June 15 – 18: First Annual Workshop a Huge Success

NSERC ISSNet’s first annual workshop took place June 15 – 18, 2009 at Carleton University in Ottawa. The overwhelming attendance at this event was evidence of the quality of the speakers and the value of the research in Internet security being conducted by ISSNet researchers.

Dr. Carrie Gates, CA Labs, Dr. Andrew Patrick, Freelance Scientist, R&D Consultant and Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University, Mr. Pierre Boucher, Treasury Board Secretariat, Mr. André Cormier, Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre, Dr. Niels Provos, Google and Dr. Patrick McDaniel, Pennsylvania State University, all leaders in their field delivered addresses throughout the workshop.

In addition to the invited speakers, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty researchers from ISSNet talked about their research completed in year one of the network and participated in presentations and discussions about the projects that are currently underway. The workshop wrapped up Thursday afternoon.