Giuseppe Ateniese, Robert Di Pietro, Luigi V. Mancini, and Gene Tsudik have won the 2020 Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing for their foundational paper proving data possession based on highly efficient symmetric key cryptography. The paper was unanimously chosen for the award for its significant contribution to the field of network security and has more than 1,300+ academic citations.
IFIP Technical Committee 3 – which focuses on ICT education – has a new executive committee. Comprising Don Passey (UK), Rosa Bottina (Italy), Sharon Singh (Australia), Christophe Reffay (France), and Mary Webb (UK), the committee will support the work of the technical committee and its working groups.
The 2020 IFIP Joint Working Conference is calling for papers. This year’s conference will be held online in December and the theme is “The future of digital work: the challenge of inequality”. Papers can be submitted until September 10. Click here for more information.
IFIP Working Group 10.4 is beginning a new project focusing on intelligent vehicle dependability and security. The aim is to provide advice for automotive stakeholders, regulators, and standardisation bodies about the secure operation of intelligent vehicles. For more information, contact the project lead, Dr Jaynarayan Lala at Jay_Lala@raytheon.com.