Title: AI and Security: lessons, challenges and future directions
Speaker: Dawn Song UC Berkeley
Time: 2020-11-06 10:00-2020-11-06 11:00
Venue: FIT 1-222


In this talk, I will talk about challenges and exciting new opportunities at the intersection of AI and Security,how AI and deep learning can enable better security, and how Security can enable better AI. In particular, I will talk about secure deep learning and challenges and approaches to ensure the integrity of decisions made by deep learning. I will also give an overview on challenges and new techniques to enable privacy-preserving machine learning. Finally, I will conclude with future directions at the intersection of AI and Security.

Short Bio:

Dawn Song is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley. Her research interest lies in AI and deep learning, security and privacy. She is the recipient of various awards including the MacArthur Fellowship, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the MIT Technology Review TR-35 Award, and Test-of-Time Awards and Best Paper Awards from top conferences in Computer Security and Deep Learning. She is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. She is ranked the most cited scholar in computer security (AMiner Award). She obtained her Ph.D. degree from UC Berkeley. She is also a serial entrepreneur. She is the Founder and CEO of Oasis Labs and has been named on the Female Founder 100 List by Inc. and Wired25 List of Innovators.