[macs-faculty] The future direction talk

Ran Canetti canetti at tau.ac.il
Thu Sep 29 23:45:42 EDT 2016


(cc'ing all)

great question... Srini, what should we say here?

(I hear people say that SGX for servers should be out within a year or 
so...)


On 9/29/2016 11:19 PM, Orran Krieger wrote:
> what about all the milestones we already have committed to for the next three years, we should probably do this in the context of saying what we are not doing, what we are doing… I don’t see, for example, putting in Srini’s hardware in the MOC, but we could have a focus around SGX...
>> On Sep 29, 2016, at 11:15 PM, Ran Canetti <canetti at tau.ac.il> wrote:
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>> I'm asking for input re what to say in the future directions talk.
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>> Two obvious things to say are that:
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>> 1. we plan to continue working on things that we said we would do and didnt yet get to doing, such as various UC analyses:
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>> - of openstack
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>> - of the fucntionality/security of the HIL service
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>> - of the functionality/security  provided by Ascend, by Sanctum, by SGX.
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>> - of the functionality/security of a number of Ebbs
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>> - of encrypted/searchable DB systems, along with quantified leakage (eg in the language of differential privacy)
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>> - of  Proactive defense and MTD
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>> - of Network time protocols
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>> 2. that we plan to do overall composable analysis of applications using the above services and infrastructure components
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>> These are things that we said we would do, and we can certainly commit to doing (or at least trying).  And these will hopefully make the panel happy.
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>> Question is what else? any other pieces of vision or direction that  would be good to say? globally or on specific aspects of the project? any agenda that we want to put forth?  This could be a nice opportunity...
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>> thx,
>>
>> Ran
>>
>>
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