|Q&As with Icons of Engineering & Technology|
IEEE published Q&A with the recipients of their 2020 awards: https://ethw.org/IEEE_Awards (bottom of the page)
|Countering Drones: Finding and neutralising small UAS threats - Phase 2 |
Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking
proposals that can develop the technology needed to counter Unmanned Air
Systems (C-UAS) and demonstrate how these can be integrated together to
form a capable system.
Deadline: 31 July 2020 (extended).
More info here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/countering-drones-finding-and-neutralising-small-uas-threats-phase-2
|Digital Security by Design (DSbD): Building the software ecosystem - Scoping Workshop|
online scoping workshop will solicit input from across the software
engineering community. The focus will be on the enablement of the
software ecosystem to support the development of products and services
based on DSbD’s new security approach.
When: 30 July 2020, 14:00-17:00
More info, and to register: https://web-eur.cvent.com/event/5095dd42-ea95-4c84-b5ba-f86669a31aab/summary
|The 14th edition of COVID-19: IoT and Cybersecurity.|
published its July 2020 issue, discussing NHSX contact-tracing app,
Coronavirus (Safeguards) Bill 2020, and "stalkerware" apps among other
More info on current and previous issues here: https://petras-iot.org/update/covid-19-the-internet-of-things-and-cybersecurity/
|Special Issue on Security and Privacy in D2D-aided Fog Computing Environment: Current Progress and Future Challenge|
This special issue is focused on security and privacy issues in fog computing and device-to-device communication.
Submission Deadline: 15th November 2020
|Call for applications: Turing Internship Network|
Internship Network is a national engagement scheme between its business
partners and doctoral students across the UK who are studying any topic
with a data science and/or AI focus.
Deadline: 10 August 2020, 12:00 BST
More info here: https://www.turing.ac.uk/work-turing/internships
|International Workshop on Cyber Forensics and Advanced Threat Investigations in Emerging Networks|
workshop brings together researchers and practitioners working on cyber
forensics and threat investigations for emerging networks to
disseminate current research issues and advances.
Deadline for submissions: July 25 , 2020.
More info here: https://cfati.conceptechint.net/index.html
|Postgraduate Courses in Protective Security and Maritime Security|
in the challenge of fostering human security and building secure
communities? Then the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations
flexible blended learning postgraduate courses are perfect for you.
find out more click here:
|SPRITE+ 2020 Sandpit is in Full Swing!|
An online sandpit with members, experts, and project partners!
a rigorous selection process, participants are now taking part in our
online sandpit on Trust, Identity, Privacy, and Security in the
post-covid digital economy.
5 virtual sessions have been
designed to inspire new ideas, collaborations, and projects, with the
sandpit culminating on 27 July 2020.
|Welcome to SPRITE+ New Co-Director!|
Professor William "Bill" Lee retiring, we welcome a new SPRITE+
co-director, professor Deeph Chana - Co-Director of the Institute for
Security Science Technology at Imperial College, London and the founder
and Director of a technology development consultancy specialising in
critical-infrastructure and smartcity applications.
Deeph's bio is available on the "Meet the Team" page, and we will publish his Career Journey at a later date.
|Early Career Researcher Online Socials!|
Online Socials regularly attract speakers and participants on
ECR-related themes, from Knowledge Exchange Partnerships, to work-life
balance. Check the latest summaries for the previous meeting, and take
part in the next one!
The current program for ECR social is
available, and you can suggest your own topics!
|SPRITEHub Glossary Goes Public!|
have worked behind the scenes for the past few months to amalgamate a
glossary of terms across digital trust identity, privacy, and security.
The glossary is now live with terms, definitions, and sources to learn
more about each term. Take a look.
Let us know if you feel that some terms are missing!
|SPRITE+ Expert Fellow Spotlight!|
We continue to publish Career Journey interviews with SPRITE+ Project Partners, Experts, and Members.
time the spotlight is on SPRITE+ Expert Fellow Joseph Hamm – Assistant
Professor in the School of Criminal Justice and Environmental Science
and Policy Program at Michigan State University (MSU).
How did he get to that role? Find out in this interview.
|New Funding Calls Added to SPRITEHub!|
We have a number of funding calls published from Horizon 2020, UKRI, PETRAS, and NIHR - check them out!
|New Job and Career Opportunities!|
have added a number of career opportunities to our "jobs and career
development" page, with a call for a Media Lab Director, as well as a
PhD studentship on applying psychological research to cyber security
challenges. Take a look.
|SPRITE+ Members - News and Publications|
What is it like to participate in a Witness Seminar in the time of COVID-19?
member Robin Renwick published an opinion piece on Witness Seminar
experience around privacy and technology for COVID19 pandemic. Take a
Cyber Diplomacy: A Systematic Literature Review
member, Amel Attatfa, had their paper accepted to KES 2020
International Conference General Track. Congratulations! Amel's profile
and the paper will be accessible here:
Security Tips for Working from Home
SPRITE+ Member Dr. Seyedmostafa Safavi has kindly shared his IT
security tips for working from home. Check them out here:
SPRITE+ Member in Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2020!
member Kiran Bhagotra has been listed as one of the Most Influential
Women in UK Tech by ComputerWeekly.com:
was also mentioned in the Reflections from Week One of the Tech Hubs Go
Global Virtual Programme
and in the Evening Standard
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