Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries

Women in Security and Cryptography (WISC)

The Cluster of Excellence CASA will host the first international “Women in Security and Cryptography Workshop” (WISC) from September 21-23, 2021. Female* PhD students and outstanding female* students in IT security and related fields are cordially invited to participate in the digital workshop.

Sister conference of WIT

WISC is a sister event to the prestigious computer security conference "Women in Theory" (WIT). WIT was co-founded by Tal Rabin, who will also participate with a presentation at this year's WISC. In the future, WISC will be held every two years.

Exchange, further education and meeting with like-minded people

Over the course of three days, the digital workshop will offer an exciting program of expert presentations and tutorials by senior and junior women* from academia and industry, networking opportunities, and many other activities. The goal is not only to create an attractive education program, but to bring together women* from the various fields of IT security research and to foster a collaborative exchange within the community.

Program with selected presentations from science and industry

The conference program will focus on top-class presentations by leading women* scientists in the field of IT security. This will enable participants* to gain new insights into the industry, meet role models and establish long-lasting connections with key players* in the scientific community.

Overview of Our Outstanding Speakers*

Overview of the Program of WISC 2021


The participating female* PhD students and female* students have been informed about their participation by e-mail in the past days.

We look forward to meeting all participants* (digitally) in September!

Feel free to contact us with any questions at

First Workshop 2021

When? September 21-23, 2021

Where? Online

For whom? Female* PhD students and outstanding female* ITS students

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