Security research in focus at DIKU Alumni Day 2019
More than 100 alumni had signed up for the DIKU Alumni Day 2019 to listen to talks about Security on many levels. But first a general assembly was held to confirm the election of the preliminary Board: Ioana Mogensen (chair), Simon Søe Nissen, Gorm Raabo Larsen and Peter Carstensen were unanimously elected to set the direction for future activities in the new DIKU Alumni society.
Security is a hot topic, perhaps more than ever - not the least amongst computer scientists. Security can be regarded from many perspectives - from the helicopter or from within a single algorithm. The invited speakers for the alumni day represented many different points of departures of coping with security - from Dean at the Faculty of Social Sciences Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen's philosophic, macroeconomic and historic journey through security policy of more centuries over Ken Friis Larsen's introduction to formal methods to Thomas Hildebrandt's ethically designed public case handling systems ending up with Henrik G. Jensen's data scientific approach to predicting security issues in Securitas.
Before diving into these topics, however, Head of Dept. Mads Nielsen initiated the show with his 'obligatory' 'What's new at DIKU' talk, emphasizing i.a. the impressive growth rate of DIKU (11 per cent over 5 years), the
The event was
live streamed and the talks are available as video clips below under the photos of speakers.
Inge Hviid Jensen
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