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 2020 (May 18–20, 2020)

CSET 2020 (August 2020)

NSPW 2020 (~Sept. 2020)


Computer Security Research

Cipher (Computer Security CFPs, Academic Computer Security Job Listings)
Computer Security Archives Project at UC Davis
Computer Security: Art and Science, by Matt Bishop
History of the Security and Privacy Symposium
History, IEEE Security and Privacy Technical Committee
Computing Research Association
Multics Security
Bletchley Park
National Cryptologic Museum
New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW)
NITRD Cyber Security
RISKS Digest
Science of Security Virtual Organization
UC Davis Computer Security Research Lab (SecLab)
Security Research Archival Journals and Technical Magazines
ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (TOPS; née ACM Transactions on Information and System Security - TISSEC)
IEEE Security & Privacy (S&P)
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
International Journal of Information Security (IJIS; Springer)
Journal of Computer Security (JCS; IOS Press)
Journal of Cybersecurity (OUP)
Journal of Sensitive Cyber Research and Engineering (JSCoRE)
Proceedings on Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs)
Transactions on Data Privacy (TDP)
USENIX Computing Systems (defunct; 1988–1996)
USENIX Journal of Election Technology and Systems (JETS) (defunct; 2013–2015)
"Big 4" Security Research Conferences
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy ("Oakland") (since 1980)
ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) (since 1993)
Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) (since 1997)
USENIX Security Symposium (since 1993)
Other, Selected, Important Security Research Conferences and Workshops
Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) (since 1985)
IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium (née Workshop; CSF) (since 1988)
IEEE Cybersecurity Development Conference (SecDev) (since 2016)
IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (Euro S&P) (since 2016)
IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST) (since 2008)
IEEE Symposium on Privacy-Aware Computing (PAC) (since 2017)
National Information Systems Security Conference (NISSC) (defunct; 1977–2000)
New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW) (since 1992)
Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS) (since 2000)
International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID) (since 1998)
Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) (since 2005)
USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC) (since 1992)

Computer Science Libraries

Technical Reports / Open Access Repositories:
arXiv Computing Research Repository (CoRR) (Cryptography and Security)
eScholarship Open Access Library (my pubs)
Find academic research papers with: Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic Search, DBLP, CiteSeerX, and/or Scientific Commons.

Graduate School

How to Increase the Chances Your Paper is Accepted at ACM SIGCOMM
Mihir Bellare's advice on graduate school and research

New Music

Alex Ross: The Rest is Noise (blog)
Empyrean Ensemble at UC Davis
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Sacramento State Festival of New American Music (FeNAM)
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Other Links

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (free, online)
"The Character of Physical Law"(video)
Rainbow's End, by Vernor Vinge
"The most important question we must ask ourselves is, 'Are we being good ancestors?'"
-Dr. Jonas Salk

Last modified: Monday, 06-May-2019 21:06:51 PDT