CSAIL Security Seminar Series 2021


Nicolas Papernot, University of Toronto
What does it mean for ML to be trustworthy?
Speaker(s): Nicolas Papernot
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Ben Weintraub, Northeastern University
Exploiting Centrality: Attacks in Payment Channel Networks with Local Routing
Speaker(s): Ben Weintraub
Date: Thursday, February 04, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Olya Ohrimenko, University of Melbourne
Information Leakage of Updates to Natural Language Models
Speaker(s): Olya Ohrimenko
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Kevin Yeo, Google and Columbia University
Cryptographic Data Structures: Limitations and Possibilities
Speaker(s): Kevin Yeo
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Deepak Maram, Cornell Tech
CanDID: Can-Do Decentralized Identity with Legacy Compatibility, Sybil-Resistance, and Accountability
Speaker(s): Deepak Maram
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Ling Ren, UIUC
SPURT: Scalable Distributed Randomness Beacon with Transparent Setup
Speaker(s): Ling Ren
Date: Thursday, March 04, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Julia Len, Cornell Tech
Partitioning Oracle Attacks
Speaker(s): Julia Len
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Felix Günther, ETH Zurich
Cryptographic Parameters in TLS 1.3, QUIC, and Co.: Tighter Security and Robust Handling of Unreliable Networks
Speaker(s): Felix Günther
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Shashank Srikant, MIT
Generating adversarial programs
Speaker(s): Shashank Srikant
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Trevor Perrin and Melissa Chase, Signal and Microsoft Research
The Signal Private Group System and Anonymous Credentials Supporting Efficient Verifiable Encryption
Speaker(s): Trevor Perrin and Melissa Chase
Date: Thursday, April 01, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Ioannis Liagouris, Boston University
Secrecy: Secure collaborative analytics on secret-shared data
Speaker(s): Ioannis Liagouris
Date: Thursday, April 08, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Leila Rashidi, University of Calgary
Network Data Remanence Attacks: When the Secret Sharing-based Schemes Fail to Provide Information Theoretic Security
Speaker(s): Leila Rashidi
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Emma Dauterman, UC Berkeley
DORY: An Encrypted Search System with Distributed Trust
Speaker(s): Emma Dauterman
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Shikun Zhang, Carnegie Mellon
Understanding Privacy Expectations and Preferences in the Age of Video Analytics
Speaker(s): Shikun Zhang
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Jean-Pierre Smith, Adrian Perrig, Prateek Mittal , ETH - Zurich
Website Fingerprinting in the Age of QUIC
Speaker(s): Jean-Pierre Smith, Adrian Perrig, Prateek Mittal
Date: Thursday, May 06, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Robert Luh, University of Vienna
PenQuest: An adversarial cyber security game for education and threat assessment
Speaker(s): Robert Luh
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Alisha Ukani, UC San Diego
Measuring Internet Behavior During COVID-19
Speaker(s): Alisha Ukani
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Leila Rashidi, University of Calgary
Network Data Remanence Attacks: When the Secret Sharing-based Schemes Fail to Provide Information Theoretic Security
Speaker(s): Leila Rashidi
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Prabhat Mishra, University of Florida
Securing Hardware for Designing Trustworthy Systems
Speaker(s): Prabhat Mishra
Date: Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Sam Kumar, UC Berkeley
MAGE: Nearly Zero-Cost Virtual Memory for Secure Computation
Speaker(s): Sam Kumar
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: https://mit.zoom.us/j/97527284254
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Zhiyun Qian, UC Riverside
Weaponizing Network Side Channels: From TCP Hijacking to DNS Cache Poisoning
Speaker(s): Zhiyun Qian
Date: Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Contact: Zachary Newman, Kyle Hogan, zjn@csail.mit.edu, klhogan@csail.mit.edu

Marina Moore, NYU
TUF
Speaker(s): Marina Moore
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Contact: Zachary J Newman, zjn@csail.mit.edu

Sagar Samtani, Indiana University
TBD
Speaker(s): Sagar Samtani
Date: Wednesday, November 03, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: https://mit.zoom.us/j/97527284254
Contact: Kyle L Hogan, Zachary Newman, klhogan@csail.mit.edu and zjn@mit.edu