The risks and severity of cybersecurity threats have increased in recent years, and there is no evidence of cybercrime decreasing anytime soon. Cybersecurity is increasingly becoming a pervasive issue and a major focus of the country’s defense and security business. We are becoming more exposed and susceptible to cyber threats both internally and outside as the digital landscape continues to expand and evolve. Corporations and governments are now being pressured to migrate operations into cyberspace while maintaining strong security and privacy standards.
The increased size and complexity of the communications and the networking infrastructures are making it difficult the investigation of the resiliency, security assessment, safety and crimes. Mobility, anonymity, counterfeiting, are characteristics that add more complexity in Internet of Things and Cloud-based solutions. Cyber-physical systems exhibit a strong link between the computational and physical elements. Techniques for cyber resilience, cyber security, protecting the cyber infrastructure, cyber forensic and cyber crimes have been developed and deployed. Some of new solutions are nature-inspired and social-inspired leading to self-secure and self-defending systems. Despite the achievements, security and privacy, disaster management, social forensics, and anomalies/crimes detection are challenges within cyber-systems.
CYBER 2022, The Seventh International Conference on Advances in Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems, continues the inaugural event covering many aspects related to cyber-systems and cyber-technologies considering the issues mentioned above and potential solutions. It is also intended to illustrate appropriate current academic and industry cyber-system projects, prototypes, and deployed products and services.
We solicit both academic, research, and industrial contributions. We welcome technical papers presenting research and practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, such as those being discussed in the standard fora or in industry consortia, survey papers addressing the key problems and solutions on any of the above topics short papers on work in progress, and panel proposals.
Industrial presentations are not subject to the format and content constraints of regular submissions. We expect short and long presentations that express industrial position and status.
Tutorials on specific related topics and panels on challenging areas are encouraged.
The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.
Trends in Cybersecurity
Blockchain and machine learning for cybersecurity; Behavioral biometrics authentication; Privacy by design; Anonymity of blockchain and cryptocurrencies; Threat categorization and threat detection; Threats on critical national infrastructures; Gift card hacking techniques; Medical IoT Device-to-Device communication; Blockchain in supporting critical infrastructures; Vulnerability on social media spaces; Internet of Medical Things (IOMT); Cybersecurity for digital vehicles; Potential radicalization on social media; Blockchain and healthcare systems; Risk-based human behavior profiling; Forensic recovery of cloud evidence; Hacking pacemakers; Prediction of cyber attacks; Ransomware cyberweapon; Liability attribution in smart workplaces; Cybersecurity, laws and regulations; Information from browsers by online advertising platforms; Predicting social engineering victims; Cybercrime awareness
Cyber security assessment; Data analytics for Cyber resilience; Organizational security (government, commercial); Resilient smart cities; Resilient Internet of Things (RIOT); Cyber-cities and Cyber-environments; Critical infrastructure security; Back up and recovery for systems of systems; Disaster planning and management from Cyber perspective; Integrated and smarter sensors
Resiliency and risks
Resiliency in smart cities; Reliability and resiliency in wireless networks; Detecting anomalous activity; Resources constrained systems/devices; Disruption-tolerant systems; Resiliency and access in restricted areas; Monitoring maritime critical disasters; Critical supply networks; Risk assessment
Technologies for resiliency
Self-organized disaster management systems; Technological catastrophes and crises management; Deep-learning & Big Data and disaster recovery; Disaster management in 5G uRLLC-based systems; 5G and IoT in disaster management; Aerial Systems for Disaster Management; IoT sensing platforms for public safety
Security management [overall information security management in the sense of 27000 series applied to cyber systems]; Compliance management [verify/check compliance with defined policies, provide corresponding management reports]; Security administration of cyber systems [technical security management of security services]; Security and privacy regulations and laws; Securely interconnected cyber systems [firewalls, cross-domain security solutions]; Self-securing and self-defending cyber systems; Trust management, trust-based information processing [using possibly untrustworthy data sources in a controlled way]; Security technologies for protecting cyber systems and devices; Identity and access management in cyber systems; Anti-counterfeiting; Secure production and supply chain; Cloud computing security; Big-data security; Advanced persistent threats; Network traffic analysis and trace-back; Cyberspace operations; Incident response, investigation, and evidence handling; Intrusion detection and prevention; Cyberspace protection and anti-malware; Cooperation and sharing for Cyber-defense
Cyber-Cities and Cyber-environments; Information technology infrastructure; Telecommunications and networks; Cyber-space and data centers; Cyber-enabled control systems; Cyber-enabled critical infrastructure systems; Cyber-physical systems and Internet of Things; Special application domains (smart grid, traffic management systems, autonomous driving, etc.); Embedded processors and controllers; Mobility in Cyber-space; Virtualization in Cyber-space
Computer and networks forensics; Social networking forensics; Digital forensics tools and applications; Applications of information hiding; Identification, authentication, and collection of digital evidence; Anti-forensic techniques and methods; Watermarking and intellectual property theft; Privacy issues in network forensics; Tools, applications, case studies, best practices
Cyber-crimes: Challenges in detection/prevention; Anomalies detection; Advanced Persistent Threats and Cyber-resilience; BotNets and MobiNets; Cyber crime-related investigations; Challenges and detection of Cyber-crimes; Network traffic analysis, traceback; Security information and event management (SIEM); Stealthiness improving techniques: information hiding, steganography/steganalysis, etc.
Nature-inspired and Bio-inspired Cyber-defense
Bio-inspired anomaly & intrusion detection; Autonomic and Adaptive Cyber-Defense; Adaptive and Evolvable Systems; Cooperative defense systems; Network artificial immune systems; Adaptation algorithms for cyber security; Biometrics related to cyber defense; Bio-inspired security and networking algorithms and technologies; Biomimetics related to cyber security; Bio-inspired cyber threat intelligence methods and systems; Bio-inspired algorithms for dependable networks; Correlations in moving-target techniques; Neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and genetic algorithms for cyber security Prediction techniques for cyber defense; Information hiding solutions (steganography, watermarking) and detection
Social-inspired opportunistic mobile Cyber-systems
Design of cyber-physical applications for opportunistic mobile systems based on behavioral models; Social metrics for networks and systems operations; Application of mixed physical and online social network sensing; Social-aware modeling, design and development of routing algorithms in cyber-physical; Incentive mechanisms, reputation systems and key management algorithms in cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems; Participatory mobile sensing for mining integration in cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems; Experiments with cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems