#!/usr/local/bin/php ALVARO A. CARDENAS

service and selected talks


  • Guest Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications. Special Issue on Smart Grids. April, 2017.
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Design & Test. Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems Security and Privacy, 2017.
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Internet Computing. Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Security and Privacy. Sept./Oct. 2016.
  • Editorial Board. Cyber-Physical Systems. Taylor & Francis.
  • Editorial Board. Digital Threats: Research and Practice (DTRAP). ACM.

Program Co-Chair

Organizing Committee

  • Treasurer for the 39 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. IEEE S&P 2019.
  • Treasurer for the 24th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security. ACM CCS 2017.
  • Student Travel Chair for the 35-38 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. IEEE S&P 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
  • Donations Chair for the 34th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. IEEE S&P 2013.

Selected Program Committee Membership

  • ACM Computer and Communications Security CCS 2013, 2017, 2019.
  • Symposium and Bootcamp for Hot Topics in the Science of Security. HoTSoS 2017.
  • ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems. ICCPS 2015, 2016.
  • IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium. CPS track. RTSS 2016.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications: Communication and Information System Security Symposium. ICC 2015, 2016.
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference: Communications & Information System Security. Globecom 2016.
  • IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications IEEE SmartGridComm 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • ACM Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop. CPSS 2015, 2016, 2017.
  • ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security. AISec 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security GameSec 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security ASIACCS 2009, 2014.
  • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence IJCAI 2013.
  • Conference on High Confidence Networked Systems HiCoNS 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • First Workshop on Secure Control Systems. SCS 2010.
  • DHS Workshop on Future Directions in Cyber-physical Systems Security. CPSSW 2009.

Selected Talks and Panel Participation

  • Research Panel. 3rd GREPSEC: Underrepresented Groups in Security Research Workshop. May 20-21, 2017
  • Privacy in the Age of the Internet of Things BoF. ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. September 14-17, 2016.
  • CPS Privacy Panelist. NIST Workshop on Exploring the Dimensions of Trustworthiness: Challenges and Opportunities. August 30-31, 2016.
  • Deep-Packet Inspection for Industrial Control Networks. Honeynet Project Workshop. May 9-11, 2016.
  • Monitoring the Physics of ICS to Detect Attacks. S4 ICS Security Conference. January 12-14, 2016.
  • Using the Physics of Cyber-Physical Systems for Security and Privacy. Singapore University of Technology and Design. June 25, 2015.
  • Towards Resilient Control of Cyber-Physical Systems. Chalmers University of Technology. June 5, 2015.
  • Towards Resilient Control of Cyber-Physical Systems. Texas A&M University, Computer Science and Engineering Seminar. November 19, 2014.
  • Towards Resilient Control of Critical Infrastructures. Schloss Dagstuhl Seminar 14292. Network Attack Detection and Defense: Securing Industrial Control Systems for Critical Infrastructures. July 14-16, 2014.
  • Big Data Analytics for Security. IEEE Computer Society Leading Professional Webinar Series. April 29, 2014.
  • Keynote Speaker for the 3rd ACM International Conference on High Confidence Networked Systems (HiCoNS). April 15-17, 2014.
  • NIST Roadmapping Workshop Measurement of Security Technology Performance Impacts for Industrial Control Systems. December 4-5, 2013.
  • Security of Cyber-Physical Systems SMU CSE Colloqia, November 13, 2013
  • Big Data Analytics and Security Intelligence. NIST Cloud Security Working Group. April 10, 2013.
  • Big Data Analytics in Smart Grid Applications. Panel: Smart Grid and the Cloud. Fourth IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT). February 26, 2013.
  • Short and Long-Term Research Challenges for Protecting Critical Infrastructure Systems. Symantec Research Seminar. December 18, 2012.
  • Short and Long-Term Research Challenges for Protecting Critical Infrastructure Systems. Plenary talk. Schloss Dagstuhl Seminar 12502. Securing Critical Infrastructures from Targeted Attacks. December 9-12, 2012.
  • Evaluating Classifiers in Adversarial Environments: A Case Example with Smart Grid Data. Schloss Dagstuhl Seminar 12371. Perspectives Workshop: Machine Learning Methods for Computer Security. September 9-14, 2012.
  • Big Data Analytics and Security, Fifth NIST Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop. June 7, 2012
  • Smart Grid Security and Privacy, a Case Example in AMI Networks. TRUST Seminar Series at the University of California Berkeley. October 6, 2011.
  • Secure Control: Towards Survivable Cyber-Physical Systems DHS Security Science and the Americas Colloquium. Part of DHS International Cooperative Programs Office. November 4, 2009.
  • A Systems-Theoretic Approach for Securing Cyber-Physical Systems ARO Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems Security. August 26-27, 2009.
  • Statistical Models for Intrusion Detection. Carnegie Mellon University. April 30, 2009.