol (UIUC)

Traveling to UMD

Directions to the Riggs 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).

Directions to the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

3501 University Blvd, East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783

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.


Monday, October 26, 2015

Visitor Parking - Complimentary Parking Code 86893860 for use on 10/26/15 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.

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: 86893860

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.

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Parking is complimentary at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

UMD Wireless Network Code

Monday, October 26, 2015

Network: umd
Password: emmetiparika

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Available through the Marriott Conference Center.

Contact Information

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 Jaime Selvin at

We look forward to having you join us on October 26-27, 2015.