RISE SICS Security Day 2017

Welcome to the RISE SICS and Ericsson Security Day 2017 – a full day seminar on Security, in Kista!

September 7, 2017

Kista Entré Konferens, Knarrarnäsgatan 7, Kista, Stockholm

8:30 - 9:00 Registration: 

--------------- Seminar start: 9:00 ---------------

9:00 - Introduction/Welcome                                                                  
Shahid Raza (RISE SICS, Head of Security Lab)

9:15 - Keynote: Blockchain for Decentralized Internet                      
Ali Muneeb (Blockstack, Co-founder)Muneeb co-founded Blockstack, a new decentralized internet where users control their data and apps run without remote servers. Muneeb received his PhD in Computer Science from Princeton University specializing in distributed systems. He went through Y Combinator and has worked in the systems research group at Princeton and PlanetLab—the world's first and largest cloud computing testbed. Muneeb was awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship and gives guest lectures on cloud computing at Princeton. He has built a broad range of production systems and published research papers with over 900 citations.

10:00 - Digital Certificates for IoT                                                             
Martin Furuhed (Nexus, Product Manager)

10:30-10:50 ---------------- Break -----------------

10:50 - RISE SICS Security Lab – Current and Future activities            
Shahid Raza (RISE SICS, Head of Security Lab)

11:20 - Lightweight Application layer IoT security                                  
Göran Selander (Ericsson Research, Master Researcher)
Göran Selander is a Master Researcher at Ericsson specialising in IoT security. His has previously been involved in various security related projects and standardisation activities on authentication, authorisation, payments, smart cards, DRM etc. finansed by industry and research funding organisations. Göran has a PhD in Mathematics from Royal Institue of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.

11:50-13:00 --------------- Lunch ---------------

13:00 - Keynote: On the Security and Scalability of Blockchains                                              
Karame Ghassan (NEC Labs, Manager of Security R&D )
Ghassan Karame is the Manager and Chief Researcher of the Security Group of NEC Research Laboratories in Germany. Until April 2012, he was working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of Information Security of ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He holds a Master of Science degree in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and a PhD degree in Computer Science from ETH Zurich. Ghassan is interested in all aspects of security and privacy with a focus on cloud security, SDN/network security, and Blockchain security.

13:45 - Why Election Security Matters!                                                      
Carsten Schuermann (ITU Copenhagen, Associate Professor)
Carsten Schürmann is a faculty member at the IT University of Copenhagen and the principal investigator of the DemTech project. He leads an interdisciplinary team of researchers investigating dependability, verifiability, and trustability of election technologies.  Prior to joining the IT University, Schürmann was a member of the computer science faculty at Yale University.  He holds a PhD from Carnegie-Mellon University.

14:15 - Software security and Hypervisors                                            
Arash Vahidi (RISE SICS, Senior Researcher)

14:40-15:00 --------------- Break ---------------

15:00 - Trust in public clouds and attack tools                                      
Antonis Michalas (University of Westminster, Head of Cyber Security Group) 
Antonis leads the cyber security research group (CSec) at the University of Westminster. As the head of CSec, he leads research projects focused on network security and applied cryptography. The group mainly focuses on applied research in security and privacy of widely deployed communication networks. Prior to that, Antonis received his PhD in Network Security from Aalborg University, Denmark and have been working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Security Lab of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS). 

15:30-16:00  - Wrap-up                                                                              
Eva Fogelström, Director Security Research at Ericsson

Please register to attend

Time: September 7th, 2017
Place: Kista Entré Konferens, Kista


Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Kista Entré Konferens
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