We are excited to announce the creation of the Sarah and John Graves Cybersecurity Distinguished Lecture Series. The purpose of the series is to bring leading scholars to campus to speak about cybersecurity issues in a deep, engaging, and accessible manner.
While the lectures are organized by the Tandy School of Computer Science, they will reflect the interdisciplinary nature of cybersecurity. We are pleased to announce an exciting lineup for the inaugural year.
All lectures are free and open to the public, and we would welcome your participation. The lecture series is made possible through the generous support of Sarah and John Graves.
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Here is a sneak peek at this year’s lineup (more speakers may be added later):
October 14, 2016
John Savage (Brown University)
“Cyberspace Policy and Technology”
Professor Savage will convey the perspective of a computer scientist who is deeply involved in cybersecurity policy issues. He will discuss the efforts of governments to both protect systems and to wield new cyber offensive capabilities.
November 7, 2016
Damon McCoy (NYU)
“Disrupting the Underground Economy of Cybercrime”
Professor McCoy will talk about his first-hand investigations into the cybercrime “underground economy”, in which he elucidates the operations, capabilities and economics of illicit enterprises such as counterfeit pharmaceuticals and luxury goods.
February 16, 2017
Bruce Schneier (Resilient)
Mr. Schneier is a well-known cryptographer and computer security expert, who has written many books ranging from the deeply technical Applied Cryptography to more recent works that explore the psychological and human factors aspects of security, most recently Data and Goliath.
Ross Anderson (University of Cambridge)
Anderson is Professor of Security Engineering at the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Prof. Anderson has advanced understanding of real-world security issues, particularly with respect to banking security. He helped found the discipline of security economics, and was awarded the Lovelace Medal in 2015, the top computer science award in Britain.