Sean Peisert

ACM Distinguished Member

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Upcoming activities:

IEEE Security & Privacy (ongoing)

NSA SoS Best Paper Competition (annually, deadlines in April)

IEEE Cybersecurity Award for Practice (annually, deadlines in July)

IEEE S&P (Oakland) 2024 (May 20–23, 2024)

CSET 2024 (Aug. 2024)

NSPW 2024 Sept. 16–18, 2024)

NSF Cybersecurity Summit (Oct. 7–10 2024)



Network Resilience / SDN Security

This project was originally funded by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, and originally focused on mapping and analyzing the qualities of resilient networks. The Lead PI on that project was Celeste Matarazzo. Collaborators included Prof. Sean Peisert, PI at UC Davis, and Prof. Tina Eliassi-Rad, PI at Rutgers University.

The work was also funded for a time by the National Science Foundation, focusing on security of SDN-based networks. Adrian Chanvez's involvement was funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories.

Researchers currently involved:

  • Matt Bishop (PI of NSF funds; UC Davis)
  • Adrian Chavez (UC Davis)
  • Jonathan Ganz (UC Davis)
  • Sean Peisert (PI of LLNL funds; UC Davis)

Researchers previously involved:

  • Michael Clifford (Postdoc; UC Davis → DOD)
  • Steven Templeton (UC Davis)

Current sponsor: National Science Foundation ACI/CC-NIE

Past Sponsor: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Publications resulting from this project:

"Parametrization and Effectiveness of Moving Target Defense Security Protections within Industrial Control Systems"
Adrian Chavez,
Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Davis, Department of Computer Science, November 2017.

"ASLR: How Robust is the Randomness?"
Jonathan Ganz and Sean Peisert,
Proceedings of the IEEE Secure Development Conference (SecDev), Cambridge, MA, September 24–26, 2017.

"Leveraging Security Metrics to Enhance System and Network Resilience"
Jonathan M. Ganz,
Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Davis, Department of Computer Science, June 2017.

"Techniques for the Dynamic Randomization of Network Attributes"
Adrian Chavez, William M.S. Stout, and Sean Peisert,
Proceedings of the 49th Annual International Carnahan Conference on Security Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, September 21–24, 2015. [BibTeX] [CDL]

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