How can state-of-the-art research tackle the growing societal and industrial demand for improved Cyber Security?

WASP4ALL 2023 seeks to engage the Swedish academic and industrial research community around the importance of Cyber Security research in the context of AI, autonomous systems and software.

The overall aims are to create awareness of industrial and societal needs, identify and discuss research challenges for the future and to showcase existing research in Sweden.

The conference is open for researchers and research leaders from academia and industry with or without prior connection to WASP, who are interested in current Cyber Security research and the interplay between academia and industry.

Date and time

June 1st, 10:00-15:30
Registration and coffee from 09:00
After the conference, you are welcome to stay for a fika mingle.

Venue and directions

World Trade Center, Stockholm
Klarabergsviadukten 70

By escalator or elevator, go to the 4th floor, walk straight ahead to section D.

Online participation

A link to the livestream will be sent out to registered participants the day before the conference.


The registration is closed.


09:00 Registration opens

Coffee and sandwiches are served, the poster exhibition is open.

10:00 Opening of the conference

Marcus Wallenberg, Sara Mazur, Anders Ynnerman

10:25 Keynote 1 – A Hitchhiker Journey of Building and Attacking Secure Computing Systems

Virtual talk by Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Professor, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Biography and Abstract

20 minutes talk and 5 minutes Q&A

10:50 Keynote 2 – Transient Execution Attacks

Talk on-site by Tamara Rezk, WASP Guest Researcher, Chalmers University of Technology, Research Director, INRIA, Lecturer, Université Côte d’Azur 
Biography and Abstract

20 minutes talk and 5 minutes Q&A

11:20 Coffee with a small snack, poster exhibition

11:40 Spotlight on Swedish Cyber Security Research

  • Andrei Gurtov, Professor, Linköping University
  • Simin Nadjm-Tehrani, Professor, Linköping University
  • Panos Papadimitratos, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Thomas Johansson, Professor, Lund University

Each talk is 7 minutes and concludes with 2 minutes Q&A.

12:20 New calls and opportunities from WASP within Cyber Security

Anders Ynnerman, WASP Program Director

12:40-13:30 Lunch

Vegetarian seated lunch.

13:30 Spotlight on Swedish Cyber Security Research

  • Henrik Sandberg, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Simone Fischer-Hübner, Professor, Chalmers University of Technology and Karlstad University
  • Christian Gehrmann, Professor, Lund University

Each talk is 7 minutes and concludes with 2 minutes Q&A.

14:00 Industrial perspectives on Cyber Security challenges

Interview live on stage with John Preuß Mattsson, Ericsson Research and Staffan Truvé, Recorded Future

14:20-14:30 Break

14:30 Mats Persson, Swedish Minister for Education

14:35 Keynote 3 – Piano: Extremely Simple, Single-Server PIR with Sublinear Server Computation

Virtual talk by Elaine Shi, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
20 minutes talk and 5 minutes Q&A

15:00 Panel: The changing Cyber Security landscape in view of recent AI advances

  • Panos Papadimitratos, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Andrei Sabelfeld, Professor, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Amy Loutfi, Professor, Örebro University
  • Sara Mazur, Chair of the WASP Board

15:30 End of conference

Coffee and fika will be served. You are welcome to stay and mingle or have a cup on the go.


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