GameSec 2020

Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security

October 26 - 30, 2020, College Park, Maryland

GameSec 2020 Technical Program

Monday, October 26
10:30am - 10:45am

Opening Remarks (Chair: John Baras)

10:45am - 12:45pm

Session 1: Machine Learning and Security (Chair: Charles Kamhoua)

Distributed Generative Adversarial Networks for Anomaly Detection
Marc Katzef, Andrew Cullen, Tansu Alpcan, Christopher Leckie, and Justin Kopacz
Available Media: PDF

Learning and Planning in the Feature Deception Problem
Zheyuan Ryan Shi, Ariel Procaccia, Kevin Chan, Sridhar Venkatesan, Noam Ben-Asher, Nandi O. Leslie, Charles Kamhoua, and Fei Fang
Available Media: PDF

A Realistic Approach for Network Traffic Obfuscation using Adversarial Machine Learning
Alonso Granados, Mohammad Miah, Anthony Ortiz, and Christopher Kiekintveld
Available Media: PDF

Adversarial Deep Reinforcement Learning based Adaptive Moving Target Defense
Taha Eghtesad, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, and Aron Laszka
Available Media: PDF

Lie Another Day: Demonstrating Bias in a Multi-Round Cyber Deception Game of Questionable Veracy
Mark Bilinski, Jo DiVita, Kimberly Ferguson-Walter, Sunny Fugate, Ryan Gabrys, Justin Mauger, and Brian Souza
Available Media: PDF
12:45pm - 13:00pm


13:00pm - 14:00pm

Keynote Talk (Session Chair: Radha Poovendran)

Towards Quantum Security Games
Jens Palsberg, University of California at Los Angeles
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Tuesday, October 27

Invited Talk (Session Chair: John Baras)

A Review of Multi Agent Perimeter Defense Games
Daigo Shishia and Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania
Available Media: PDF

Invited Talk (Session Chair: John Baras)

Securing Next-Generation Wireless Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
Alex Sprintson, Texas A&M University and NSF
Available Media: PDF

Invited Talk (Session Chair: John Baras)

Hardware Security and Trust: A New Battlefield of Information
Gang Qu, University of Maryland
Available Media: PDF
12:00pm - 14:00pm

Session 2: Security of Network Systems (Chair: Christopher Kiekintveld)

Blocking Adversarial Influence in Social Networks
Feiran Jia, Kai Zhou, Charles Kamhoua, and Yevgeniy Vorobeychik
Available Media: PDF

Normalizing Flow Policies for Multi-agent Systems
Xiaobai Ma, Jayesh K. Gupta, and Mikel Kochenderfer
Available Media: PDF

A Game Theoretic Framework for Software Diversity for Network Security
Ahmed H. Anwar Hemida, Nandi Leslie, Charles Kamhoua, and Christopher Kiekintveld
Available Media: PDF

Partially Observable Stochastic Games for Cyber Deception against Network Epidemic
Olivier Tsemogne, Yezekael Hayel, Charles Kamhoua, and Gabriel Degoue
Available Media: PDF

Combating Online Counterfeits: A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Cyber Supply Chain Ecosystem
Yuhan Zhao and Quanyan Zhu
Available Media: PDF

Wednesday, October 28

Invited Talk (Session Chair: John Baras)

A Data Mining Friendly Anonymization Scheme for System Logs using Distance Mapping
Yoan Miche, Nokia Bell Labs, Espoo, Finland
Available Media: PDF

Session 3: Cyber Deception (Chair: Juntao Chen)

Exploiting Bounded Rationality in Risk-based Cyber Camouflage Games
Omkar Thakoor, Shahin Jabbari, Palvi Aggarwal, Cleotilde Gonzalez, Milind Tambe, and Phebe Vayanos
Available Media: PDF

Farsighted Risk Mitigation of Lateral Movement Using Dynamic Cognitive Honypots
Linan Huang and Quanyan Zhu
Available Media: PDF

Harnessing the Power of Deception in Attack Graph-Based Security Games
Stephanie Milani, Weiran Shen, Kevin Chan, Sridhar Venkatesan, Nandi O. Leslie, Charles Kamhoua, and Fei Fang
Available Media:PDF

Decoy Allocation Games on Graphs with Temporal Logic Objectives
Abhishek Kulkarni, Jie Fu, Huan Luo, Charles A. Kamhoua, and Nandi O. Leslie
Available Media: PDF

Popular Imperceptibility Measures in Visual Adversarial Attacks are Far from Human Perception
Ayon Sen, Xiaojin Zhu, Erin Marshall, and Robert Nowak
Available Media: PDF

13:00pm - 14:00pm

Academic Panel: AI/ML in Games (Moderator: Radha Poovendran)

Fei Feng, Carnegie Mellon University
Bo Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Haifeng Xu, University of Virginia
Tansu Alpcan, University of Melbourne
J. Sukarno Mertoguno, Georgia Institute of Technology
Thursday, October 29
10:30am - 12:30pm

Session 4: Theoretical Foundations of Security Games (Chair: Sourabh Bhattacharya)

On the Characterization of Saddle Point Equilibrium for Security Games with Additive Utility
Hamid Emadi and Sourabh Bhattacharya
Available Media: PDF

MASAGE: Model-Agnostic Sequential and Adaptive Game Estimation
Yunian Pan, Guanze Peng, Juntao Chen, and Quanyan Zhu
Available Media: PDF

Using One-Sided Partially Observable Stochastic Games for Solving Zero-Sum Security Games with Sequential Games
Petr Tomášek, Branislev Bošanský, and Thanh H. Nguyen
Available Media: PDF

A Data-Driven Distributionally Robust Game using Wasserstein Distance
Guanze Peng, Tao Zhang, and Quanyan Zhu
Available Media: PDF

Security Games over Lexicographic Orders
Stefan Rass, Angelika Wiegele, and Sandra König
Available Media: PDF

12:30pm - 12:45pm


12:45pm - 14:00pm

Session 5: Cyber-Physical Systems (Chair: Quanyan Zhu)

Secure Discrete-Time Linear-Quadratic Mean-Field Games
Muhammad Aneeq Uz Zaman, Sujay Bhatt, and Tamer Başar
Available Media: PDF

Detection of Dynamically Changing Leaders in Complex Swarms from Observed Dynamic Data
Christos Mavridis, Nilesh Suriyarachchi, and John Baras
Available Media: PDF

Moving Target Defense for Robust Monitoring of Electric Grid Transformers in Adversarial Environments
Sailik Sengupta, Kaustav Basu, Arunabha Sen, and Subbarao Kambhampati
Available Media: PDF

Friday, October 30
10:30am - 11:00am

Invited Talk (Session Chair: Quanyan Zhu)

Security Games with Insider Threats
Derya Cansever, Program Manager, US Army Research Office
Available Media: PDF
11:00am - 11:30am

Invited Talk (Session Chair: Quanyan Zhu)

Game Theory on Attack Graph for Cyber Deception
Ahmed H. Anwar and Charles Kamhoua, US Army Research Laboratory, Network Security Branch
Available Media: PDF
11:30am - 12:00pm

Invited Talk (Session Chair: Quanyan Zhu)

Attacking Machine Learning Models for Social Good
Murat Kantarcioglu, University of Texas, Dallas
Available Media: PDF

Keynote Talk (Session Chair: Radha Poovendran)

NSA, IoT, and You
Nicole Newmeyer, National Security Agency
Available Media:
13:00pm - 14:00pm

Industry Panel: Security and Trust for the Future Networked-Immersed World (Moderator: John Baras)

Chris Christou, Booz Allen Hamilton
Mike Spanbauer, Juniper Security
Marina Thottan, Nokia Bell Labs
Stuart Wagner, Perspecta Labs
14:00pm - 14:15pm

Closing Session (Chair: Tamer Başar)

GameSec 2020 Proceedings

GameSec 2020 proceedings will be published by Springer as part of the LNCS series. During the conference, the proceedings will be available free of charge online.