CERIAS 2017 17th Annual Information Security Symposium

Join us for the 18th Annual CERIAS Security Symposium as we examine the current state and emerging trends in information assurance and security; and share some of the breaking research addressing the new landscape. Topical keynotes from government and industry, and in-depth panel discussions addressing current trends and needs, will highlight the two-day event. CERIAS research will be highlighted in faculty technical talks and poster sessions.


Day 1 - Welcome

Ian Steff, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Vice President, Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC)

Day 1 Keynote

Brig Gen. Greg Touhill, (USAF Ret.), Former U.S. Chief Information Security Officer

Panel Discussion: “Security Through Formal Methods and Secure Architecture”

Prof. Saurabh Bagchi - Purdue University, Prof . Ben Delaware - Purdue University, Roopsha Samanta - Purdue University, Matt Wilding - Rockwell Collins

CERIAS TechTalk: “Making the Internet Fast Again…At The Cost of Security”

Rob Morton, Austin Klasa, and Daniel Sokoler

INSuRE Program Overview

Mark Loepker, NSA

Women in CyberSecurity Report

Lynn Terwoerds, Executive Director, Executive Women’s Forum

Panel Discussion: “Security Through Artificial Intelligence”

Rob Hale - Lockheed Martin, Julia Taylor Rayz - Purdue University, Ravi Srinivassan - IBM Security, Chet Wisniewski - Sophos

Day 2 - Welcome

Prof. Eugene Spafford

Day 2 Keynote

David Meltzer, Chief Technology Officer, Tripwire

Panel Discussion: “Securing Vehicles & Machinery”

Prof. Dongyan Xu - Purdue University, Susan Gottschlich - Raytheon, Michael Imel - General Motors, Brandon Pitts - Purdue University, Charles Timko - Analog Devices inc.

CERIAS Tech Talk: “Control-Flow Hijacking: Are we Making Progress?”

Prof. Mathias Payer - Purdue University

TechTalk: Towards Secure Large-Scale networked Systems: Scalable Distributed Algorithms…

Prof. Shreyas Sundaram

Cyber Security Fireside Chat

Professor Eugene Spafford - CERIAS, Ron Ross - NIST, David Meltzer - Tripwire, Brig. Gen. (Ret. USAF) Greg Thouhill

TechTalk: “Memory Hard Functions and Password Hashings”

Prof. Jeremiah Blocki - Purdue University

Panel Discussion - “Securing Smart Communities”

Prof. Richard Voyles - Purdue University, Anupam Chattopadhyay - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Denise Lee - Deloitte & Touche LLP, Robert Lentz - Cyber Security Strategies, Prof. Yung-Hsiang Lu - Purdue University

Closing Keynote

Ron Ross, Fellow at the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)

Invited Talk

Dr. Lok Yan, Air Force Research Lab


2017 Award Winners

Posters & Presentations 2017