The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security, or CERIAS, is the world's foremost University center for multidisciplinary research and education in areas of information security. Our areas of research include computer, network, and communications security as well as information assurance.

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Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Monday, March 22
  e-Enterprise Conference
8:30 a.m. Individual Centers' Meetings
9:00 - 11:00a.m. HP Forensics Workshop: Exploring Corporate Level Forensics (invitation only; contact Jennifer Kurtz for details)
12:00 - 4:00 p.m. VC Day at CERIAS: Exploring CERIAS Information Security Technologies and Research (invitation only; contact Jennifer Kurtz for details)


Tuesday, March 23
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.

e-Enterprise / CERIAS Conference Opening Session

Joe Pekny, e-Enterprise Center

8:45 - 9:45

e-Enterprise Keynote Presentation: Technical and Cultural Issues in Supply Chain Management

Karl Kempf, Intel Fellow

Stewart Center, Rm. 218

  CERIAS Symposium Pre-Sessions
10:00 - 10:45

Bharat Bhargava, Leszek Lilien, and Dongyan Xu – Stewart 318
Private and Trusted Interactions

Megan Carney – Stewart 313
The Trojan Made Me Do It

Carrie Gates - Stewart 306
The Reconnaissance Phase: Detecting The Enemy Before The Attack

James Goldman - Stewart 314
Metrics Based Security Assessment (MSBA): Combining the ISO 17799 Standard with the Systems Security Engineering Capability Maturity Model (SSE-CMM)

11:00 - 11:45

IDS Group – Stewart 313
Gaps in IDS Testing

Matt Rose – Stewart 314
K-12 Information Security: The Current State

Victor Raskin - Stewart 306
Semantic Forensics

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch on own
  CERIAS Symposium Kickoff
1:00 - 3:30

North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union

Poster Session

Note: this joint poster session will be held with the e-Enterprise Center in the North and South Ballrooms of the Purdue Memorial Union
4:00 - 5:00

Research Networking and Tours

CERIAS Faculty Presenters and Campus Partners will be available for the following:

  • Stewart 313 - Faculty Networking: Pre-Session Research Presenters will be available to review their research and answer questions.
  • Stewart 314 - Matt Wirges, Purdue Vulnerability Scanning Cluster (VSC)
  • Stewart 322 - Steve Elliott, Biometrics Lab Demo

Note: This time period will be used to allow faculty and researchers to meet one-on-one with sponsors and others, or to conduct tours and demonstrations.

7:00 - 8:00

CERIAS Keynote Address - Fowler Hall, Stewart Center

Simon Szykman
Director, Cyber Security R&D
Department of Homeland Security

Science and Technology Directorate


Wednesday, March 24, 2004
  Panel Sessions
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Stewart Center, Room 218



Continental Breakfast

8:15 - 9:15

Panel Session 1 : Identity Definition and Management

Moderator: Elisa Bertino, CERIAS
Danilo Bruschi, Università degli Studi di Milano
Juline Mills, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue
Eugene Spafford, CERIAS

9:30 - 10:30

Panel Session 2 : Cyber Forensics: Exonerating the Innocent and Convicting the Guilty

Moderator: Marc Rogers, CERIAS
Mark Pollitt, President, Digital Evidence Professional Services, Inc, and former Chief of the FBI's Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) and the Director of the Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory National Program
David Miller, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General Steve Carter, Consumer Protection Division
Sarah Gordon, Symantec,CA

10:45 - 11:45

Panel Session 3 : Information Security and Policy in Indiana and the United States

Senator David Ford, Indiana State Senate
Representative Brian Hasler, Indiana State House of Representatives
Jessica Herrera, House Select Committee for Homeland Security
Mark Shublak, Ice Miller, Indiana
Gene Spafford, CERIAS, Convener

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union

Luncheon, CERIAS Awards, and Lunch Speaker

Indiana Lt Governor Kathy Davis

(on Access Grid; to be streamed live)
2:00 - 3:30

Stewart Center , Room 218

Panel Session 4 : Securing the World: Getting Great Ideas to Market

Moderator: Tony Armstrong, 21st Century Fund
Becky Bace, Trident Capital, California
David Millard, Barnes & Thornburg, Indiana
Alan Stanford, IT Executive, Consultant, and Investor, Indiana

(on Access Grid; to be streamed live)
3:30 - 4:00 Networking Break
4:00 - 5:00

Roundtable Discussion: Cyber Terrorism: Real or Imagined

Jessica Herrera, US House Select Committee for Homeland Security
Brandt Hershman, Indiana State Senate
Marc Rogers, CERIAS
Howard Schmidt, eBay
Gene Spafford, CERIAS, Convener
5:30 Symposium Wrap Up


Thursday, March 25, 2004
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CERIAS Sponsors Research Review: Graduate Student Presentations
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CERIAS External Advisory Board Meeting (invitation only; contact Jennifer Kurtz for details)