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SoMiC Workshop: Security on the Move and in the Clouds on April 5, 2013

SoMiC Workshop: Security on the Move and in the Clouds was held at UNT’s Discovery Park on April 5, 2013. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in collaboration with the National Convergence Technology Center at Collin College, sponsored a workshop on security issues related to mobile device platforms and applications, Social Media and the Cloud.

The conference was intended for Community College and University Faculty Members and Students as well as Industry Professionals interested in discussing new trends in security as well as address security-related issues in the mobile space, the rise of Social Media and Cloud Computing and Storage.

Conference Chair was Dr. Ram Dantu, Professor in the CSE Department and Director of the UNT Network Security Laboratory. Mr. David Keathly, Senior Lecturer in the CSE Department and Co-PI National Convergence Technology Center, was the Proceedings and Publicity Chair for the Workshop.

Dr. Ram Dantu, Conference Chair, welcomed everyone to the 2nd SoMiC Workshop.

Keynote Address, "Cloud-Centric Assured Information Sharing" — Bhavani Thuraisingham, UTD

"Leveraging Social Networks for Improved Anonymity and P2P Systems" – Matt Wright, UTA

"The Notorious Nine: Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2013" — Valmiki Mukherjee, CSA

"BYOD: Combatting Data Loss While Enabling the Mobile User" — Matt Ponce, The Options Clearing Corporation
"Information Theoretic Perspectives to Cloud Communications" — Oscar Garcia, UNT

"Teaching Secure e-Commerce via Building Real-World Sites" — Ryan Garlick, UNT

Other speaker profiles and presentation materials are available on the Conference website at

Photos taken by Genene Murphy.