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GatorLUG Meeting with Gainesville OWASP | 2015-08-19 | 6-8pm | It’s the Psychology Stupid

Aug 19 2015 6:00 pm
Aug 19 2015 8:00 pm
America/New York

UPDATE: Slides are attached.

You are invited to join us for a GatorLUG & Gainesville OWASP meeting, co-sponsored by the Gainesville OWASP group, at Mobiquity in Gainesville, Florida at 6pm on Wednesday evening (8/19).

It’s the Psychology Stupid: How Heuristics Explain Software Vulnerabilities and How Priming Can Illuminate Developer’s Blind Spots

DANIELA OLIVEIRA is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. She received her B.S. and M.S. degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil. She then earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Davis.

Her main research interest is interdisciplinary computer security, where she employs successful ideas from other fields to make computer systems more secure. Her current research interests include employing biology and warfare strategies to protect OS kernels in cooperation with a virtual machine and the hardware. She is also interested in understanding the nature of software vulnerabilities and social engineering attacks, especially how these attacks can be prevented from a Psychological perspective.
She received an NSF CAREER Award in 2012 for her innovative research into operating systems' defense against attacks using virtual machines and the 2014 NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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Slides - It’s the Psychology Stupid3.19 MB