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WORLDCOMP'12 Featured Tutorial: Prof. George Markowsky

Last modified 2012-06-23 23:26

Hands-on Demonstrations of Some Basic Cybersecurity Tools
Prof. George Markowsky
Professor of Computer Science
University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
Associate Director, School of Computing and Information Science
Chair International Advisory Board of IEEE IDAACS
Cooperating Professor School of Policy & International Affairs Univ. of Maine

Date: July 16, 2012
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Sterling Room


    This session will introduce participants in detail to four key cybersecurity tools: Cain, Wireshark, NMAP and NetCat. Background information will be presented on each tool followed by a hands-on demo of the tool. Applications will include password cracking, packet sniffing, port scanning and vulnerability scanning. Other tools will be discussed briefly. For maximum benefit, participants are invited to bring a computer to the tutorial so you can try things out. Live CDs will be available to you.


    To introduce people to cybersecurity tools and give them some rudimentary experience with these tools. Ideally, participants will be inspired to learn more about cybersecurity and cyber defense.


    Dr. George Markowsky is Professor of Computer Science and Associate Director of the School of Computing and Information Science at the University of Maine. He teaches cybersecurity at the University of Maine and runs the Cybersecurity Lab and coaches the Cyber Defense Team. He is the Director of the 2013 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defensed Competition to be held at the University of Maine in March 2013.

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2012 Co-Sponsors
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program
George Mason University, USA

Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory
HST of Harvard University & MIT, USA

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
University of Minnesota, USA

Center for Cyber Defense, NCAT

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne National Laboratory
Illinois, USA

The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences
(CASIS: NC A&T;, Carnegie Mellon, Clemson, UNC Wilmington

Knowledge Management & Intelligent System Center (KMIS)
University of Siegen, Germany

Intelligent Cyberspace Engineering Lab., ICEL
Texas A&M; University, Texas, USA
UMIT, Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research

Hawkeye Radiology Informatics
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA

The International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics
US Chapter of World Academy of Science

Supercomputer Software Department (SSD)
Institute of Computational Mathematics & Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences

International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine

Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab)
University of Iowa, USA

High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)

Manx Telecom

Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications Press;

World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies

Super Micro Computer, Inc.,
San Jose, California, USA

Intel Corporation

Altera Corporation

Hodges Health

Leading Knowledge

Science Publication


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