Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries

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CASA Summer School

The CASA Summer School is an annual event that offers young researchers interesting lectures by high-ranking speakers and the opportunity for international exchange. We cordially invite doctoral students and advanced master's students from the field of IT security to participate. They can qualify in advance through an application process.

The next Summer School will take place from August 14 to 16, 2023.

Summer School 2023

The CASA Summer School 2023 on Software Security covers topics in software testing, automatic vulnerability discovery, static program analysis, fuzzing, human factors of usable security and privacy, and advanced exploitation.

Software security is a complex and interdisciplinary field that requires knowledge in many areas. Therefore, the summer school brings together experts and students from computer science, software engineering, human behavior, and other related fields to provide a comprehensive view on the latest research and trends in software security.

The three-day program of the summer school includes keynotes from renowned researchers, working groups and tutorials, as well as social events. It provides an excellent opportunity for interested students to become more familiar with current research, trends, and opportunities in software security, gain hands-on experience, and network with experts in the field from around the world.

Cornfirmed speakers until now:

  • Eric Bodden (Paderborn University)
  • Helen Sharp (The Open University)
  • Mohammad Tahaei (Nokia Bell Labs)
  • Fish Wang (Arizona State University)
  • Andreas Zeller (CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security)
  • Verena Zimmermann (ETH Zurich)

Plus: Keynotes, tutorials/exercises, networking activities and much more!

Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries

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When? 14-16 August 2023

Where? Bochum, Germany

Who? Max. 40 master students, PhD students, advanced bachelor students (close to graduation) in the area of IT security

How to participate? Please fill in the application form on this website and click on "submit". After the deadline for application has passed, we will review all received expressions of interest and will get back to you at the latest by the beginning of July.

Application deadline: May 31, 2023

Review: CASA Summer School 2022 On Blockchain Security

The CASA Summer School 2022 was held from June 20-23 at the Beckmannshof conference center at the RUB. Focus of the event was the topic "Blockchain Security". About 40 participants enjoyed exciting lectures, worked together in hands-on sessions, and used the opportunity to network.

Among the speakers at the Summer School were Elli Androulaki (IBM Research), Ghassan Karame (CASA), Lucas Davi (Universität Duisburg-Essen) und Clara Schneidewind (Max-Planck-Institut for Security and Privacy).

You will find the detailed reporting on the event here.

Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries

Copyright: CASA, Fabian Riediger

[Translate to Englisch:] Ghassan Karame speaks at the CASA Summer School 22.

Ghassan Karame on Bitcoin Security. Copyright: CASA, Fabian Riediger

[Translate to Englisch:] Die CASA Summer School 22 war eine gute Gelegenheit zum Netzwerken.

Copyright: CASA, Fabian Riediger

Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries

Participants of the CASA Summer School 22. Copyright: CASA, Fabian Riediger


Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries

Johanna Luttermann
CASA Graduate School