Yesterday was the USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Security. We weren’t able to attend this workshop, but the presentations are now online.
Here are some Workshop on Hot Topics in Security presentations that sound interesting to us:
- Towards Application Security on Untrusted Operating Systems by Dan R.K. Ports and Tal Garfinkel
- Digital Objects as Passwords by Mohammad Mannan and P.C. van Oorschot
- Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: New Directions for Implantable Medical Device Security by Tamara Denning, Kevin Fu, and Tadayoshi Kohno
- Research Challenges for the Security of Control Systems by Alvaro A. Cárdenas, Saurabh Amin, and Shankar Sastry
- Defeating Encrypted and Deniable File Systems: TrueCrypt v5.1a and the Case of the Tattling OS and Applications by Alexei Czeskis, David J. St. Hilaire, Karl Koscher, Steven D. Gribble, Tadayoshi Kohno, and Bruce Schneier
- Panic Passwords: Authenticating under Duress by Jeremy Clark and Urs Hengartner
- Towards Quantification of Network-Based Information Leaks via HTTP by Kevin Borders, and Atul Prakash
- Principles for Developing Comprehensive Network Visibility by Mark Allman, Christian Kreibich, Vern Paxson, Robin Sommer, and Nicholas Weaver
- Challenges and Directions for Monitoring P2P File Sharing Networks—or—Why My Printer Received a DMCA Takedown Notice by Michael Piatek, Tadayoshi Kohno, and Arvind Krishnamurthy
And here are the rest of the Workshop on Hot Topics in Security presentations:
- Security Benchmarking using Partial Verification by Thomas E. Hart, Marsha Chechik, and David Lie
- Securing Provenance by Uri Braun, Avraham Shinnar, and Margo Seltzer
- Bootstrapping Trust in a "Trusted" Platform by Bryan Parno
As you can see, there were some very interesting topics presented at this workshop. The TrueCrypt paper is probably the first one that I will be reading. Have enough papers and presentations to read yet?