Workshop on Serious Games for Cyber Security

Date(s) - 21/05/2019 - 22/05/2019
All Day

Heriot Watt University

SICSA Cyber Nexus is pleased to be supporting the forthcoming Workshop on Serious Games for Cyber Security, taking place on 21 – 22 May 2019 at Heriot Watt University

This workshop intends to bring together in Scotland people interested in games, serious games and cyber security. It will consists of talks, hands-on workshops, demos, and discussions sessions for researchers, industries, game designers and developers, cyber security enthusiasts.

Speakers & Programme : A full list of the Speakers and the Event programme can be found on the event web-site:

Attendees: The workshops is open to academics, professionals, students, and anyone interested in serious games and cyber security. The workshop will be a platform to share and discuss experiences, perspectives and challenges in deploying serious games for tackling cyber security, for the teaching and training in cyber security. The workshop is multi-disciplinary as it brings together experts in the design and development methods for serious games as well as experts in several domains of cyber security such as privacy and developer-centred security.

Topics of Discussion: Throughout the two days, there will be allocated times for discussions where we will address issues of:

  • Cyber Security & Education
  • Serious games design and development in the context of cyber security
  • Challenges of cyber security that serious games should tackle

Registration: Registration is free, please register using the following Eventbrite. Lunch will be provided thanks to our SICSA Cybersecurity Nexus sponsor. Please email Manuel Maarek if you have any dietary requirements, and if you are only able to attend one of the two workshop days.

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