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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

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

ISTS Information Pamphlet



Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
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Managing Risks Associated with Using Open Source Software: A Conversation for Developers

Billie Audia
Thursday, April 2, 2009 @12N-1:30PM
Location: Rockefeller Center, 1930's Classroom

You are cordially invited to a discussion regarding Open Source licenses as they pertain to software developers working in academia. 

Opensource Discussion:

  • Overview of Open Source software
  • Benefits & risks of using Open Source software
  • Internal development projects
  • External development projects (e.g., US government sponsored)
  • licensing-in software products created w/Open source
  • Overview of common Open Source software licenses (GPL, BSD), release requirements
  • Litigation examples
  • Practical tips for mitigating risks associated with using Open Source software


Billie Audia is a technology lawyer with 15+ years experience advising Fortune 500s and emerging companies.  As Associate General Counsel for 3Com and Openwave, she was based in London and managed all legal matters across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As a San Francisco-based corporate lawyer for Gap Inc, she advised executives on complex commercial transactions, including a global outsourcing deal with IBM valued at over one billion US dollars.  Billie founded the Zermatt Legal Group in 2007 and advises technology companies on strategic IP and commercial matters. She is also a lecturer at Tuck Business School and Suffolk Law School and a member of the Okemo Ski Patrol.


Presentation Slides [PDF]

Last Updated: 4/3/09