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Cyber Security Seminar 2013


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Cyber Security Seminar 2013

The evening will provide a great opportunity for individuals and organisations interested in information security to hear talks from government as well as academic perspectives, and the opportunity for networking with other professionals from different industries.

We will be showcasing research carried out at the Centre for Software Reliability (CSR) and Centre for Cyber Security Sciences (CCySS).  Information on our Masters-level and CPD courses on Information Security and Risk.

Venue: Drysdale Lecture Theatre - ELG19


Time: 6pm-9pm

  • A welcome from the Dean, Professor Roger Crouch
  • Keynote from Baroness Pauline Neville Jones
  • A research talk from Professor Kevin Jones, Head of Department of Computer Science:

nullSecurity policy myths and how science can help dispel them

"Many "good practices" in computer security are based on assumptions and local evidence that do not generalize. There are few quantifiable methods of establishing or refuting the validity of these practices from a user perspective. We propose a formal model of security policies that allows us to evaluate the claimed benefits to the user of the system quantitatively. We illustrate the use of the model by looking at a security policy we all live with daily: The Password Policy."

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6.00pm - 9.00pmMonday 20th May 2013

City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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