Register for the EuroCybersec 2021 Workshop
25-26. October 2021,  Nice, France and virtual

After the highly successful EuroCybersec2018 organized by Prof. Erol Gelenbe (IITIS-PAN & Lab I3S, Université Côte d’Azur), whose proceedings with Springer enjoyed over 140,000 downloads, IoTAC organizes the EuroCybersec2021 Workshop in Nice, France, with the help of a Program Committee of experts. 
The meeting will be held at the Hotel Séminaire Saint Paul in Nice as a hybrid event, with both in-person and virtual participation. Participation at the workshop is free, but participants pay for their travel and accommodation expenses. The meeting room can hold over 100 people, but physical attendance will be limited to 40 people.



Suggested hotels:

Hotel Le Saint Paul 

ibis Styles Nice Vieux Port

Workshop program:

24 October 2021       6pm: Welcome Drinks

25 October 2021       9.00am: Welcome Coffee

10.00am: Welcome and Introduction

Overviews and IoT Security Technologies:
Session Chair: Erol Gelenbe (IITIS)

10.15     The IoTAC Project: Technology and Research Perspectives by Dionysios Kehagias, ITI-CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece

10.50     The European project CitySCAPE on Cybersecurity for Multi-Modal Transport Systems  by F. Giampaolo, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., A. D’Arcangelo, Kaspersky, L. Bianconi, Gruppo SIGLA  S.R.L., Italy.

11.20     Front-end Access Control: The centre piece of Zero Trust security architecture by Andras Vilmos, Safepay Systems

11.50     IoT Security Trust Mark™ Certification & Voluntary Labelling Scheme by Matt Tett, Advisor – Subject Matter Expert, IoT Security Trust Mark™ Scheme

12.20 – 14.00 Lunch

Research for the Security of the IoT (I)
Session Chair:  Marija Jankovic (ITI)

14.00     Application of a Human-Centric Approach in Security by Design for IoT Architecture Development by Violeta Vasileva, Artshare Ltd

14.30     Mitigating the Massive Access Problem in the IoT by E. Gelenbe, Mert Nakip, Dariusz Marek, Tadeusz Czachorski (IITIS)

15.00     Secure Authentication for everyone! Enabling 2nd-factor Authentication under Real-world constraints by Julian Fietkau, Syeda Mehak Zahra, and Markus Hartung, Technical University of Berlin

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break

16.00     T-RAID: TEE-based Remote Attestation for IoT Devices by  Roland Nagy, Márton Bak, Dorottya Papp, Levente Buttyán, Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security (CrySyS Lab), Budapest University of Technology and Economics

16.30     Auto-Associative Random Neural Network Detection of Botnets by Mert Nakip and Erol Gelenbe (IITIS)

17.00     An Empirical Evaluation of the Usefulness of Word Embedding Techniques in Deep Learning-based Vulnerability Prediction by Ilias Kalouptsoglou1,2 , Miltiadis Siavvas1 , Dionysios Kehagias1 , Alexandros Chatzigeorgiou2 , and Apostolos Ampatzoglou2, 1 Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2 University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

17.30 Adjourn & 19.30 Workshop Dinner

26 October 2021

Research for the Security of the IoT (II)
Session Chair:  Tadeusz Czachorski (IITIS)

9.30       Correlation-based Anomaly Detection for the CAN Bus by András Gazdag1, György Lupták1, and Levente Buttyán2, 1 Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security (CrySyS Lab), Budapest University of Technology and Economics , and 2 Ukatemi Technologies

10.00     Energy and QoS Aware Security Services at the Edge by E. Gelenbe, Piotr Frohlich and Mateusz Nowak

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

Research for the Security of the IoT (III)
Session Chair:  Andras Vilmos (Safepay)

11.00     The Adversarial Random Neural Network and its use for Attack Detection in a Large Network by E. Gelenbe and M. Nakip (IITIS)

11.30     A Machine Learning Intrusion Detection System for Known and Unknown Anomalies by E. Simo, F. Aguilo, E. Marin, X. Massip, A. Hussain and M. Mahmoudi, CRAAX, UPC (Barcelona), Spain

12.00     System Vulnerability Prediction using the Adversarial Random Neural Network by E. Gelenbe, M. Nakip (IITIS) and Ilias Kalouptsoglou, M. Siavvas (IITIS)

12.30 Adjournment & Summary
Workshop Lunch

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