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Completing Preparation for UROC Symposium

I have several classes today but otherwise will be working to finish preparing for the UROC symposium tomorrow. I have been working on the SQL injection IDS project since last November and have come a long way since that point. The initial paper will serve as a guide for future work and is purposely formatted as a white paper instead of a conference paper. As a lot of text does not communicate efficiently in a symposium environment, much of my work today involves completely explanatory illustrations for anomaly models and basic pattern classification techniques, such as stemming a parse tree for basic SQL queries. Tomorrow is my first public research presentation so I am pretty excited about it. I will definitely have to work on fine-tuning my elevator talks so that I will be ready to explain the work to various people.

About Frank Rietta

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Frank Rietta is specialized in working with startups, new Internet businesses, and in developing with the Ruby on Rails platform to build scalable businesses. He is a computer scientist with a Masters in Information Security from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He teaches about security topics and is a contributor to the security chapter of the 7th edition of the "Fundamentals of Database Systems" textbook published by Addison-Wesley.