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EnCyCriS 2021
Thu 3 Jun 2021
co-located with ICSE 2021

EnCyCriS 2021 is the second edition of the International Workshop on Engineering and Cybersecurity of Critical Systems (EnCyCriS).

This workshop invites paper contributions from research scholars and practitioners working on challenges and solutions for engineering and cybersecurity of critical systems in the 4th Industrial Revolution. The 4th Industrial Revolution refers to the era of revolution created by the convergence of cyber-physical systems and the advances in the information and communication technologies. The 4th Industrial Revolution aims at the intelligent world through connection, decentralization, sharing, and opening, where software is the driving force.

Like other industries or domains, critical infrastructures such as energy, transportation, and public health are also going through digital transformation to optimize their services and processes as well as to reduce costs. However, adoption of digital technology for critical systems has exposed them to cyber, physical and combined cyber-physical threats. A cyberattack on a critical system can inflict severe catastrophe to society, economy and national security. Assuring safety and reliability of these systems is also of utmost importance.

This workshop opens discussions among researchers, practitioners and students who are working on challenges and solutions for the 4th Industrial Revolution, including cyber threats to critical systems; secure software engineering; and attack detection and response mechanisms.

The workshop will be organized with regular tracks and panel discussions. The workshop invites papers within the following topics:

  • Integrated and secured software engineering processes and methods for reliable critical infrastructure,

  • Safety by design in software engineering,

  • Security by design in software engineering,

  • Software engineering techniques enabling digital twin,

  • Simulation technology for analysis on safety, reliability, security, etc.,

  • Threats and risks modeling to critical infrastructures,

  • Cybersecurity risk visualization during development and operation,

  • Human factors in software engineering.

The edition of this year gathers 7 papers, presenting the focus and the challenges in the current research and industrial industries.

For further information on the Workshop, you can visit our website: EnCyCriS 2021

Accepted Papers

Title
'Under-reported' Security Defects in Kubernetes Manifests
EnCyCriS 2021
A Systematic Literature Review on Malicious Use of Reinforcement Learning
EnCyCriS 2021
Asset-driven Security Assurance Cases with Built-in Quality Assurance
EnCyCriS 2021
Attack-driven Test Case Generation Approach using Model-checking Technique for Collaborating Systems
EnCyCriS 2021
Practitioner Perception of Vulnerability Discovery Strategies
EnCyCriS 2021
Security Risk Analysis of Multi-Stage Attacks based on Data Criticality
EnCyCriS 2021
Understanding Developer Security Archetypes
EnCyCriS 2021

Call for Papers

The call for paper is closed.

The Workshop organizers committee thank all the authors for their contribution.

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Conference Day
Thu 3 Jun

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07:30 - 08:00
Test your connectionEnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
Chair(s): Coralie EsnoulInstitute For Energy Technology (IFE)

We invite all participants to test their connection during this time slot.

All presenters are encouraged to test their connection before the event.

08:00 - 08:15
Welcome to the EnCyCriS WorkshopEnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
Chair(s): Eunkyoung JeeKAIST, South Korea, Doo-Hwan BaeKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Bjørn Axel GranInstitute for Energy Technology (IFE)
08:15 - 09:00
Keynote presentationEnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
08:15
45m
Keynote
Keynote presentation
EnCyCriS 2021
Mehdi MirakhorliRochester Institute of Technology
09:00 - 09:30
Presentations: session 1EnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
09:00
30m
Paper
Attack-driven Test Case Generation Approach using Model-checking Technique for Collaborating Systems
EnCyCriS 2021
Zelalem MihretKAIST, South Korea, Lingjun LiuKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
09:40 - 11:00
Presentations: session 2EnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
09:40
20m
Talk
'Under-reported' Security Defects in Kubernetes Manifests
EnCyCriS 2021
Dibyendu Brinto BoseBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Akond RahmanTennessee Tech University, Md. Shazibul Islam Shamim
10:00
30m
Talk
Security Risk Analysis of Multi-Stage Attacks based on Data Criticality
EnCyCriS 2021
Charilaos SkandylasLinnaeus University, Luyuan ZhouLinnaeus University, Simon RoeOutpost24, Narges KhakpourLinnaeus University
10:30
30m
Talk
A Systematic Literature Review on Malicious Use of Reinforcement Learning
EnCyCriS 2021
Torstein MeyerNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Nektaria KaloudiNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Jingyue LiNorwegian University of Science and Technology
11:30 - 13:00
Presentations: session 3EnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
11:30
30m
Talk
Asset-driven Security Assurance Cases with Built-in Quality Assurance
EnCyCriS 2021
Mazen MohamadChalmers and University of Gothenburg, Örjan AskerdalVolvo Trucks, Rodi JolakChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Jan-Philipp SteghöferChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Riccardo ScandariatoHamburg University of Technology
12:00
30m
Talk
Understanding Developer Security Archetypes
EnCyCriS 2021
Ita RyanUniversity College Cork, Utz RoedigUniversity College Cork, Klaas-Jan StolUniversity College Cork and Lero, Ireland
12:30
30m
Talk
Practitioner Perception of Vulnerability Discovery Strategies
EnCyCriS 2021
Farzana Ahamed BhuiyanTennessee Tech University, Justin MurphyTennessee Tech University, Patrick MorrisonIBM, Akond RahmanTennessee Tech University
13:00 - 13:15
Closing TalkEnCyCriS 2021 at EnCyCriS Room
Chair(s): Bjørn Axel GranInstitute for Energy Technology (IFE), Doo-Hwan BaeKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Eunkyoung JeeKAIST, South Korea