5th Cyber Security in Networking Conference

October 12-14, 2021
Abu Dhabi , UAE (Hybrid Conference)

  • Technical Sponsors

     

  • Demos & Posters Deadline

    • Poster & Demo Submission Deadline
      August 10th, 2021
    • Poster & Demo Acceptance Notification
      Sept 20th, 2021
    • Poster & Demo Camera Ready Deadline
      Sept 30th, 2021
  • Important dates

    • Paper Submission Due
      June 20, 2021 (Firm)
    • Paper Review Feedback
      August 20, 2021
    • Final Papers Due
      September 15, 2021 (Extended)
    • Conference Date
      October 12 -14, 2021
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Program Outline

Time
(GST)
Tuesday, Oct 12 Wednesday, Oct 13 Thursday, Oct 14
10:00   Tutorial #2  
11:00 Opening Ceremony Demo Papers Session
11:15
11:30 Keynote #1
12:00 Invited Talk I Invited Talk II
12:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:00 Technical Session #1
Blockchain I
Technical Session #3
Artificial Intelligence
and Cybersecurity I
Technical Session #5
Attack techniques and detection
15:20 Coffee Break Keynote #2 Keynote #3
15:40 Technical Session #2
Blockchain II
16:20 Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:40 Technical Session #4
Blockchain II
Technical Session #6
Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity II
17:00 Tutorial #1
17:20 Closing & Awards
   

*Timing used is (GST) Gulf Standard Time, that is UTC/GMT+4h

Tuesday, October 12, 2021


11:15 – 11:30 Opening Conference


11:30 – 12:30   Keynote #1: Conciling privacy rights with security needs
Speaker: Maryline Laurent (Télécom SudParis, France )
Chaired by: TBD


12:30 – 14:00  Lunch Break


14:00 – 15:20  Technical Session #1: Blockchain I
Chaired by: TBD

  • Innovative Countermeasures to Defeat Cyber Attacks Against Blockchain Wallets
    Pascal Urien (Telecom Paris, France)
  • C4M: A Partition-Robust Consensus Algorithm for Blockgraph in Mesh Network
    David Cordova Morales (LIP6, France); Pedro B. Velloso (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), France & LIP6, Sorbonne Université, France); Alexandre Laube (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France); Thi Mai Trang Nguyen (Sorbonne Université & LIP6, France); Guy Pujolle (Sorbonne University & Green Communications, France)
  • A Secure Blockchain-Based Architecture for the COVID-19 Data Network (Short Paper)
    Darine Al-Mohtar (Lebanese University, Faculty of Technology, Lebanon); Amani Ramzi Daou (Lebanese University Faculty of Technology, Lebanon); Nour El Madhoun (EPITA Engineering School, France); Rachad Maallawi (France)

15:20 – 15:40   Coffee Break


15:40 – 17:00  Technical Session #2: Blockchain II
Chaired by: TBD

  • Blockchain-Based Authentication and Registration Mechanism for SIP-Based VoIP Systems
    Mwrwan Abdelrazig Abubakar (Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Zakwan Jaroucheh (Edinburgh Napier University & School of Computing, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Ahmed Y Al-Dubai and Bill Buchanan (Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
  • State of the Art: Cross Chain Communications
    Pedro B. Velloso (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), France & LIP6, Sorbonne Université, France); David Cordova Morales (LIP6, France); Thi Mai Trang Nguyen (Sorbonne Université & LIP6, France); Guy Pujolle (Sorbonne University, France)
  • End-To-End Blockchain Solution Architecture for Secure and Reliable Virtual Machines Migration (Short Paper)
    Houssem Hosni (SupCom, Tunisia)

Wednesdays, October 13, 2021


10:00 – 12:00   Tutorial : Trust on Wheels – Towards Trust Management in the Internet of Vehicles
Speaker: Adnan Mahmood (Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
Chaired by: TBD


12:00 – 12:30  Invited Talk I: Security on Drones Swarm Communication: Trends and challenges
Speaker: Martin Andreoni (TII, UAE)
Chaired by: TBD


12:30 – 14:00  Lunch Break


14:00 – 15:20  Technical Session #3:Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity
Chaired by: TBD

  • Authenticating IDS Autoencoders Using Multipath Neural Networks
    Raphaël Larsen (IMT Atlantique, France); Marc-Oliver Pahl (IMT Atlantique, France & Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • Mitigation of Poisoning Attack in Federated Learning by Using Historical Distance Detection
    Zhaosen Shi, Xuyang Ding, Fagen Li, Yingni Chen and Canran Li (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)
  • Advances in ML-Based Anomaly Detection for the IoT (Short Paper)
    Christian Lübben (Technical University of Munich, Germany); Marc-Oliver Pahl (IMT Atlantique, France & Technical University of Munich, Germany)

15:20 – 16:20  Keynote #2: End-2-End Security and Resilience in Cyber-Physical and Autonomous Systems
Speaker: Shreekant (Ticky) Thakkar (TII, UAE)
Chaired by: TBD


16:20 – 16:40  Coffee Break


16:40 – 17:50  Technical Session #4:Network Security
Chaired by: TBD

  • Inferring Legacy IoT Device Behavior over a Layer 2 TLS Tunnel
    Rodrigo Caldas (FEUP & INESC TEC, University of Porto, Portugal); Carlos Novo (INESC TEC, University of Porto, Portugal); Ricardo Morla (INESC Porto and Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal); Luis Cruz, Antonio Carvalho and David Campelo (Bosch Security and Safety Systems, Portugal)
  • Survey on Physical Layer Security for FSO Communication Systems (Short paper)
    Wafaa Mohammed Ridha Shakir and Ruwaida Abdulkareem (Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University, Iraq)
  • A Comparative Evaluation of Two Lightweight Chaotic Stream Ciphers for the IoT (short paper)
    Maryline Chetto (Universite de Nantes CNRS & LS2N Lab, France); Safwan El Assad (École Polytechnique de l’Université de Nantes & IETR Laboratory, France); Ons Jallouli (IBM France, France)

Thursday, October 14, 2021


11:00 – 12:00  Demo Papers Session: TBD
Chaired by: TBD


12:00 – 12:30  Invited Talk II: The Internet of Edges : a new solution for cybersecurity
Speaker: Khaldoun Al Agha (Paris-Saclay University and Green Communications, France)
Chaired by: TBD


12:30 – 14:00  Lunch Break


14:00 – 15:20  Technical Session #5: Attack techniques and detection
Chaired by: TBD

  • Incremental Code Updates Exploitation as a Basis for Return Oriented Programming Attacks on Resource-Constrained Devices
    AbdElaziz Saad (IHP GmbH & Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany); Kai Lehniger (IHP GmbH, Germany); Peter Langendoerfer (IHP Microelectronics, Germany)
  • Forensic Analysis of the Cisco WebEx Application
    Zainab Khalid (National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan); Farkhund Iqbal and Mohammed Hussain (Zayed University, United Arab Emirates); Faouzi Kamoun (ESPRIT, Tunisia); Liaqat Ali (Air University, Pakistan)
  • Modelling Evasive Malware Authoring Techniques (Short Paper)
    Mathew Nicho Nicho and Maitha Alkhateri (Zayed University, United Arab Emirates)

15:20 – 16:20  Keynote #3: Why doesn’t cybersecurity work?
Speaker: Solange Ghernaouti (Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory & research Group, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Chaired by: TBD


16:20 – 16:40  Coffee Break


16:40 – 17:20  Technical Session #6: Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity II
Chaired by: TBD

  • Intrusion Detection Systems in In-Vehicle Networks Based on Bag-Of-Words
    Gianmarco Baldini (Joint Research Centre – European Commission, Italy)
  • Classification of Malicious and Benign Websites by Network Features Using Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms (Short Paper)
    Sanaa Kaddoura (Zayed University, United Arab Emirates)

17:20 – 17:30  Closing & Awards

  • Technical Sponsors

     

  • Demos & Posters Deadline

    • Poster & Demo Submission Deadline
      August 10th, 2021
    • Poster & Demo Acceptance Notification
      Sept 20th, 2021
    • Poster & Demo Camera Ready Deadline
      Sept 30th, 2021
  • Important dates

    • Paper Submission Due
      June 20, 2021 (Firm)
    • Paper Review Feedback
      August 20, 2021
    • Final Papers Due
      September 15, 2021 (Extended)
    • Conference Date
      October 12 -14, 2021
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  • Previous Conferences