Yao Liu awarded the Test of Time Award at the 26th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
November 22, 2019
Computer Science and Engineering Associate Professor Yao Liu was awarded the Test of Time Award at the 26th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security for the paper titled “False Data Injection Attacks against State Estimation in Electric Power Grids.” The Test of Time Award is given annually by the ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit and Control (SIGSAC) for papers that have had the greatest impact on security research and practice over the past decade.
This paper was co-authored by North Carolina State University Professor Peng Ning and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Distinguished Professor Michael Reiter. According to Liu, their paper has impacted security research over the last 10 years, “by discovering the vulnerabilities associated with state estimation mechanisms for power grids. Since the publication of the paper, substantial research efforts have been devoted to improving the security aspect of the state estimation process for more reliable and secure power grid system monitoring.”
The 26th ACM Conference was held on November 11-15 in London, England. According to their website, “The conference brings together information security researchers, practitioners, developers, and users from all over the world to explore cutting-edge ideas and results. It provides an environment to conduct intellectual discussions. From its inception, CCS has established itself as a high standard research conference in its area.”