Devin Pohly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
On Faculty since 2016



Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Dissertation: Multichannel protocols for flexible information-theoretic security

B.A., Computer Science, with honors, Messiah College, Grantham, PA, 2008

Research Interests

Secure network protocols, data provenance, reverse engineering, operating systems design, human-computer interaction, programming languages, computer science pedagogy

Publications and Presentations

Devin J. Pohly, Patrick McDaniel. MICSS: A Realistic Multichannel Secrecy Protocol. IEEE Global Communications Conference, December 2015. San Diego, CA, USA.

Devin J. Pohly, Charles Sestito, Patrick McDaniel. Adaptive Protocol Switching Using Dynamically Insertable Bumps in the Stack. IEEE Conference for Military Communications, October 2015. Tampa, FL, USA.

Devin J. Pohly, Patrick McDaniel. Multichannel Communication: Security by Network Diversity. Institute for Networking and Security Research Industry Day, April 2014. State College, PA, USA. Poster presentation.

Stephen McLaughlin, Devin J. Pohly, Patrick McDaniel, and Saman Zonouz. A Trusted Safety Verifier for Process Controller· Code. Proc. ISOC Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2014. San Diego, CA, USA.

Devin J. Pohly, Stephen McLaughlin, Kevin Butler, Patrick l\1cDaniel. Hi-Fi: Collecting High-Fidelity Whole-System Provenance. 28th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), December 2012. Orlando, FL, USA.

Kevin Butler, Patrick McDaniel, Stephen McLaughlin, Devin J. Pohly, Radu Sion, Erez Zadok, and l\Iarianne Winslett. Securing End-to-End Provenance: A Systems and Storage Perspective. 19th USENIX Security Symposium, August 2010. Washington, DC, USA. Poster presentation.

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