Sean Peisert

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Photograph of me lecturing at the blackboard (credit: R. Benjamin Shapiro, 2002).

Upcoming events that I'm involved with:

S&P 2017 (May 22–24, 2017)

CSET 2017 (Aug. 2017)

NSPW 2017 (Sept. 2017)


Professional Bio

Dr. Sean Peisert is jointly appointed as a staff scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; as chief cybersecurity strategist for CENIC and director of the CENIC/ESnet Joint Cybersecurity Initiative; and as an associate adjunct professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis. His research and development interests cover a broad cross section of usable and useful computer and network security solutions. Some of the recent projects that Dr. Peisert has worked on include intrusion detection for power grid control systems, and security and scientific computing integrity in high-performance computing and extremely high-bandwidth networking environments. Previously, he was an I3P Research Fellow and was a computer security researcher at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC). He received his Ph.D., Masters, and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science from UC San Diego.

Professor Peisert is vice chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security & Privacy; an editorial board member of IEEE Security & Privacy; a steering committee member and past general chair of the New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW); steering committee member and past program co-chair of the USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET); and past general chair for the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, the flagship conference for security research. He also serves as the representative of the Berkeley Lab to the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P)

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