Karim Elish is a first place winner at the VT GSA Research Symposium

Publish Date: 04/05/2012

Doctoral student Karim Elish was a first place finisher in the poster category of the Virginia Tech Graduate Student Association's Research Symposium. Elish's poster was titled "DataGuard: A Mobile System for Securing Ultra-Sensitive Information."

Elish worked with his advisor, Dr. Danfeng Yao, and Dr. Dennis Kafura on this project.  Elish says that his  project "presented a novel and powerful device-assisted solution for managing cryptographic secret keys, and demonstrated several prototypes of the solution." 

The GSA Research Symposium is an annual event.  Each award comes with a certificate and a cash prize.   The complete list of winners can be found here.