Academic Perspectives on Cybersecurity Challenges

Academic Perspectives on Cybersecurity Challenges

Conference | English

Thursday, June 29th, 2023


- Naftali Building(Room 001)



Hosted by the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, the event will bring together a fascinating program of talks and panels by leading international speakers and researchers from across the domain to explore the latest developments in cyber research.


The event offers a unique opportunity to share ideas and network with like-minded delegates from a diverse range of disciplines that interact within the cyber sphere. It will provide an academic outlook on the dynamic and ever-evolving interdisciplinary cyber research.




Gathering and registration


Academic conference chairman & Moderator

Dr. Yaniv Harel , Chief Strategy Officer, Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University , Former GM Cyber Solutions Group, Dell


Welcome remarks

Professor Mark Shtaif , Rector , Tel Aviv University

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel , Conference Chairman , Cyber Week ; Director , Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University


Artificial Intelligence for Secure Mobile Edge Computing (MEC): the MUSA approach

Prof. Ernesto Damiani , Director, Center for Cyber-Physical System , Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi ; Professor, Department of Computer Science , Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy


Guarding the Human Genome: Cybersecurity in an Interconnected Bioeconomy

Dov Greenbaum , Associate Researcher, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University , Director, Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies, Reichman University


How CEOs can build cyber resilience

Manuel Hepfer , Research Affiliate at Oxford University's Saïd Business School , Head of Knowledge and Insights, Istari Global


Security Analytics

Prof. Jin-Song Dong , Deputy Head of the Computer Science Department , National University of Singapore


Securing Software Supply Chain through Human-AI Collaboration

David Lo , Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Information and Systems Cluster , School of Computing and Information Systems, Singapore Management University


Coffee break


Cybersecurity when IT meets OT

Prof. Sokratis K. Katsikas , Director , Norwegian Centre for Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors


Cloud Auto-scaling Mechanisms Under DDoS Attacks: Yo-Yo Attack and Tandem Attack

Prof. Anat Bremler-Barr , Professor of Computer Science , Tel Aviv University


Balancing Privacy and Transparency: Collecting Anonymized Statistics on the Blockchain

Prof. Eran Toch , Co-Director of the Interacting with Technology Lab, Faculty Member of the Department of Industrial Engineering , Tel Aviv University


Cyber and the ethics of brain machine interface

Prof. Mina Teicher , Mathematics Department and Brain Research Center , Bar Ilan University


Shedding Light on Cybersecurity: Harnessing Photonic Methods for Human Identification and Sensing with Deep Learning and Speckle Patterns

Zeev Kalyuzhner , Researcher and lecturer , Bar Ilan University, The Open University of Israel,


A Flow is a Set of Packets: A New Approach for Early and Accurate DDoS Detection

Lior Shafir , Ph.D. Network Security Researcher , Tel Aviv University


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