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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



Oct news 2015


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M. Douglas McIlroy, Ph.D.

M. Douglas McIlroy

Dartmouth College, Department of Computer Science

An Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth, M. Douglas McIlroy retired in 1997 from the Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories (formerly a part of AT&T, now Alcatel-Lucent). At Bell Labs he headed the Computing Techniques Research Department from 1965 to 1986, and thereafter served as Distinguished Member of Technical Staff. Best known as the birthplace of the Unix operating system, the Computing Techniques Research Department did wide-ranging theoretical and applied research in programming languages, compilers, operating systems, design verification, algorithms, computational complexity, text processing, graphics, image processing, and computer security.

In 2004 the Usenix Association presented Doug its lifetime achievement award "for over fifty years of elegant contributions to Unix and programming", and also its Software Tools User Group award. In 2006 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Doug earned a bachelor's degree in engineering physics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Email: doug[at]

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