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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
Kemeny 007, 4:30 PM

Robert Lee




Pandora's Power Grid - What Can State Attacks Do and What Would be the Impact?

Mr. Robert Lee, CEO
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, 4:30 PM

Dickie George




Espionage and Intelligence

Professor Dickie George
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday May 11, 2017
Rocky 001, 4:30 PM

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GenCyber 2017- ISTS - High School Summer Program at Dartmouth College

10 July - 14 July 2017 - 9am to 3pm (Exact times and dates to be confirmed once funding has been secured)

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Securing the e-Campus 2017 - Pre-conference Workshops mid-July; Conference mid-July 2017.

(Exact time and dates to be confirmed)

Recent Talks

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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


ISTS Information Pamphlet



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

Scott Dynes, Ph.D.

Scott Dynes

Senior Research Fellow, Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

Scott Dynes has been studying the economic of information security for close to four years. His research is focused on how firms identify and manage the risks they face as a result of using the information infrastructure to enable business strategies and run business operations. He has conducted numerous field studies, and has published and presented many papers about the drivers and incentives for firms to invest in information security, as well as the economic consequences of information security failures at the firm and sector level. He also studies critical infrastructure protection and the impact of government policy in managing the risk resulting from cyber events. Scott holds a Ph.D. in physics from M.I.T.

Email: sdynes[at]

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