[time-nuts] Introducing myself
ailer2 at t-online.de
Sun Dec 2 22:40:58 UTC 2012
(By the way, are you from Germany?)
Am 02.12.2012 21:06, schrieb Erich Heine:
> Hi everyone.
> I just wanted to introduce myself to the list. My name is Erich Heine, I'm
> a researcher at the University of Illinois. I am a programmer attached to a
> couple of projects, but the one relevant here is called TCIP (Trustworthy
> Cyber-Infrastructure for the Power Grid - url: tcipg.org).
> Our group does computer security research relevant the the US power grid
> infrastructure (and when relevant to all power delivery :) ). Recently
> we've had researchers looking at GPS spoofing, and are beginning to examine
> secure time synchronization more broadly. It's fascinating to discover just
> how much havoc can be caused by assuming the time signal is good enough
> when it may not be. (This seems to be the way of computer security - assume
> something is good or good enough, then someone comes along an breaks
> everything because the assumption was bad. Then everyone scrambles to get
> better solutions, and other areas become assumed "good enough". Repeat
> I was pointed here by Magnus a month or two ago, after a fascinating
> discussion of just how deep this time and timing rabbit-hole goes. I'm
> quite impressed with this community - both in terms of deep knowledge and
> overall friendliness. It's been a pleasure just lurking and soaking up some
> knowledge since then.
> Anyway, I just wanted to say "Hi all" before I start posting questions,
> comments, etc. :)
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