Distinguished Lecture Series

ISPIA Distinguished Lecture Series features noted international researchers in the field of privacy, security, and information assurance. The lectures are open to the general public and are designed to be accessible to non-specialists. Lectures are free and refreshments provided.

Information Security and the Laws that Protect It
Speaker: Jill Clayton, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta
Location: Biological Sciences, Room 587
Date/Time: Friday, March 17, 2017 - 13:00
Crypto Wars, Round Two: The Debate over Bulk Surveillance and Lawful Access
Speaker: Brian LaMacchia
Location: Biological Sciences 587
Date/Time: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 14:00
Constructive and Destructive Aspects of Hardware Security for the Internet of Things
Speaker: Christof Paar
Location: Biological Sciences Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 14:00
The Unfalsifiability of Security Claims, and what we can do about it
Speaker: Cormac Herley
Location: Biological Sciences Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 14:00
Elements of Trust in Named-Data Networking
Speaker: Gene Tsudik, Chancellor's Professor of Computer Science at the UC Irvine
Location: Biological Science Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 15:00
Side Channels in Multi-Tenant Environments
Speaker: Michael Reiter, Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: BI 587
Date/Time: Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:00
Radio Frequency Identification: The Past, the Present, and the Future
Speaker: Matthew Robshaw, Technical Fellow, Impinj Inc.
Location: ICT 516
Date/Time: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 15:00
Human Genomic Data, Privacy and Oversight
Speaker: Dr. Debra Mathews
Location: ICT 516
Date/Time: Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 15:00
Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies
Speaker: Susan Landau, PhD
Location: ICT 516
Date/Time: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 15:00
Hunt, crack, track, block: Combating today's and tomorrow's malware
Speaker: Giovanni Vigna
Location: BioScience Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 15:00
The Coming Shifts in Cybersecurity
Speaker: Steven Myers, Associate Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington
Location: BioScience Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 15:00
Active Deception in CyberSecurity
Speaker: Angelos Keromytis, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, Senior Research Engineer, Symantec Research Labs Europe, Sophia Antipolis, France.
Location: Biosciences 587
Date/Time: Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 15:00
Securing Cybercourts: The Security Implications of Digital Justice
Speaker: Nicolas W. Vermeys
Location: BioScience Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Monday, January 30, 2012 - 15:00
Internet privacy: It is not getting better
Speaker: Balachander Krishnamurthy Ph.D, AT&T Labs-Research
Location: BioScience Bldg, Room 587
Date/Time: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 15:00
What hacker research taught me (or: Hackers and Computer Science)
Speaker: Sergey Bratus, Ph.D, ISTS Chief Security Advisor and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College
Location: BioScience Bldg, Room 561
Date/Time: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 15:00
Brian Snow speaks on subject of information assurance
Speaker: Brian Snow
Location: N/A
Date/Time: Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 14:00
Cyber Bullying: Know More
Speaker: ISPIA's Drs. Tom Keenan and Tanya Beran
Location: Rozsa Centre Great Hall, University of Calgary
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 08:00