Securing the Cybersphere: A Cybersecurity Symposium
Dec. 15-16, 2013 (Dammam, Saudi Arabia) | Dec. 18-19, 2013 (Dubai, UAE)
“Securing the Cybersphere” spotlights recent and emerging research, strategies, and best practices in systems assurance and mobile and web security using academic, industry, and government points of view. The event covers new ground for cybersecurity needs and resources as Syracuse University faculty present their unique research, performed in conjunction with JP Morgan Chase (JPMC) and the Air Force Research Laboratory. Invited guests learn about uncommon hidden risks present in commercial systems and a need to request the utmost in cyber protection from their current data suppliers.
The forum will address:
- Systems assurance in financial sectors, using examples from SU’s partnership with JPMC.
- Key principles for design and implementation of cybersecurity on mobile platforms.
- Assurance and security modules for critical data transfers.
- Malware analysis for prevention and defense of data attacks.
- Addressing issues of cyber law and policy to design and prove systems assurance.
Syracuse University faculty researchers are particularly active in areas in which there is a need for high confidence that a system behaves correctly and securely, such as in defense and national security operations, medical record systems, banking and financial institutions, and critical infrastructure.
- William C. Banks, INSCT
- Shiu-Kai Chin, LC Smith College
- Kevin Du, LC Smith College
- Can Isik, LC Smith College
- Dean James Steinberg, SU Maxwell School
- Dean Laura Steinberg, LC Smith College
- Jeff Saltz, JP Morgan Chase
Abdulmohsin al Omran/The Family Office, General Electric, INSCT, LC Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Newsdesk Media, Raymond International, TBWA/RAAD.
Cyber Dialogue Speaker Series
Promise & Risk: National Security & Digital Infrastructure (2011)
Syracuse University | March 10-April 21, 2011
Cyberspace presents both immense promise and grave risk. The same technology that provides new opportunities for economic growth and for the free exchange of ideas worldwide also enables new threats. According to the White House, the status quo is no longer acceptable, and the national dialogue on cybersecurity must begin today. Syracuse University joins this dialogue, holding a four-part series of luncheon discussions co-sponsored by the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) and the Center for Information and Systems Assurance and Trust (CISAT).
Cyber Roundtable: Recommendations for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace
Syracuse University | Sept. 3, 2010
In September 2010, INSCT and the Center for Information and Systems Assurance and Trust (CISAT), both headquartered at Syracuse University, held a roundtable discussion of the Obama Administration’s recently published National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. The event brought together legal and technical experts, experts in management and public communications, and officials from JPMorgan Chase and Co.
- William C. Banks, Moderator, Director, INSCT
- Shiu-Kai Chin, Professor, SU Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director, Center for Information and Systems Assurance and Trust (CISAT)
- Kevin Du, Associate Professor, L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
- Lisa A. Dolak, Professor of Law, SU College of Law; Associate Director of the Center on Property, Citizenship, and Social Entrepreneurism; and Associate Director, Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media
- Randy Elder, Senior Associate Dean, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University
- David M. Rubin, Professor and Former Dean, Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
- William Snyder, Visiting Assistant Professor, SU College of Law
- Jeffrey M. Stanton, Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs and Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
In simplest terms, the use of strong identification by all actors on the Internet would make the cyber realm sufficiently trusted for commercial activities and make it far more difficult for criminals and terrorists to operate with impunity. At the same time, it would far more than simply risk chilling free speech; in many countries the government could use the identification data to literally kill dissent.
InfraGard Conference on Cyber Security (2010)
Syracuse University | Sept. 24, 2010
A joint conference of the Albany, Buffalo, and Rochester InfraGard Member Alliances. The three alliances are part of the InfraGard National Members Alliance, which provides a trusted forum for exchanging knowledge, experience, and information to help protect our nation’s infrastructure from both physical and cyber threats. The goal of this conference is to build partnerships with the private sector, academia, law enforcement, and Upstate New York InfraGard Member Alliances and to educate attendees on current tools, technologies, and trends in computer forensic investigations.
Infragard has partnered with INSCT, the Center for Advance Systems and Engineering at Syracuse University, and SRC, Inc. to bring together leaders, policymakers ,and academics engaging in various aspects of cybersecurity.