Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) 2013

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Invited Essayist Keynote

Thursday, 12 December 2013
09:00 - 10:00

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ACSAC Invited Essayist

Dr. Carl Landwehr, Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute, George Washington University

Title: A Building Code for Building Code: Putting What We Know Works to Work


Systems of programs control more and more of our critical infrastructures. Forty years of system development and research have taught us how to build software that is reliable, relatively free of vulnerabilities, and can enforce security policies. They seem not to have taught us how to get these lessons put into practice, particularly with respect to security, except in a few specialized places. This talk suggests an approach to capturing what we know in a way that can make a difference in systems on which we all rely.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Carl Landwehr had a 23-year career leading cybersecurity research at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. He spent the past twelve years funding, managing, and guiding cybersecurity research programs for the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and its predecessor organizations, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Dr. Landwehr has also served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, as a member of several studies for the National Academy of Sciences, and of DARPA's Information Science and Technology (ISAT) Study Group. He has received numerous awards for research and service to the professional community.

A Building Code for Building Code: Putting What We Know Works to Work
Carl E. Landwehr


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