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Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar: Are We the Victim of Our Own Creation? - System Complexity and Security
Friday, March 3, 2006 - 2:00pm to Friday, March 3, 2006 - 3:00pm

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at PSU's Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science presents as part of the ECE507 Seminar Winter 2006 Series: Are We the Victim of Our Own Creation? - System Complexity and Security.

 
Title: "Are We the Victim of Our Own Creation? - System Complkexity and Security"

Speaker: Lian Yang, Microsoft

Date: March 3, 2006

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: 102EB, Fariborz Maseeh Auditorium, New Engineering Building, 1930 SW Fourth Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97201 (E-10 on map)

This series is free and open to the public. For further information, contact the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, (503) 725-3806 or info@ece.pdx.edu.

For more information on upcoming seminars, please visit the Department Web site: http://www.ece.pdx.edu/ece.507.graduate.seminar.schedule/current.htm

Abstract:

This talk is related to Microsoft Longhorn security and complexity problems. Microsoft security incidents analysis will be presented: management vs. technology. Software quality control problems will also be discussed: human factor in system complexity/ NP completion. Finally, the author will try to answer the question: "Is future doomed or bright?" and present related current practices at Microsoft and industry in general.