Security Divas 2014

image001“The competence of these IT students is very important”, said senior consultant Tone Hoddø Bakås of the Norwegian Centre for Information Security (NorSIS) at the information security conference Security Divas.

Security Divas is an information security conference with and for women that work with information security and ICT. The conference took place 16th and 17th of January at Strand Hotell in Gjøvik, and had remarkable female presenters in information security. One of them was Yi-Ching Liao, COINS student member, with a talk on security incident investigation.

Main topics of the conference were a description of the threat situation, handling of and examples of incidents and challenges related to reporting of events.

Berglind Smaradottir, COINS student member, said: “It was a nice event that gathered over 100 ladies working with information security. The topics at the conference covered aspects of information security in society. The conference gave many possibilities for networking and as a Ph.D. research fellow I established contact with other researchers that provided me with information on relevant research conferences in security. Thanks for the funding from COINS for the conference Security Divas.”

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