SICSA Cybersecurity Online PhD forum

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/06/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) Cyber Security research theme aims to foster a strong and vibrant Cyber Security research community in Scotland, and to raise the recognition and prominence of this community in the UK and internationally. As a part of this effort, a PhD forum is organised to bring together Cyber Security researchers in Scotland to share their research and get advice from academics. Funded by SICSA this forum is free to attend (registration is compulsory).

Prof Awais Rashid, University of Bristol will give the keynote speech in the SICSA Cybersecurity PhD Forum 2020. Details of his talk is available here.

Call for Posters

PhD students at SICSA Universities whose research is aligned with Cyber Security research are invited to participate in the forum and present their work in the form of posters. Each submission should contain two files: (1) a PDF/Power Point presentation, and (2) a PDF of a 400 to 500 word abstract describing their research. Students of accepted submissions are expected to attend to present their research online. All accepted submissions will receive certificates of accomplishment. Additionally up to three best submissions will receive prizes. The forum will be open for other PhD students, academics and industry practitioners but only accepted submissions will get opportunity to present. If you wish to attend, you must register by the deadline through the registration link.

A PDF version of this call is available here.

Submission Instructions:

Submit (1) a presentation (PDF or Power Point) and (2) abstract in PDF format (400-500 word) to admin@sicsa.ac.uk with subject line Cyber Security PhD Student Forum.

Important Dates

Submission: 15 May (AoE) 2020
Notification: 22 May 2020
Registration by: 2 June 2020 (Link)
Workshop: Thursday, 4 June 2020 (10am-4pm)

Organising team

Prof Karen Renaud, Aberty University | SICSA cyber security theme leader
Dr Deepayan Bhowmik, University of Stirling | SICSA cyber security theme leader

More information can be found here.

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