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Date: 7/8 June 2012
Place: ETH Zurich, Zentrum
The paradigms of mobile computing and cloud computing are currently revolutionizing our way of communicating and computing. They impact and redefine how we store, retrieve, process, and share information in business and private settings. The fact that increasingly many systems rely on these paradigms increases our dependence on the security, privacy, availability, and robustness of the involved operations, components, and systems.
This workshop will provide insights into the latest research and development activities on this topic. Our goal is to share information and knowledge on the latest advances in secure cloud, grid and utility computing, outsourced computations, trusted computing (including virtual machines and hypervisors), mobile phone and smartphone operations, and mobile computing, among others.
During two days, the workshop will host a number of invited speakers who will give tutorials and research talks related to security issues in mobile computing and cloud computing.
The program consists of invited talks on secure mobile and cloud computing. The speakers are:
Dr. George Danezis, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK
Talk: "Engineering Privacy Technologies: from hand crafted protocols to cryptographic compilers"
Bio: George Danezis is a Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge. More
Dr. Leendert van Doorn, AMD, Austin, TX, US
Talk: "Securing the Cloud"
Bio: Leendert van Doorn is a Corporate Fellow / Corporate Vice President
Jan-Erik Ekberg, Nokia, FI
Talk: "Trusted execution environments and NFC in mobile phones – use case: Ticketing"
Bio: Jan-Erik Ekberg is a principal research engineer at Nokia Research Center Helsinki. More
Dr. Alina Oprea, RSA Laboratories, Cambridge, US
Talk: "New approaches to securing cloud data"
Bio: Alina Oprea is a Principal Research Scientist at RSA Laboratories, the security division of EMC. More
Prof. Dr. Adrian Perrig, CMU Pittsburgh, US
Talk: "TCB Reduction for Trustworthy Code Execution on Commodity Platforms"
Bio: Adrian Perrig is a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Dr. Daniel Ronzani
Talk: “Legal Clarity in the Cloud?”
Bio: Daniel Ronzani has been working as
technology counsel in the IT industry for over 10 years at Sunrise
Communications Ltd, at IBM Switzerland and at the European
headquarters of IBM Research in Rueschlikon. More
Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt, Intel-TU Darmstadt Security Institute for Embedded and Mobile Systems, and Fraunhofer SIT, DE
Talk: "Smart and Secure or How I Learned to Stop SmartPhoning and Love Smart Security"
Bio: Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is a full professor of Computer Science at Technische Universität Darmstadt. More
Prof. Dr. Radu Sion, Stony Brook University, NY, US
Talk: "Clouding: verb; to obscure, to cloud the issues"
Bio: Radu Sion is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University. More
Prof. Dr. Patrick Traynor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, US
Talk: "Needles and Haystacks: Digging for Ground Truth on Mobile Malware"
Bio: Patrick Traynor is an Assistant Professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. More
Prof. Dr. Vinod Vaikuntanathan, University of Toronto, CA
Talk: "Computing Blindfolded: New Developments in Fully Homomorphic Encryption"
Bio: Vinod Vaikuntanathan is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at University of Toronto. More
|Day 1 (Thu, June 7)|
|8:15||Registration ETH main building, Semperaula (HG G60)|
|9:00||Opening Note||Srdjan Capkun, Vincent Lenders|
|9:15||Talk 1: "Needles and Haystacks: Digging for Ground Truth on Mobile Malware"||Patrick Traynor|
|10:15||Talk 2: "TCB Reduction for Trustworthy Code Execution on Commodity Platforms"||Adrian Perrig|
|11:45||Talk 3: "Smart and Secure or How I Learned to Stop SmartPhoning and Love Smart Security"||Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi|
|14:45||Talk 4: "Trusted execution environments and NFC in mobile phones – use case: Ticketing"||Jan-Erik Ekberg|
|15:45||Talk 5: "Securing the Cloud"||Leendert van Doorn|
|17:15||Talk 6: "Legal Clarity in the Cloud?"||
|18:30 onwards||Apéro Riche|
|Day 2 (Fri, June 8)|
|9:00||Talk 7: "Clouding: verb; to obscure, to cloud the issues"||Radu Sion|
|10:00||Talk 8: "Computing Blindfolded: New Developments in Fully Homomorphic Encryption"||Vinod Vaikuntanathan|
|11:30||Talk 9: "Engineering Privacy Technologies: from hand crafted protocols to cryptographic compilers"||George Danezis|
||Talk 10: "New approaches to securing cloud data"||Alina Oprea|
||Closing Note||Srdjan Capkun|
The registration is closed.
Registration fees are as follows:
Early bird: by May 7, 2012 (extended to May 10)
Regular fee: after May 7, 2012
|Workshop fee students||CHF 300||
Workshop fee (regular)
The registration fees include:
For information and questions, please contact Dr. Christina Pöpper, +41 (0)446327313, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Prof. Dr. Srdjan Capkun, ETH Zurich
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