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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
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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Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
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Gary Kessler

Gary Kessler
Gary Kessler

Gary C. Kessler is an Associate Professor of Computer & Digital Forensics (C&DF), director of the Champlain College Center for Digital Investigation (C3DI), and coordinator of Information Assurance Education and Research at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, where he has taught since 2000. Gary started the C&DF and Computer Networking & Information Security programs at Champlain and is the principal investigator for the college's Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE).

Gary is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Computer Examiner (CCE). He has a B.A. in Mathematics from Humboldt State University, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Vermont, an Ed.S. in Computing Technology in Education (CTE) from Nova Southeastern University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in CTE at Nova.

Gary was instrumental in the adoption of computer crime legislation in Vermont and is the founding chair of the Vermont InfraGard chapter. He is the lead mobile device examiner to the Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and Internet Crimes Task Forces, and a member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), High Tech Crime Consortium (HTCC), and International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE). Gary is the co-author of two professional texts and over sixty articles, a frequent speaker at industry events, on the editorial board of the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Digital Forensic Practice.

More information about Gary can be found at his Web site,

Last Updated: 9/10/12