Event Details

New Frontiers in Cybersecurity

From Blockchain to Machine Learning

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 6-9PM | Boston, MA

Did you know Cornell Computing and Information Science (CIS) is the leading institution on a broad range of research issues related to computer security? Our faculty have been involved in national and international security-focused activities, ranging from NSF-funded TRUST Science and Technology Center, to advisory boards for DARPA, DoD, Intel, and Microsoft.

Want to know more about blockchain? Don’t miss this Fortune article- Cornell is leading the way in course offerings!
And make sure you check out this one in the Cornell Chronicle– everything you need to know in one place.

Join us at the new Wayfair Headquarters to learn how Cornell faculty and alumni are working to ensure safe, secure and reliable computing infrastructure. We’ll discuss the intersection of cybersecurity and blockchain technology through both the academia and industrial lenses with our panel of experts!



Featured Speakers:
Moderated by: David Chang ‘92,
Entrepreneur in Residence, HBS
Indu Keri MS ’95, PhD ‘98,
VP Development, Blockchain Technologies, Intuit and Visiting Scholar, MIT
Greg Morrisett,
Dean of Computing and Information Science (CIS)
Andrew Myers,
Professor, Department of Computer Science, Ithaca
Vitaly Shmatikov,
Professor of Computer Science, Cornell Tech

Tom Ristenpart, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Cornell Tech


Cost: $35/person. Advanced registration is required. ID required at building entrance.

Venue: Wayfair Headquarters, 100 Huntington Avenue. 4 Copley Place, Boston, MA 02116

Upon Arrival at Copley Mall: Once you have arrived in the mall, please take the elevator, or escalators near Barneys New York to the “sky lobby” level for security. Please check in at the security desk at the top of the escalators and ask about the Wayfair x Cornell event. They’ll point you towards the check in desk and then you’ll be escorted up to the 7th floor. Turn left and check in with the receptionist.


Our event sponsors: 

The Cornell Entrepreneur Network (CEN)

Cornell Computing and Information Science (CIS)

Cornell Tech

American Technion Society