NATIONAL CENTERS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION ASSURANCE RESEARCH
To promote education
and research in the field of computer security and information assurance at
University of Arkansas. The activities of this center includes, but not limited
to the following: fostering multidisciplinary research, securing large-scale
funding from federal, state, and other funding agencies, providing education and
training to future work-force, increasing awareness in the field of information
security and reliability by offering appropriate seminars and workshops.
Digital Forensics Experts from Wal-Mart's ISD present in Computer Forensics class
Adam Holland and Kris Radmer visited the Computer
Forensics class, taught by Dr. Panda, on Friday,
February 17 and gave a presentation on Wal-Mart's
Incident Response and Forensics Services facilities
and capabilities. They discussed several challenges
faced by investigators in this ever-demanding area.
Holland is the Manager of Forensics Services, Wal-Mart
ISD Security and Compliance division, and Radmer is
a Senior Manager in the Incident Response and Forensic
Services at Wal-Mart.
Paper at the Seventh International Conference on Information Systems Security
Harini Ragavan and Brajendra Panda published a paper titled, "Mitigation of Malicious Modifications by Insiders in Databases" at Seventh International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2011) held in December 2011, India.
The paper proposes attack prevention models to prevent insider threat by introducing a new concept called 'threshold'. The major goal of the models is to secure databases from insiders who consider dependencies as an advantage to perform an attack.
Special sessions on Security at ERSA 2011
Dr. David Andrews organized a special session on "Creating the Science & Engineering for Cyber-Security" at the International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Architectures (ERSA 2011) Session chaired by Prof. Shiu-Kai Chin.
Dr. Andrews also organized a second special session on "RC + LBS: The Confluence of Secure Hardware and Programming Languages" chaired by Prof. Prof. William L. Harrison. He also organized a panel on "Creating The Science & Engineering For Cyber-Security", chaired by Prof. Shiu-Kai Chin.