March 22, 2017
IPICS Summer School -- Intensive Program on Information Communication Security, Corfu (Kerkyra) Greece 27 June-07 July 2017. The IPICS academic summer school is a two weeks course for Master`s students in their final year, PhD students and IT and information security professionals interested in a comprehensive overview and broad coverage of recent developments in “Information and Communication Security”, as well as ‘Information Privacy’. In 2017 the IPICS will be hosted by the Department of Informatics, Ionian University, at Kerkyra (Corfu), Greece.
Web site of the IPICS 2017 summer school: http://events.di.ionio.gr/ipics2017
*Important Dates and Deadlines*:
Applications will be accepted on a First-Come First-Served basis!
Digital Forensics and Incidence Response Device-centric Authentication Identity and Access Management Biometric & behavioral authentication Anonymous credentials Authorization Access Control Cryptology Risk analysis and Management Perceptions of Risk Critical Infrastructures Security and Resilience Security and Privacy in IoT and Smart Cities Fog Security Privacy by Design Information Privacy Breaches and Data Protection Modelling Security & Privacy Requirements Privacy Requirements Engineering Data Protection in the Cloud Blockchains and Bitcoins Ideological Hegemony and the Internet
Steven Furnell (University of Plymouth, UK) Konstantinos Markantonakis (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) David Croasdell (University of Nevada, USA) Nathan Clarke (University of Plymouth, UK) Vasilios Katos (Bournemouth University, UK) Gunther Pernul (University of Regensburg, DE) Ludwig Fuchs (University of Regensburg, DE) Christos Xenakis (University of Piraeus, GR) Bart Preneel (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE) Maria Karyda (University of the Aegean, GR) Spyros Kokolakis (University of the Aegean, GR) Sokratis Katsikas (University of Piraeus, GR) Theo Tryfonas (University of Bristol, UK) Javier Lopez (University of Malaga, ES) Costas Lambrinoudakis (University of Piraeus, GR) Jaap-Henk Hoepman (Radboud University Nijmegen, NL) Christos Kalloniatis (University of the Aegean, GR) Haralambos Mouratidis (University of Brighton, UK) Pierangela Samarati (Universita' degli Studi di Milano, IT) Edgar Weippl (Vienna University of Technology, AT) Christopher Wills (CARIS Research Ltd, UK)
How to participate
IPICS mainly targets students of late Master or early PhD studies in computer science, business informatics, IT engineering, and business. If you are enrolled at an IPICS partner university please contact your local IPICS speaker and you will qualify for participation in IPICS 2017 at a very low registration fee (details about registration can be found
If you not enrolled at an IPICS institution you are also welcome to participate in IPICS 2017 (details about registration can be found at: http://events.di.ionio.gr/ipics2017/index.php/participate/info-for-students).
We also encourage the participation of academics and IT Professionals (details about the registration can be found at: http://events.di.ionio.gr/ipics2017/index.php/participate/info-for-professionals).
IPICS ECTS acknowledgement
The IPICS course ends with a group presentation and requires students to hand in an essay. Topics will be assigned at the end of IPICS. Both, presentation and essay will be used to grade students. The IPICS offers upon completion a certificate stating course content, lecturers, duration, and final grade. This certificate will be honored with 4 ECTS points by the IPICS Universities. External students will receive the same certificate. Please ensure with your home institution whether and how this certificate is accepted. Certificates will only be awarded if the course is finished completely, meaning fully attended and with passed home exam (essay).
IPICS stands for Intensive Programme on Information and Communication Systems Security. Originally, it started in 1998 as an ERASMUS Intensive Programme activity. IPICS has been held, in several places around Europe.