On March 6, 2024, we celebrate the 20 years of the ZISC center with a special event and a networking Apéro at ETH Zurich’s Audi Max and Dozentenfoyer. Learn more about the program and register here: ZISC: Celebrating 20 years of ZISC! We are looking forward to see you there!
In order to promote research and innovation in cyber-defence, our partners EPFL and Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus are now opening calls for different fellowship opportunities aimed at Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers as well as future entrepreneurs: Doctoral Fellowships (up to 4 years plus 1-year potential extension): deadline on February 23rd, 2024 (17:00 CET) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships (up
During the year 2023, the ZISC center concentrated on the disruption caused by the rapid emergence of new technologies, such as generative A. I. tools and quantum computing, as well as several geopolitical reasons. Bearing these in mind, the research highlight of this past year also reflected these topics, such as the frightening pace at
In order to promote research and innovation in cyber-defence, our partners EPFL and Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus are now opening calls for different fellowship opportunities aimed at Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers as well as future entrepreneurs: Doctoral Fellowships (up to 4 years plus 1-year potential extension): deadline on 15 August 2023 (17:00 CEST) Distinguished Postdoctoral
The paper “Post-Quantum Anonymity of Kyber” by Varun Maram (ETH Zurich) and Keita Xagawa (NTT Social Informatics Laboratories, Japan) won the best paper award at PKC23 this month. The annual conference is one of the top cryptography conferences and was held this year in Atlanta, where Varun accepted the award on behalf of the team.
During the year 2022, the ZISC center continued to deliver excellent results on both of its main mandates: applied research projects that are jointly defined and customized to the needs of our industry partners, and long-term basic research. We worked on multiple topics with our partners, addressed fundamental challenges and made substantial contributions to projects that have
The IEEE Fellow Committee announced the newly elevated IEEE Fellows of 2022 — amongst them is ZISC Chair and ETHZ Professor Srdjan Capkun. This distinction is reserved for selected IEEE members with extraordinary accomplishments. During his career, Prof. Capkun has made numerous significant research contributions in the areas of wireless security and systems security. His ground-breaking
The paper “Victory by KO: Attacking OpenPGP Using Key Overwriting” by Lara Bruseghini (ETH Zurich & Proton AG), Daniel Huigens (Proton AG) and Kenny Paterson (ETH Zurich) won a distinguished paper award at ACM CCS 2022 this week. The annual conference is one of the top four security conferences and was held this year in Los
For over 150 years, three distinctive emblems, the red cross, red crescent, and more recently the red crystal, have been used in times of armed conflict. International law protects people who wear them, and also the facilities (for instance buildings or transport) which use them. In the context of a cyberwar, is it possible
The paper “Automating Cook Consent and GDPR Violation Detection” by Dino Bollinger, Karel Kubicek, Carlos Cotrini, and David Basin received the Distinguished Artifact Award at USENIX Security 2022. Congratulations! The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires websites to inform users about personal data collection and request consent for cookies. Yet the majority of