Security and Privacy Discussion Group
Organizer: Ethan Cecchetti

Schedule (Spring 2018)

Date Room Topic Discussion Leader
January 24 Organizational Meeting Ethan Cecchetti
January 31 Anonymity Trilemma: Strong Anonymity, Low Bandwidth Overhead, Low Latency—Choose Two
Debajyoti Das, Sebastian Meiser, Esfandiar Mohammadi, and Aniket Kate
Oakland '18
Phil Daian
February 7 Gates 416 (Ithaca) A Large-Scale Empirical Study of Security Patches
Frank Li and Vern Paxson
CCS '17
Tom Magrino
February 9
Invited talk
14:00 – 15:00
Bloomberg 397 (NYC) Before We Knew It: From Measurements to Predictions of Security in the Real World Tudor Dumitraş
February 14 Composing Differential Privacy and Secure Computation: A case study on scaling private record linkage
Xi He, Ashwin Machanavla, Cheryl Flynn, and Divesh Srivastava
CCS '17
Nirvan Tyagi
February 21 Unobservable Communication over Fully Untrusted Infrastructure
Sebastian Angel and Srinath Setty
OSDI '16
Ian Miers
February 28 (Cancelled)
March 7 It's My Privilge: Controlling Downgrading in DC-Labels
Lucas Waye, Pablo Buiras, Dan King, Stephen Chong, and Alejandro Russo
STM '15
Ethan Cecchetti
March 14 Syslab (Ithaca) Just in Time Hashing
Benjamin Harsha and Jeremiah Blocki
Euro S&P '18
Rahul Chatterjee
March 21 (PhD Visit Day)
March 28 OmniLedger: A Secure, Scale-Out, Decentralized Ledger via Sharding
Eleftherios Kokoris-Kogias, Philipp Jovanovic, Linus Gasser, Nicolas Gailly, Ewa Syta, and Bryan Ford
Siqiu Yao
March 28
15:35 – 16:35
Gates 310 (Ithaca) FLAFOL: A First-Order Logic for Reasoning about Flow-Limited Authorization Andrew Hirsch
April 4 (Spring Break)
April 11 Syslab (Ithaca) Secrecy in Multiagent Systems
Joseph Y. Halpern and Kevin R. O'Neill
Andrew Hirsch
April 18 (Postponed)
April 25 Revisiting Fast Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance
Ittai Abraham, Guy Gueta, Dahlia Malkhi, Lorenzo Alvisi, Rama Kotla, and Jean-Philippe Martin
Haobin Ni
May 2 (Good luck with OSDI and CCS submissions!)
May 9 (I dropped the ball this week. Sorry everyone)
We also have a Google Calendar.