Graduated Ph.D. Students
Formalizing and Enforcing Purpose Restrictions
, May 2012, CMU Silicon Valley.
An Attack Surface Metric
, August 2008, HP Labs, Princeton, NJ.
Scenario Graphs and Attack Graphs
, May 2004, MarketSight,Cambridge, MA. 2004 SCS Dissertation Award. Nominated for 2004 ACM Dissertation Award.
Decentralized Recovery for Survivable Storage Systems
, May 2004, IBM Research, Almaden, CA.
(joint with D. Jackson),
Generalized Aliasing as a Basis for Program Analysis Tools
, November 2000, Mozilla. ACM Dissertation Award Honorable Mention.
Protecting Individuals' Interests in Electronic Commerce Protocols
, October 2000, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
(joint with D. Jackson),
, August 2000, University of Vermont, VT.
Theory Generation for Security Protocols
, April 1999. Network Associates Laboratories, MD.
Amy Moormann Zaremski
Signature and Specification Matching
, January 1996. Xerox, Rochester, NY.
Safe and Efficient Persistent Heaps
, December 1995. University of Texas, Austin, TX.
J. Gregory Morrisett
(joint with R. Harper),
Compiling With Types
, December 1995. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Language Support for Mobile Agents
, December 1995. Netezza, Marlborough, MA.
Bruce L. Horn (joint with J. Morris),
, December 1993. Independent consultant, Mountain View, CA 94043.
Richard A. Lerner,
Specifying Objects in Concurrent Programs
, May 1991. Amerinex Artificial Intelligence, 409 Main St., Amherst, MA 02002.
David L. Detlefs,
Concurrent, Atomic Garbage Collection
, October 1990. Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA 98052.
Graduated M.S. Students
Oren Dobzinski, ECE,
Alert Abstration Using Attack Graphs
, May 2006.
E. Chaos Golubitsky, Information Networking Institute,
Measuring Attack Surfaces of Open Source IMAP Servers
, May 2005.
Meera Sridhar, CS Fifth Year Scholar,
Experiments with an Attack Graph Toolkit
, August 2004.
Postdocs and Visitors
Dilsun Kaynar, postdoc, 2006-07.
Michael Loui, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, visiting faculty, 2000-01.
Kiyotaka Kuroda, Mitsubishi Electric Co., Japan, visiting engineer, 1994-95.
Morten Soerensen, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, visiting student, 1994-95.
Chun Gong, Academia Sinica, Beijing, China, visiting student, 1988-90.
Past Research Projects
Attack Surface Measurement
: People, publications, related articles.
Scenario and Attack Graphs
: People, publications, tools.
Secure Storage Systems: Protocols for verifiable secret redistribution.
automatically converts documents and files of one type to another. Great for reading e-mail attachments, creating web pages from powerpoint slides, excel spreadsheets, latex documents, etc.
Composable Software Systems
. Putting components and connectors together in a principled way. Tractable software design and code analyses.
. Software infrastructure for education. The
. Specification and
language support for transactions
; search and retrieval using
. Visual specification of security constraints.
Extensions to C++ to support distributed transactions.
. A two-tiered approach to the formal specification of program modules.