The 2nd Annual New England Faculty Summit on Cyber Security

The 2nd Annual New England Faculty Summit on Cyber Security, hosted by the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering and the Center for Reliable Information Systems at Cyber Security at Boston University, will be held on Monday, June 18, at the Boston University Photonics Center, from 9:30 AM to 5 PM. The meeting is intended to bring together leading faculty members and related researchers in New England institutions to discuss regional collaboration on cyber security research and education.

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The agenda is:

9:30 Breakfast and registration
9:50 Welcome 

Azer Bestavros (Boston University)

10:00 Can Technology Save Privacy? 

Latanya Sweeney (Harvard University)

10:40 Challenges in Outsourcing Private Computation 

Srini Devadas (MIT)

11:20 Break
11:30 Update on the Advanced Cyber Security Center 

Rick Welch (ACSC)

11:50 Faculty Summit Updates and Progress 

Azer Bestavros (BU)

12:10 Lunch (provided)
1:00 Panel: Challenges in Cyber Security Education 

Panelists: David Luzzi (Northeastern), Tanya Zlateva (BU), John Savage (Brown), Chris Eng(Veracode)


Moderator: Win Treese (BU)

2:00 Breakout session: Groups to discuss provocative propositions on: 

  1. Cyber Security Education
  2. Socio-Economic Aspects of Cyber Security
  3. Technological Drivers of Cyber Security
  4. Basic versus Applied Research in Cyber Security
3:30 Report from breakout sessions
4:00 Reception at the Hariri Institute

If you will be attending, please register.

Some relevant background:

The above documents will be handed out to participants at the summit, except for the report from last year’s summit.

Boston University Photonics Center
8 St. Mary’s St., Room 906
Boston, MA

The reception will be held at BU’s Hariri Institute, located at 111 Cummington St., two blocks from the Photonics Center

Map to meeting locations

A – Warren Towers Parking. Entrance is on Hinsdale St (which doesn’t always show
up with a label on the map. The entrance is across the street from C, the College of Communications)
B – the Photonics Center.
C – The College of Communications
D – The Hariri Institute

If you have received a confirmation message, the parking attendant will have your name on a list of attendees for the event.

If you have any questions about the summit, please contact Win Treese, Associate Director of the Hariri Institute.