CSE Speaker Series – Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn

On Friday, September 30, Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn from ASU will give a talk on “Risk Assessment for Mobile Applications” in Cramer 221 at 11:00.


Abstract: Mobile operating systems, such as Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, have supported a ballooning market of feature rich mobile applications. However, helping users understand security risks of mobile applications is still an ongoing challenge. While recent work has developed various techniques to reveal suspicious behaviors of mobile applications, there exists little work to answer the following question: are those behaviors necessarily inappropriate? In this talk, we discuss an approach to scope with such a challenge and present a continuous and automated risk assessment framework that uses machine-learned ranking to assess risks incurred by users’ mobile applications.