DAIS 2013 keynote by Roberto Baldoni

We are very proud to announce that the DAIS 2013 keynote will be delivered by Roberto Baldoni, Director of the Sapienza Research Center for Cyber Intelligence and Information Security (CIS).

Title: Tracking the past, defending the present and predicting the future: toward a trustworthy cyber space

Keynote Presentation (pdf, 8.1M)

Abstract: Ensuring the trustworthiness of the cyber space of an organization is a multifacets and multidisciplinary  problem, it includes, among others, the protection of the information and communication assets of an organization from cyber threats and from  possible insiders. This protection requires to work on all time axis (present, past and future) analyzing and correlating events occurring inside and outside the organization in order to track the source of an intrusion, to have a current operational picture and to predict  new vulnerabilities.
The keynote will address this issue by looking at (technical and legal) requirements of such problem, then  will analyze computational  models necessary for ensuring such protection including big data analysis, cloud and social networks. Examples will be discussed and analyzed.

Speaker: Roberto Baldoni is one of the major figures of distributed computing research, with interests ranging from distributed, pervasive and p2p computing, through to middleware platforms and information systems infrastructures, with a specific emphasis on dependability and security aspects. He is the founder of MIDdleware LABoratory (MIDLAB) at the Università di Roma “La Sapienza” and he has been PI of many national and european research projects.

Recently, Roberto has served as General Chair of OPODIS 2012, of ACM DEBS 2008 and in December 2013, with Marteen van Steen, Roberto Baldoni will be the PC Co-Chair of the 17th International Conference On Principles Of DIstributed Systems (OPODIS2013). Since Jan. 1st 2013, Roberto Baldoni also serves as Chair of the IEEE committee on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance and Chair of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks. He is also member of the IFIP WG 10.4, member of the steering committees of ACM DEBS, and member of the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.