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15 december 2021

Dr. Zeki Erkin elected as vice-chair for IEEE Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee

Dr. Zeki Erkin elected as vice-chair for IEEE Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee

Dr. Zeki Erkin is elected as vice-chair for IEEE Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee as of January 1st, 2022. IEEE IFS TC is responsible for promoting activities the board technical areas of information forensics and security.

25 november 2021

Mauro Conti elevated to IEEE Fellow

Mauro Conti elevated to IEEE Fellow

Recognizing his achievements the IEEE Fellow Committee has elevated Mauro Conti to IEEE Fellow with the following citation: - for contributions to communications network security

24 november 2021

Hand Me Your PIN! Inferring ATM PINs of Users Typing with a Covered Hand

Hand Me Your PIN! Inferring ATM PINs of Users Typing with a Covered Hand

Dr. Stjepan Picek, Prof. Mauro Conti, and their colleagues from the University of Padova published a work where they investigated the security of the PIN mechanism for ATMs. They showed that even if a user covers the typing hand with the other hand, a deep learning-based attack can infer the correct PIN.

21 oktober 2021

Dieuwke van den Ende wins the Joop Bautz Information Security Award 2021

Dieuwke van den Ende wins the Joop Bautz Information Security Award 2021

Dieuwke van den Ende, who conducted a major degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, won the Joop Bautz Information Security Award for 2021.

20 september 2021

Just around the corner: the privacy-preserving future

Just around the corner: the privacy-preserving future

Zeki Erkin was recently interviewed by Leiden-Delft-Erasmus. For him, privacy is a human right that needs to be respected. That is why he shapes his research around secure data sharing and processing by means of encryption.

06 september 2021

Keynote speech Zeki Erkin at BRAIN 2021

Keynote speech Zeki Erkin at BRAIN 2021

Dr. Zeki Erkin gave a keynote speech during the 2nd Workshop on Blockchain Theory and Applications, BRAIN, 2021 on September the 5th.

26 augustus 2021

#SIGCOMM 2021 Best paper: "Seven years in the life of Hypergiants' off-nets"

#SIGCOMM 2021 Best paper: "Seven years in the life of Hypergiants' off-nets"

Prof. Georgios Smaragdakis (Cybersecurity group) and colleagues from UCL, Microsoft, Columbia University, and FORTH were awarded the Best paper award in ACM SIGCOMM 2021 for their paper: "Seven Years in the Life of Supergiants' off-nets." SIGCOMM is the ACM flagship conference in Internet Architecture and Networking.

09 maart 2021

New EU's Horizon 2020 grant

New EU's Horizon 2020 grant

We are pleased to announce that the project "artificial Intelligence threat Reporting and Incident response System” (IRIS) has been recently granted under the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

10 november 2020

Corona-proof introduction of Executive Master Program Cyber Security

Corona-proof introduction of Executive Master Program Cyber Security

On November, 6th there was a live introduction of the Executive Master Program Cyber Security. The introduction took place in corona-proof studios of Leiden University. The academic executive master’s programme Cyber Security is multidisciplinary; the programme covers technological as well as legal, administrative, economic and psychological aspects of digital security.

19 oktober 2020

Uitnodiging HSD Café: AI, Security en Ethiek - donderdag 29 oktober 2020

Uitnodiging HSD Café: AI, Security en Ethiek - donderdag 29 oktober 2020

De snelle ontwikkelingen in Kunstmatige Intelligentie hebben grote economische en maatschappelijke gevolgen voor de toekomst. Effectief samenwerken wordt de sleutel tot optimaal gebruik van AI. Waar staan we nu?