SWITS 2016 Program

16th Seminar within the Framework of a Swedish IT Security Network for PhD students

09-10 June 2015, Place: Linköping University


Practical Information: http://www.ida.liu.se/conferences/SWITS16/


Thursday, 9 June 2016

10:30 Arrival, Coffee for early arrivals

11:00 Welcome, Introduction, research group presentations incl. COINS (Chairs: Simone Fischer-Hübner & Simin Nadjm-Tehrani) 

12:00 PhD Student Presentations I: Software Security (Session Chair: Daniel Hedin)

More faith in formal isolation properties, Andreas Lindner, KTH

MutaGen: Fuzz-testing using dynamic data-flow assisted program mutation, Ulf Kargén, Linköping University

Agile Development of Security Critical Software, Sai Datta Vishnubhotla, Blekinge Institute of Technology.

Defining the Process of Pseudonymity for PROV, Jenni Reuben, Karlstad University

13:00 Lunch

14:00 PhD Student  Presentations II:  Privacy and Fingerprinting (Session Chair: Magnus Almgren)

Fingerprinting Browser Extensions via Web Accessible Resources, Alexander Sjösten, Chalmers TH

MaxPace: Speed-Constrained Location Queries, Per Hallgren, Chalmers TH

Quantum Bitcoin: An Anonymous and Distributed Currency Secured by the No-Cloning Theorem of Quantum Mechanics, Jonathan Jogenfors, Linköping University

Combining Website Fingerprinting Attacks against Tor users with DNS sniffing attacks, Benjamin Greschbach, KTH Stockholm

15:00 Short break

15:05 PhD Student Presentations III: Risks and Trust  (Session Chair: Andrei Sabelfeld)

Trusting eGovernment services in developing countries? Chantal Mutimukwe, Örebro University

Data driven probabilistic cyber threat modeling, Margus Välja, KTH

The Information Classification Process, Erik Bergström, University of Skövde

15:50 Coffee

16:15  Invited Presentation: Johan Turell (MSB): News about MSB’s Research Agenda (Session Chair:  Simone Fischer-Hübner)

16:40-17:45 Parallel workshops: COINS - Overview of PhD research in Norway (Hanno Langweg, chair: Christian Rohner), eVoting tutorial (Peter Ryan, Chair: Leonardo Martucci), SECURIT (Jonas Hallberg, Chair: Rose-Mharie Åhlfeldt)

18:00 Social Event (Museum and Dinner)


Friday, 10th June 2016:

9:00 PhD Student Presentations IV: Protocol Security & Web Security (Session Chair: Tomas Olovsson)

Predicting Security of Data Protocols, Matus Korman, KTH

Does Scale, Size, and Locality Matter? Evaluation of Collaborative BGP Security Mechanisms, Rahul Hiran, Linköping University

Data Exfiltration in the Face of CSP, Daniel Hausknecht, Chalmers TH


9:45 Short Break


9:50 Invited Talk: Ivan Buetler, “Arms Race in Cyberspace  (Session Chair: Simin Nadjm-Tehrani):


10:30: Coffee break


11:00-11:45  PhD Student Presentations V: Privacy and Tracking (Session Chair: : Mikael Asplund)

Privacy for Big Data, Boel Nelson, Chalmers TH

Data Track with Data Portability, Farzaneh Karegar, Karlstad University

Let's Face It: Faceted Values for Taint Tracking, Daniel Schoepe, Chalmers TH

11:45 Lunch

12:45 PhD Student Presentations VI: Network Security, Authentication & Crypto (Session Chair: Mathias Ekstedt)

Network DDoS defence, Network Authentication, and Improving all Encryption/Hashing Algorithms, Todd Booth, LTU

Early Prediction of Network Protocols in the Forensic Analysis of DNS Tunneled Traffic, Irvin Homem, KTH

Improving greedy nonrandomness detectors for stream ciphers, Linus Karlsson, Lund University

Longitudinal Analysis of the Third-party Authentication Landscape, Anna Vapen, Linköping University


13:45 Short Break

13:50 PhD Student Presentations VII: Secure Applications (Session Chair: Bengt Carlsson)

A Risk Assessment Framework for Automotive Embedded Systems, Aljoscha Lautenbach, Chalmers TH

Engineering Privacy in Mobile Health Systems, Leonardo Iwaya, Karlstad University

Enhance Security of SCADA systems with anomaly detection and flexible evaluation platform, Chih-Yuan Lin, Linköping University

Resilient Placement of Virtualized Smart Grid Control Functions, Peiyue Zhao, KTH


14:50 Summing up of seminar results, future of SWITS activities

15:00 Coffee, End of SWITS 2016