Center Launch &
The 1st Riverside Security and Privacy Workshop (RSPW)


We are launching UCR Center for Research and Education in Cyber Security and Privacy (CRESP). We will have a Kickoff meeting and the first workshop. We would like to use this opportunity to:

  • Showcase the research done in the center at UCR
  • Invite researchers, industrial partners, investors to share their ideas
  • Stimulate research collaborations among universities and colleges
  • Provide solutions to emerging and long-standing challenges faced by cybersecurity industry
  • Attract students to join security and privacy research

  • Event Agenda

    Driving Directions

    Featured Speakers

    Stephen Chong

    Stephen Chong is a Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Steve's research focuses on programming languages, information security, and the intersection of these two areas. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award, an AFOSR Young Investigator award, and a Sloan Research Fellowship. He received a PhD from Cornell University, and a bachelor's degree from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

    Shomit Ghose

    Shomit’s data-centric vision of the future has helped lead ONSET’s investments in software. Prior to entering venture capital, he was a startup software entrepreneur with a career of operating excellence spanning 19 years. Shomit’s startup roles included three highly successful IPOs. He was also CEO and board member of ONSET portfolio company, Truviso, for two years leading to its acquisition by Cisco Systems. At the age of 15, Shomit was awarded two academic scholarships to the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a degree in Computer Science. He serves on the advisory boards of UC Berkeley College of Engineering’s Sutardja Center, Innovation Center Denmark’s ScaleIT program, and the Lundbeck Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship Program.

    Xiaoning Li

    Xiaoning Li is Chief Security Architect at Alibaba Cloud. Previously he was a security researcher and architect at Intel Labs. Focused on analyzing/detecting/preventing 0 day/malware with existing/new processor features. For the past 10+ years, his work has been focusing on both hardware/software security system co-design and advanced threat research. Xiaoning holds 20+ grant/filling patents in security areas including processor/system security and has published more than 20+ conference/invited talks including BlackHat, CanSecWest, ShmooCon, Source etc.

    Xiaofeng Wang

    XiaoFeng Wang is a James H. Rudy Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington. His research focuses on system security and data privacy with a specialization on security and privacy issues in mobile and cloud computing, and privacy issues in dissemination and computation of human genomic data. He is the director of the Center for Security and Privacy in Informatics, Computing, and Enigeering (SPICE) at IUB. He is a top author in the "big-4" security venues.

    Date and Venue

    April 27, 2018 (One-day event), Alumni & Visitors Center

    Important dates

     Talk abstract submission   March 23, 2018   Click here 
     Poster submission   April 6, 2018   Click here 
     Registration   April 8, 2018   Click here 
     Workshop   April 27, 2018