Foundations of Web Security Ben Stock


Talk by Stefano Calzavara from University of Venice on Web Security

Written: 16.05.2022 12:52
Modified: 16.05.2022 13:57
Written By: Ben Stock

Hi all,

I have a colleague from Italy visiting us this week. He'll give a talk on improving the science of Web Security on Thursday, May 19, 14:30. This will be a hybrid event, split between the CISPA lecture hall and Zoom.  Please see below for details.

Title: Towards improving the science of web security

Abstract: Though useful, many web security papers (including mine!) do not satisfy traditional criteria of the scientific method. In this talk, I will provide a personal perspective on how the science of web security could be improved, by discussing recent work which (partially) tackled this issue. The talk will focus in particular on reproducibility and the importance of definitions for web security research.

Bio: Stefano Calzavara is an associate professor in Computer Science at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy. Stefano’s research focuses on formal methods, computer security and their intersection, with a strong emphasis on web security. He has published ~50 papers on these topics at widely recognized international conferences and journals. He is pleased to regularly serve in the PC of a number of scientific events, including flagship conferences like ACM CCS, USENIX Security and TheWebConf (WWW). Stefano chaired the first three editions of the SecWeb workshop and is serving as the program chair of CSF 2022 and 2023.


Hope to see you there (in person or remote)

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