Cybersecurity Day 2017
The Institute for Cyber Security at IUP, in collaboration with the IT Support Center, will host the 11th annual Cyber Security Day on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.
9:00–9:10: Opening Remarks
Dr. Deanne Snavely, Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
9:10–9:20: Welcome Message
Dr. Francisco E. Alarcón, Chair, Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
9:20–9:30: Event history, ICS work and recent achievements, and logistics.
Dr. Waleed Farag, Professor of Computer Science and Director, Institute for Cyber Security at IUP
9:30–10:20: NeXUS: Practical and Secure Access Control on Untrusted Storage Platforms using Client-side SGX
Dr. Adam Lee, Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh
10:20–10:35: A.M. Break
10:35–11:25: The Challenges of Machine Learning in Adversarial Settings
Dr. Patrick McDaniel, Professor of Information and Communications Technology in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University
11:25–12:50: Lunch Break
12:50–1:00: Provost’s Remarks
Dr. Tim Moerland, IUP’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
1:00–1:50: Cybersecurity: The Future Threat and YOUR Opportunity
Ms. Lisa Schlosser, City Commissioner and Technology/Cyber Security Executive, Former White House Official
1:50–2:00: P.M. Break
2:00–2:50: The Changing Landscape of Cybersecurity from COMSEC to INFOSEC to Cyber Security
Dr. Glenn Lilly, Technical Director for the NSA’s Cryptographic Assurance Operations
2:50–3:00: P.M. Break
3:00–3:50: Ransomware and Cybersecurity
Mr. Charles Olden, Systems Engineer at CISCO
Dr. Waleed Farag, Director, Institute for Cyber Security at IUP
Adam Lee is currently the associate dean for Academic Programs in the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh, where he
previously held the position of assistant professor (2008–14). Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, he received the MS (2005) and PhD (2008) degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and received his
BS in Computer Science from Cornell University (2003). His research interests lie at the intersection of the computer security, privacy, and distributed systems fields. Lee’s research has been supported by the NSF and DARPA, and he is an NSF CAREER
award recipient. For more information, please see Adam Lee.
Patrick McDaniel is the William L. Weiss Professor of Information and Communications Technology and director of the Institute for Networking and Security Research in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University.
Professor McDaniel is also a fellow of the IEEE and ACM and serves as the program manager and lead scientist for the Army Research Laboratory’s Cyber-Security Collaborative Research Alliance. McDaniel’s research centrally focuses on a wide range of
topics in computer and network security and technical public policy. Prior to joining Penn State in 2004, he was a senior research staff member at AT&T Labs-Research.
Lisa Schlosser is a technology and cybersecurity executive originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who has served in the private sector; public sector; US military; and academia. She currently serves as an elected commissioner for the City of Rehoboth
Beach, Delaware. Lisa is also on the Board of Directors for VetSports; the Board of Advisors for Cylance; a consultant with Harrisburg University; on the CSFi Advisory Board; and is an instructor at Georgetown University and University of Maryland–University
College. She is also an animal welfare advocate and volunteers at local dog shelters. Schlosser most recently served full-time as the federal deputy chief information officer, Executive Office of the President. In this role, she helped to oversee
policy and budgeting for the $86-billion information technology portfolio. She was also asked to serve a six-month temporary detail with the Office of Personnel Management as a senior advisor/chief information officer following a major cybersecurity
Schlosser also worked as a principal deputy associate administrator and office director for the Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to EPA, Schlosser was a chief information officer and the associate chief information officer/chief information security
officer, at two federal government agencies. Before joining the Federal Government, Schlosser worked in the private sector as a senior manager for Ernst & Young LLP, helping to establish the international Cyber Security Practice; and as a vice president
for Global Integrity. Schlosser served in the US Army and retired as a lieutenant colonel from the US Army Reserves. Schlosser holds a BA degree in political science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MS degree in administration from Central
Michigan University. For more information, please see Lisa Schlosser.
Glenn Lilly received his BA in philosophy and mathematics from West Virginia University in 1985. He received his PhD in mathematics (special functions and combinatorics) from the University of Kentucky in 1991. He joined the National Security Agency in
1991, where he has held a variety of positions in design and evaluation. Currently, he is the technical director for the NSA’s Cryptographic Assurance Operations organization within Cybersecurity Solutions. A primary focus of his is workforce technical
health; he is a senior advocate for IC PRIDE, the Intelligence Community-wide LGBTQ+ affinity network group. For the five years prior to joining Cryptographic Assurance Operations, he was chief of the Mathematics Research Group. He has one patent,
US Patent Serial 09/799,432, “Device For and Method of One-Way Cryptographic Hashing” for the SHA-2 family of hashing algorithms.
Charles Olden is a systems engineer with Cisco Systems. He specializes in providing network and security designs for US public sector higher-education, K-12, and local government customers. He is an IT professional that has been in the industry for over
20 years. He is a native of western Pennsylvania and resides in the greater Pittsburgh area. His ultimate goal is to help businesses of all sizes transform how they connect, communicate and collaborate.
Dr. Adam Lee, Associate Dean for
Academic Programs in the School of Computing and Information at the University
Dr. Patrick McDaniel, Professor and Director
of the Institute for Networking and Security, Penn State University
Ms. Lisa Schlosser, City Commissioner and Technology/Cyber Security
Executive. Former White House Official
Lilly, Technical Director for the NSA’s Cryptographic Assurance Operations
Mr. Charles Olden, Systems Engineer
For more information about Cybersecurity Day at IUP, please contact Dr. Waleed Farag, Director, Institute for Cyber Security, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 724-357-7995.
Each year, the Institute for Cyber Security (ICS), in collaboration with IT Support Services, hosts Cyber Security Day (known previously as Information Assurance Day). This day-long event features nationally recognized security experts as well as speakers
from regional law enforcement, the government, the security industry, and academia. Cyber Security Day is open to the public, community colleges, and neighboring universities.