9th Seminar within the Framework of a Swedish IT Security Network for PhD students (SWITS 2009)

8 - 9 June 2009

Location: Statt, Karlskrona http://www.firsthotels.com/sv/Vara-hotell/Sverige/Karlskrona/First-Hotel-Statt/

Monday, 8. June 2009:

9:30     Arrival, Coffee for early arrivals
10:00   For early arrivers: Presentation of BTH distance lab, you need to have your own laptop with wireless connection with you. This is an optional activity for those arriving early and interested in utilizing the lab resources.

== Official Start of SWITS 2009 ==

12:00   Lunch

13:00   Welcome (Bengt Carlsson), short introduction of participants and their research groups

13:30   PhD student presentation Session 1: Software Security and Information Flow Control:

            (Session Chair: Andreas Jakobsson)


14:15   Short break


14:20   PhD student presentation Session 2: Security Metrics

            (Session Chair: Alejandro Russo)


15:05   Coffee

15:30   PhD student presentation Session 3: SPAM and Spyware

            (Session Chair: Marcus Nohlberg)


16:15 – 17:45 Parallel discussion groups on cooperation/ joint PhD courses:

  • Security Metrics (Erland Jonsson)
  • Software Security (Andrei Sabelfeld)
  • Social Security Aspects (Rose-Mharie Åhlfeld) and/or Network Security (Henric Johnson)


18:00 Social event: Boat trip in the archipelago of Karlskrona and dinner at Drottningskär Castle http://www.kastellet.net/  They will serve “Grillbuffe


Tuesday, 9. June 2009:

8.00     Breakfast


9:00     PhD student presentation Session 4: Communication Security, Privacy & Trust

            (Session Chair: Henric Johnson)



10:00   Short break


10:05   PhD student presentation Session 5: Wireless Security & VoIP Security

            (Session Chair: Stefan Axelsson)


10:50   Coffee

11:10   Invited talk by Per Oscarsson from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), a new consolidated authority replacing KBM (Session Chair: Rose-Mharie Åhlfeldt)

11:50   Invited talk by FM (Swedish Armed Forces) about their research activities and cooperation with Universities (Session Chair: Bengt Carlsson)

12:30   Lunch

13:30   Utilizing the BTH Distance Security Lab: Business Model, first experiences from Karlstad University using the BTH Lab within their courses (Session Chairs: Charlie Svahnberg & Simone Fischer-Hübner)

(If there is an interest, other groups can meet in parallel)

14:15 Summing up of seminar results (incl. results from the parallel discussion grousps), future SWITS events (Simone Fischer-Hübner)

14:45: Coffee, End of SWITS 2009