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Title:Trusted CI Webinar: Security Program at LSST with Alex Withers
Author(s):Withers, Alex
Subject(s):Trusted CI
NSF
Cybersecurity
LSST
Webinar
Abstract:The concept behind the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is simple: conduct a digital image-based survey over an enormous area of the sky and build an extensive astronomical catalogue over the course of ten years. LSST’s astronomical data is the ultimate deliverable to its users. This unique scientific computing environment presents many cyber security challenges. LSST has in place a cyber security program to facilitate its scientific mission: to protect its data access requirements and rights. We will discuss the beginnings of LSST’s cyber security program, adoption and experience with its risk management framework, existing and planned security operations at LSST sites, including the observatory site in Chile and the National Center for Supercomputing Operations (NCSA). This talk is presented by Alex Withers. Alex is a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). He is the Information Security Officer for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). He is also a PI and co-PI for a number of NSF-funded cybersecurity projects.
Issue Date:2018-06-25
Genre:Presentation / Lecture / Speech
Type:Text
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URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/100115
Sponsor:NSF Grant #1547272
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-06-25


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