Cybersecurity for the Next Generation, Italy

Deadline: 8 November 2013
Open to: Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. students from eligible European countries
Venue: 10-12 December 2013 at the Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy


The ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ conference will be hosted at Politecnico di Milano, on December 10-12, 2013, hosted by the Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky Lab is a young and dynamic company and always looking to the future. As part of its social responsibility and for the advancement of excellence in the IT Security field, they believe it is important to engage with and support the next generation of outstanding professionals. Their conferences “IT-Security for the Next Generation” provides a chance for young professionals to share their innovative ideas, show their skills, and also learn from and network with leading IT Security experts.

The Kaspersky conferences bring together students, experts, scientists and researchers in a collaborative environment to present and discuss issues relating to cybercrime. They provide a platform for the next generation to be able to share their respective knowledge and experiences and to develop new ideas to improve the level of security in information technology.


Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. students from the following countries can participate in the European round of the conference: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, FYROM, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,  and the United Kingdom.


Participation is free. Kaspersky Lab will cover all participants’ travel and accommodation expenses. By submitting a paper, participants give their consent for Kaspersky Lab to publish their work HERE.

The best projects will be given awards and valuable prizes (1st place $1500, 2nd place $1000 and 3rd place $750) from Kaspersky Lab and the authors will be invited to attend the international ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation’ conference.


The deadline for abstract submission is Friday 8 November 2013. Notification Deadline: Friday 15 November 2013.  Registration is AVAILABLE HERE.

Submissions should be made using the conference paper management system, details of which will be sent upon registration. Papers should be in Word (DOC), or Rich Text Format (RTF) only (i.e. other formats will NOT be accepted). If necessary, files may be compressed, using ZIP format only. The ZIP file must contain two documents, .DOC format – i.e. an abstract of your paper and your full paper. Papers that do not meet the formatting instructions will be returned to the authors for revision. They are unable to accept PDF or PS files.

Please download and read the strict formatting guidelines HERE. Failure to do so will mean the organizers having to return papers for proper completion. In addition, please use the supplied document template HERE to help conform to the guidelines.

The total length of the paper should not exceed ten pages, including all figures, tables and references. Hyperlinks should be removed from the paper for both email addresses and web pages.

You can find more info on their dedicated Facebook page HERE and the conference video HERE. The official website is AVAILABLE HERE.

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