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The 14th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

Hosted by: Stellenbosch University and the CSIR at Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa

28 February-1 March 2019

Purchase Proceedings

The Electronic Proceedings from ICCWS are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 difference formats.

  • PDF Download - £50
  • Printed Version - £70 plus Postage and Packaging

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The Winners at ICCWS 2019, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Best PhD Paper

Strategic Culture Theory as a Tool for Explaining Russian Cyber Threat Perception
Kari Martti, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Best Poster

TimeGraphs‐Time Series‐based Anomaly Detection on Communication Graphs
Duque Anton Simon D, Daniel Fraunholz, and Hans Dieter Schotten Intelligent Networks Research Group, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Kaiserslautern, Germany

Executive Committee

Conference Chair:  Noëlle van der Waag-Cowling, Department of Defence, South Africa

Programme Chair: Louise Leenen,  University of the Western Cape,  South Africa

Key Note Speakers:

Assoc. Prof. Sascha Bachmann, Bournemouth University, UK
Hybrid Conflict as 21st Century Conflict

Dr. Hurley, National Defense University (NDU), Data Analytics
SCybercrime as Part of a National Organised Crime Threat(CCI)

Dr. Edward L. Mienie, University of North Georgia
The Role of Cyber in National and Global Human Security

Brigadier Piet Pieterse,  South African Police Service
The Evolving Demands of a Data-Driven Society: The New Cyber Challenge

A message of thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the host, Stellenbosch University, South Africa and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD and Masters Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that the overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback.

The 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

ICCWS 2018

Hosted by:
The National Defense University, Washington DC, USA.

The Winners at ICCWS, 2018, Washington DC, USA

Best PhD Paper
Sharif Hassan and Ratan Guha
Honeypots and the Attackers Bias

Best Poster
Zachary Schnur and Richard Wilson
Cold War Echoes: The Russian Effort to Interfere in the 2016 Election

Executive Committee

Conference Chair:  RADM Hamby (Retired),   Information Resources Management College (IRMC), National Defense University, USA

Programme Chair: Dr. Jim Q. Chen  Professor, National Defense University, USA and     Dr. John Hurley, Professor, National Defense University, USA

The 12th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

ICCWS 2017

Hosted by:
Wright State University & the Center for Cyberspace Research,
Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, USA.

The Winners at ICCWS, 2017, Dayton, USA

Best PhD Paper
Patrick Dudenhofer and Adam Bryant, Wright State University, USA
Establishing a Cognitive Understanding of Cyber Reverse Engineering Tasks

Best Masters Paper
Portante Anthony and Barry Mullins, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, USA
Analysis of Denial-of-Service Attack Vectors in Software-Defined Networks

Best Poster
Robert Koch, Universität der Bundeswehr, Germany
Hunting Fake News: Automated Assessment System by Distributed News Analysis

Executive Committee

Conference Chairs:

Conference Chair:  Dr Adam R Bryant. Wright State University, Dayton, USA and Dr Robert F. Mills, Air Force Institute of Technology, USA.

Programme Chair: Dr. Juan Lopez Jr, Center for Cyberspace Research, Air Force Institute of Technology.USA.


Key Note Speakers:

Major General Courtney P. Carr, Adjutant General of Indiana
"Total Force Cyber: Working in an Ambiguous Environment"

Dr. Matt Bishop,Department of Computer Science, University of California at Davis
"Resilience as a Security Property"

The 11th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

ICCWS 2016

Hosted by: Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts., USA
17-18 March 2016

The Winners at ICCWS 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Best PhD Paper
3D Visualization Applied to PRBGs and Cryptography
Dubois Michel, ESIEA and Eric Filiol, ESIEA - Operational Cryptology and Virology Laboratory, France

Best Masters Paper
Z-Ranger: An Improved Tool Set for ZigBee Warwalking
Seitz Andrew and Benjamin Ramsey, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, USA

Best Poster
Preventing Remote Cyber Attacks against Aircraft Avionics Systems
Heydari Vahid, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA.

Conference Chairs

Conference Chair:  Dr Tanya Zlateva, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Programme Chair: Dr Virginia Greiman, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Key Note Speakers:

Daryl Haegley, Control Systems Cybersecurity, USA
"Control Systems Networks...What's in Your Building?"
ICCWS 2016 Daryl Haegley

Neal Ziring, the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at NSA
"Is Security Achievable? A Practical Perspective"