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Suzanne Wetzel
Stevens Institute of Technology

"Wireless LAN Security"


Security and privacy play an important role in wireless applications. While many of the basic requirements can be met by techniques similar to those employed in wired applications, challenges and new opportunities remain.

In the panel discussion we will not only stress these issues in general but also address recent developments with respect to standards such as Bluetooth and 802.11.


Short Bio

Dr. Susanne Wetzel received her Diplom from the University in Karlsruhe (Germany) and her Ph.D degree in Computer Science from Saarland University (Germany) in 1998.

Subsequently, she worked at DaimlerChrysler Research (Stuttgart, Germany), Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories (Murray Hill, USA) and RSA Laboratories (Stockholm, Sweden).She recently joined the faculty at the Computer Science Department as Assistant Professor.

Dr. Wetzel's research interests include various aspects in cryptography (wireless security, secret sharing, visual cryptography, distributed computing) and algorithmic number theory.