SAR-SSI 2012 @ Cabourg, France
May 21 @ 22:00 – May 24 @ 22:00

7th Conference on Network and Information Systems Security


PST 2012 Privacy, Security and Trust. Paris
Jul 16 @ 07:00 – Jul 18 @ 15:00

The PST2012 International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST) is being held in Paris, France, July 16-18, 2012.

Lucidman project members Audun Jøsang, Kent A. Varmedal and Christophe Rosenberger, together with Rajendra Kumar, will present paper on  Service Provider Authentication Assurance.

PST2012 is the tenth such annual conference focusing on PST technologies. PST2012 provides a forum for researchers world-wide to unveil their latest work in privacy, security and trust and to show how this research can be used to enable innovation.

PST2010 is organized by Telecom Bretagne and the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The IEEE Computer Society is the conference technical co-sponsor.

PST2012 will include one day of tutorials followed by two days of high-quality research papers whose topics include, but are NOT limited to, the following:

  • Privacy Preserving / Enhancing Technologies
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Network and Wireless Security
  • Operating Systems Security
  • Intrusion Detection Technologies
  • Secure Software Development and Architecture
  • PST Challenges in e-Services, e.g. e-Health, e-Government, e-Commerce
  • Network Enabled Operations
  • Digital forensics
  • Information Filtering, Data Mining and Knowledge from Data
  • National Security and Public Safety
  • Security Metrics
  • Recommendation, Reputation and Delivery Technologies
  • Continuous Authentication
  • Trust Technologies, Technologies for Building Trust in e-Business Strategy
  • Observations of PST in Practice, Society, Policy and Legislation
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Identity and Trust management
  • PST and Cloud Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction and PST
  • Implications of, and Technologies for, Lawful Surveillance
  • Biometrics, National ID Cards, Identity Theft
  • PST and Web Services / SOA
  • Privacy, Traceability, and Anonymity
  • Trust and Reputation in Self-Organizing Environments
  • Anonymity and Privacy vs. Accountability
  • Access Control and Capability Delegation
  • Representations and Formalizations of Trust in Electronic and Physical Social Systems
LUCIDMAN Partner Meeting @ Institute of Informatics, University of Oslo
Sep 26 – Sep 28 all-day
Open Workshop. Security-usability and biometric @ IFI, Kristen Nygaards hus
Sep 28 @ 06:30 – 10:00

Presentations held in this workshop September 28 2012 :

Christophe Rosenberger: Biometrics for authentication, do we need it?

Audun Jøsang: Secure and Simple password management.

The goal of this workshop is to present the latest research from the project partners and to have a discussion on their fit with the current security challenges in eBusiness.


08.30 Registration.

08.50-09-00 Welcome. Introduction to the Lucidman project and partners, Petter Taugbøl, Project Manager

09.00-09.45 Biometrics for authentication, do we need it? Opportunities and limitations of biometric methods. Innovative concepts and demos from the latest achievements on biometric research  at GreyC, Prof. Christophe Rosenberger, GreyC


10.00- 10.45 Secure and Simple password management.The security usability research at IFI, Prof. Audun Jøsang, UiO/IFI 


11.00-11.45 The future of security research. Where are we, and where should we go? Applying business perspectives to security research can be both good and dangerous, especially if the customer is always right. Per Thorsheim, Security advisor, God Praksis

11.45-12.00: Conclusive remarks  and Sum-up.

Pr. Christophe Rosenberger , GREYC Research lab, Normandy – France
Christophe Rosenberger is professor in computer science at the ENSICAEN school of engineering in Caen – France and lead the “E-payment & Biometrics” research unit in the GREYC research lab. His activities concerns computer security and especially biometrics as an authentication method.

Dr Audun Jøsang, Institute of Informatics at UiO. Audun Jøsang joined Oslo University in 2008 and its Informatics Dep. in 2011. Prior to that he was Associate Professor at QUT, research leader of Security at DSTC in Brisbane. He has also been Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has a Master’s in Information Security from Royal Holloway College, University of London, and a PhD from NTNU in Norway. He is a CISSP and CISM with broad knowledge and experience in information security.

Per Thorsheim, Security Advisor at God Praksis in Bergen, Norway.  Thorsheim is the organizer of the Passwords^(10-11-12) conferences in Norway, the first-ever conference focusing only on passwords and PIN codes. He got the worlds attention in June 2012 when he reported the hacking of Linkedin to the press. He currently holds the CISA & CISM certifications from ISACA and CISSP-ISSAP certifications from (ISC)2.

Passwords^12 @ IFI at University of Oslo
Dec 2 – Dec 5 all-day

Passwords^12 is held in Oslo, Norway, during 3-5 December 2012. This is the only conference of its kind in the world, focusing ONLY on passwords and PIN codes in all forms, shapes and sizes.

Project meeting, tel conference @ Telephone
Jan 18 @ 09:00 – 10:30

Monthly meeting

Project meeting , tel conference
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 10:30

Monthly meeting

Lucidman Partner meeting CAEN @ Caen
Mar 17 – Mar 19 all-day
Workshop and Partner meetings in Oslo @ Institue of informatics, Universtiy of Oslo
Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

Reserve the dates for the last project workshop in Oslo.

There will be partner meetings and an open workshop

Eurostars OffPAD Project Kick-off @ IFI, Ole Johan Dahls Hus,Room Python (rom 2269). 2nd floor, Entrance D
Oct 10 @ 12:00 – 14:00

The Eurostars OffPAD project is a French- Norwegian R&D-project. Our research focus is on security usability and behavioral biometrics in online user identity management.

In this kick-off we will present the project goals and ambitions, and it is an opportunity to meet the project partners and other parties interested in IT-security research activities at IFI.


Project partners: TazTag (main partner), UiO/IFI, ENSICAEN, TellU AS, Vallvi AS

The Eurostars OffPAD project is a follow-up project of the Lucidman-project, and will soon get its own projectweb at


14.00 Welcome

14.05-14-20: Eurostars OffPAD project –Goals and ambitions,–Alexandre Ninassi, Taztag, Project manager.

14.20-14.50: Key Research challenges in the OffPAD project

  1. Behavioral biometrics -Prof. Christophe Rosenberger, ENSICAEN
  2. Security usability – Prof. Audun Jøsang, UiO/IFI

15-16h. Informal session.  Short (2-5 min) introductions by guests and invited parties. Light food served.