The Second Annual ACM Northeast Digital Forensics Exchange
September 13-14, 2010
@ Georgetown University, Washington DC
Amit Yoran, Chief Executive Officer of Netwitness
Amit Yoran has been serving as CEO of NetWitness since November of 2006. Prior to NetWitness, he was appointed as Director of the US-CERT and National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security, and as CEO and advisor to In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the CIA. Formerly Mr. Yoran served as the Vice President of Worldwide Managed Security Services at the Symantec Corporation. Mr. Yoran was the co-founder of Riptech, a market leading IT security company, and served as its CEO until the company was acquired by Symantec in 2002. He served as an officer in the United States Air Force in the Department of Defense's Computer Emergency Response Team. Mr. Yoran serves as a commissioner on the CSIS Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency and numerous other industry advisory bodies.
We are also planning panels from technical and legal practitioners and from funding agency representatives. Our current funding panel includes:
- Greg Alexander (OSD)
- Becky Bace (Infidel, Inc.)
- Cliff Wang (ARO)
- Sam Weber (NSF)
Our practitioner panel hosts representatives from industry and government, including:
- Howard Cox, Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
- Rich Cummings, HB Gary
- Bill Eber, Defense Cyber Crime Institute
- James Fottrell, Department of Justice, Criminal Division - Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
- Nicole Beebe,The University of Texas at San Antonio, "A Call for More Analytically Advanced String Search Approaches in Digital Forensics"
- Florian Buchholz, James Madison University, "Error rates for timestamp forensic analysis"
- Kevin Butler, University of Oregon, "Challenges and Alternatives to Solving the Host Identification Problem"
- Eoghan Casey, cmdLabs/Johns Hopkins University, TBD
- Fred Cohen, Fred Cohen & Associates, "Digital Forensics - the state of the science - and where to go from here"
- David Dampier, Mississippi State University, "A Need for Models in Digital Forensics"
- Sven Dietrich, Stevens Institute of Technology, "Encrypted Command & Control: challenges for forensics"
- Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, University of Washington Information School, "Digital Records Forensics: A New Science and Academic Program for Forensic Readiness"
- Xinwen Fu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, "Wireless Crime Scene Investigation"
- Brian Hay, University of Alaska Fairbanks , "Virtual Machine Introspection for Digital Forensics"
- Marc Libertore, University of Massachusetts, "Challenges in Peer-to-Peer Network Investigations"
- Michael Losavio, University of Louisville, "Changing the Game - Mapping Criminal Justice Models for Cyber Security, Digital Forensics & Information Assurance"
- James Lyle, NIST, "Forensic Tool Testing Results"
- Nasir Memon, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, TBD
- Gilbert Peterson, Air Force Institute of Technology, "Automating the Data to Information Process"
- Golden Richard, University of New Orleans, "Android Forensics: State of the Art"
- Vassil Roussev , University of New Orleans, "The forensics of JPEG quantization tables - a second look"
- Jon Stewart, Lighbox Technologies, "Lightgrep: multipattern grep for forensics"
- Tim Vidas, Carnegie Mellon University, "Revisiting Optical Media Data Recovery"
- AAron Walters, Volatile Systems LLC, "Memory Forensics Research and Revolution: Innovating in a Volatile World"
- Xinyuan (Frank) Wang, George Mason University, "Toward On-the-Spot Live Computer Forensics"
- Matt Wright, University of Texas at Arlington, "Evading Stepping-Stone Detection Under the Cloak of Streaming Media with SNEAK"
- Wei Yu, Towson Univeristy, "Tracing Anonymous Criminals over the Internet"