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Research Seminars

The Information Security Group holds research seminars every Thursday from 11am-12pm, which take place in ABLT 2 (Term 1 and 3) or ABLT3 (Term 2) in the Arts Building (unless otherwise notified). All Welcome!

The directions can be found here|, and here|.

If you would like to receive the seminar announcements, please subscribe to the seminar mailing list|. For more information, please contact Lorenzo Cavallaro|.

Academic Year 2013/14 Seminars

Autumn Term

26 Sep 2013: Stefano Schiavoni (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), "Tracking and Characterizing Botnets Using Automatically Generated Domains|

03 Oct 2013: Robert Carolina (ISG Senior Visiting Fellow and Origin Solicitors, UK), "Megamos Crypto, Responsible Disclosure, and the Chilling Effect of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft vs Garcia, et al|"

10 Oct 2013: Gaven Watson (University of Bristol, UK), "An Analysis of the EMV Channel Establishment Protocol|"

17 Oct 2013: Johannes Kinder (RHUL, UK), "Automated Program Analysis for Trustworthy Software|"

24 Oct 2013: Arman (MHR) Khouzani (RHUL, UK), "Optimal Control and Dynamic Games of Malware Epidemics, and more!|"

31 Oct 2013: Jacob Schuldt (RHUL, UK), "On the Security of RC4 in TLS|"

31 Oct 2013 bis (12/12:10pm--12:45pm): James Sellwood (RHUL, UK), "Sleeping Android: The Danger of Dormant Permissions|"

07 Nov 2013: Bertram Poettering (RHUL, UK), "Coercion-resistant digital signatures|"

14 Nov 2013: Shari Lawrence Pfleeger (Dartmouth College, USA), "Preliminary Results from Three Peeks into Making Security More Usable|"

21 Nov 2013: Cristian Cadar (Imperial College London, UK), "Safe Software Updates via Multi-version Execution|"

28 Nov 2013: Andrea Lanzi (Institute Eurecom, FR), "Under the Hood: How Actaeon Unveils Your Hypervisor|"

05 Dec 2013: Angela Sasse (UCL, UK), "Federated Identity To Access e-Government Services – Are Citizens Ready For This?|"

12 Dec 2013: Juan Caballero (IMDEA Software, ES)  POSTPONED TO SPRING TERM

17 Dec 2013: Giovanni Vigna (UC Santa Barbara and LastLine Inc, USA), "Malevolution: the evolution of evasive malware|"

Spring Term

16 Jan 2014 (Thu): Corrado Leita (Symantec Research Labs, EU), "Who switched off the lights? Detecting targeted attacks against the power grid|", 

room ABLT3

21 Jan 2014 (Tue): Viktor Mayer-Schönberger (University of Oxford, UK), "Big Data – and its Dark Side|", room Main Lecture Theatre (MLT)

30 Jan 2014 (Thu): Martin Albrecht (Royal Holloway University of London, UK), "Lazy Modulus Switching for the BKW Algorithm on LWE|", room ABLT3

05 Feb 2014 (Wed): Elisabeth Oswald (University of Bristol, UK), "Leakage resilient cryptography: theory vs. practice|", room ABLT2

13 Feb 2014 (Thu): Andreas Schaad (SAP, GE), "SEEED - Searching over Encrypted Data in the SAP HANA database|", room ABLT3

20 Feb 2014 (Thu): Mauro Conti (University of Padua, Italy), "Future Internet Security and Privacy (challenges)|", room ABLT3

27 Feb 2014 (Thu): Frederik Mennes (Vasco, UK), "Leveraging Trustworthy Computing Mechanisms to Enhance DIGIPASS Strong Authentication Technology|", room  ABLT3

06 Mar 2014 (Thu): Sourav Sen Gupta   (Centre of Excellence in Cryptology, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India), "RC4 - Dead or Alive?|", room Main Lecture Theatre (MLT)

13 Mar 2014 (Thu): Leylya Yumar, (Symantec Research Labs, EU), "Improving System Security with Big Data Analysis|", room ABLT3

20 Mar 2014 (Thu): Andrew S. Tanenbaum (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL), "MINIX 3: A Reliable and Secure Operating System|", room ABLT3

27 Mar 2014 (Thu): Juan Caballero (IMDEA Software Institute, ES), "CyberProbe: Towards Internet-Scale Active Detection of Malicious Servers|", room ABLT3

Summer Term


Details about seminars that have taken place in past academic years can be downloaded below:

ISG Research Seminars August 2006 - June 2012|





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