Part of me wanted to do Malware Analysis and finding unknown evil in the enterprise by investigating interesting traffic, processes, communications and just plain dumb luck to find something. Then utilizing multiple methodologies and utilities to track down the infection and remove it.
Then I read an article on Windows 8 Beta and Jump Lists (Thanks Harlan) and that got me to thinking a little more on the subject of finding out what I can in that OS in regards to the Jump List and Registry. .
A few minutes ago I submitted my initial proposal to my professor on my work. Hopefully I will be presenting this at BSides Iowa in 2012..
Proposal that was Sent: