Visible to the public Science of Security Lablet Quarterly Meeting (CMU)

Quarterly SoS Meeting at Carnegie Mellon University

The Science of Security Quarterly Meeting at Carnegie Mellon University will be held on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, 2015. The meeting for both days will take place on the CMU Campus in Gates Hillman Center Room 6115.

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, July 14

8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome, Introductions, Agenda, Logistics
Bill Scherlis (CMU)
Stephannie Askins-Yannacci (NSA)
9:30 - 10:20 DOE Speakers: DOE Office of Science  ASCR Cybersecurity R&D vision and goals.
J. Steve Binkley (DOE Office of Science, Associate Director of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)), Barbara Helland (Director, Facilities Division of the office of ASCR), and Dr. Robinson Pino (Program Manager of High Performance Computing (HPC) Science & Apps and Program Manager for Cybersecurity Research)
10:20 - 10:50 Break
10:50 - 12:20 NSA Speakers: Implementation and Rationale: Secure Wireless Enterprise Network
Jim Rauscher and Grant Wagner
An account of a protected 802.11 network used to access sensitive information and the design decisions that drove it.
12:20 - 1:00 Lunch and Poster Session
1:00 - 1:20 Tech talk (UIUC): Accounting for User Behavior in Predictive Cyber Security Models
Bill Sanders (UIUC)
1:20 - 1:50 Tech talk (UIUC): Progress, Problems, Publications, Plans, and Promises of the Group Studying Passwords and Cyber Security Circumvention
Ross Koppel (Penn State)
1:50 - 2:20 Tech talk (NC State): Developers' Adoption and Use of Security Tools
Emerson Murphy-Hill (NC State)
2:20 - 2:40 Lablet Summaries, Part 1: Jonathan Katz (UMD)
2:40 - 3:10 Break and Poster Session
3:10 - 3:30 Lablet Summaries, Part 2: David Nicol (UIUC)
3:30 - 3:50 Lablet Summaries, Part 3: Jonathan Aldrich (CMU)
3:50 - 4:20 Tech talk (UMD): Analyzing Certificate Management in the Web's PKI
Dave Levin (UMD)
4:20 - 5:20 Panel: What is SoS?
5:20 End of Sessions

Wednesday, July 15

8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:05 Welcome and Logistics
Bill Scherlis (CMU)
9:05 - 9:25 Tech talk #1 (CMU): Reasoning About Human Involvement in Self-Protecting Systems
Javier Camara
9:25 - 9:45 Tech talk #2 (CMU): Early Results from the Security Behavior Observatory: An Infrastructure for Long-Term Monitoring of Client Machines
Alain Forget
9:45 - 10:10 Tech talk #3 (NCSU): Measurement and the Assessment of Science
Lindsey McGowen
10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 10:50 Tech talk #4 (CMU): Characterizing Insider Threats Using Network Analytics
Kathleen Carley
10:50 - 11:10 Lablet Summaries, Part 4: Laurie Williams (NCSU)
11:10 - 11:30 Tech talk #5 (CMU): Individualizing Privacy and Security Mechanisms
Serge Egelman (UC Berkeley)
11:30 - 11:55 Tech talk #6 (CMU):
Declassification & Authorization in Epistemic Logic, Arob Ahmad
Logic Programming for Social Networking Sites, Favonia
11:55 - 12:40 Lunch
12:40 - 1:50 Panel: What is SOP?
1:50 - 2:10 PIs Meeting: Closed session for PIs
2:10 End of sessions

Travel to CMU Campus

Interactive Campus Map

Hotel Accomodations

When calling, please reference CMU or Government to receive reduced rate.


Parking is available in the East Campus Parking Garage. The access code for entry is 124914. You will need to use the code upon entry and exit to garage. When typing the code on the keypad, wait for a beep after each number, and then press #. You do not need to get a ticket.

Directions to the Gates Hillman Center from the East Campus Garage. (Google Maps link)

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