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ESORICS 2017

ESORICS is the annual European research event in Computer Security. The Symposium started in 1990 and has been held in several European countries, attracting a wide international audience from both the academic and industrial communities. This was the 22nd symposium in the … Continue reading

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Secure Cloud Services and Storage Workshop 2017

Secure Cloud Services and Storage Workshop 2017 has focused on recent research in securing cloud services and storage. International experts in cloud security have gathered to explain their work, promote discussion and foster future collaboration. The Secure Cloud Services and Storage Workshop … Continue reading

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The 2nd International Workshop on Boolean Functions and their Applications (BFA)

The workshop Boolean Functions and their Applications (BFA) provided a forum for researchers who are working on discrete functions and structures, particularly on Boolean functions, to exchange ideas and interests in open problems, and to further explore their applications in … Continue reading

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Bikash Agrawal graduated

Bikash Agrawal successfully completed his trial lecture and PhD thesis defense at the University of Stavanger on Monday, the 13th of March 2017 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of his thesis is “Scalable Data Processing and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity and Privacy (CySeP) Summer School

The Summer School took place in June (19-22nd), 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. It reflected and elaborated on how to best go from research and teaching to solving real-world problems. Prominent experts from academia and industry addressed a set of diverse … Continue reading

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Gaute Bjørklund Wangen graduated

Gaute Bjørklund Wangen successfully completed his PhD trial lecture and thesis defense at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology on Wednesday, the 14th of June 2017 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of his thesis is … Continue reading

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Spring School on Lattice-Based Cryptography

The Spring school took place in March (20-24th), 2017 at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. It aimed at covering lattices, their role in modern cryptography, and their potential use in the post-quantum era. Namely, it covered the basics of lattices, “hard” lattice … Continue reading

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European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P)

Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. Following this story of success, IEEE initiated … Continue reading

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Codes, Cryptology and Information Security Conference in Rabat, Morocco

“Codes, Cryptology and Information Security” Second International Conference in honor of Professor Claude Carlet was hosted by the Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, April 10 -12, 2017. The conference paid tribute to Pr. Claude CARLET for the significant contributions … Continue reading

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Goitom Kahsay Weldehawaryat graduated

Goitom Kahsay Weldehawaryat successfully completed his PhD trial lecture and thesis defense at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology on Thursday, the 6th of April 2017 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of his thesis is … Continue reading

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Kjetil Kjernsmo graduated

Kjetil Kjernsmo successfully completed his PhD trial lecture and thesis defense at the University of Oslo on Wednesday, the 14th of December 2016 and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of his thesis was “SPARQL on the Open, … Continue reading

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Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw graduated

Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw successfully completed his PhD trial lecture and thesis defense at the University of Tromsø on Tuesday, the 10th of January 2017 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of his thesis is “Towards Practical … Continue reading

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Security Divas 2017

The Security Divas 2017 conference took place on the 26th and 27th of January at Strand Hotell in Gjøvik for seven years in a row and collected over 160 women. Women with an interest in information security and ICT were … Continue reading

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BIP001 conference in Kiev, Ukraine

BIP001 2017 conference took place on the 12 January 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine, a city that is very well known as beeing the biggest Blockchain community in Eastern Europe. International Conference BIP001 was a focused and compact meeting of blockchain professionals, dedicated to discussing the application of Blockchain technology to existing problems in the society. The aim of the conference … Continue reading

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Ilir Bytyci

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Ph.D. started in: 2016
Expected year of graduation: 2019
COINS consortium member: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Supervised by: Colin Boyd, Poul Heegaard
Research area: Cryptography
Project title: Securing emerging network technologies with homomorphic encryption

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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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