1st Summer School on Information Security and Digital Privacy

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Date(s) - 12/10/2017
12:00 am


Proposed Theme: Building a secured online environment


The aim of the Summer School is to develop talents and skills in information security and digital privacy for a career in international organizations that have to deal with new challenges in cyber security. Each individual is now immersed in a continuous information flow that turns the solid foundations of life of individuals and societies into a liquid state. Modern day interactions now resulted in several online interactions and transactions, which has made security a major concern. The scenario is even getting more complex as information are processed and stored somewhere in the cloud and the users access the information via mobile devices. It turns out that security is a quite challenging task both from a technical and social viewpoint. Security enables trust, and trust is the foundation of society. As much as we rely on digital systems for information exchange, security issues should be the first concerns to be addressed.


This school aims at:-

  • Ensuring good practices in information security
  • Providing sound and modern knowledge of information security needed in this information age
  • Providing accurate overview of the current security scenario
  • Drawing future directions for research activities

It is to be organized into eight main themes:

  1. Information Security Plan
  2. E-government security
  3. Fraud detection techniques
  4. Targeted Attacks Analysis, Threat modeling and Investigation
  5. Automated detection and characterization of Vulnerable code and Malware
  6. Web Security
  7. Communication Security
  8. Social Engineering

Target Audience:

The aim of the School is to bring together Policy Makers, Managers and Experts from industry, as well as members of the Research and Academic Community. Students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels are also invited.


Two International Experts and Nigerian experts in Information Security

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