Kaspersky Lab to hold international student conference on cybercrime

27 jul 2009
Comunicados de Imprensa

Kaspersky Lab announces that it is to hold its ‘IT Security for the Next Generation’ student conference as part of the Kaspersky Academy education program. Bachelor students from universities, institutes of higher education and graduate schools are welcome to apply. The conference will take place at the University of East London on November 21st and -22nd, 2009. Applications and papers for the conference must be submitted by the 15th September, 2009. More details can be found at www.kaspersky.com/events.

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 be able to share their respective knowledge and experiences and to develop new ideas to improve the level of security in information technology. A program committee, including Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky 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 ‘IT Security for the Next Generation‘ conference which will be hosted at the University of East London in November 2009.

“Professional scientific communities are especially relevant today and the company deems it its duty to actively participate in the development of science and bring together talented young scientists from different countries,” says Svetlana Efimova, Head of educational programs, Kaspersky Lab. “We hope that the ‘IT Security for the Next Generation‘ conference will provide an opportunity for young specialists from all over the world to develop and exchange their ideas.”

Those wishing to participate should prepare and send their research on one of the following topics to the organizing committee by September 15th, 2009:

  • Future ICT-related problems
  • Psychology of cybercrime
  • Economic structure of cybercrime
  • Online commerce of e-crime
  • Law and security: e.g. intellectual property (rights & innovation, rights transfer)
  • Impact, threats, incidents caused by botnets
  • Measuring malware & spam

For further information and the terms and conditions of participation please visit: www.kaspersky.com/events