Facebook researchers in security and privacy are virtually attending the USENIX Security Symposium (August 12–14) and the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS; August 9–11). Learn more about USENIX Security and SOUPS on their websites.

Internet Defense Prize

Since 2014, Facebook has sponsored the Internet Defense Prize, a program that awards researchers who are working towards making the internet more secure. The 2020 winners will be announced on Thursday, August 13 at 1:00 p.m. PST as part of the USENIX Security Symposium program.

Facebook Research at USENIX Security 2020

Facebook authors are in bold.

Wednesday, August 12

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST

Track 2 (Web Security & Privacy)

Thursday, August 13

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. PST

Track 2 (Privacy Enhancing Technologies)

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. PST

Track 3 (Software Security)

  • Automatic Techniques to Systematically Discover New Heap Exploitation Primitives by Insu Yun, Dhaval Kapil, and Taesoo Kim

New research award opportunity

We are pleased to announce a new research award opportunity for academic faculty at SOUPS 2020: the People’s Expectations & Experiences with Digital Privacy RFP. Following the Privacy Preserving Technologies (launched at CCS 2019) and Role of Applied Cryptography in a Privacy-Focused Advertising Ecosystem (launched at RWC 2020), this third opportunity is focused on solving UX privacy challenges.

For more information about this RFP and our commitment to advancing privacy research, visit our blog.

Learn more about Facebook at USENIX Security and SOUPS

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