Prof. Debin Gao
Associate Profressor, School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University


Debin Gao is an Associate Professor from School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University. Having obtained his PhD degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Debin focuses his research on software and systems security. In recent years, Debin also actively participates in research of mobile security, cloud security, and human factors in security. One of his papers was presented the Best Paper Award in Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) in 2013.


Threats and Defenses in Mobile Security


In this talk, I will discuss a number of security and privacy threats to our mobile devices and the corresponding defenses against them. These threats cover our mobile operating system, applications, and other mobile usage scenarios including cloud and facial authentication. I will also outline the challenges in deploying the defense mechanisms.