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 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 

Past Talks

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
S
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

Dan Wallach

STAR-Vote: A Secure, Transparent, Auditable and Reliable Voting System

Professor Dan Wallach
Rice University
Thursday April 27, 2017
Carson L01, 5:00 PM

Ben Miller Dragos

Pandora's Power Grid - What Can State Attacks Do and What Would be the Impact?

Ben Miller
Chief Threat Officer, Dragos, Inc.
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Kemeny 007, 4:30 PM
Brendan Nyhan

 

 

 

Factual Echo Chambers? Fact-checking and Fake News in Election 2016.

Professor Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth College
Thursday May 4, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dickie George

 

Espionage and Intelligence

Professor Dickie George
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday May 11, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

A Nation Under Attack: Advanced Cyber-Attacks in Ukraine

Ukrainian Cybersecurity Researchers
Thursday April 6, 2017
Oopik Auditorium 5:30 PM

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2015 High School Summer Program

 

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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.

Outreach

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.

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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

 

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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).

 

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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

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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.

 

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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