ISG at Infosec 2012

RHUL The Information Security Group will be exhibiting at Infosec 2012, Earls Court this week between 24th and 26th April 2012.

ISG Academic Dr Konstantinos Markantonakis delivers keynote speech at ISPEC 2012

RHUL Dr Konstantinos Markantonakis was one of the international keynote speakers at the 8th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2012), which took place between the 9th - 10th of April 2012 in Hangzhou, China. Dr Markantonakis stated: “The conference is an established event that brings together researchers and practitioners to provide a confluence of new information security technologies, including their applications and their integration with IT systems in various vertical sectors. The conference proceedings are published by Springer-Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Computer Science.”

Dr Stephen Wolthusen to deliver speech at the SCADA & Smart Grid Cyber Security Summit 2012

RHUL Dr Stephen Wolthusen will be on the expert speaker panel for the SCADA & Smart Grid Cyber Security Summit 2012. This will be taking place in London between the 26th and 27th April 2012. Dr Wolthusen will be delivering a presentation on Day 1 of the conference entitled ‘The Enemy Within: Controllability in the Presence of Subversion’.

Importance of Information Security education – Daily Telegraph article

”RHUL” A recent article in the Daily Telegraph profiles the Information Security Group’s Masters Programme where Professor Keith Martin talks about the importance of Information Security and how many people are getting wise to it.

Workshop on Theory and Practice in Cryptography

RHUL ISG researcher Kenny Paterson recently co-organised a workshop on theory and practice in cryptography that was held at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge as part of the centenary celebrations for Alan Turing year. The workshop, sponsored by EPSRC and the ECRYPT-II Network of Excellence was provocatively titled "Is Cryptographic Theory Practically Relevant?" It brought together researchers who work in theoretical aspects of cryptography (principally, provable security of protocols) and people working on applied aspects of cryptography, particularly those involved in standardization and in industrial deployment of cryptography.

Publication of Prof. Keith Martin's book 'Everyday Cryptography'

RHUL We are delighted to announce the publication of Prof. Keith Martin’s book “Everyday Cryptography”, which was published at the start of March by Oxford University Press. This book has been written in part to support the core module “Introduction to Cryptography and Security Mechanisms” that is taught on the MSc Information Security.