New York Multidisciplinary Symposium on Security and Privacy

Date

February 25, 2017

Location

NYU Tandon School of Engineering
5 MetroTech Center, Pfizer Auditorium
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Description

The aim of the symposium is to introduce interdisciplinary research topics to students and researchers, while bringing together mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, and social scientists who are engaged in various aspects of security and privacy.

Plenary speakers will include: 

Giuseppe Ateniese, David and GG Farber Endowed Chair in Computer Science and Department Director at Stevens Institute of Technology

Justin Cappos, Assistant Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Member of the Center for Cybersecurity

Mooi Choo Chuah, Professor, Lehigh University

Giovanni Di Crescenzo, Senior Scientist at Applied Communication Sciences, a Vencore
company; Adjunct Professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Helen F Nissenbaum, Professor, Cornell Tech and NYU Steinhardt

Kurt Rohloff, Associate Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology

 

Conference Organizers

Delaram Kahrobaei, Professor at the City University of New York (joint appointment at CUNY’s Graduate Center and New York City College of Technology); Adjunct Professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Tara Hoey, Program Operations Administrator for the Center for Cybersecurity

Quanyan Zhu, Assistant Professor and Research Scientist at NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Member of the Center for Cybersecurity

Agenda 

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Breakfast

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Ramesh Karri (Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Co-Founder of the
Center for Cybersecurity)

Opening Remarks

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM Kurt Rohloff (Associate Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Approaches to Indistinguishability Obfuscation

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Helen F Nissenbaum (Professor, Cornell Tech and NYU Steinhardt)

Whys, Whens, and Hows of Achieving Privacy through Data Obfuscation

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee Break

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Giovanni Di Crescenzo (Senior Scientist at Applied Communication Sciences; Adjunct Professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering)

Practical Privacy-Preserving Computations over Encrypted Data: Database Access and Publish-Subscribe Protocols

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch and Poster Session

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Mooi Choo Chuah (Professor, Lehigh University)

Cyber Threats in Energy Sector: Challenges and Possible Solutions

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Giuseppe Ateniese (David and GG Farber Endowed Chair in Computer Science and Department Director at Stevens Institute of Technology)

Editing the Immutable Blockchain

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Coffee Break

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Justin Cappos (Assistant Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Member of the Center for Cybersecurity)

Securing the Software Supply Chain

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Delaram Kahrobaei (Professor at the City University of New York (joint appointment at CUNY’s Graduate Center and New York City College of Technology); Adjunct Professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering
AND
Quanyan Zhu (Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Member of the Center for Cybersecurity)

Closing Remarks


Poster Presentations by PhD and Post-Doctoral Students

Ghada Almashaqbeh (Columbia University)
CacheCash: A Cryptocurrency-based Decentralized Content Delivery Service

Ioannis Agadakos (Stevens Institute of Technology)
Location-Enchanced Authentication using the IoT

Matluba Khodjaeva (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Efficient and Secure Delegation of Group Exponentiation to a Single Server

Kelsey Horan (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Medical Diagnostics Based on Encrypted Medical Data

Yiwen Li (NYU Tandon)
Lind – A Secure Library OS VM

Preston Moore (NYU Tandon)
CrashSimulator: Identifying Environment Induced Faults Through System Call Trace Analysis, Mutation, and Replay

Jeffrey Pawlick (NYU Tandon)
Trustworthy Blood Glucose Control Enabled by a Cloud under Advanced Persistent Threats

Bianca Sosnovski (Queensborough Community College, CUNY)
Semigroups applied to hashing: a new platform for Cayley hashes

Huan Yang (Lehigh University)
Intrusion Detection for SCADA Systems ‒ A Preliminary Case Study on Peer-to-Peer Botnets