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Sal Stolfo

Salvatore J. Stolfo Columbia University
A Brief History of Symbiote DefenseTuesday, October 31st
Rockefeller 003
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ISTS Looks at the Dark Web on Halloween Night
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Sudikoff  045 Trust Lab (dungeon)
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Recent Talks

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

Crisis Information Management Software (CIMS): Assessing the Status of Interoperability Solutions for Crisis Information Management Systems

Project Summary

This priority research project will assess the interoperability of available CIMS, data fusion solutions, and deliver a consensus-driven framework for the development and implementation of standards required by emergency management agencies in this domain. This effort will be based on rigorous information collection and analysis, and driven by identified needs at the federal, state, and local level.

The completed survey analysis was presented before an expert practitioner working group which included a cross-section of experts in the field of emergency management that are familiar with the existing technology and the needs of the emergency management community as a whole. This working group was convened to discuss and come to consensus on the interoperability of existing CIMS platforms and efforts from the public and private sectors toward interoperability. The final report is now complete, following review by our advisory panel and members of the working group. This document is a comprehensive review of the current status of CIMS interoperability and details the findings of the literature review; CIMS: Market Survey, Data Fusion Market Survey, and Workshop Proceedings.