The Highlights of Cyber Science 2019 and What To Expect From Cyber Science 2020

Last year’s Cyber Science conference was held at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, which was organised in partnership with the University of Oxford, University of Derby, and SINTEF Digital. As with all C-mric events we had a notable line up of keynote speakers over the course of the conference. Receiving submissions from far and wide; we collected a total of 64 articles which covered a range of topics.

The conference was opened by Mike Hincey, chair of IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland and professor of software engineering at the University of Limerick. Over the course of the 3 days speakers from industry, academia and government spoke about topical trends amongst Cyber Security. These included Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK), Cyber Situational Assessment, Cyber Security Operations Centres, Cybercrime and Threat Intelligence, Cyber-Value-at-Risk, Residual Risk and models for Systemic Cyber-Risk to name just a few.

At the conference a workshop was organised by the Department of Computer Science on Cyber Insurance and Risk Controls (CIRC 2019) which was co-located with the Cyber SA 2019 conference, while a workshop organised by SINTEF digital on Secure Software Engineering in Devops and Agile Development (SecSE 2019) was co-located with the Cyber Security 2019 conference. To see last year’s event in action you can check out our Youtube.

Cyber Science 2019 was a huge success with 200 people in attendance! A final thanks to all our speakers, attendees and sponsors there would be no conference without you.

What Should You Expect This year?

This year we will be taking Cyber Science to Dublin City University (DCU).This is the first time Cyber Science will be in Ireland. We have an impressive line-up of keynote speakers from the industry that will be taking the stage in June. Be sure to check them out! As well as this, you can take a look at our recent blog posted in light of international women’s day which delves into the background of our female speakers.

Dublin City University, Dublin

Over the course of the week you should expect to hear our keynote speakers discuss trending topics amongst the industry. What does effective ‘cyber security’ look like and most importantly, how does it change in different contexts.To cover this we will have 8 keynote speakers, all of which have different backgrounds and areas of expertise.These individuals are likely to motivate you in providing thought-provoking insights that they have found working in the industry and experiences they have had in their roles to date.

With 4 Co-Located Conferences; Cyber SA 2020, Social Media 2020, Cyber Security 2020 and Cyber Incident 2020, there will be lots for you to see and do while at the conference. A Professional in the industry, a scholar or one of our many authors expected to attend this years event, you should foresee adding to your library of knowledge. Here at Cyber Science we offer you a great opportunity to network with like minded individuals in exchanging thoughts around topics discussed at and out of the conference.

At this year’s event there will be 3 types of tickets. All which will entitle you access to the keynotes, industry talks, a poster session and a printed copy of the conference proceedings. As well as this, refreshments will be provided throughout the day. For attendees who have purchased or are considering a 3 or 2 day ticket, dinner and drinks on your second evening will be included. The location is still to be confirmed.

As well as this, we can assure you that there will always be a friendly face to guide you around DCU, you won’t be left wondering where to go. However, if you have time to spare, be sure to take a walk around the lovely campus! It may be small, but still beautiful with a newly built Student Centre where this year’s refreshments will be provided. Head over to our venue page to find out more information.

At Cyber Science 2020 we are committed to retaining the standards that we have set over the years in the quality of talks and workshops provided.We hope to see you all in Dublin. However, for those unable to attend, we will be sure to post live content on our Twitter and Facebook throughout the course of the event.  

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