October 5, 2017
10:00-11:00: CISPA – One of Europe’s leading research sites of IT security Dr. Sandra Strohbach, Head of Project Office at CISPA
Abstract: The public presentation offers an overview of the Center for IT security, Privacy, and Accountability - CISPA located on the Saarland Informatics Campus in Saarbrücken, Germany. Founded in 2011, CISPA has become an important address of IT security and privacy. You can learn more about the different research areas, excellent education programmes, and career opportunities. The examples of current research projects provide an insight into our daily work.
11.30-12.30: Automated Vulnerability Analysis for Modern Application Software Giancarlo Pellegrino, Ph.D., Research Group Leader at CISPA
Giancarlo Pellegrino, Ph.D., Research Group Leader at CISPA Giancarlo Pellegrino is currently a research group leader at CISPA. His main research interests include all aspects of application security especially web security and automated vulnerability analysis. He has been selected for the CISPA-Stanford Center for Cybersecurity, and he will be soon appointed to a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University. Prior to that, Giancarlo was a postdoctoral researcher at CISPA and TU Darmstadt, Germany. During his doctoral studies, Giancarlo was a member of the S3 group at EURECOM, in France, under the supervision of Prof. Davide Balzarotti. Until August 2013, he was a researcher associate in the “Security and Trust” research group at SAP SE. Contact: [email protected]
Dr. Sandra Strohbach, Head of Project Office at CISPA After her studies in translation science, Sandra Strohbach did her PhD in applied linguistics at Saarland University. At the same time, she worked as research assistant and lecturer in the department of Romanic languages. Since 2010, Sandra Strohbach has worked in the field of science management. She is an expert in the field of funding programmes and international cooperation as well as strategic development. She joined CISPA in 2017 and coordinates national and international projects, among them the CISPA-Stanford Center for Cybersecurity. Contact: [email protected]