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CISPA's Young Researcher Security Convention will take place from April 1 - 5, 2019.
It will give you a deep dive into three hot topics in the areas of System Security, Security Guarantees, and Machine Learning. You will be able to meet and learn from top experts in these fields.

Hot topics in reliable security guarantees: Secure Messaging  

For this hot topic, we will present current and future secure messaging schemes that will be used by millions of people. Modern messaging protocols, such as the Signal protocol used by WhatsApp, the Signal App, and Google Allo, can offer strong security guarantees based on a novel and intricate technical design. We will explain...

Hot topics in Systems Security: Software Exploitation and Car Hacking  

This part is very practical and hands-on: It's about how the physical world of electronics interacts with software and gives you a different perspective on security implications in the real world.

Hot topics in machine learning: Attacks and Defenses for Machine Learning Models  

With the advance of machine learning techniques, we have seen a quick adoption of this technology in a broad range of application scenarios. As machine learning is becoming more broadly deployed, such approaches become part of the attack surface of modern IT systems and infrastructures. The class will cover several attack vectors and defenses of today's and future intelligent systems build on AI and machine learning technology.

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April 1-5, 2019
Helmholtz Center for Information Security (CISPA)
Stuhlsatzenhaus 5
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Application deadline:
February 25, 2019
Please send an e-mail to .

Thank you for your application. Participants for SeCon 2019 have been selected.
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Car Hacking with Dr. Stefan Nürnberger (Photo: CISPA)