Included below is a brief version of my research curricula vitae. A longer, more complete .pdf version is available here. A personal biography is also available.


Patrick Drew McDaniel

Professor
Office : 360A IST Building • Computer Science and Engineering Department
Pennsylvania State University • University Park, PA 16802 • (814) 863-3599
email: mcdaniel@cse.psu.edu • Homepage: http://www.patrickmcdaniel.org/

Academic Appointments

Distinguished Professor, Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania January 2016-Present

Director, Institute for Networking and Security Research, Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania, August 2016-Present

Professor, Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania May 2011-December 2015

Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania July 2007-May 2011

Hartz Family Career Development Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania August 2004-June 2007

Co-Director, Systems and Internet Infrastructure Security Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania, January 2005-August 2016

Adjunct Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University
New York, NY, January 2003-2009

Research Assistant, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 2000-August 2001

Research Assistant, NASA Kennedy Space Center Fellowship
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1997-2000

Research Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1996-1997
Student on the NSA funded "Design and Implementation of Secure Mobile Agent Services" research project.

Education

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, October 2001
Dissertation: Policy Management in Secure Group Communication
Advisor: Dr. Atul Prakash

Ball State University
M.S., Computer Science, June 1991

Ohio University
B.S., Computer Science, August 1989

Industrial Appointments

Senior Research Staff Member, AT&T Labs - Research, Florham Park, NJ, September 2001-August 2004
Research staff member working in security management, network security, multiparty communication, networking, web technologies, and distributed systems.

Research Intern, AT&T Labs - Research, Florham Park, NJ, Summer 1999
Working with Aviel Rubin, investigated the design space and practical applications of certificate revocation technologies.

Selected Publications

Robert J. Walls, Eric D. Kilmer, Nathaniel Lageman, and Patrick D. McDaniel. Measuring the Impact and Perception of Acceptable Advertisements. Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), October 2015. Tokyo, Japan.

Damien Octeau, Daniel Luchaup, Matthew Dering, Somesh Jha, and Patrick McDaniel. Composite Constant Propagation: Application to Android Inter-Component Communication Analysis. Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), May 2015. Florence, Italy.

William Enck, Peter Gilbert, Seungyeop Han, Vasant Tendulkar, Byung-Gon Chun, Landon Cox, Jaeyeon Jung, Patrick McDaniel, and Anmol Sheth, TaintDroid: An Information-Flow Tracking System for Realtime Privacy Monitoring on Smartphones. ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), 32(2), June, 2014.

Damien Octeau, Patrick McDaniel, Somesh Jha, Alexandre Bartel, Eric Bodden, Jacques Klein, and Yves Le Traon. Effective Inter-Component Communication Mapping in Android: An Essential Step Towards Holistic Security Analysis. Proceedings of the 22th USENIX Security Symposium, August 2013. Washington, DC.

Thomas Moyer, Kevin Butler, Joshua Schiffman, Patrick McDaniel, and Trent Jaeger, Scalable Web Content Attestation. IEEE Transactions on Computers, 61(5):686--699, April, 2011.

Stephen McLaughlin, Patrick McDaniel, and William Aiello. Protecting Consumer Privacy from Electric Load Monitoring. The 18th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), October 2011. Chicago, IL.

William Enck, Damien Octeau, Patrick McDaniel, and Swarat Chaudhuri. A Study of Android Application Security. Proceedings of the 20th USENIX Security Symposium, August 2011. San Francisco, CA.

Kevin Butler, Toni Farley, Patrick McDaniel, and J. Rexford, A Survey of BGP Security Issues and Solutions. Proceedings of the IEEE, 2010(1):100-122, January, 2010.

Kevin Butler, Sunam Ryu, Patrick Traynor, and Patrick McDaniel, Leveraging Identity-based Cryptography for Node ID Assignment in Structured P2P Systems. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 20(12):1803-1815, December, 2009.

Patrick Traynor, William Enck, Patrick McDaniel, and Thomas La Porta, Mitigating Attacks on Open Functionality in SMS-Capable Cellular Networks. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), 17(1):40-53, 2009.

William Enck, Thomas Moyer, Patrick McDaniel, Shubho Sen, Panagiotis Sebos, Sylke Spoerel, Albert Greenberg, Yu-Wei Sung, Sanjay Rao, and William Aiello, Configuration Management at Massive Scale: System Design and Experience. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 27(3):323-335, 2009.

Student Advising

Past Post-Docs

  • Vaibhav Rastogi, Northwestern University,
  • Robert Walls, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,

Past PhD Students

  • Damien Octeau, Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2014, now Software Engineer in Security Google
  • Steve McLaughlin, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2014, now Senior Software Engineer Samsung Research America
  • Thomas Moyer, Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2011, now Technical Staff Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Lincoln Labs
  • William Enck, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2011, now Assistant Professor North Carolina State University
  • Kevin Butler, Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2010, now Associate Professor University of Florida
  • Machigar Ongtang, Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2010, now Assistant Professor Dhurakij Pundit University
  • Patrick Traynor, co-advisor, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2008, now Associate Professor University of Florida
  • Fr. Boniface Hicks, Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2007, now Assistant Professor St. Vincent College

Current PhD Students

  • Devin Pohly, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2015
  • Z. Berkay Celik, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2019
  • Nicolas Papernot, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2019

Past Masters Students

  • Matthew Dering, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2014
  • Phil Koshy, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2013
  • Diana Koshy, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2013
  • Steve McLaughlin, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2011
  • Sergei Miadzvezhanka, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2011
  • Adam Delozier, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2011
  • Juliet Uhlott, M.Eng. Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2010
  • Damien Octeau, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2010
  • Thomas Moyer, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2009
  • Luke St. Clair, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2008
  • Lisa Johansen, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2008
  • Sunam Ryu, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2007
  • Dhananjay Bapat, M.S. Pennsylvania State University (Electrical Engineering), Fall 2006
  • Jennifer Plasterr, M.Eng. Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2006
  • Adam Kerr, M.Eng. Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2006
  • William Enck, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2006
  • Wesam Lootah, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2006
  • Jon Hansford, M.Eng. Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2005
  • John van Bremer, M.Eng. Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2005

Past Undergraduate Honors Students

  • Tim Misiak, Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2007
  • Kiyan Ahmadizadeh, Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2006

Collaborators (last 48 months, alphabetical)

Last 48 months, alphabetical by last name

  • Yasemin Acar, Stefan Achleitner, Manos Antonakakis, Azeem Aqil, Steven Arzt, Ahmed Atya, Michael Backes, Alexandre Bartel, Novella Bartolini, Z. Berkay Celik, Z. Berkay Celik nad Ananthram Swami, Tegawende Bissyande, Eric Bodden, ven Bugiel, Sven Bugiel, Zhenfu Cao, Berkay Celik, Ritu Chadha, Byung-Gon Chun, Landon Cox, Lorrie Cranor, Eric D. Kilmer, Patrick D. McDaniel, David Dagon, Matthew Dering, Erik Derr, Patrick Drew McDaniel, Scott E. Brown, Daniel E. Krych, William Enck, Thomas F. La Porta, Thomas F. La Porta†, Sascha Fahl, Lorrie Faith Cranor, Ahmed Fathy Atya, Matt Fredrikson, Christian Fritz, Peter Gilbert, William Glodek, Ian Goodfellow, Seungyeop Han, Richard Harang, Wenhui Hu, Nan Hu, Rauf Izmailov, Charles J. Huber, Devin J. Pohly, Robert J. Walls, Trent Jaeger, Trent Jaeger†, Somesh Jha, Jaeyeon Jung, Eric Kilmer, Jacques Klein, Diana Koshy, Phillip Koshy, Alexander Kott, Srikanth Krishnamurthy, Padma Krishnaswamy, Thomas La Porta, Nathaniel Lageman, Stephen Lange-Maney, Yves Le Traon, Chaz Lever, Karl Levitt, Keqiu Li, Yun Li, Li Li, Xu Li, Peng Liu, Daniel Luchaup, Lisa M. Marvel, Lisa Marvel, Stephen McLaughlin, Anmol N. Sheth, Yacin Nadji, Iulian Neamtiu, Damien Octeau, Alessandro Oltramari, Landon P. Cox, Nicolas Papernot, Nicolas Papernot Robert J. Walls, Devin Pohly, Radha Poovendran, Alexander Poylisher, Zhiyun Qian, Kevin R. B. Butler, Siegfried Rasthofer, and Ritu Chadha, Brian Rivera, Jeff Rowe, Constantin Serban, Charles Sestito, Anmol Sheth, Matthew Smith, Shridatt Sugrim, Ananthram Swami, Ananthram Swami Prasant Mohapatra, Vasant Tendulkar, Jing Tian, Srikanth V. Krishnamurthy, Robert Walls, Guojun Wang, Sebastian Weisgerber, Xi Wu, Yang Xiang, Saman Zonouz

Research Support

  • PI, 2017 SaTC PI Meeting, NSF (CNS), $99,999 (PSU award $50,230), 8/15/2016-3/31/2017, Collaborators: Antonakakis (GaTech), Mason (UIUC).
  • PI, TWC: Medium: Collaborative: Scaling and Prioritizing Market-Sized Application Analysis, NSF (CNS), $1,147,213 (PSU award $547,213), 7/01/2016-6/30/2020, Collaborators: Jha (Wisconsin).
  • PI, Student Travel Support for Symposium on Security and Privacy 2014, Army Research Office, $10,000, 5/1/14-5/1/15.
  • PI, Models for Enabling Continuous Reconfigurability of Secure Missions (MACRO) Cyber-Security Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA), Army Research Laboratory, $24.1 million (\$48.2 million with renewal), 9/20/2013-9/19/2023 (renewable at 5 years), Collaborators: PSU, Carnegie Mellon, Indiana, UC Davis, UC Riverside, ARL, CERDEC.
  • PI, Google Faculty Research Award, Plotting a Map of Android Inter-App Communication, Google, $50,000, 3/1/2012-2/28/2013, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), TU Darmstadt (Bodden), University of Luxembourg (Traon), .
  • PI, Battelle BGP Security Study (Phase 2), Battelle, $102,815, 10/1/2012-9/30/2013, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), Oregon (Butler).
  • PI, TWC: Medium: Collaborative: Extending Smart-Phone Application Analysis, NSF (CNS), $1,386,518 (plus 16k REU supplement) (PSU award $534,748), 8/1/2012-7/31/2016, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), Wisconsin (Jha).
  • PI, Battelle BGP Security Study (Phase 1), Battelle, $94,400, 2/15/2012-9/30/2012, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel).
  • co-PI, TC: Medium: Collaborative Research: Building Trustworthy Applications for Mobile Devices, NSF (CNS), $1,386,518 (PSU award $350,000), 8/1/2011-7/31/2014, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), Wisconsin (Banerjee, Jha, Swift).
  • PI, Closing the Loop on Security Testing and Security Requirements, Security and Software Engineering Research Center, $31,000, 8/1/2011-7/31/2012.
  • co-PI, Managing Security and Vulnerability Risks in the Smart Grid, Institute for CyberScience and The Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, $31,000, 08/1/09-12/16/09, Collaborators: PSU (Blumsack, McDaniel).
  • PI, Smart Grid Cyber Security Research, Lockheed Martin, $250,000, 1/1/10-12/16/10.
  • PI, NSF HECURA: Collaborative Research: Secure Provenance in High-End Computing Systems, NSF (CCF), $1,000,000 (PSU award $307,073), 08/1/09-8/31/13, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), UIUC (Winslett), Stonybrook (Sion, Zadok).
  • PI, TC: Medium: Collaborative Research: Security Services in Open Telecommunications Networks, NSF (CNS), $1,386,518 (PSU award $594,941), 08/01/09-08/01/12, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel, La Porta), UPenn (Blaze), Columbia (Schulzrinne).
  • PI, Characterizing and Mitigating Wireless Systems Vulnerabilities, Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), Army Research Office (ARO), $150,000, 05/22/09-02/28/11, Collaborators: PSU (La Porta, McDaniel).
  • co-PI, Integrity Management for ICT Development, Bell Labs Network Reliability and Security Office, Alcatel-Lucent , $100,000, 11/30/08-11/30/09, Collaborators: PSU (La Porta, McDaniel).
  • PI, Utility Grid Automation and Risk Management, Lockheed Martin, $400,000, 11/30/08-12/16/09.
  • PI, EVEREST: Evaluation and Validation of Election-Related Equipment, Standards, and Testing, The State of Ohio, $716,336 (PSU award $332,066), 10/01/07-01/07/08, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), UPenn (Blaze), UCSB (Kemmerer, Vigna), Berkeley (Hall, Quilter).
  • Co-PI, Protecting Services for Emerging Wireless Telecommunications Infrastructure, NSF (CNS), $658,032, 09/01/07-08/31/11, Collaborators: PSU (La Porta, Jaeger, McDaniel).
  • Co-PI, Security for Internet/IMS Convergence, Cisco, $100,000, 9/1/07-8/31/08, Collaborators: PSU (La Porta, McDaniel).
  • Co-PI, System-Wide Information Flow Enforcement, BAA 06-11-IFKA, "National Intelligence Community Enterprise Cyber Assurance Program", $496,000, 2/1/07-8/1/08, Collaborators: PSU (Jaeger, McDaniel).
  • PI, CAREER: Realizing Practical High Assurance through Security-Typed Information Flow Systems, NSF (CNS), $400,000, 1/2/07-1/1/12.
  • Co-PI, CT-IS: Shamon: Systems Approaches for Constructing Distributed Trust, NSF (CNS), $400,000, 9/1/06-8/31/10, Collaborators: PSU (Jaeger, McDaniel).
  • Co-PI, Center of Excellence, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, $75,000, 01/01/07-07/01/07, Collaborators: PSU (Cao, Jaeger, La Porta, McDaniel, Smith).
  • Co-PI, Exploiting Asymmetry in Performance and Security Requirements for I/O in High-end Computing, NSF (CFF), $699,690, 9/1/06-8/31/10, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel, Sivasubramaniam).
  • PI, Automated Configuration with the PRESTO Network Management Platform, AT\&T, $100,000, 6/1/06-5/31/07.
  • PI, Testbed for Network-Scale Countermeasure Evaluation, Cisco, $45,938, 9/1/05-8/31/06.
  • PI, Collaborative Research: CT-T: Flexible, Decentralized Information-flow Control for Dynamic Environments, NSF (CFF), $1,057,427 (PSU award $234,585), 8/1/05-7/31/08, Collaborators: PSU (McDaniel), UPenn (Zdancewic), Maryland (Hicks), GMU (Winsborough).
  • PI, Extending Developer Tools for Security-typed Languages, Software Engineering Research Center, Sponsor: Motorola, $23,200, 7/1/05-6/30/06.
  • PI, Student Travel Support for ACM SIGCOMM 2005 Conference, NSF, $19,620, 4/1/05-3/31/06.
  • Co-PI, NSF CyberTrust: Collaborative Research: Testing and Benchmarking Methodologies for Future Network Security Mechanisms (EMIST), NSF/DHS, $5,344,459 (PSU award $2,533,447), 8/1/04-8/31/06, Collaborators: PSU (Kesidis, Miller, Liu), Purdue (Fahmy, Rosenberg, Spafford, Shroff, Brodley), UCDavis (Wu, Levitt, Bishop, Rowe), ICSI/Berkeley (Paxson, Floyd, Weaver).

Honors, Awards and Keynote Addresses

  • Keynote Address, Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security. 2017 Cybersecurity Research Symposium, Florida Center for Cybersecurity (FC2).
    • Tampa, Florida, April, 2017.
  • Keynote Address, Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security. 2017 ACM on International Workshop on Security And Privacy Analytics.
    • Scottsdale, AZ, March, 2017.
  • Distinguished Lecture, Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security. University of California-Irvine, Computer Science Department, Irvine.
    • CA, March, 2017.
  • Distinguished Lecture, Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security. Virginia Technical University, Department of Computer Science.
    • Blacksburg, VA, March, 2017.
  • Keynote Address, Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security. 12th International Conference on Information Systems Security.
    • Jaipur, India, December, 2016.
  • Keynote Address, The 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN 2016)
    • August, 2016, Waikoloa, Hawaii
  • IEEE Technical Committee on Security and Privacy Outstanding Community Service Award
    • in recognition for leadership of the Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, May 2016
  • ACM Fellow
    • for contributions to computer and mobile systems security, December 2015
  • Keynote Address, 2015 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS)
    • September, 2015, Florence, Italy
  • Science of Security Index of Significant Research in Cyber Security
    • acknowledging paper 'Toward a Science of Secure Environments', Science of Security Virtual Organization (SOS-VO), August 2015
  • Keynote Address, 2015 Symposium And Bootcamp on the Science of Security (Hotsos)
    • April 2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • IEEE Fellow
    • for contributions to the security of mobile communications, November 2014
  • Keynote Address, ACM Workshop on Moving Target Defense (MTD 2014)
    • November 2014, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Keynote Address, IEEE New Technology Industry Seminar (NTIS `13)
    • Everett WA, August, 2013
  • Best Artifact Award, 20th International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE)
    • with advisee Damien Octeau and collaborator Somesh Jha, November 2012
  • Keynote Address, 26th Annual WG 11.3 Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec'12)
    • Paris, France, July 2012
  • Keynote Address, The 14th Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb)
    • Kunming, China, April 2012
  • Opening Invited Talk, IEEE Computer Security Foundations (CSF 2011)
    • Abbaye des Vaux de Cernay, France, June 2012
  • Best Paper, 25th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
    • with advisees Machigar Ongtang, Stephen McLaughlin, and William Enck, December 2009
  • Faculty Marshal, College of Engineering
    • selected by student marshals for contributions to undergraduate education, leads procession into graduation ceremony, May 2009
  • Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Research Award
    • highly selective award by the Penn State Engineering Society given to faculty in the College of Engineering who have made significant contributions to knowledge in their field, March 2009
  • Google Security and Product Safety Acknowledgement
    • in recognition of efforts in improving the security of Google Android cellular phone operating system, 2008
  • Commendation for Exceptional Leadership and Achievement
    • in recognition of efforts as PI of the EVEREST study, from Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, August 2008
  • IEEE Technical Committee on Security and Privacy Outstanding Community Service Award
    • in recognition for technical program management of the IEEE Security and Privacy symposia, August 2008
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award
    • Faculty early career development grant, August 2007
  • Penn State Computer Science and Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award
    • Given to best teacher in the department as selected by students, March 2007
  • ACM Certificate of Meritorious Service
    • Certificate acknowledging exemplary service as associate editor of ACM Transactions on Internet Technologies, April 2007
  • Best Student Paper, 22nd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
    • as advisor, with Boniface Hicks and Kiyan Ahmadizadeh, December 2006
  • Keynote Address, Second International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2006)
    • Kolkata, India, December 2006
  • Keynote Address, Eighth International Conference on Information and Communications Security (ICICS '06)
    • Raleigh, North Carolina, December 2006
  • Best Paper, Innovations and Commercial Applications of Distributed Sensor Networks Symposia
    • Awarded for best paper in conference, October 2005.
  • Hartz Family Career Development Professor
    • Endowed Professorship, Pennsylvania State University, Fall 2004-2007
  • Bang for the Buck Award, DARPA Dynamic Coalitions Program
    • Award for most feature-rich/useful software system, April 2002
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center Fellowship
    • Research Fellowship, September 1997 - August 2000
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Summer Fellowship Award
    • University of Michigan, June 1997
  • Dean's Citation for Perfect Academic Record
    • Ball State University, June 1991

Patents

  • U.S. Patent 8,732,293, System and method for tracking individuals on a data network using communities of interest, Patrick McDaniel, Subhabrata Sen, Oliver Spatschek, Jacobus E. Van de Merwe, May 20, 2014.
  • U.S. Patent 8,453,227, Reverse firewall with self-provisioning, William A. Aiello, Charles Robert Kalmanek, Jr., William J. Leighton, III, Patrick McDaniel, Subhabrata Sen, Oliver Spatscheck, Jacobus E. Van der Merwe, May 28, 2013.
  • U.S. Patent 7,975,044, Automated disambiguation of fixed-serverport-based applications from ephemeral applications, Oliver Spatscheck, Subhabrata Sen, Jacobus E. Van der Merwe, Patrick McDaniel, May 28, 2013.

Professional Service

Editorial Positions, Panels, and Boards

  • IEEE Technical Committee on Security and Privacy
    • Chair--January 2014-present
    • Vice Chair--January 2012-December 2014
  • ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
    • Editor in Chief--September 2007-December 2012
    • Associate Editor--April 2004-August 2007
  • IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine
    • Area Editor, Secure Systems--January 2009-2015
  • IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC)
    • Associate Editor--August 2008-2014
  • ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC)
    • Associate Editor--May 2007-May 2012
  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)
    • Associate Editor--January 2007-April 2012
    • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Topics in Security--Fall 2006-April 2012
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
    • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Trust, Security and Privacy in Parallel and Distributed Systems--Fall 2012
  • Elsevier Journal of Computer Networks
    • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Web Security--Fall 2003-Spring 2005
  • Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security
    • Editorial Board Member--Fall 2002-Spring 2005

Conference and Workshop Participation

  • IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
    • Technical Program Co-Chair--2007, 2008
    • Program Committee--2011, 2012, 2013
  • IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy
    • Steering Committee--2015-
    • Program Committee--2016, 2017
  • USENIX Security Symposium
    • Program Chair--2005
    • Invited Talks Chair--2006, 2009
    • Program Committee--2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2014
  • ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
    • Program Committee--2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
    • Industry and Government Track Chair--2004, 2007
    • Program Committee-Industry and Government Track--2003, 2005, 2006
  • ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec)
    • Program Committee--2017
  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS)
    • Program Committee--2009, 2012, 2013, 2017
  • Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)
    • Program Committee--2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011
  • Financial Cryptography
    • General Chair--2006
    • Program Committee--2007, 2008, 2012
  • Computer Security Foundations Symposium (CSF)
    • Program Committee--2011
  • European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS)
    • Program Committee--2004, 2005
  • International Symposium on Engineering Secure Software and Systems (ICISSP)
    • Program Committee--2015
  • IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS)
    • Program Committee--2015, 2017
  • ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom)
    • Program Committee--2010, 2011, 2012
  • ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys)
    • Program Committee--2012
  • ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT)
    • Program Committee--2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • ACM Conference on ASIA Computer and Communications Security (ASIA CCS)
    • Program Committee--2008
  • ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (ACM EC)
    • Program Committee--2005
  • International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS)
    • Program Committee--2006
  • ACM Annual Digital Forensics Conference
    • Program Committee--2012
  • ACM Workshop on Moving Target Defense (MTD)
    • Program Committee--2015, 2016
  • IEEE ICNP Workshop on Secure Network Protocols (NPSec)
    • Program Committee--2005, 2006
  • Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec)
    • Program Committee--2012
  • ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC)
    • Program Committee, Information Security Research and Applications --2010
  • USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    • Program Committee--2002, 2003
  • World Wide Web Conference (WWW)
    • Security and Privacy Track Vice-Chair--2005
    • Security and Privacy Track Deputy Vice-Chair--2004
    • Program Committee--2003, 2007, 2010, 2011
  • International Conference on Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Security (ETRICS)
    • Program Committee--2006
  • International Conference On Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS)
    • Program Committee--2011
  • IEEE INFOCOM
    • Program Committee--2007
  • IEEE GLOBECOM
    • Program Committee--2010
  • The Five Nines Workshop on Designing and Managing High Availability Internet Services (INM 2007)
    • Program Committee--2007
  • International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS)
    • Steering Committee--2007
    • Program Co-Chair--2007
    • Program Committee--2005, 2006, 2009, 2011
  • International Conference on Parallel Processing
    • Program Committee-Network Security--2003
  • USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET)
    • Program Committee--2010
  • ACM Workshop on Networking, Systems, Applications on Mobile Handhelds (MobiHand)
    • Program Committee--2009
  • ACM Workshop on Cloud Computing Security
    • Program Committee--2009, 2010
  • ACM Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smartphones and Mobile Devices (SPSM)
    • Program Committee--2011, 2012, 2013
  • International Workshop on Security in Software Engineering
    • Founding General Co-Chair--2007
  • USENIX Workshop On Offensive Technology (WOOT)
    • Program Committee--2007
  • ACM Storage Security and Survivability Workshop
    • Program Committee--2006
  • ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Internet Network Management
    • Program Committee--2006, 2007
  • Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security (DBSec)
    • Program Committee--2006, 2007, 2008
  • Workshop on Workshop on Telecommunications Infrastructure Protection and Security (TIPS)
    • General Chair--2009
  • USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Security (HotSec)
    • Program Chair--2011
    • Program Committee--2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • ACM Workshop TPC on Security and Privacy in Smartphones and Mobile Devices
    • Program Committee--2011
  • International Workshop on Security (IWSEC)
    • Program Committee--2006
  • International Workshop on Systems and Network Security (SNS)
    • Program Committee--2005, 2006

Other Professional Activities

  • IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Security and Privacy
    • Chair--January 2014
    • Vice Chair--January 2011
  • Member, Technical Guideline Development Committee, U.S. Election Assistance Commission
    • Member--2010-2011
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Internetworked Systems Security Network
    • Scientific Advisory Board--2008-2013
  • Technology for Cyber Physical System Security Forum, Cyber Security Research and Development, (Senators Joseph I. Lieberman and Susan Collins, Chairs)
    • Speaker and Participant--September 2008
  • ACM Student Organization Advisor
    • Penn State Computer Science and Engineering Department--2006-2012
  • The Technology Collaborative
    • Penn State Representative (Pennsylvania economic development consortium)--2007-2008
  • President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Panel
    • Member, Next Generation Networks Task Force--2005-2006
  • Abusable Technologies Awareness Center (ATAC)
    • Panelist--October 2003-2010
  • AT\&T IP Services Security Council
    • Member--June 2003-August 2004
  • AT\&T Internet Intellectual Property Review Team
    • Member--September 2001-May 2002
  • ACM SIGCOMM Student Travel Grant Committee
    • Member--August 2005
  • National Science Foundation, Grant Review Panel
    • Member--2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Department of Energy SciDAC Review Panel
    • Member--2001

Expert Witness

  • Frederick Whalen, et al., v. SEI/AARON'S, INC., United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
  • Certain Portable Electronic Communications Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Components Thereof, International Trade Commission.
  • Secure Axcess, LLC v. Bank of America Corp., et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division.
  • Intellectual Ventures I LLC, v. Check Point et al., United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
  • NetMonitor LLC, v. Compuware et al., United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
  • Amdocs Ltd. v. Openet Telcom Ltd., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division.
  • PSI Systems Inc. v. Stamps.com, United States District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Stamps.com v. Endicia, United States District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Kara Technologies v. Stamps.com, United States District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Coinstar Inc. v. Coinxchange, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division.
  • VCode Holdings Inc. v. Stamps.com, United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Industrial Experience

Software Developer, Applied Innovation, Inc., Columbus, OH, 1994-1995
Served as lead developer of the AppliedView network management system, a hardware configuration and monitoring platform.

Project Manager, Primary Access Corporation, San Diego, CA, 1993-1994
Technical lead for server-based network management platform for rack-mounted network-mediation devices.

Software Developer, Primary Access Corporation, San Diego, CA, 1991-1993
Developed UNIX-based server application that coordinates the operation of remote network management terminals.

Software Developer, Integrated Technologies, Inc., Muncie, IN, 1989
Worked as a C programmer responsible for development and maintenance of installation code for statistical process control system.

Affiliations

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Fellow
  • USENIX Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)