Hariri Fellow to Participate in Cybersecurity Panel

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Location: 121 Baystate Road

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, Sharon Goldberg, associate professor of computer science and Hariri Institute fellow, will participate in the Lessons in Cybersecurity Panel alongside professors Ivan Arreguin Toft and John D. Woodward, Jr., both of the BU Pardee School. The panel will focus on the ongoing encryption dispute between Apple and the FBI and will take place from 12:30 – 1:30 pm at 121 Bay State Road (lunch at 12 pm).

Cybersecurity is a key focus of the Hariri Institute, which hosts the Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security (RISCS) and facilitates the Modular Approach to Cloud Security (MACS) project. Through RISCS, BU is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research. MACS, which is funded by a $10 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant, is a multi-institution project that addresses grand challenges in cybersecurity science and engineering with the potential for broad economic and scientific impact.