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Interdisciplinary Cyber Research (ICR) workshop 2016


2nd of July, 2016 — Tallinn, Estonia

The aim of the workshop is to bring together young as well as established scholars undertaking research in various disciplines related to information and communication technologies such as computer sciences, political and social sciences, and law.

09:00 – Opening words, Ms Anna-Maria Osula & Prof Olaf Maennel
09:10 – Keynote, “On Artificial Intelligence and Steering the Future”, Mr Jaan Tallinn
10:05 – Keynote, “Artificial Intelligence: Will Judges and Lawyers Ever Enter the 20th Century (Never Mind the 21st Century)?”, Mr Stephen Mason
11:00 – Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 SESSION 1: Use and Abuse of the Internet
Maarja Pild, “Liability for Posting, Liking, Tagging, Sharing or Doing Nothing at All on Facebook”
Lolita Berzina, “Application of the Right to Be Forgotten and the Jurisdiction in Internet”
Eva Vīksna, “Taming the Online Environment – Protection of Copyright on the Internet”
Mari Kert-Saint Aubyn, “Case Study: Ukrainian Electrical Grid Hack”

11:30 – 13:00 SESSION 2: Technology and Emerging Threats
Hayretdin Bahsi, “Mission Impact Assessment of Cyber Threats”
Ismail Melih Tas, Basak Gencer Unsalver, “Our Proposed SIP – Based Distributed Reflection Denial of Service (DRDoS) Attacks & Effective Defense Mechanism”
Johann David Krister Andersson, “Using Internet Protocol Packet Visualization to Support Defence Exercise Debriefing”
Huishi Yin, “Implementation and Evaluation of Kano-like Models Using Data from Online Sources”

13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 SESSION 3: Crime and Digital Technologies
Andra Siibak, “”People Who Defend Their Homeland”: Reasons and Motivations for Joining an Anti-Immigration Group on Facebook”
Tõnu Mets, “Admissibility of Digital Evidence”
Tiia Sõmer, “Visualising Cyber Crime based on the E-Crime Project: Mapping the Journeys of Cyber Criminals”
Margus Ernits, “How to Educate the Defenders of Cyberspace”

14:00 – 15:30 SESSION 4: Internet of Things
Michael Hua, “Security Analysis: NFC Tags and Signature RTD”
Petko Stefanov, “An Analysis of Security Flaws in the NFC Communication Protocol of Modern Mobile Devices”
Prescient Kannampuzha, “Security Investigation of a CAN Bus IoT Network Implementation and its Interface to the Internet”
Michael Bassi, “Engineering Change Management for Industrial Control System Security”

15:30 – Coffee break
15:50 – 17:00 SESSION 5: E-Governance
Gerli Aavik, “The Electronic Identification and Trust Service Regulation (EIDAS): An Analysis of its Compatibility with the Estonian E-Government System (EES)”
Sandra Särav, “E-Residency as the Estonian E-Government Éclat: How More Security Can Result in Less Privacy”
Nenin Hadzic, “Determining Specifications of Secure Database Architecture for Use within Australian Online Government”
Osura Jayasundara, “Recommendation of a Unified ID System for E-Government of Australia”

15:50 – 17:00 SESSION 6: Identity Theft and Verification
Torsten Schmickler, “Biometrics: the Future of Identity Verification”
Adrian Daniele, “Ethernet Device Anomaly Detection Using a Digital Fingerprint”
Olga Rodionova, “Medical Data Security of Wearable Fitness Devices”
Arnis Paršovs, “Security Analysis of Instant Messenger TorChat”

Registration deadline for non-authors is 27th of June 2016.


Cyber Security Summer School 2016: “Digital Forensics — technology and law”


July 3-8, 2016, Estonian Information Technology College, Tallinn

Cyber Security Summer School 2016 is organised by Information Technology Foundation for Education in collaboration with Tallinn University of Technology, University of Tartu and The University of Adelaide.

• Hein Dries-Ziekenheiner
• Jeffrey Moulton (LSU)
• Merike Kaeo (Double Shot Security)
• Pavel Gladyshev (University College Dublin)
• Stephen Mason (www.stephenmason.eu)

Applications open until May 9, 2016
Confirmation of admission by May 23, 2016

Monday, July 4
09:00 – 10:00 Opening of the Summer School
Welcoming words by Erki Urva, Chairman of the Board of HITSA
Introduction of the speakers and mentors by organizers Olaf Maennel and Helen Eenmaa-Dimitrieva
11:15 – 13:00 “Introduction to Electronic Evidence”, “Evidential Foundations and Authenticity” Stephen Mason and Hein Dries-Ziekenheiner
14:00 – 16:00 “Forensic Tools” Pavel Laptev

Tuesday, July 5
09:30 – 11:00 “Case assessment and Interpretation in digital forensic casework” Didier Meuwly
11:15 – 13:00 “Social media, big data, internet forensics” Hein Dries-Ziekenheiner
14:00 – 16:00 Exercise “State of Connecticut v Julie Amero” Stephen Mason and Hein Dries-Ziekenheiner

Wednesday, July 6
09:00 – 09:30 “Application to court” Stephen Mason
09:30 – 11:00 “Network Forensics As Evidence: What Can You Trust and What Is Admissible in a Court of Law” Merike Kaeo
16:15 – 17:30 “IT Forensics: Why post-mortem is dead. Whay over preserving evidence is bad.” Tobias Eggendorfer

Thursday, July 7
14:15 – 16:00 “This is Personal”, “Risk Management Framework” Jeffrey Moulton
16:15 – 18:00 “Frameworks for International Cyber Security” Eneken Tikk-Ringas

Friday, July 8
09:15 – 11:00 First Round of Moot Court
14:00 – 16:00 Best groups in a Public Moot
16:00 – 16:30 Summary and closing of the Summer School