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Meredith Patterson



Meredith Patterson
Co-originator of the Language-theoretic Approach to Computer Security
Computational Linguistics & Computer Security
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
4:30pm-5:30pm
Kemeny Hall 108

Past Talks

Samantha Ravich

Samantha Ravich
Deputy Chair of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board
Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: Why America’s Private Sector is now on
the Front Lines of an Emerging Battlefield
Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:30pm-6:00pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference 
Room)

William Regli, Ph.D

William Regli, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute for Systems Research at the Clark School of Engineering, 
Professor of Computer Science at the 
University of Maryland at College Park
A New Type of Thinking
Friday, June 22, 2018
Life Sciences Center 105
11:00 AM

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Dr. Gautam Shroff
Vice President, Chief Scientist, and Head of Research at Tata Consultancy Services 
Enterprise AI for Business 4.0: from Automation to Amplification
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
3:30 PM

John Dickerson UMD

John P Dickerson
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland
Using Optimization to Balance Fairness and Efficiency in Kidney Exchange
Monday,  May 21st
Kemeny Hall 008
3:30 PM

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Russian Interference in American Politics and Cyber Threats to Our Democracy
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Alumni Hall (Hopkins Center)
11:00 AM

Lisa Monaco

Lisa Monaco
Former Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
In Conversation: Lisa Monaco, Fmr Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Filene Auditorium (Moore Building)
5:00 PM
Sponsored by The Dickey Center for International Understanding

John Stewart EPRI

John Stewart
Sr. Technical Leader, Cyber Security, EPRI
Securing Grid Control Systems
Friday, January 12, 2018
Sudikoff L045 Trust Lab
12:00 Noon

M. Todd Henderson

M. Todd Henderson
Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Hacking Trust: How the Social Technology of Cooperation Will Revolutionize Government
Thursday, January 11, 2018
5:00pm-6:30pm 
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Sponsored by: Rockefeller Center

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 

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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

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The Women in Cybersecurity Conference - Kaya Thomas '17

Kaya Thomas
Kaya Thomas '17

Kaya Thomas '17 received funding from ISTS to attend the 2014 Women in Cybersecurity Conference.  The conference took place in Nashville, Tennessee April 11-12, 2014.  Kaya reflects on the conference in the following article:

I did not know much about computer security before attending the first national Women in Cybersecurity conference. I wanted the opportunity to connect with women who are studying and working in technical fields. The conference exceeded my expectations, not only was I able to network with successful and brilliant women from all over the country, but I learned a lot about career skills and what it takes to work in cyber security.

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When I arrived at the conference having traveling from New Hampshire to Nashville, I didn't know what to expect, especially being the only Dartmouth student attending and potentially the only freshmen student attending. My fears did not last very long; I was greeted with smiles and swag bags full of Women in Cybersecurity branded t-shirts, stickers and more. Soon I was immersed in interesting research being conducted by undergraduate and graduate students in the field of cybersecurity. In talking with the student researchers I began to understand the necessity for research in cybersecurity. More threats then we can handle emerge everyday. For example one of the researchers is trying to track what webcam companies and devices are vulnerable to hacking. The research that these women are conducting is aiding in solving an immense global issue.

After the research competition I went to a workshop where a woman who has worked at IBM for several years guided me in resume writing. She shared with me what companies are looking for in candidate's resumes from her direct experience in hiring. I took pages of notes as she edited my resume and helped me understand how to develop a personal brand. As a freshman I know these tips will help me get internships throughout the rest of my years at Dartmouth.

Kaya Thomas audience

The next two days were full of panels and keynotes, many of which inspired me to continue on my journey in technology. I heard about many different paths these women have taken. One woman created Cyberjutsu, an organization that teaches other women cybersecurity skills. The conference ended with a career and grad school fair where I was able to talk to top companies like Facebook and Lockheed Martin. The company representatives told me about skills I should develop that would give me an advantage when I start my own technology career. This was my first time attending a conference and I am excited to continue to build my network and skills at more conferences like Women in Cybersecurity.

Last Updated: 12/10/14