SecTor 2014 – Register Before Price Increase

Take advantage of Standard pricing and register by August 31st for Canada’s largest IT security education conference, taking place on October 21st & 22nd with an optional training day on the 20th.  Register Now. Groups of 5 or more get 20% off – to register your group contact Renu@sector.ca Standard Rate: May 17 – August…


People of ACM: Q&A with Jeannette Wing Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research

ACM Bulletin: Jeannette Wing's areas of expertise are in trustworthy computing, formal methods, concurrent and distributed systems, programming languages, and software engineering. Her contributions in security and privacy include work on attack graphs and attack surfaces, formalizing privacy policies for automated compliance checking, and trust in networks of humans and computers. Within the computer science…


What are the highly damaging internet legal liabilities and risks to you — chat with Martin Kratz QC, head intellectual property practice group, Bennett Jones LLP, legendary IP and ICT legal authority and pioneer

My chat with Martin was a real eye opener – there is a tremendous amount of legal risk to you when using the Internet and ignorance does not protect you! Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the ecommerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual property and technology law,…


Chat with Shafi Goldwasser ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT and Weismann Institute

Professors Shafi Goldwasser (r) and Silvio Micali (l) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Shafi Goldwasser is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, and Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), as well as a professor of Computer Science and Applied…


Chat with Silvio Micali ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT

Professors Silvio Micali (l) and Shafi Goldwasser (r) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Silvio Micali, the Ford Professor of Engineering at MIT and a Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), is a recipient of the Gödel Prize from ACM SIGACT and EATCS. A Fellow…


Chat: Charlene Walrad, VP of Standards Activities, Board of Governors IEEE-CS

Charlene (Chuck) Walrad Position statement: I very much appreciate the honor of being nominated as First Vice President of the Computer Society. As a long-time participant in a very wide range of CS boards and committees, one of the most rewarding aspects of being a volunteer has been the opportunity to work with volunteers in…


September 25 ACM Webcast with Johannes Ullrich: "The Security Impact of IPv6

Register TODAY to attend the next free ACM Webcast, "The Security Impact of IPv6," presented on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 12 pm ET (11 am CT/10 am MT/9 am PT/4 pm GMT) by Dr. Johannes B. Ullrich, Dean of Research and a faculty member of the SANS Technology Institute. The talk will be followed…


Ang Cui discusses security threats in embedded systems

Watch the video on the ACM Queue website, and watch for more Queue Portrait videos in the future! ACM Queue, the popular website for practitioners, is continuing its series of video interviews of today’s leading computing innovators who are also members of ACM, with a spotlight on a young security researcher. The second video in…