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Army War College Visits CyLab for Program on Cybersecurity and Privacy

posted by Daniel Tkacik
September 9, 2015

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Last month, members of the United States Army War College International Fellows Program visited Carnegie Mellon for a day of talks on cybersecurity and privacy. Over 70 senior military officers from as many countries convened for a one-day program of talks from CyLab researchers focusing on topics ranging from cybersecurity and privacy to cyberphysical systems and the Internet of Things.

The program opened with a welcome from Carnegie Mellon University’s provost Farnam Jahanian. Dena Haritos Tsamitis, director of Carnegie Mellon’s Information Networking Institute, gave a summary of cybersecurity education at Carnegie Mellon and David Brumley, director of CyLab, gave an overview of cybersecurity and privacy research at Carnegie Mellon. (photo, left to right: Brumley, Jahanian and Tsamitis)

Other talks in the program included:

    • The CMU Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Computer Emergency Response Teams, and Software Engineering
      • Roman Danyliw, Technical Director of CERT/CC
      • Kevin Fall, Chief Technology Officer for the Software Engineering Institute
      • Bill Scherlis, Department Head for Institute of Software Research
    • Cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things
    • CyberSecurity Networks
      • Vyas Sekar, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
      • Kathleen Carley, Director of the Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS) and Professor of Computer Science
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  • Usability, Privacy and Policy talks and roundtable
    • Lorrie Cranor, Director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Lab, and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
    • Jason Hong, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Faculty in the Human Computer Interaction Institute
    • Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor, Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy

The United States Army War College International Fellows Program is located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Each year approximately 80 senior military officers from 75 different countries are extended an invitation from the Chief of Staff of the United States Army to attend the U.S. Army War College. The academic year is full of studying, research, and fellowship as these officers are exposed to and instructed in areas ranging from military concepts and doctrine to national and theater level strategies.


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