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Salvatore J. Stolfo Columbia University
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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

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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
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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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Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG)

Project Summary

The Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIP) was a $7.5M, 5-year project funded by the National Science Foundation's Cyber Trust initiative. Led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and involving researchers at Dartmouth, Cornell, and Washington State University, TCIP aimed to improve the way the power grid cyber infrastructure is built and maintained, making it more secure, reliable and safe. In some sense, the power grid is the infrastructure that drives all other infrastructures---but it is controlled by a cyber infrastructure that is brittle, unreliable, and distributed across harsh environment conditions and heterogeneous trust environments. The research focused on four technical thrust areas: the computing base, data collection and control, wide-area information exchange, and quantitative validation. Professor Sean Smith led the TCIP focus area "Secure and Reliable Computing Base" which explored ways to "combine hardware, firmware, and software techniques to provide low-overhead, robust protection against both accidental (non-malicious) and malicious faults, and hence to enhance the trustworthiness of the power grid."  This built on Professor Smith's previous Dartmouth research and prior industrial experience in hardware techniques for trusted computing.

In 2010, the TCIP project was extended with funding from the Department of Energy and contributions from the Department of Homeland Security, and the NSF.  The funding is in the form of a five-year $18.8 million grant.  The research team is still led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and includes the same academic partners. 

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Dartmouth researchers help secure the power grid

Last Updated: 4/1/15