[Ugrads] RESEND Mobile Santa Barbara Event: Security Threats on Mobile: What You & App Developers Can Do About It

Sheryl Reimers sreimers at cs.ucsb.edu
Mon May 5 12:44:04 PDT 2014

Time: Tuesday, May 6, 2014. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Citrix, GoToCafe. 7414 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA
More Info at: http://www.meetup.com/Mobile-Santa-Barbara/events/177338412/

On May 5, 2014, at 12:40 PM, Sheryl Reimers <sreimers at cs.ucsb.edu 
<mailto:sreimers at cs.ucsb.edu>> wrote:

> hi Thomas, where and when will this event take place?
> thanks,
> Sheryl
> On 5/5/14 10:31 AM, Thomas Kuo wrote:
>> Hello Val and Sheryl,
>> Can you forward this event on to your undergrad and graduate 
>> students? It's an event some of your students might be interested in, 
>> and CS Grad student Yanick Fratantonio will be speaking.
>> Thank you,
>> ~Thomas
>> Mobile Santa Barbara Meetup is having a conversation about mobile 
>> security!
>> Security has been a constant presence in the news. We just heard 
>> about the Heartbleed exploit that affected many of the largest 
>> websites and, also, millions of Android phones. However, there are 
>> many common, everyday threats to our security when we use our 
>> smartphones. Some of those threats are the apps that we love. As much 
>> as 97% of the mobile apps we use may be insecure.
>> In this meetup, we'll be joined by Yanick Fratantonio and John 
>> Kennedy to discuss:
>> [1] threats to users of smartphones, and
>> [2] best security practices for developers.
>> Yanick is a computer security researcher at UCSB who leads a DARPA 
>> project on Android security. He has written several papers on the 
>> subject and presented his work at the Blackhat Conference. John is 
>> the Chief Security Architect at Citrix. He is responsible for the 
>> strategic vision, design, and implementation of security architecture 
>> and the security development lifecycle for all Citrix SaaS products.
>> Citrix is proudly sponsoring this Mobile SB Event; they look forward 
>> to meeting all of you and sharing the latest advancements in mobile 
>> world.
>> --
>> Dr. Thomas Kuo, PhD
>> COO/CTO, EcoLek LLC
>> Makers of Birdeez
>> www.getbirdeez.com <http://www.getbirdeez.com/>
> -- 
> Sheryl Reimers
> Student Affairs Manager
> Department of Computer Science
> sreimers at cs.ucsb.edu
> 805-893-4323

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