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[Joint FM-SEC talk] Securing Cloud-based IoT Apps

April 13 (2022) @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Joint talk with the FM-SEC network.

Innovative IoT apps break conventional paradigms to connect otherwise unconnected services and devices ranging from pacemakers, baby monitors, surveillance cameras to cars and smart cities. Unfortunately, the power of IoT apps can be abused by attackers, unnoticeably to users. In this talk, we will discuss how popular IoT app platforms are susceptible to attacks that violate user privacy resulting in massive exfiltration of sensitive information as well as suggest short- and long-term countermeasures based on language-based sandboxing and information flow control.

 

Zoom meeting link: https://newcastleuniversity.zoom.us/j/81043449840?pwd=dXZqd0tpVDYzWkQvMDcyZFRpUnNkQT09

Meeting ID: 810 4344 9840
Passcode: 416257

Youtube live streaming: https://youtu.be/_6AYsu3S1d4

Details

Date:
April 13 (2022)
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presenter

Musard Balliu (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

Musard Balliu is an Associate Professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. His research interests lie at the intersection of computer security, programming languages, formal methods and software engineering. Musard Balliu's contributions ranges from foundations to practice of security and privacy with main focus on language-based security and its applications to the Web and IoT domain. He is a recipient of the VR Starting grant from the Swedish Research Council in 2018 and Facebook Privacy-Enhancing Technologies research award in 2021.

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