IT Security for the Next Generation - European Cup 2011

European Cup 2011


Location: University of Applied Sciences, Erfurt, Germany
January 28-30, 2011

This conference brings together students, experts, scientists and researchers in a collaborative environment to present and discuss issues relating to cybercrime. It provides a platform for the next generation to share their respective knowledge and experiences and to develop new ideas to improve the level of security in information technology. A program committee will evaluate the submissions. The best submissions will be given awards and valuable prizes from Kaspersky Lab and the authors will be invited to attend the prestigious “IT Security for the Next Generation” conference which will be hosted at the University of Applied Sciences in Erfurt in January 2011. You will have the chance to give a presentation of your research in front of leading IT experts and receive a certificate of participation. Expenses for your travels and accommodation will be paid for by Kaspersky Lab. You will make useful contacts with top experts in the IT Security field and have fun together during a creative team-building event. The winners of the European Cup 2011 will be invited to attend the 2011 International Cup of the IT Security Conference for Young Professionals. If we like their idea, we will approach them with an offer and hope to come to a service agreement with them.

Conference Participants:

Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. Students from all European Universities, Institutes of Higher Education and Graduate Schools are welcome to apply. Those who would like to participate should prepare and send their research on one of the following topics to the organizing committee by December 6th, 2010..


Students from the following countries can participate in this conference:

Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City.

Conference Topics:

Technical nomination

  1. Trends in Anti-Spam Development – Techniques, Methods in the “Spam Arms Race” and new Innovations
  2. Dangers of an increasingly Networked World
  3. 'In the Cloud' Security
  4. Future Technologies for Detecting and Combating Malware (e.g. artificial intelligence, fuzzy systems, p2p networks)

Social, economic and legal nomination

  1. Emerging Threats (e.g. social network security, embedded systems security, mobile security, online banking security)
  2. Challenges and Opportunities for IT-Security Companies within the next 10 years
  3. Impact of technologies on Data Protection, Copy and Intellectual Property Rights and Jurisdiction
  4. Education in IT Security - Trends and Questions

Click here for "Info Brochure Kaspersky Lab European Cup 2011" (pdf)

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