AWARDS AT CPDP2016
EPIC CHAMPION OF FREEDOM AWARD
The award is given annually to one individual outside of the United States who has shown great courage and dedication in the defense of privacy. Previous recipients of the award include Prof. Stefano Rodota, Italy (2009), Hon. Michael Kirby, Australia (2010), MEP Sophie In’t Veld, Holland (2011), Jennifer Stoddart, Canada (2012), Max Schrems, Austria (2013), Jan Philipp Albrecht, Germany (2014); Peter Hustinx (2015).
The jury consists of: Alessandro Acquisti; Ross Anderson; David Flaherty; Pamela Jones Harbor; Paul De Hert; Mireille Hildebrandt; Kristina Irion; Simon Davies; Pablo Molina; Helen Nissenbaum; Frank Pasquale; Chip Piits; Marc Rotenberg; Nadine Strossen
Award ceremony Wednesday 27 January 2016 18.15 Le Village
TREsPASS Social Engineering Challenge 2015 – Cloud Attack!
Cybercrime is increasing rapidly all around the globe. Methods such as phishing, scamming, and hacking are becoming more sophisticated. At the same time, cloud computing has taken off and much of our data is stored in public and corporate cloud datacenters, dynamically crossing geographic borders, accessible from anywhere. As Social Engineering is a key factor in 92% of industrial espionage attacks, the human factor is attracting increasing media –and attacker– attention. While systematic analysis is still rare, scientists and practitioners from diverse research disciplines are now trying to understand the mechanisms behind social engineering more holistically. The TREsPASS EU project launched a second social engineering challenge in 2015 with a focus on cloud infrastructures, inviting participants to think of creative social engineering scenarios and countermeasures. After selection by a professional jury, the award winning proposal will be announced at the CPDP conference in Brussels, Belgium, on January 29, 2016, and the winner will receive the €750 prize.
Award ceremony Friday 29 January 2016 17.15 Le Village