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WWSMC Day 1: June 24th 2013

7:30
Registration / Breakfast

8:30 - Welcome Remarks

Mr. Christopher Dervishian
VP Operations, NIKSUN

Chris Dervishian is NIKSUN´s VP, Operations. He holds multiple degrees in electrical engineering, with a hands-on engineering background. In addition, Chris earned a law degree, with commensurate experience negotiating high-tech transactions. This provides Chris with a balanced perspective to manage both operational and in-house legal matters, as senior counsel. Mr. Dervishian's area of expertise includes electronics and software technologies, intellectual property protection, semiconductor design and fabrication, computer architecture, networking and image processing. Prior to joining NIKSUN, Mr. Dervishian practiced at the law firm of RatnerPrestia, and worked as a Member of Technical Staff at Bellcore (now Telcordia) and as a Development Engineer at Moore Products, where he gained significant operations expertise. Mr. Dervishian graduated Cum Laude with a J.D. from the Widener University School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and his Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.

8:45 - Keynote: Using Big Data Analytics To Thwart Cyber Threats

Dr. Parag Pruthi
Founder, Chairman & CEO, NIKSUN

Dr. Pruthi brings over twenty-five years of expertise in the network security, wireless and applications analysis industry. Dr. Pruthi is the founder of NIKSUN which he has built from a startup to a highly successful global company leading the way in the cyber security, wireless and network monitoring markets.

Dr. Pruthi is widely recognized as the founding father of packet capture, stream to disk, bit vacuum, and other similar technologies which he brought to market in 1997 as NetVCR. He is also widely accepted as one of the leading innovators in the field of cyber security. In 2001 he introduced the NetDetector as the only device in the world capable of multi gigabits per second line rate recording and simultaneous analysis, reconstruction and replay in order to discover the source of security incidents and identification of potential information leakage. This invention led to the creation and growth of the field of network forensics.

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9:45 - Keynote: Reinventing Enterprise Network Security

Dr. Edward G. Amoroso
Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer for AT&T Services, Inc


Dr. Edward G. Amoroso serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer for AT&T Services, Inc. His responsibilities include real-time protection of AT&T's vast network and computing infrastructure, security policy, planning, and architecture for AT&T's enterprise, digital rights management (DRM) and security support for AT&T's IPTV and entertainment initiatives, and lead design, development, and operations support for AT&T's managed and network-based security services.

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10:45
Break
WWSMC Track
Smart Grid Track

11:15 - Network Security Trends

Steve Antoniewicz
Director of McAfee Professional Services

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11:45 - Research Challenges for the Financial Sector

Dr. Dan Schutzer
Chief Technology Officer, BITS

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11:15 - New Jersey Public Utility´s Response to Super-Storm Sandy

Mr. Marco Valdivia

Emergency Management Analyst to the Division of Reliability and Security to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU).


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11:45 - Critical Factors for Secure, Resilient, and Interoperable Smart Grid

Dr. Michael David
Global Institute for Safe, Secure Energy Technologies


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12:15
Lunch

1:15 - Keynote: Building a Better Mouse Trap with Security Intelligence

Mr. Charles Kolodgy
Research Vice President - IDC Security Products


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1:45 - Discovering the Unknown - NIKSUN Cybersecurity Solution with Demo

Mr. Chris Mac-Stoker
Distinguished Engineer and ED, Product Management, NIKSUN


Mr. Jonathan Ham
Senior Member Technical Staff and Forensics Expert, NIKSUN






2:15 - Verizon 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report

Mr. Christopher Novak
Managing Principal Verizon Business

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2:45 - Advances in Indoor Postitioning with Radio Access Networks

Dr. Jack Brassil
Research Scientist and Program Manager,
HP Labs

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2:15 - Smart Grid - Opportunities and Challenges in Creating the 21st Century Power Grid

Dr. Rajit Gadh
UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center

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2:45 - Light-Weight and Provable Secure Cryptographic Techniques – The Key Components for Cyber Security and Efficient Smart Grid Deployments

Dr. Miodrag Mihaljevic
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade


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3:15
Break

3:30 - Keynote:

Dr. Walter Willinger
Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs-Research

Dr Willinger is a member of the Information and Software Systems Research Center at AT&T Labs Research in Florham Park, NJ, has been a leading researcher into the self-similar ("fractal") nature of Internet traffic. Walter Willinger is a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Labs-Research in Florham Park, NJ. He was a Member of Technical Staff at Bellcore Applied Research from 1986 to 1996. His paper "On the Self-Similar Nature of Ethernet Traffic" is featured in "The Best of the Best - Fifty Years of Communications and Networking Research," a 2007 IEEE Communications Society book compiling the most outstanding papers published in the communications and networking field in the last half century.He has focused on investigating the topological structure of the Internet and on developing a theoretical foundation for the study of large-scale communication networks such as the Internet.

He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University in 1987.


4:15 - NIKSUN Mercury - A Scalable Big Data Solution


Christopher Ratel
Senior SW Architect, NIKSUN




 

 


5:00 - What Good Does Keeping the Packets
Do?


Mr. James Van Bokkelen
VP, Security Forensics, NIKSUN

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5:30 - Closing Remarks


Mr. Christopher Dervishian
VP Operations, NIKSUN


4:15 - Panel Discussion


Moderator:
Dr. Raziq Yaqub - Director of Technical Training, NIKSUN

Panelists:
Mr. Vinay Chandhok - Director System Engineering, NIKSUN


Dr. Michael David - Global Institute for Safe, Secure Energy Technologies

Dr. Kazukuni Kobara - National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Prof. Rajit Gadh - UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center

Mr. Chris Root - Senior Vice President of Network Strategy at National Grid

Dr. Azzam-ul-Assar - Dean, CECOS University, Peshawar, Pakistan

5:15 - Smart Grid Security: The Need to Go Beyond IT Security Practices

Mr. Stan Pietrowicz
Senior Principal/Manager Applied Communication Sciences, Ericsson

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5:40 - Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems

Dr. Kazukuni Kobara
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

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6:05 - Smart Grid Prospects for Developing Countries and Security Issues

Dr. Azzam-ul-Assar
Dean, CECOS University, Peshawar, Pakistan


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6:30 - A Utility Viewpoint of Cyber Security

Mr. Chris Root
Senior Vice President of Network Strategy at National Grid

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7:00
Beach Bar Reception



WWSMC Day 2: June 25th 2013

7:30 Registration / Breakfast

9:00 - Welcome Remarks

Dr. Parag Pruthi
Founder, Chairman & CEO, NIKSUN









Prof. Ramjee Prasad
Director CTIF, Aalborg University Founding head and program director: The International Research Centre for Telecommunications-Transmission and Radar (IRCTR) at Delft University of Technology (DUT), The Netherlands






 

 

Dr. Shingo Ohmori
Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC)

 

 

 

 

 

Andreas U. Schmidt / Neeli R. Prasad
PRISMS

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Neeli Prasad
Wireless VITAE / Center for TeleInFrastructure (CTIF)

 

10:15 Break
WWSMC Track

10:45
Welcome Remarks


Prof. Ramjee Prasad
Director CTIF, Aalborg University Founding head and program director: The International Research Centre for Telecommunications-Transmission and Radar (IRCTR) at Delft University of Technology (DUT), The Netherlands









10:50
Deception in Cyberspace

Dr. Rajarathnam Chandramouli
Thomas E. Hattrick Chair Professor of Information Systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

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11:15
Rate Distortion Theory for Secrecy Systems

Dr. Paul Cuff
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

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11:45 - Panel
Wireless for Aviation - Security Perspective

Prof. Remzi Seker

Professor of Electrical, Computer, Software & Systems Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


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Mr. Aloke Roy

Senior Program Manager, Honeywell









Mr. Brian Crowe

Senior Advisory Engineer Hitachi Communications Technologies America, Inc.







12:15 Lunch

1:15 - Keynote: Quantum Computing, and Its Application to Security
Dr. Ashok Erramilli
Co-Founder & CTO, Optessa Inc.

Ashok Erramilli has been a serial entrepreneur, founding several startups that specialize in developing solutions that apply the latest research to solve real world engineering problems. He has been the Chief Technical Officer of Optessa Inc since 2003, designing an optimization engine that can be applied to a wide range of combinatorial optimization problems with applications in networking and manufacturing. The Optessa scheduling system has been implemented at some of the world's largest manufacturers, including Honda, Ford and Chrysler, delivering significant operational efficiencies.

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Partner - Sales Track

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Partner - Technical Track

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2:00 - IP Geolocation as a Network Forensics Tool

Prof. Ziqian Dong
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering School of Engineering and Computing Sciences New York Institute of Technology, New York NY

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2:30 - An Information Theoretic Framework for Privacy in Wireless Networks

Dr. Cristina Comaniciu
Associate Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology

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3:00 - TBD

Dr. Neeli Prasad
Center for TeleInFrastructure (CTIF)

 

 


3:30 - Using Big Data to Detect Advanced Persistent Threats

Dr. Paul Giura

Researcher with the Chief Security Office, AT&T.

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4:00 Break


4:30 - TBD

Dr. Anand R. Prasad

Senior Manager at NEC Corporation, Japan





5:00 - Modern Power Grids - Cyber Vulnerabilities & Advanced Situational Monitoring

Prof. Sandeep Shukla

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic and State University

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5:30 - Security Driven Development

Mr. Nader Nassar
Software Engineer, Technical Lead IBM CIO Lab

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6:00 - Closing Remarks

Prof. Ramjee Prasad

Director CTIF, Aalborg University Founding head and program director: The International Research Centre for Telecommunications-Transmission and Radar (IRCTR) at Delft University of Technology (DUT), The Netherlands