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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
OpenGarages
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

 

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"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

 

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Oct news 2015

 

ISTS Information Pamphlet


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Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
info.ists@dartmouth.edu

Access Control
Thread 1

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Thread 1 Team Members

Effective use of healthcare IT requires that the right parties (such as clinicians, patients, and insurance adjusters) be able to access the information and computational resources they need, in a timely manner. However, because the information involved is sensitive and personal, healthcare enterprises need to manage this access carefully. Permitting inappropriate disclosure or modification of this data is socially irresponsible and possibly life threatening to patients – and also exposes the enterprises to legal, regulatory and economic repercussions. Besides the obvious internal risk of users having too much access (and abusing it) or too little (threatening patient care), we see many broader system-level risks: users may find the official IT system so unusable as to move their access and processing outside it (creating security, management, and reliability nightmares), or engage in behavior that defaults to all personnel having maximal access (also creating such nightmares).

Research

The Thread 1 team has collaborated with clinical liaisons and a number of industry partners to advance their research.  Several publications are available through the TISH publications database (see the TISH homepage) and below:

Education and Outreach

  • Seminar at the University of Pennsylvania on "The Role of Humans in Information Security Decisions", January 26, 2012.
  • Course at Dartmouth College on "Misperception and Security: CS169", Winter Term 2012.
  • Seminar on the "State of the Art Authentication in Healthcare", May 25, 2010.
  • Invited panel at SPIMACS 2010, "Talking Across the Disciplines of Technology and Health" (moderated by Graduate Student Sara Sinclair)

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Team

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The Thread 1 team is led by Professor Sean Smith (Computer Science).  Other team members have included Graduate Students Gabe Weaver and Rebecca Shapiro and Undergraduates Jack Bowman and Amy Zhang.

Last Updated: 1/15/14