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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

ISTS Information Pamphlet



Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
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Melissa Muth

Melissa Muth
Melissa Muth
Senior Information Security Analyst
University of Pennsylvania

Melissa Muth has been a Senior Information Security Analyst with Information Systems & Computing at the University of Pennsylvania for the past 7 years. She has over 15 years of experience as an application developer, database administrator, UNIX systems administrator, and IT director responsible for email, authentication, network infrastructure services, and VoIP. In 2010, Melissa developed a popular and successful pilot DNS sinkhole service (SafeDNS) which went into production in 2015 and has 35,000 clients. Currently Melissa manages information security projects, and loves automating incident response wherever possible. Right now, she is developing network analytics capabilities to detect compromised hosts and accounts using Bro and intelligence feeds. Her dream is to discern malicious activity using machine learning techniques. Melissa has given numerous talks about topics including VoIP security, web application security, two-factor authentication, and DNS sinkholing at ACUTA, EDUCAUSE-MARC, and EDUCAUSE-SPC. She was an invited speaker at the 2013 Cyber Security Conference for Maryland Higher Education and State Agencies. Melissa obtained a GIAC GPEN certification in 2011 and a Project Management Professional certification in 2008. She has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Click here to view Melissa Muth's presentation. 

Last Updated: 7/23/15