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CCoE Webinar – May 2019
May 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Note: we moved the webinar up one week to avoid the Memorial Day holiday.
Internet routing is woefully insecure – in spite of many attacks and extensive awareness and efforts. But, finally, there is progress – and even some deployable defenses, based on free open-source software – including some that we develop in a CICI NSF project, whose goal is to get Internet Routing Security deployed in educational and research networks. These tools may help against different attacks – including Denial of Service, a significant problem for campuses and for scientific collaboration.
In this webinar, we will explain the challenges of Internet Routing Security, and the main tools – already deployable, in-progress, and briefly mention some less likely to be deployed. We will also discuss our directions, which include development of tools as well as pilot deployment with UConn and Connecticut Education Network. We hope this may help some of you to make progress in improving the security and reliability of networks, and establish cooperation with us as we proceeds with our project.
Amir Herzberg’s is the Comcast professor for Cybersecurity Innovation in the department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut. His research areas include: network security (esp. routing/DNS/transport, Denial-of-Service, Web), privacy and anonymity, applied cryptography, usable security, security for cyber-physical systems and social, economic and legal aspects of security.
Dr. Herzberg earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1991 from the Technion in Israel. From 1991 to 1995, he worked at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where he was a research staff member and the manager of the Network Security research group. From 1996 to 2000, Dr. Herzberg was the Manager of E-Business and Security Technologies at the IBM Haifa Research Lab. From 2002 to 2017, he was a professor in Bar Ilan University (Israel).
Dr. Herzberg is the author of more than 150 research papers, five book chapters, and 24 patents. Dr. Herzberg has served on technical program committees of over 50 conferences, delivered keynote and plenary addresses at ten conferences, organized multiple professional events, and has been TPC chair of IEEE CNS’19, editor of PoPETS (2014-) and ACM TISSEC (2011-14), and area chair of CNS (2013-17). Dr. Herzberg is recipient of the Internet Society’s Applied Networking Research award, 2017.
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