Previous Keynotes

ARES 2022

ARES 2022 Keynote Speaker

The strange world of the password
Steven Furnell, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Usable Privacy: Retrospective and Challenges ahead
Delphine Reinhardt, University of Göttingen, Germany

Best Paper Session

VMIFresh: Efficient and Fresh Caches for Virtual Machine Introspection
Thomas Dangl (University of Passau, Germany), Stewart Sentanoe (University of Passau, Germany) and Hans P. Reiser (Reykjavík University, Iceland)

Privacy-Preserving Polyglot Sharing and Analysis of Confidential Cyber Threat Intelligence
Davy Preuveneers and Wouter Joosen (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven, Belgium)

Distance-based Techniques for Personal Microbiome Identification
Markus Hittmeir, Rudolf Mayer and Andreas Ekelhart (SBA Research, Austria)

SOAR4IoT: Securing IoT Assets with Digital Twins
Philip Empl, Daniel Schlette, Daniel Zupfer and Günther Pernul (University of Regensburg, Germany)

ARES 2021

ARES 2021 Keynote Speaker

When humans and security or privacy technology interact
Sonia Chiasson, Carleton University, Canada

Secure and Privacy-Conscious Federated Analytics
Jean-Pierre Hubaux, EPFL – Station 14, Switzerland

Best Paper Session

Analyzing and Securing SOME/IP Automotive Services with Formal and Practical Methods
Daniel Zelle (Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology, Germany), Timm Lauser, Dustin Kern, Christoph Krauß (Hochschule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
Weaving a Faster Tor: A Multi-Threaded Relay Architecture for Improved Throughput
Steven Engler (Georgetown University, USA), Ian Goldberg (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Listen to Your Heart: Evaluation of the Cardiologic Ecosystem
Endres Puschner (Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy, Germany), Christoph Saatjohann (Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Markus Willing (University of Münster, Germany), Christian Dresen (Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Julia Köbe, Benjamin Rath (University of Münster, Germany), Christof Paar (Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy, Germany), Lars Eckardt, Uwe Haverkamp (University of Münster, Germany), Sebastian Schinzel (Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany)

Snail Mail Beats Email Any Day: On Effective Operator Security Notifications in the Internet
Max Maass, Marc-Pascal Clement, Matthias Hollick (Secure Mobile Networking Lab, TU Darmstadt, Germany)

ARES 2020

ARES 2020 Keynote Speaker

Children need Cyber Security Education too
Karen Renaud, Abertay University, UK

Security, the Elusive Goal of Privacy, and the Surprising Difficulties around Corona Tracing
Thorsten Strufe, KASTEL, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Best Paper Session

Jit Fault Detection: Increasing Availability in 1oo2 Systems Just-In-Time
Leo Botler (Graz University of Technology, Austria), Konrad Diwold (Graz University of Technology and Pro2Future, Austria), Nermin Kajtazovic (Siemens Austria, Austria), and Kay Römer (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

How do App Vendors Respond to Subject Access Requests? A Longitudinal Privacy Study on iOS and Android Apps
Jacob Leon Kröger (Technical University of Berlin, Germany / Weizenbaum Institute, Berlin, Germany), Jens Lindemann and Dominik Herrmann (University of Bamberg, Germany)

Vector Packet Encapsulation: The Case for a Scalable IPsec Encryption Protocol
Michael Pfeiffer, Michael Rossberg, Franz Girlich and Guenter Schaefer (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)

ARES 2019

ARES 2019 Keynote Speaker

Securing Our Future: The Importance of Academia in Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
Dr. Alastair MacWillson, Chair of Institute of Information Security and Chair of Qufaro@Bletchley Park

Why strong foundations matter: Lessons from developing CyBOK, the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge
Awais Rashid, Professor of Cyber Security, University of Bristol

Best Paper Session

Thieves in the Browser: Web-based Cryptojacking in the Wild
Marius Musch (TU Braunschweig, Germany), Christian Wressnegger (TU Braunschweig, Germany), Martin Johns (TU Braunschweig, Germany) and Konrad Rieck (TU Braunschweig, Germany)

Behavior-Aware Network Segmentation using IP Flows
Juraj Smeriga (Institute of Computer Science, Masaryk University, Czechia) and Tomas Jirsik (Institute of Computer Science, Masaryk University, Czechia)

Data-driven Curation, Learning and Analysis for Inferring Evolving IoT Botnets in the Wild
Morteza Safaei Pour (Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab, Florida Atlantic University, United States), Antonio Mangino (Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab, Florida Atlantic University, United States), Kurt Friday (Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab, Florida Atlantic University, United States), Matthias Rathbun (Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab, Florida Atlantic University, United States), Elias Bou-Harb (Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab, Florida Atlantic University, United States), Farkhund Iqbal (Zayed University, United Arab Emirates), Khaled Shaban (Qatar University, Qatar) and Abdelkarim Erradi (Qatar University, Qatar)

ARES 2018

ARES 2018 Keynote Speaker

A Next-generation Secure Internet for the 21st Century
Adrian Perrig, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Innovations in permutation-based crypto
Dr. Joan Daemen, Radboud University, Security Architect at ST Microelectronics, The Netherlands

Best Paper Session

Secure Equality Testing Protocols in the Two-Party Setting
Majid Nateghizad, Thijs Veugen, Zekeriya Erkin and Reginald L. Lagendijk

Android authorship attribution through string analysis
Vaibhavi Kalgutkar, Natalia Stakhanova, Paul Cook and Alina Matyukhina

Flashlight: A Novel Monitoring Path Identification Schema for Securing Cloud Services
Heng Zhang, Ruben Trapero, Jesus Luna Garcia and Neeraj Suri

ARES 2017

ARES 2017 Keynote Speaker

Andrea Servida , Head of Unit DG CONNECT – H4 “eGovernment and Trust”, European Commission, Belgium

Bring Mathematics into Biology: past, present and future impact on Health
Marta Milo , University of Sheffield, UK

Cloaking Functions: Differential Privacy with Gaussian Processes
Neil D. Lawrence , University of Sheffield and Amazon, UK

Cyber security in manufacturing industrial control systems and preparing for the Factory of the Future
Kevin Jones , Head of Cyber Security Architecture, Innovation and Scouting, Airbus, UK

Best Paper Session

Security Proofs for Participation Privacy, Receipt-Freeness and Ballot Privacy for the Helios Voting Scheme
David Bernhard, Oksana Kulyk and Melanie Volkamer

VMAttack: Deobfuscating Virtualization-Based Packed Binaries
Anatoli Kalysch, Johannes Götzfried and Tilo Müller

A Non-Parametric Model for Accurate and Provably Private Synthetic Data Sets
Jordi Soria-Comas and Josep Domingo-Ferrer

ARES 2016

ARES 2016 Keynote Speaker

International Judicial Cooperation in the Fight against Cybercrime
Koen Hermans, EUROJUST, The European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit, The Netherlands

Toward Causal Machine Learning
Bernhard Schölkopf , Max-Planck-Campus Tübingen, Germany

Data Analytic in Anonymized Networks: Is There Hope for Privacy?
Negar Kiyavash , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US

Cyber-Legislation, Standardisation and Pan-European Cooperation as strategic drivers to strengthen Cybersecurity across Europe
Thomas C. Stubbings , Thomas Stubbings Management Consulting eU, Austria

Best Paper Session

A recommender-based system for assisting non-technical users in managing Android permissions
Arnaud Oglaza, Romain Laborde, Francois Barrere and Abdelmalek Benzekri

No Need for Black Chambers: Testing TLS in the E-mail Ecosystem at Large  (BEST PAPER ARES 2016)
Wilfried Mayer, Aaron Zauner, Martin Schmiedecker and Markus Huber

Revisiting a Watermark-based Detection Scheme to Handle Cyber-Physical Attacks
Jose Manuel Rubio Hernan, Luca De Cicco and Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro

ARES 2015

ARES 2015 Keynote Speaker

Let’s Encrypt: Deploying free, secure, and automated HTTPS certificates for the entire Web
Peter Eckersley , EFF Technology Projects Director, US

In blocks we trust: the case of crypto-currencies
Rainer Böhme , University of Innsbruck, Austria

Data Security and Privacy in the Cloud
Pierangela Samarati , Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

The European Strategic Agenda for Research and Innovation in Cybersecurity
Afonso Ferreira, Trust & Security Unit, European Commission

Best Paper Session

A Novel Security-Enhanced Agile Software Development Process Applied in an Industrial Setting
Dejan Baca, Martin Boldt, Bengt Carlsson, Andreas Jacobsson

Optimizing IT Service Costs With Respect to the Availability Service Level Objective
Sascha Bosse, Matthias Splieth, Klaus Turowski

Structural Weaknesses in the Open Smart Grid Protocol (BEST PAPER ARES 2015)
Klaus Kursawe, Christiane Peters

ARES 2014

ARES 2014 Keynote Speaker

Mass surveillance and cryptology
Bart Preneel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Monitoring Threats and Vulnerabilities in Complex IT Landscapes
Volkmar Lotz, SAP Research, Germany

Change, Innovation, and Resilience in the DNS Ecosystem: a Verisign Labs Perspective
Allison Mankin, Director of Verisign Labs, Verisign, Inc., US

Best Paper Session

A New Access Control Scheme for Facebook-Style Social Networks (BEST PAPER ARES 2014)
Jun Pang, Yang Zhang (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

No Smurfs: Revealing Fraud Chains in Mobile Money Transfers
Maria Zhdanova, Jürgen Repp, Roland Rieke (Fraunhofer Institute SIT, Germany), Chrystel Gaber (Orange, France), Baptiste Hemery (Normandie Université, France)

BitTorrent Sync: Network Investigation Methodology
Mark Scanlon, Jason Farina, M-Tahar Kechadi (University College Dublin, Ireland)

ARES 2013

ARES 2013 Keynote Speaker

Data Protection in Social Networks: Going Beyond Access Control (>>Interview & Video<<)
Elena Ferrari, Director DiSTA STRICT SociaLab, University of Insubria, Italy

Six Research Challenges for the Security and Privacy of Health Information Technology ( >>Interview & Video<< )
Carl Gunter, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Opening & Best Paper Session ( >> Interviews & Video<< )

Laribus: Privacy-Preserving Detection of Fake SSL Certificates with a Social P2P Notary Network
Andrea Micheloni, Karl-Peter Fuchs, Dominik Herrmann, Hannes Federrath (University of Hamburg, Germany)

Reliability Prediction for Component-Based Software Systems with Architectural-Level Fault Tolerance Mechanisms
Thanh-Trung Pham, Xavier Défago (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan)

A Statistical Approach for Fingerprinting Probing Activities
Elias Bou-Harb, Mourad Debbabi, Chadi Assi (NCFTA & Concordia University, Canada)

ARES 2013 Panel

Threats & Risk Management – Bridging the Gap between Industry needs and Research

Moderator: Martin Gilje Jaatun, SINTEF ICT, Norway
Gary McGraw, Cigital, US
Greg Soukiassian, BC & RS, France
Chris Wills, CARIS Research, UK

ARES 2013 Tutorials

Bug Parades, Zombies, and the BSIMM: A Decade of Software Security (extended dance version)
Gary McGraw, CTO, Cigital, USA

Tutorial on DNS Security
Haya Shulman, Fachbereich Informatik, TU Darmstadt

Tutorial on Secure Enterprise – wide Identity Management and Role Modeling
Ludwig Fuchs, University of Regensburg, Germany

Tutorial on Challenges in Data Protection – Privacy by Design
Stefan Katzenbeisser, TU Darmstadt & CASED, Germany

ARES 2012

ARES 2012 Keynote Speaker

Designing Software Systems that Comply with Privacy and Security Regulations
Annie I. Antón, Professor of Computer Science at North Carolina State University

Declarative Security
Chenxi Wang, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research

ARES 2012 Panel

Raising the Bar:  Performing More Effective Cyber Security Studies

Moderator: Shari Lawrence Pfleeger
Angela Sasse, University College London (UK)
David Budgen, Durham University (UK)
Kelly Caine, Indiana University (US)

ARES 2011

ARES 2011 Keynote Speaker

Software Security and the BSIMM ( >>Video low quality<< ) ( >>Video medium quality<< )
Gary McGraw, Chief Technology Officer of Cigital, Inc., Washington D.C.

Keeping the Human in the Loop ( >>Video low quality<< ) ( >>Video medium quality<< )
Shari Pfleeger, Director of Research for the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire

ARES 2011 Invited Talk

Some Thoughts on Cyber Security & Privacy ( >>Video low quality<< ) ( >>Video medium quality<< )
Gene Spafford, Purdue University, USA

ARES 2010

ARES 2010 Keynote Speaker

Information security – where computer science, economics and psychology meet ( Video Part 1 , Video Part 2 , Video Part 3 , Video Part 4 , Video Part 5 )
Prof. Ross Anderson, Cambridge University

Thinking outside the box ( Video Part 1 , Video Part 2 , Video Part 3 , Video Part 4 )
Prof. Gene Spafford, Purdue University

CISIS 2010 Keynote Speaker

Using Next Generation Grid Technologies for Advancing Virtual Organizations ( Video Part 1 , Video Part 2 , Video Part 3 )
Prof. Nik Bessis, University of Bedfordshire, UK

Scheduling in Grid Systems ( Video Part1 , Video Part 2 , Video Part 3 , Video Part 4 )
Prof. Helen D. Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

ARES 2009

ARES 2009 Keynote Speaker

Digital Identity Protection – Concepts and Issues
Prof. Elisa Bertino, Purdue University

Topoligical Analysis of Network Attack Vulnerability
Prof. Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University

Pairing based cryptography – theory, implementations and applications
Prof. Eiji Okamoto, Tsukuba University

ARES 2009 Invited Talk

Integrative security approach as a key success factor of dependability
Prof. Solange Ghernaouti-Héli, University of Lausanne

ARES 2008

ARES 2008 Keynote Speaker

Security and Privacy Challenges in Location Based Service Environments
Prof. Vijay Atluri, Management Science and Information Systems Department, Research Director of the Center for Information Management, Integration and Connectivity (CIMIC), Rutgers University

Infrastructure Support for Authorization, Access Control and Privilege Management
Prof. Günther Pernul, Department of Information Systems, University of Regensburg

ASCAA Principles for Next-Generation Role-Based Access Control
Prof. Ravi Sandhu, Executive Director, Chief Scientist and Founder, Institute for Cyber-Security Research (ICSR) and Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair in Cyber-Security

ARES 2007

ARES 2007 Keynote Speaker

Security principles for the Austrian eGovernment
Prof. Reinhard Posch, Chief Information Officer for the Federal Republic of Austria

Data Mining, Security and Privacy: Developments and Directions
Prof. Bhavani Thuraisingham, Director of Cyber Security Research Center, University of Texas at Dallas (UTD

ARES 2006

ARES 2006 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Louis Marinos, ENISA Security Competence Department, Risk Management, Greece
Prof. Andrew Steane, Centre for Quantium Computation, University of Oxford, UK
Prof. David Basin, Information Security, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland