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Kaspersky Lab’s Annual Student Conference ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announces the start of the regional stages of its international student conference ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation 2013’. There are 5 regional rounds of the conference that lead to the Conference Finals. The finals for this academic year will be staged at the Royal Holloway, University of London, in the UK in June 2013.

The submission is open from October 1, 2012.

You can find the detailed information about Regional Rounds of “CyberSecurity for the Next Generation” below. Please register accordingly.

North American Round
South American Round
Russia & CIS Round
Asia Pacific & MEA Round
European Round
Conference Finals

Conference Scope

The annual student conference on cybersecurity issues provide a collaborative environment in which students, experts, scientists and researchers can get together to present and share their knowledge and ideas, inspiring them to push the limits of IT security technology still further. The event gives them the opportunity to present and discuss the most burning issues relating to global cybercrime.

Anyone from the world of higher education, whether undergraduate or postgraduate, is welcome to participate in the conference. Participants will showcase their projects in front of key academic and industry experts and open themselves to potential new and attractive career opportunities in IT security.

The topics for 2013 are:

  1. Emerging threats for emerging platforms
    • embedded systems
    • mobile security (Android, IOS, Windows Phone)
    • Windows 8, Mac OS & other operating systems, etc.
  2. Securing cloud, virtual & ‘big-data’ infrastructure
    • mail services
    • storage services
    • social networks, etc.
  3. Future protection technologies
    • proactive detection technologies
    • filtering technologies
    • web application security, etc.
  4. Securing corporate infrastructure
    • combating advanced persistent threats (APTS)/targeted attacks
    • vulnerabilities, exploits
    • rootkits/bootkits
    • botnets
    • DDoS attacks
    • network security, etc.
  5. Security education
    • tools and resources to raise and promote IT security awareness

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