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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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Professor Sean Smith, Director of the ISTS and Bill Nisen, Associate Director, spoke at the

School House residential cluster on the Internet of Risky Things  - February 21, 2017, 5:30 PM

Craig Smith




You Don't Own Your Car
Craig Smith
Tuesday May 10, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

David Safford


Hardware Based Security for GE's Industrial Control Systems
David Safford
GE Global Research
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Carson L02 @4:15



"It's Fine," They Said. "Just Ship It," They Said.
Dan Tentler
The Phobos Group
Tuesday April 12, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

Harold Thimbleby




The Best Way to Improve Healthcare is to Improve Computers
Harold Thimbleby
Swansea University
April 23, 2015

Craig Shue




Managing User-Level Compromises in Enterprise Network
Craig Shue
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
March 31, 2015



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Cybersecurity Policy: Keeping the Broad View

Andrew cutts
Andrew Cutts

Andrew Cutts, Director of Cyber Security Policy
Department of Homeland Security
October 13, 2009


Cybersecurity is a broad and multi-faceted field. Many people and organizations see individual facets. Cybersecurity leaders within the Department of Homeland Security must be cognizant of many. The DHS Office of Policy, which looks across organizational boundaries, helps to provide them this view. Its role is to help harmonize efforts across component missions, to think broadly and long-term.

Mr. Cutts will talk about that role, discussing a range of cybersecurity policy issues he has dealt with since joining DHS in March of last year.

These include supporting the national cyber initiative, developing cybersecurity strategies, advancing the understanding of national cyber risk, clarifying roles and missions, and helping operational efforts mature.


Mr. Cutts joined the Department of Homeland Security in March 2008, working within the Office of Policy as Director for Cyber Security.

Prior to joining DHS, he directed the Cyber Conflict Research Institute at Norwich University Applied Research Institutes. While there, he organized a national research consortium in the field of cyber conflict to perform related research for industry and government, developed Cabinet-level exercises for the Department of Homeland Security, and worked with crisis managers in the finance sector to develop a distributed, scenario-based, computer simulation of securities transactions. While at Norwich University he consulted for the Japanese Cabinet Ministry on cyber threats. He was also on the board of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, a non-profit entity dedicated to broadening national intellectual capacity in the field of cyber conflict.

From 2002-2004 he was a research program manager at the Institute for Security Technology Studies at Dartmouth College.

He was in the private sector from 1995 to 2002, where he became Vice President for Information Technology at a high-tech engineering services firm based in Connecticut. Before that, he served as a Naval Intelligence Officer for nine years.


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