Cyber Summit 2014

Cyber Summit 2014

Feb. 18-19, 2014, UAB National Alumni Society House


with Slides from Presenters

DAY 1 Tuesday, February 18, 2014

11 am  
Check in
11:30 am    
Cyber Summit Kick-off and Luncheon 
Keynote Speaker: Andrew Turner, Head of Global Cyber Security at VISA
1:10 pm
Malware Intelligence
Presentation by Gary Warner, Director of Computer Forensics and lead for the Center's Cybercrime pillar
Slides from Presentation
2:25 pm
The Power of Open Source Intelligence Analytics
Presentation by John W. Grimes, Center’s Intelligence Analytics pillar lead 
Slides from Presentation
3:45 pm 
New Directions in Forensic Linguistics and Trustworthiness in the Cloud 
Talks by Thamar Solorio and Ragib Hasan, Center researchers and recent recipients of the NSF's prestigious CAREER Awards recognizing outstanding young faculty
Slides from Presentation by Solorio
Slides from Presentation by Hasan
5 pm
Workforce Development Mixer with Center Graduate Students 
Hosted by John Sloan, Assoc. Center Director and lead for The Center’s Workforce Development pillar


DAY 2 Wednesday, February 19, 2014

9 am
Breakout Session 1
1a - NIST Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security Guidelines 
Panel Session by Paul Di Gangi and Allen Johnston, leads for Center’s Information Assurance pillar
Slides from Panel Session
1b – Securing the Cloud
Presentation by Ragib Hasan, faculty member in Center’s Information Assurance pillar
Slides from Session
10:30 am 
Breakout Session 2
2a - Users, Devices and Security
Presentation by Nitesh Saxena, Information Assurance pillar co-lead
Slides from Session

2b - Threat Intelligence Indicators
Panel session led by Gary Warner, John W. Grimes and Joe Popinski, UAB IT and member of Center's Information Assurance pillar
Slides from Panel

12:15 pm
Keynote Speaker: John G. Grimes, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration/Department of Defense Chief Information Officer   
1:30 pm
“Birds of a Feather” Sessions (Open Discussions mediated by Center faculty)
Cybercrime and Digital Forensics - Gary Warner
Intelligence Analytics - John Grimes                
Cloud Security -Ragib Hasan                
Device Security – Nitesh Saxena

3 pm
Future Directions Forward and Closing Remarks – Tony Skjellum, Director, Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research
Slides from Presentation


UAB National Alumni Society

1301 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-4555


Registration is closed.

You can complete your payment if you are already registered using this link. Complete Cyber Summit Registration Payment

The cost to attend Cyber Summit 2014 is $150 per participant. This total includes both luncheons and all sessions. To register now please visit: Cyber Summit Registration 2014.  We ask that all registration be done on line and payments made by credit card. Should you experience any problems registering, please contact Lawrence Moose at or call 205 934-8640.


While there is no preferred conference hotel, information on 3 of the closest hotels (less than 1 mile away) is supplied below.

Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown
820 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Special Cyber Summit 2014 of $125 available until Feb. 3rd

DoubleTree by Hilton, Birmingham
808 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-933-9000 direct, 888-253-1628 Central Reservations
Ask for UAB rate of $119 per night

The Hotel Highland
1023 20th St.
Birmingham, AL. 35205
205 933-9555
UAB Rates: $99 Small King room, $109 Larger Room, $129 Suite
Must call directly and ask for UAB Rates to get them.

Other hotel accommodations in the UAB area.