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COINS Ph.D. student seminar 2019 (Narvik)

This year’s COINS Ph.D. student seminar will be held in Narvik, followed by NISK, the Norwegian Information Security Conference. Agenda Monday 25/11-2019, Narvik Map 1300-1315 Welcome, introduction, presentation of participants 1315-1400 Lessons learned from doing a Ph.D. Seraj Fayyad, Princess Sumaya … Continue reading

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Ijlal Loutfi graduated

 Ijlal Loutfi successfully completed her PhD trial lecture and thesis defense at the University of Oslo on Friday, the 14th of June 2019 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of his thesis is “Trusted Execution … Continue reading

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EUROCRYPT 2019

EUROCRYPT 2019 was the 38th Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques. Eurocrypt is one of the three flagship conferences of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). Eurocrypt 2019 took place in Darmstadt, Germany on May 19-23 2019. It was organized by … Continue reading

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The 2nd ZKProof Workshop 2019

Zero Knowledge Proof Standardization Workshop took place in April 10-12th, 2019 in Berkeley, USA. Zero Knowledge Proofs are a cutting edge cryptographic tool that is starting to see adoption. This breakthrough technology form the basis of several cryptographic applications, improving … Continue reading

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IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018 Privacy training

The IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018 Privacy training took place on 26-27 November, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force. The course helped to understand what it takes to handle personal information, from … Continue reading

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School on Applied Cryptography and its Impact on Society, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The School on Applied Cryptography and its Impact on Society, Innovation and Entrepreneurship was the last event organised by the ECRYPT-NET Research Network and took place on 5-8 February, 2019 in Malaga, Spain. The school has focused on novel and … Continue reading

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Global Solutions Summit 2019

G20 Think Tank Initiative for Global Governance, the Global Solutions Summit 2019 took place on the 17th – 19th March, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. The annual Global Solutions Summit held by the Global Solutions Initiative brought together international research organizations, … Continue reading

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Oxford Post-Quantum Cryptography Workshop

Oxford Post-Quantum Cryptography Workshop took place in March (18-22th), 2019 at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK. The event brought together the top researchers in the field of Post-Quantum Cryptography for a week of fruitful discussions and exchange of … Continue reading

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6th Training School on Machine and Deep Learning Techniques for (Beyond) 5G Wireless Communication Systems

6th Training School on Machine and Deep Learning Techniques for (Beyond) 5G Wireless Communication Systems took place in Barcelona, Spain, April 8–11, 2019. Over the last decade we have witnessed a series of impressive breakthroughs in data science and AI … Continue reading

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2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology took place in Amman, Jordan, April 9–11, 2019. JEEIT 2019 provided a unique forum to discuss practical approaches and state of the art findings in using the applied … Continue reading

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Mathematical foundations of asymmetric cryptography

Winter school on the mathematical foundations of asymmetric cryptography took place in Aussois, France, March 17–22, 2019. This winter school on the mathematical foundations of asymmetric cryptography lasted 5 days. Diverse and particularly active aspects of this research area were … Continue reading

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Summer School on real-world crypto and privacy 2018

Summer School on real-world crypto and privacy took place in Šibenik, Croatia, June 11–15, 2018. The summer school was jointly organized by the Digital Security (DiS) group, Radboud University (The Netherlands), ETH Zurich Information Security and Privacy Center (Switzerland) and … Continue reading

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First Nepal Winter School in AI

First Nepal Winter School in AI took place during 20-30 December 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The school provided students/professionals with the prerequisite fundamentals of mathematics, statistics, programming and paper reading skills required for starting a career in AI research and … Continue reading

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Number Theory and Coding Theory

Summer school: Number theory and coding theory – contemporary applications in security was organized at Åbo Akademi, Turku, Finland on 28th May -1st of June 2018. The school has aimed at students at all levels (BSc/MSc/PhD) and postdocs. The school … Continue reading

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Real World Crypto 2019

Real World Crypto 2019, took place in San Jose Marriott, San Jose, USA on January 9-11, 2019. Real World Crypto 2019 was organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). Real World Crypto Symposium aimed to bring together cryptography … Continue reading

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IEEE SmartGridComm 2018

IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids took place during 29-31 October 2018 in Aalborg, Denmark. Smart grid technology is currently entering the electrical market by the deployment of smart meters. Electric vehicles introduce new challenges on … Continue reading

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Symmetric Proof Techniques

This IACR school provided a comprehensive coverage of proof techniques used in symmetric cryptography. It was targeted at Ph.D. students and post-docs who were primarily working in this area. The school took place between 29 July 2018 and 3 August … Continue reading

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NordSec 2018

NordSec 2018: The 23rd Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems was held in Oslo, Norway, 28. – 30. November 2018. NordSec addressed a broad range of topics within IT security with the aim of bringing together computer security researchers and … Continue reading

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ITNAC 2018

The 28th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC 2018) was an international conference and forum for the presentation of research outcomes covering timely and relevant aspects concerning modelling and simulation of distributed, mobile, cognitive and cloud computing, computer and … Continue reading

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International Workshop on Boolean Functions and their Applications 2018

The 3rd International Workshop on Boolean Functions and their Applications (BFA) took place in Loen, Norway during June 17-22, 2018. Boolean functions and more generally all the discrete structures used in error correcting coding, cryptography or communications, are highly active … Continue reading

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Emil Artin International Conference

Emil Artin International Conference was held in Yerevan, the Republic of Armenia, May 27-June 2, 2018 The Conference was dedicated to the memory of Emil Artin, an Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent. He was one of the leading mathematicians of the … Continue reading

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NISK 2018

The 11th annual Norwegian Information Security Conference, NISK 2018, took place at Svalbard 18-20 September 2018, co-located with the NIKT conferences. The aim of the NISK conference series was to be the principal Norwegian research venue for presenting and discussing … Continue reading

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SSIC 2018

SSIC 2018 : Third International Conference on Security of Smart Cities, Industrial Control System and Communications (SSIC’2018) was held on the 18-19 October in Shanghai, China. SSIC’2018 was the third conference in the area of cyber security focusing on the … Continue reading

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CrossFyre 2018

CrossFyre 2018: The 8th international workshop on cryptography, robustness, and provably secure schemes for female young researchers was held on the 13-14 September 2018 in Guildford, UK. CrossFyre aimed to bring together female researchers in cyber security (e.g., in cryptography, … Continue reading

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ACM SIGOPS Summer School on Advanced Topics in Systems

This inaugural summer school on advanced topics in systems was held on the 30th anniversary of the renowned Arctic 88 Advanced Course on Distributed Systems. It was held on the picturesque and secluded island of Sommarøy located 36 km (22 … Continue reading

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International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC)

The International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC) 2018 was held on July 16-19, 2018, at the CUNY Graduate Center and Courant Institute, New York, USA. ISSAC 2018 was the premier conference for research in symbolic computation and computer … Continue reading

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2018 IEEE ComSoc Summer School on Fog Computing

2018 Summer School on “Fog Computing” was held in Shanghai, China, on ShanghaiTech University campus, from June 26 to 29, 2018. The goal of this summer school was to bring together the world-class researchers in Fog Computing with undergraduate, graduate … Continue reading

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COINS summer school on network security in Metochi 2018

The fourth COINS summer school was held successfully at the Metochi Study Centre on the Greek island of Lesvos, operated by University of Agder, one of the consortium members of COINS. The topic of the summer school was network security. … Continue reading

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EUROCRYPT 2018

EUROCRYPT 2018 was held in Tel Aviv, Israel during  29 April – 3 May, 2018. EUROCRYPT 2018 is the 37th Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques. Covering all aspects of cryptology, including theoretical foundations, deployment of … Continue reading

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Global Solutions Summit 2018

Global Solutions Summit 2018 was held in Berlin, Germany during May 28-29, 2018. Over 1,100 participants, official delegates from T20 Argentina 2018 and T20 Japan 2019, Nobel Laureates and German Chancellor Angela Merkel – this was the Global Solutions Summit … Continue reading

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COINS Ph.D. student seminar 2018 (Svalbard)

This year’s COINS Ph.D. student seminar will be held in Longyearbyen (Svalbard), followed by NISK, the Norwegian Information Security Conference. Agenda Tuesday 18/9-2018, Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen Map 1300-1315 Welcome, introduction, presentation of participants 1315-1415 Lessons learned from doing … Continue reading

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Steven Hardey

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Ph.D. started in: 2018
Expected year of graduation: 2020
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Supervised by: Katrin Franke, Craig Valli, G.P. (Jeanne) Mifsud Bonnici
Links: Cristin
Research area: Digital Forensics
Project title: A Computational Reasoning Framework for Legal Analysis of Digital Forensic Evidence

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COST Training School on Symmetric Cryptography and Blockchain

COST Training School on Symmetric Cryptography and Blockchain was held in Torremolinos, Spain during February 19-23, 2018. The training school was co-organised with the COST action IC1306 “Cryptography for Secure Digital Interaction” and contained lectures on symmetric cryptography as well … Continue reading

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NISK 2017

The NISK 2017 conference was held in Oslo, Norway during November 27-29, 2017. The Norwegian Information Security Conference (no. Norsk Informasjonssikkerhetskonferanse – NISK) is a national conference that brings together researchers in IT-security, mainly from national community, but also from the international community. … Continue reading

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Offensive Security Conference

Offensive Security Conference 2018 was held in Berlin, Germany during February 16-17, 2018. OffensiveCon Berlin was a highly technical international security conference focused on offensive security only. The aim of OffensiveCon was to bring the community of hackers together for high … Continue reading

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BlockchainUA

BlockchainUA conference was held in Kyiv, Ukraine on September 22, 2017. 22nd of September Kyiv became an epicentre of blockchain-insights and expertise. Leading world and Ukrainian experts shared relevant information on successful applications of advanced blockchain technology in various industries and told … Continue reading

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Ogerta Elezaj

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Ph.D. started in: 2017
Expected year of graduation: 2020
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Supervised by: Sule Yildirim-Yayilgan
Research area: Cryptography
Project title: Intelligent techniques to improve data pre-processing

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Dimitra Anastasopoulou

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Ph.D. started in: 2015
Expected year of graduation: 2018
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Links: Cristin
Research area: Security Management
Project title: Secure control of smart thermal grids

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Shahram Rasoolzadeh

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Ph.D. started in: 2016
Expected year of graduation: 2018
COINS consortium member: University of Bergen
Supervised by: Håvard Raddum
Links: DBLPGoogle Scholar
Research area: Cryptography
Project title: Cryptanalysis of Symmetric Key Primitives

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Nabeel Albahbooh

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Ph.D. started in: 2012
Expected year of graduation: 2017
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Supervised by: Patrick Bours
Links: DBLP
Research area: Authentication and Biometrics
Project title: Enhancement of Authentication Protocols through Biometric Authentication on Mobile Devices

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Sandra Khan

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Ph.D. started in: 2011
Expected year of graduation: 2015
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Supervised by: Stephen Wolthusen
Research area: Models and Protocols
Project title: Active Adversary Modelling

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Jayson Mackie

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Ph.D. started in: 2012
Expected year of graduation: 2015
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Supervised by: Katrin Franke
Links: CristinDBLP
Research area: Digital Forensics
Project title: Interactive Evolutionary Computing

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