Joshua Serratelli Schiffman
I am a PhD Candidate advised by Dr.
in the Department of Computer Science and
Engineering at Penn State University. I am the lead graduate student of the
Systems and Internet Infrastructure Security
Laboratory, where my duties are to coordinate the activities of the
lab, run weekly meetings for members, and meet with students individually for
mentoring and development of leadership and research skills.
My research interests include Operating System and virtualization
security, trustworthy computing, and building verifiably secure
cloud computing infrastructures. My current research focuses on
distributed system security including application integrity and
information flow security. In particular, I have been examining how
to ensure applications running on highly scalable virtualized
infrastructures can be proven secure with respect to specific security and
integrity criteria. In the past I have
researched trusted computing topics including ways of using the
(TPM) to report information flow policies and
establish trust between machines on an Internet scale. During my
undergraduate program, I explored various research topics such as
Artificial Intelligence and Spatial Databases.
Apr. 22th, 2012
- Our paper, STING: Finding Name
Resolution Vulnerabilities in Programs
, has been accepted to
appear at the 21st USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security
, in San Francisco, CA.
Mar. 26th, 2012
- Our paper, Verifying System Integrity by
, has been accepted to appear at the 5th International
Conference on Trust and Trustworthy Computing (TRUST 2012)
Mar. 5th, 2012
- I have been invited to be on the program
committee for the 7th International Workshop on Security (IWSEC)
Feb. 23rd, 2012
- Our paper, Integrity Walls: Finding
Attack Surfaces from Mandatory Access Control Policies
, has been
accepted to appear at the 7th 7th ACM Symposium on Information,
Computer, and Communications Security (ASIACCS)
Aug 3rd, 2011
- Our paper A Rose by Any Other Name or
an Insane Root? Adventures in Namespace Resolution
accepted to appear at the 7th European Conference on Computer
July 8th, 2011
- I have been awarded a Student Travel Grant
to the 20th USENIX Security Symposium in San Francisco, CA.
May 31st, 2011
- I have started my summer internship at
in Redmond, WA. I will be working with
Bryan Parno and Jay Lorch on privacy-preserving services in data
centers using trusted computing.
Feb. 15th, 2011
- Our paper, Scalable Web Content
has been accepted to appear in
IEEE Transactions on Computers
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
--Clarke's Third Law of Prediction