The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

News & Blogs

ASCA Sponsors Secure System Design Workshop

Fri, August 30, 2002General

The Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) is sponsoring a workshop to examine engineering fundamentals, the principles and practice of designing and building secure systems.  The workshop will look at where we have been in security engineering (formal methods, Orange book, Common Criteria, penetrate and patch, Certification and Accreditation, Defense in Depth) and where we should go. Please visit for information about the workshop.

CNET to Hold Enterprise Security Conference

Wed, July 24, 2002General

“Securing the Collaborative Enterprise” will be the first of CNET’s upcoming “Enabled Enterprise Series” of conferences.  It will take place on November 5th and 6th, in the Westin Santa Clara Hotel in Santa Clara, CA.  Detailed information is available at:

First National “Job Board” Opened for Privacy-Related Positions

Thu, July 18, 2002General

Privacy & American Business (P&AB) announces creation of the first national online privacy and privacy-related job employment website.

National Cybercrime Conference: May 9-11

Thu, May 09, 2002General

The National Cybercrime Conference will be taking place at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago on May 9-11, 2002.  Speakers include practicing experts from government and industry who are making and enforcing the law today.  More information is available at

Researchers Develop “The Privacy Place”

Mon, February 11, 2002General

Researchers at NC State University have developed a new internet site to provide individuals and companies resources about privacy issues.  To learn more check out the NC State College of Engineering News


Mon, February 11, 2002General

Internet crime expert Jayne Hitchcock, founder of the organization Working to Halt Online Abuse, will speak at Purdue about her personal experience
with cyberstalking and what can be done to prevent it. She will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Fowler Hall. The lecture, sponsored by the Women’s Resource Office, is free and open to the public. For all the information check out the University News

Director Gene Spafford interviewed by PKI

Thu, January 31, 2002General

CERIAS’s Director, Gene Spafford, was interviewed by the PKI Forum on August 30. Click
here to see what he had to say.

Fourth Annual e-ProtectIT Infrastructure Security Conference

Thu, January 17, 2002General

The Fourth Annual e-ProtectIT Infrastructure Security Conference will be held March 20th - 22nd 2002 at Norwich University in Northfield, VT.  If you are interested in this or any other conference, please check out the CERIAS
Events Calendar

Operating System Security Short Course, February 20-21

Thu, January 03, 2002General

This two day course will provide an interesting look at Information Security as it crosses two of the most popular platforms in today’s world. We will be looking at the security of Unix and Windows 2000. This course will highlight several areas of security including: IP Based Restriction, File System Security, File System Sharing to the Network, Cryptography, Delegation of Control, Logging, Creating a Forensic Trail, Intrusion Detection, and Virus Detection. We will look at each of these areas and how you can most effectively implement them on each platform.

Statement From President Jischke’s Office

Wed, September 12, 2001General

The Office of the President here at Purdue University has released a formal message to the Purdue community concerning the recent terrorist attacks on American cities.