Presentations 2

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
3:00 - 3:20
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Bio:
Bryan Cunningham is the Executive Director for UCI’s Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute. He is a leading international expert in cyber security, privacy, trade secret protection, employee monitoring and government surveillance issues, with special expertise in US and European Union data protection law and compliance. Bryan developed this unique practice through extensive experience in senior US Government intelligence and law enforcement positions. Most recently, he served as Deputy Legal Adviser to then-National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. He also served six years in the Clinton Administration, as a senior CIA officer and federal prosecutor. He drafted significant portions of the Homeland Security Act and related legislation, helping to shepherd them through Congress. He was a principal contributor to the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, worked closely with the 9/11 Commission and has provided legal advice to Presidents, National Security Advisors, the National Security Council, and other senior government officials on intelligence, terrorism, cyber security and other related matters. Bryan is a cybersecurity and privacy lawyer who has advised clients on data and critical infrastructure protection and privacy programs.
3:20 - 3:40

"Automatic Generation of Inter-Component Communication Exploits for Android Applications"
Joshua Garcia, Associate Project Scientist, ISR, UC Irvine
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Joshua Garcia is an Associate Project Scientist at the Institute for Software Research at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the Software Engineering and Analysis Lab at UCI’s Department of Informatics. His current research interests including mobile security, testing, and analysis—and addressing problems of software architectural drift and erosion. Before joining UCI, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at George Mason University’s Department of Computer Science. He received three degrees from the University of Southern California: a B.S. in computer engineering and computer science, an M.S. in computer science, and a Ph.D. in computer science. His industrial experience includes software-engineering or research positions at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Southern California Earthquake Center, and Xerox Special Information Systems.

3:40 - 4:00
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Sameer Patil, Assistant Professor, Indiana University Bloomington
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Sameer Patil is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University Bloomington. Previously he was an Assistant Research Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. Prior to that he was a research scientist at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT), a research scientist at Yahoo Labs, and a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington. Sameer completed his Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) with a specialization in Interactive and Collaborative Technologies. At UCI, he was part of the Institute for Software Research (ISR) and the Consortium for Research on Information Technology in Organizations (CRITO. His dissertation on reconciling privacy and awareness needs in collaborative work was supported by a Kleist dissertation fellowship as well as grants from the NSF and the CRITO industry consortium. Sameer holds MSE in Computer Science & Engineering and MSI in Human Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Bombay, India. His extensive international experience includes visiting appointments at universities in Germany, Austria, and Sweden. He spent three summers as an industry research intern at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in NY and one summer at Avaya Labs Research in NJ. Sameer has mentored several undergraduate and graduate students in their research and received the 2010 Excellence in Teaching award from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Sameer's research interests lie in designing and building usable and useful solutions that enable enhanced privacy management by empowering and educating end users of interactive systems. His research has been published in top-tier journals and conferences, including CHI and CSCW.