"Moving Target Defense" versus Firewalls

With the rise of sophisticated cyber-attacks in recent years, the traditional security solution schemes such as parameter-bassed defenses (firewalls), access control, redundancy and replications, can be defeated given sufficient time. Moving Target Defense (MTD) is a promising defensive security solution that aims to change the attackers' gain-loss balance of the systems by continuously shifting the systems' attack surface. In this talk, I will discuss the design and implementation of an MTD scheme for virtualized cloud computing platforms.

Noor Ahmed , Ph.D.

Senior Computer Scientist

Air Force Research Laboratory

Rome, New York

Dr. Noor Ahmed is a senior Computer Scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, NY since 2003. He holds a Bachelors degree from Utica College (2002), a Masters degree from Syracuse University (2006), and a Ph.D. from Purdue University (2016), all in Computer Science. His research areas include: Moving Target Defense, Semantic Computing, P2P, Publish/Subscribe, and security issues in Service Oriented Architectures and Cloud Computing.