Cyber Security Symposium 2011

The 2011 URI Cybersecurity Symposium was held on Monday, April 11, 2011
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Carothers Library

2011 URI Cybersecurity Symposium Proceedings

AGENDA – CYBERSECURITY SYMPOSIUM

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WATCH THE MORNING SESSION VIDEO
10:00 a.m. MC: Peter Alfonso, Ph.D., Vice President, URI Research and Economic Development
Welcome: David M. Dooley, Ph.D., President, University of Rhode Island
Opening Remarks: James Langevin, U.S. Congressman
Remarks: Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator
10:30 a.m. Keynote: General Keith B. Alexander, USA, is the Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), Fort George G. Meade, MD.
Q & A
11:00 a.m. Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure
Introductions: Yan Sun, Ph.D., Associate Professor, URI Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering
Douglas Maughan, Ph.D., Director, Cyber Security Division, Department of Homeland Security
Theresa Murray, Regional Catastrophic Planner, Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency – Topic: Cyber Disruption Efforts in Rhode Island
Yan Sun, Ph.D., Associate Professor, URI Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering – Topic: Understanding Cascading Failures in the U.S. Power Grid
Panel Q & A
12:00 p.m. Lunch & Viewing of Student Cybersecurity Research Posters on Display
WATCH THE SESSION 2 VIDEO
1:00 p.m. Session 2: Cybersecurity: Cyber Forensics
Introductions: Victor Fay-Wolfe, Ph.D., Professor, URI Department of Computer Science and Statistics
Jeffrey Troy, Deputy Assistant Director, FBI Cyber Division – Topic: Cyber Threats and Responses
Daniel Dickerman, Special Agent, US Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Electronic Crimes Program – Topic: The Evolution of Cyber Forensics
Alan White, Director of Network Security and Risk Consulting for North America, Dell/Secure Works Inc – Topic: Workforce Issues
Victor Fay-Wolfe, Ph.D., Professor, URI Department of Computer Science and Statistics – Topics: Research, Commercial Transitions, RI State Police Lab, Training, Degree Programs, Data Security
Kevin Bryan, Ph.D. Candidate, URI Department of Computer Science – Topic: Research in Steganography Detection
Panel Q & A
2:30 p.m. Break
WATCH THE SESSION 3 VIDEO
2:45 p.m. Session 3: Network Security and Trust
Introductions: Lisa DiPippo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, URI Department of Computer Science and Statistics
Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office, DARPA – Topic: Analytic Framework for Cyber (digest)
Marcus H. Sachs, P.E., Vice President of Government Affairs for National Security Policy, Verizon – Topic: Lessons Learned from Large Data Breach Investigations
Yan Sun, Ph.D., Associate Professor, URI Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering – Topic: Theoretical Foundation of Building Trust in Distributed Networks
Lisa DiPippo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, URI Department of Computer Science and Statistics – Topic: Utilizing Trust to Secure Wireless Routing Protocols
Yuhong Liu, Ph.D. Candidate, URI Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering – Topic: Safety Assurance of Neural-controlled Artificial Legs
Panel Q & A
4:00 p.m. Arthur W. Coviello, Jr., Executive Vice President, EMC Corporation & Executive Chairman, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
4:20 p.m. Closing Remarks: James Langevin, U.S. Congressman