Belfast welcomes the 16th International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST) on 28-30th August 2018

The 16th International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST) will hold its inaugural European event in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Over its 16-year history, the PST Conference has been the premier forum for sharing advances in cybersecurity research, security applications and showcasing and demonstrating the latest security technologies.

This year’s conference will explore emerging topics, including securing the connected car, user-centric security, user privacy protection and the security of machine learning.

PST will be held in Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience. The impressive building filled with history and heritage will be home to the 3-day conference, attracting attendees from all corners of the globe.

Sakir Sezer, General Conference Chair, commented: “We are delighted to be able to host such an important event here in Belfast addressing grand challenges for both academic and industry professionals.

This year we are particularly pleased to have Mia Boom-Ibes, Vice President, Security Innovation, Strategy and Analytics of Allstate as our Industrial Chair, Brandon Niemczyk Security Architect – TrentMicro US, Professor Piotr Cofta – UTP University of Science and Technology Poland, Professor Shujun Li – Kent University UK and Dr. Luis Muñoz-González – Imperial College London UK as our distinguished keynote speakers, who will provide a global perspective on Privacy, Security and Trust related challenges and research trends.”

Ali Ghorbani, Technical Programme Chair, commented: “This year we are delighted with the quality of papers submitted. These cover the spectrum of Privacy, Security and Trust, examining topics as diverse as network security, malware analysis, authentication, user behaviour, security analytics, privacy-preserving computing, user’s trust, online social network privacy, cryptography and crypto-mining.”

The PST committee thanks IEEE for their continued support and sponsorship and all of our event sponsors: Proofpoint, Invest NI, NCSC, CSIT, Allstate, Titan IC, Carson McDowell, RITICS, RISE and Hays Recruitment.

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