Annual Cyber Technology Colloquium

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Future of Cybersecurity Research and Need for National Cybersecurity Research Centre Among Topics Discussed at Annual Colloquium at University College Dublin 

Dublin, Ireland, 9 May 2019, University College Dublin (UCD) has hosted its 2019 cybersecurity research colloquium to showcase the breadth of world class research being undertaken at the university within this key research area. The colloquium is organised annually byUCD Research and the UCD Institute for Discovery.

This year’s colloquium combined a number of contributions from leading scientists and practitioners from UCD, Mastercard, IBM Research-Ireland, EXEDEC, the University of Lausanne, and DAC Beachcroft, the Dublin law firm who sponsored the event

Topics covered included; Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled cybersecurity, cryptography, cybercrime investigation, digital forensics and hardware-related security, along with issues such as network security, privacy, trust, human behaviour, policy, and security-by-design.

A panel session chaired by UCD’s Professor Tahar Kechadi discussed the increased incidence of cybercrime in Ireland and key challenges and new technologies addressing this trend and the need for strong policy and privacy considerations.


Podcasts of the talks and panel discussion will be available soon on the Discovery Soundcloud Channel.