2018 NDSS DNS Privacy Workshop

2018 Topic: Increasing Usability and Decreasing Traceability

Location and Important Dates

Workshop Location: San Diego, CA, USA

Workshop date: 18th Feb 2018 (co-located with NDSS 2018)

Submission deadline: 15th Dec 2017 anywhere-on-earth.
 The Call for papers for the 2018 workshop has now closed.

Notifications and invitations to present at the workshop: 13th Jan 2018

Remote participation Details:.
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://isoc.zoom.us/j/209512592
Or via Telephone: US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 209 512 592. International numbers available: https://isoc.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=pP2_aKoQ51N0eBNxQxhcXTHqO-ooVtqj
Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16465588656,,209512592# or +16699006833,,209512592#
Additionally, there is a jabber room available: ndss@conference.amsl.com

Recordings of the sessions are now available on YouTube
We tweeted from @DNSPrivacyProj Twitter Hashtags: #NDSS18 #DNSPrivacy


All times are PST.

Session Duration Session Topic Presentation Authors (speaker in italics) Time

08:30 - 10:00

Traceability (Video) Welcome from the Chairs
08:30 - 08:40

Cancelled due to illness: Let a Thousand Filters Bloom - DNS-Based Threat Monitoring That Respects User Privacy

ipcipher: Encrypting IP Addresses

Roland M. van Rijswijk-Deij (SURFnet bv):

Bert Hubert (PowerDNS)

08:40 - 09:00

Privacy and usability implications of onion domains

Phillip Winter (Princeton University) 09:00 - 09:30

Enumerating Privacy Leaks in DNS Data Collected above the Recursive

(Link to submitted paper)

Basileal Imana (USC), Aleksandra Korolova (USC) and John Heidemann (USC/ISI) 09:30 - 10:00
10:30 - 12:30 The Changing Role of the Recursive (Video)

Trust relationships between users and private DNS resolvers

Daniel Kahn Gillmor (ACLU) 10:30 - 11:00

Panel Session: DNS-over-HTTPS (DOH) - Privacy considerations

Panel Members: Paul Hoffman (ICANN), Ben Schwartz (Google), Daniel Kahn Gillmor (ACLU)

Moderator: Melinda Shore

11:00 - 11:40
Quad9 Deployment of DNS-over-TLS John Todd (PCH) 11:40 - 12:00
Panel Session: Deployment and Adoption Blockers

Panel Members: John Todd (PCH), Allison Mankin (Salesforce), Wes Hardaker (USC/ISI)

Moderator: Vicky Risk (ISC)

12:00 - 12:30
13:30 - 15:00 Usability (Video)

DNS-over-TLS on Android

Ben Schwartz (Google), Erik Kline (Google) 13:30 - 13:50

Stubby - A DNS Privacy client: Current status and GUI

Sara Dickinson (Sinodun) 13:50 - 14:00
Panel Session: DNS Privacy Usability

Panel Members: Mary Ellen Zurko (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), Emily Stark (Google) , Ben Schwartz (Google), Daniel Kahn Gillmor (ACLU)

Moderator: Allison Mankin

14:00 - 14:30
15:30 - 17:30 The Recursive and Beyond! (Video)

Leakage via Certificate Transparency

Melinda Shore (Fastly) 15:30 - 15:50

Analyzing and Mitigating Privacy with the DNS Root Service

(Link to submitted paper)

Wes Hardaker (USC/ISI) 15:50 - 16:20
DNS Client Privacy through CDNs Christian Huitema (Private Octopus Inc.) 16:20 - 16:50
Wrap-up Session Rapporteur: Han Zhang (Salesforce) 16:50 - 17:30

Chatroom/jabber scribe: Han Zhang (Salesforce)

Technical Programme Committee

  • Sara Dickinson, Sinodun IT (TPC Co-chair)
  • Allison Mankin, Salesforce (TPC Co-chair)
  • Melinda Shore, Fastly (TPC Co-chair)
  • Roland M. van Rijswijk-Deij, SURFnet bv
  • Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Christian Huitema, Private Octopus Inc
  • Stéphane Bortzmeyer, AFNIC
  • Min Suk Kang, National University of Singapore
  • Aaron Johnson, US Naval Research Lab
  • Phillipp Winter (Independant)


If you have any questions about topics or otherwise, send email to Sara Dickinson <sara@sinodun.com> and Allison Mankin <allison.mankin@gmail.com>