ISG Academics represent RHUL at RSA 2012 (27 Feb – 2 Mar 2012)

RHUL The annual RSA conference is the largest information security event in the world with up to 20,000 delegates. It includes 20 tracks on various topics such as security in the cloud, mobile devices and new products, with sessions at all levels from basic to advanced. The ISG was doubly represented this year in San Francisco at the Cryptographers' Track, whose proceedings are published in the Springer Lecture Notes. Jean Paul Degabriele presented joint work with Kenny Paterson and others about the security of EMV when using the same key pair for both signature and encryption, and Colin Walter spoke about some new techniques in exponentiation. A former post-doctoral research assistant of Kenny, Pooya Farshim, also spoke about some joint work on homomorphic encryption for use in outsourcing computation. For further information about the RSA Conference please click here.

ISG Professor co-organising Dagstuhl Seminar – September 2013

RHUL Professor Jason Crampton will be the co-organiser of the Dagstuhl seminar "Verifiably Secure Process-Aware Information Systems", which will take place in September 2013. Schloss Dagstuhl in Germany is one of the world's leading venues for informatics research http://www.dagstuhl.de/en/about-dagstuhl/. It's week-long seminars are famous for bringing together world-class scientists, both from industry and academia, to discuss challenging research problems, to improve our understanding of those problems, and to develop solutions to those problems.

Royal Holloway confirmed as an Academic Partner of the IISP

RHUL The Information Security Group is delighted to announce that Royal Holloway has been confirmed as one of the first four academic partners of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). This award recognises the significant base of security-related expertise and activity that exists within the ISG and encourages and enables the dialogue between the ISG and the wider community of security practitioners. Prof. Keith Martin, Director of the ISG, is looking forward to the ongoing collaboration between the ISG and IISP: “The IISP aims to professionalise the information security industry and the ISG have been training information security professionals for over thirty years – so it makes a great deal of sense that we work together. We full endorse the aims of the IISP’s academic partnership programme, and attribute much of our existing success to the types of collaboration that this partnership is further encouraging.”

Professor Chris Mitchell delivers keynote speech at the Inaugural Cybercrime Symposium

RHUL Professor Chris Mitchell was one of the International Keynote Speakers at the Inaugural Cybercrime Symposium, which took place on the 1st and 2nd March 2012 at the Sydney Harbour Marriott and was sponsored by Websense.

ISG OWASP Seminar - Thurs 8th March 2012

RHULOn Thursday 8th March 2012 the ISG and OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) will hold a joint seminar at Royal Holloway. There will be two talks by Tobias Gondrom & Viet Pham.'

New Research Collaboration between the ISG Smart Card Centre & the UK Cards Association

OrangeThe ISG is delighted to announce a research collaboration between The UK Cards Association and the Information Security Group Smart Card Centre (SCC) at Royal Holloway, University of London. The UK Cards Association has become a Member of the SCC and committed significant funding to the core research programme for, at least, the next three years. The collaboration is by no means just about funding as The UK Cards Association is the UK’s card payments industry voice on a wide range of topics and it has a plethora of expertise and influence. The work aims to provide the opportunity for interested parties to be forewarned and better informed of practical attack scenarios that may affect card payment systems.