Draft Programme for the 10th SWITS seminar, 7-8 June 2010, Stockholm/Långholmen


Monday, 7. June 2010:


 9:30 Arrival, Coffee for early arrivals


10:00-11:00: Introduction, poster session for research group presentations


11:00- 12:15: PhD student presentation session I: Security for critical applications

(Session Chair: Bengt Carlsson)

Jordi Cucurull, Mikael Asplund, Simin Nadjim-Tehrani (Linköping University): Anomaly Detection and Mitigation for Disaster Area Networks

Massimiliano Raciti (Linköping University): Anomaly Detection for Information Infrastructure Security

Phu H. Phung, Dennis Kengo Nilsson (Chalmers TH): A Model for Safe and Secure Execution of Downloaded Vehicle Applications

Pierre Kleberger (Chalmers TH): Securing the Connected Car

Teodor Sommestad, Mathias Ekstedt (KTH), Conditional probabilities over security


12:15 – 13:15: Lunch


13:15 – 14:15: PhD student presentation session II: Network Security

(Session Chair: Mads Dam)

Ge Zhang (Karlstad University): Counteract traffic analysis attacks on VoIP media flows

Fu Zhang (Chalmers TH): Mitigating DDoS attacks

Shahid Raza (SICS): Interconnection of HART and WirelessHart networks

Andreas Larsson (Chalmers TH): Secure and self stabilizing clustering in sensor networks


14:20- 15:35: PhD student presentation session III: Software & Programming Language Security

(Session Chair: Magnus Almgren)

Arnar Birgisson, Andrei Sabelfeld, Alejandro Russo (Chalmers TH): Unifying Facets of Information Integrity

Siavash Soleimanifard (KTH): Procedure-Modular Verification of Control Flow Safety Properties

Filipo Del Tedesco (Chalmers TH): Implementing Erasure Policies Using Taint Analysis

Jonas Magazinius, Phu H. Phung, David Sands (Chalmers TH): Safe Wrappers and Sane Policies for Self Protecting Java Script

Willard Rafnsson, Andrei Sabelfeld (Chalmers TH): Securing Event-Based Communication


15:35-15:55: Coffee


15:55 -16:20: Presentation by Erland Jonsson on Security Metrics (Research and PhD course)


16:20-17:50: Parallel workshops on cooperation within research and education:

-           Network Security (chaired by Tomas Olovsson)

-           Software Security (chaired by Andrei Sabelfeld)

-           Security Metrics (chaired by Erland Jonsson)

-           Privacy, PETs & Social Security aspects (chaired by Rose-Mharie Åhlfeld & Simone Fischer-Huebner)


18:45: Social event



Tuesday, 8. June 2010:


8.30: Breakfast


9:00 - 9:30: Reports from the workshops


9:30 – 10:45: PhD student presentations IV: Privacy & PETs

(Session Chair: Louise Yngström)

Tobias Pulls & Hans Hedbom (Karlstad University): Cascading privacy preserving secure logs

Gunnar Kreits, Mads Dam, Douglas Wikström (KTH): Practical Private Information Aggregation in Large Networks

Stefan Berthold (Karlstad University): Towards Formal Languages for Privacy Options

Farnaz Moradi (Chalmers TH): A First Look at Internet Backbone Traffic Identifying SPAM

Raja M. Khurram Shahzad (BTH): Spyware Detection by Data Mining


10:45-11:05: Coffee


11:05-12:10: PhD student presentations V: Trust & Measurements

(Session Chair: Sonja Buchegger)

Anton Borg (BTH): Simulating a Software Reputation System with Malicious Users

Anna Vapen (Linköping University): Web Authentication for Untrusted Computers

Aslam Mudassar (SICS): Secure Virtualization and Trusted Platform Management

Margareta Eriksson (DSV): The Coins project

Musard Balliu (KTH): A Weakest Precondition Approach to Robustness


12.10-12:45: Invited talk by Wiggo Öberg (MSB): Current national initiatives and work


12:50-13:50: Lunch

13:50-14:35:  Invited talks by Stewart Kowalski (Huawei & DSV): Comparison of IT Security Research at Industries and at University


14:35 Summing up and Outlook: How can we further enhance our cooperation in research and education? Future SWITS activities?


15:00 End of SWITS 2010