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Meredith Patterson

Meredith Patterson
Co-originator of the Language-theoretic Approach to Computer Security
Computational Linguistics & Computer Security
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
Kemeny Hall 108

Past Talks

Samantha Ravich

Samantha Ravich
Deputy Chair of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board
Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: Why America’s Private Sector is now on
the Front Lines of an Emerging Battlefield
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference 

William Regli, Ph.D

William Regli, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute for Systems Research at the Clark School of Engineering, 
Professor of Computer Science at the 
University of Maryland at College Park
A New Type of Thinking
Friday, June 22, 2018
Life Sciences Center 105
11:00 AM

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Dr. Gautam Shroff
Vice President, Chief Scientist, and Head of Research at Tata Consultancy Services 
Enterprise AI for Business 4.0: from Automation to Amplification
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
3:30 PM

John Dickerson UMD

John P Dickerson
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland
Using Optimization to Balance Fairness and Efficiency in Kidney Exchange
Monday,  May 21st
Kemeny Hall 008
3:30 PM

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Russian Interference in American Politics and Cyber Threats to Our Democracy
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Alumni Hall (Hopkins Center)
11:00 AM

Lisa Monaco

Lisa Monaco
Former Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
In Conversation: Lisa Monaco, Fmr Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Filene Auditorium (Moore Building)
5:00 PM
Sponsored by The Dickey Center for International Understanding

John Stewart EPRI

John Stewart
Sr. Technical Leader, Cyber Security, EPRI
Securing Grid Control Systems
Friday, January 12, 2018
Sudikoff L045 Trust Lab
12:00 Noon

M. Todd Henderson

M. Todd Henderson
Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Hacking Trust: How the Social Technology of Cooperation Will Revolutionize Government
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Sponsored by: Rockefeller Center

Dr. Liz Bowman

Dr. Elizabeth Bowman
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Information: Army Social Computing Research
Tuesday, December 5th
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
4:00 PM

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi
Royal Holloway University of London
Network Security Analytics for Detection of Advanced Cyberattacks
Tuesday, November 28th
Sudikoff Trust Lab (L045)
12:30 PM

V.S. Subrahmanian

V.S. Subrahmanian
Dartmouth Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society
Bots, Socks, and Vandals
Tuesday, November 14th
Carson L01
5:00 PM 

Rand Beers

Rand Beers ('64)
Big Data, the Internet, and Social Media:  The Road to the November 2016 Election
Wednesday, November 8th
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
4:30 PM 

Fright Night Imge

Wanna See Something REALLY Scary?
ISTS Looks at the Dark Web on Halloween Night
Tuesday, October 31st
udikoff  045 Trust Lab (dungeon)
7:30 PM - RSVP
Space is Limited 

Sal Stolfo

Salvatore J. Stolfo 
Columbia University
A Brief History of Symbiote Defense
Tuesday, October 31st
Rockefeller 003
5:00 PM

ISTS Information Pamphlet



Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
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2015 High School Summer Program


High School Summer Security Program 2015

This past July, ISTS offered a summer workshop for high school students exploring current interdisciplinary research in cyber security and privacy. Adam Goldstein of Computing Services led the class through a wide range of security topics, incorporating classroom discussion with guest lectures and labs.

Read the article about the summer workshop in the ISTS News.


At the end of the program, the participating high school students were asked to complete an outreach project of their own design to spread the word about cyber security. 

Terran Campbell from Lebanon High School in New Hampshire

Terran created a presentation, Security and You: What you can do to protect your online information, for his school website.



Christina Qu from Brooklyn Technical High in New York City

Christina created a poster that was displayed at her school. Click on the poster image to view it up close.


Hunter Brooks from Hartford Area Career and Technology Center in White River Junction, Vermont

Hunter gave a presentation about the summer program to his Computer Technology Applications class.


Leejae Karinja from Plymouth Regional High School in New Hampshire

Leejae co-wrote an encryption algorithm to be used by of a group of friends for future programming projects. They currently have it in use for a simple messaging program and a VoIP project in development. They plan on using it for Android application development as well as a future plan to fully open source it on a repository. Leejae submitted an essay describing the concepts used in creating the algorithmThe Importance of Encryption and Hashing


Kath & Kim Merchant poster

Kath and Kim Merchant from Lebanon High School in New Hampshire

Kath and Kim displayed a series of posters titled Cyber Security: Understanding Modern Age Defense at their school. 


Rachel Dickinson from University School at Nova Southeastern in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Rachel wrote an article for students to learn more about cyber security, offering tips to protect themselves against hackers and viruses. She also created video tutorials that show step-by-step interesting, fun and important ways to protect our computers.


Colton Porter from Lakes Region Union High School in Orleans, Vermont and Matthew Lawlor from St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Colton and Matthew wrote a letter to the editor of their local paper, The Chronicle, to raise awareness of cyber security scams, particularly those that target elderly people. 


Steffi Keene from St. Francis High School in Sacramento, California

Steffi had a two part outreach project:

  • She worked with a local middle school to put Cyber Tips in the school’s weekly bulletin.  She wrote safety snippets about Privacy Settings, Profile Appearance, Location Sharing, Follower Screening and other Safety tips for the school principal to insert in his weekly bulletins to parents. 
  • She produced a short Public Service Announcement (PSA) that will air during the games on her school’s sports broadcasting network. The PSA covers secure passwords (including two-factor authentication).



Hannah Reilly from Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, Vermont 

Hannah created a poster titled "Cyber Attack Threats" describing different motives for cyber attack and how hackers carry out these attacks. The poster is hanging in a hallway at her school for all to see. Click on the poster image to view it up close.


Jan Domingo from Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, CaliforniaJanDomingoPoster

Jan is the Cyber Security Club Team Captain at his school and will be competing in the Air Force Association's Cyber Patriot competition. He created a poster titled "Cyber Space Threats" which was displayed in the club advisor's classroom. Click on the poster image to view it up close.


Tori Valentine from JEB Stuart High School in Falls Church, VirginiaValentineBrochurePic

Tori designed a brochure, Cybersecurity Awareness for High Schoolers!, of cybersecurity facts and tips and distributed it at her school. 


Mckenna Cisler from from St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, VermontCisler_Infographic_Pic

Mckenna created an infographic, What's Wrong with P@ssword$ - An Advisory, on all the reasons why passwords are a bad authentication method. His school community can access the infographic through the school website and newsletter. 


Devin Wells from Lexington High School in Lexington, Massachusetts


Devin designed a flyer titled Cyber Crime is Everywhere, featuring tips on how to protect your digital information, that he posted around his high school.


LoganWellsFlyerLogan Wells from Lexington High School in Lexington, Massachusetts

Logan designed a flyer titled Tips to Stay Safe on the Internet which he posted around his local middle school. 


Bernie Cieplak from Wakefield Country Day School in Flint Hill, Virginia

Bernie gave a presentation at his school about malware and virus protection. 

Last Updated: 3/7/16