York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security

Inaugural Event

18 March 2020

University of York

York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security - Inaugural Event

Wednesday 18th March, 09:30-17:00, Law and Management Building, Room LMB/002A, University of York

Bringing together all the members of the Centre to present their research for 10-15 minutes, this free event is an opportunity for faculty members around the campus to participate and promote the cross disciplinary collaboration (for attracting grant agencies, interesting publications, co-supervising PhD students).

University of York Speakers:

Paul Cairns, (Professor of Human-Computer Interaction)

Delaram Kahrobaei (Director of York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security): Opening remarks and Introduction on YICCS.

Sarah Thompson, Professor, Associate Dean (Research) of Faculty of Sciences.

Roger Colbeck, Reader in Maths and Quantum Communication

Pooya Farshim (Lecturer in Cyber Security)

Philip Garnett (School of Management)

Simos Gerasimou (Enterprise Systems Group)

Victoria Gould (Head of Pure Mathematics)

Dimitris Kolovos (Professor of Software Engineering)

John McDermid (Director of Assuring Autonomy International Programme, Sarah Heathwood will present on his behalf)

Helen Petrie (Professor of Human-Computer Interaction)

Siamak Shahandashti (Lecturer in Cyber Security)

Timothy Spiller (Director of the York Quantum Hub, Physics)

Martin Trefzer (Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering)

Vasili Vasilios (Lecturer in Cyber Security)

Alex Wade (Director of the Centre for Future Health, Psychology, DC lab, Neuroscience)

Jim Woodcock (Professor of Software Engineering and Robotics)

Media Speakers:

Holly Squire - The Conversation

Hannah Taylor Lewis - Science Media Centre

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Event Programme

09:30 - 09:45 Registration and coffee

09:50 - 10:00 Welcome - Paul Cairns (Head of Research, CS): Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

10:00- 10:10 Opening remarks - Professor Sarah Thompson, Associate Dean (Research) of Faculty of Sciences.

10:10 - 10:20 Introduction to YICCS and the Future- Professor Delaram Kahrobaei - Director of York Interdisciplinary Centre for

Cyber Security, Chair of Cyber Security

10:20 - 10:35 Prof. Timothy Spiller: Director of the York Quantum Hub, Physics

10:35 - 10:50 Prof. Alex Wade - Director of the Centre for Future Health, Psychology, DC lab, Neuroscience - New opportunities

for cryptography in the field of health and wellbeing

10:50 - 11:05 Dr Simos Gerasimou (Enterprise Systems Group)

11:05 - 11:20 Prof. Jim Woodcock: Professor of Software Engineering

11:20 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 11:45 Dr. Martin Trefzer, Bio-inspired Systems and Technologies

Rethinking Computer Architectures.

11:45 - 12:00 Dr Roger Colbeck Reader in Maths and Quantum Communication "Cryptography with untrusted devices"

12:00 - 12:15 Pooya Farshim, Lecturer in Cyber Security “Foundations of Practical Cryptography”

12:15 - 12:30 Dr Vasileios Vasilakis, Lecturer in Cyber Security “Security of software-defined networks”

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and photographer

13:30 - 13:45 Prof. Helen Petrie, Professor of Human Computer Interaction “Understanding users and security across the lifespan”

13:45 - 14:00 Sarah Heathwood on behalf of Prof. McDermitt, Partnership and Communications Manager, Assuring Autonomy

International Programme “Safety assurance of autonomous systems”

14:00 - 14:15 Prof. Victoria Gould, Head of Pure Mathematics, ``Decision problems in algebra’’

14:15 - 14:30 Dr. Siamak Shahandashti, Lecturer in Cyber Security, “Self-Tallying Encryption and Its Applications”

14:30 - 14:45 Dr. Phillip Garnett, Lecturer in Management, “Obfuscatory Practice”

14:45 - 15:00 Dr. Poonam Yadav, Lecturer in Computer Science, “Network Service Dependencies in IoT”

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 Hannah Taylor Lewis - Press Officer, Science Media Centre

16:00 - 16:30 Holly Squire - Health, Society and Education Editor - The Conversation

16:30 - 17:00 Closing Statements

Speakers

Delaram Kahrobaei

Pooya Farshim

Philip Garnett

Victoria Gould

Dimitris Kolovos

John McDermid

Helen Petrie

Siamak F. Shahandashti

Tim Spiller

Martin Trefzer

Vasileios Vasilakis

Jim Woodcock

Alex Wade

Holly Squire

Hannah Taylor Lewis