Workshop for Women in Cybersecurity Research (CyberW)


March 18 2020, US Eastern Daylight Saving Time

9:25 - 9:30

Welcome by Daphne Yao (Virginia Tech)

9:30 - 10:00

Keynote by Bhavani Thuraisingham (UT Dallas)

Title: Secure Data Science: Integrating Cyber Security and Data Science

Introduced by Daphne Yao

Abstract and Bio

10:00 - 10:10

A message from Hsu-Chun Hsiao, National Taiwan University.

CyberW Early Career Award Honorable Mention.

10:10 - 10:45

CyberW Early Career Awardee: Martina Lindorfer (TU Wien)

Title: Large-scale Mobile App Analysis for the Detection of Malware and Privacy Leaks

Presented by Bhavani Thuraisingham

Abstract and Bio

10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:30

Keynote: Maribel Fernandez (King's College London)

Title: Rewriting and Applications to Security

Introduced by Anna Squicciarini (Penn State University)

Abstract and Bio

11:30 - noon

Lightning talks by participants

noon - 13:30


13:30 - 14:15

Keynote by Paula Donovan (MIT Lincoln Lab)

Title: Cybersecurity Assessment

Introduced by Elisa Bertino

Abstract and Bio

14:15 - 14:45

Keynote: Elisa Bertino (Purdue University)

Title: Learning Attribute-Based Access Control Policies from Data

Introduced by Hui Wendy Wang (Stevens Institute of Technology)

Abstract and Bio

14:45 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:15

Panel: Demystify the Strategies and Tactics of Research (and Life)

Panelists: Bhavani Thuraisingham (UT Dallas), Hui Wendy Wang (Stevens Institute of Technology), Smriti Bhatt (Texas A&M), and Anna Squicciarini (Penn State University).

Moderated by Daphne Yao

Short Bios of Panelists


Closing remarks and farewell