[Busec] BUsec next week - Monday 1:30pm - Erez Waisbard (Bar Ilan) & Robert Lychev (GATech)

Sharon Goldberg goldbe at cs.bu.edu
Wed Jun 27 10:04:48 EDT 2012

Sorry for the confusion - the talks will be at **1:30PM** Monday July
2 at MCS137, 111 Cummington St.

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Sharon Goldberg <goldbe at cs.bu.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> On Monday July 2 at 11am in MCS137, we'll have a "double header" of
> talks -- our own Robert Lychev will be presenting his 10-minute PODC
> brief announcement talk followed by a full seminar talk by Erez
> Waisbard, who is visiting from Bar-Ilan.   Snacks will also be
> provided.
> See you there!
> Sharon
> *****
> Network Destabilizing Attacks
>   Robert Lychev,  GATech
>   We provide an explanation for the observed stability of today's Internet
>   in the face of common configuration errors and attacks.
> &&&&&&&&&
> Efficient Signature Scheme for Network Coding
>      Erez Waisbard, Bar Ilan University
>      Network coding helps maximize the network
>      throughput. However, such schemes are also vulnerable to
>      pollution attacks in which malicious forwarders inject polluted
>      messages into the system. Traditional cryptographic solution,
>      such as digital signatures, are not suited for network coding,
>      in which nodes do not forward the original packets, but rather
>      linear combinations of the data they received. We describe secure
>      scheme that uses batch techniques and selective verification to
>      efficiently verify the integrity of the received packets. We show
>      that for real peer-to-peer networks, our scheme is much more
>      efficient than previously suggested schemes
> --
> Sharon Goldberg
> Computer Science, Boston University
> http://www.cs.bu.edu/~goldbe

Sharon Goldberg
Computer Science, Boston University

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