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Distinguished Seminar:  An Introduction to Security and Privacy Research at CMU

Date:September 14, 2015 
Talk Title:An Introduction to Security and Privacy Research at CMU
Speaker:David Brumley
Time & Location:12:00pm - 1:00pm
DEC, CIC Building, Pittsburgh

Abstract

In this talk, I'll discuss how we view security and privacy research at CMU.  I'll give an overview of the great activities going on, give some advice to new researchers in the field, and discuss my own research in software security.

Speaker Bio

David Brumley is the Director of the CyLab Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Prof. Brumley is an Associate Professor with appointments in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Computer Science Department. His research focuses on software security.

Prof. Brumley received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a BA in Mathematics from the University of Northern Colorado. He served as a Computer Security Officer for Stanford University from 1998-2002 and handled thousands of computer security incidents in that capacity. He is the faculty mentor for the CMU Hacking Team Plaid Parliament of Pwning (PPP), which is ranked internationally as one of the top teams in the world. Prof. Brumley honors include a 2010 NSF CAREER award, a 2010 United States Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Obama, the highest award in the US for early career scientists, and a 2013 Sloan
Foundation award.