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Webinar II in Cybersecurity

We will introduce the national cybersecurity competition, CyberPatriot, and Professor Guofei Gu at Texas A&M University provides his recent cybersecurity research outcomes and vision. In addition, we will discuss future opportunities related to Cybersecurity Clinics.

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Webinar II in Cybersecurity
Webinar II in Cybersecurity

Time & Location

Oct 02, 2023, 10:00 AM PDT – Oct 03, 2023, 11:10 AM PDT

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About the Event

=========== Here is an agenda.  (PST time) =====================

10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.: CyberPartriot Introduction  by CyberAm at SVCSI

10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Dr. Guofei Gu at Texas A&M University 

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11:00 a.m. -  11:10 a.m.: Introduction of Cybersecurity Clinics Program by President of SVCSI

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Please register for the event by 9/25/2023. You will receive the Zoom meeting link on 9/28. If you have any questions, please contact

=========== Here is the talk abstract by Dr. Guofei Gu. =====================

Presentation Title: Revisiting Security in the Age of Software-Defined Everything


Software is not only eating the world but also defining the new world. With the increasing examples such as software-defined compute/storage (aka, cloud), software-defined networking, software-defined radio/5G, and software-defined vehicle, we are now living in a world of software-defined everything (SDx). Infosys estimated that the global SDx market will reach USD 160 billion by 2024 and grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25%. The security of SDx is becoming more interesting and important. On one hand, SDx presents new attack surfaces and security challenges. On the other hand, SDx also provides new opportunities to rethink the design of security. In this talk, we will revisit the security at both sides and demonstrate with our recent research results. In particular, we show that we can well leverage software-defined principles to enhance zero-trust security and design new programmable security frameworks, thus also making this software-defined world more secure.

Short bio:

Dr. Guofei Gu is a professor and holder of the Eppright Professorship in Engineering in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Texas A&M University (TAMU). Before coming to Texas A&M, he received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests are in network and systems security.

Dr. Gu is a recipient of 2010 NSF CAREER Award, 2013 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2010 IEEE S&P Best Student Paper Award, 2015 ICDCS Best Paper Award, 2022 ASIACCS Best Paper Award, Texas A&M Dean of Engineering Excellence Award, and Presidential Impact Fellow, among several others. He is an active member of the security research community and has pioneered several new research directions such as botnet detection/defense and SDN security. Dr. Gu has frequently served on the program committees of top-tier security conferences such as IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS. He is an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Member. He is currently directing the SUCCESS Lab at TAMU.

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