Dr. Michael Seufert, University of Würzburg, Germany was a project partner in the SmartenIT project, coordinated by the CSG. Additionally, based on this work performed, Michael wrote his Ph.D. thesis on "Quality of Experience and Access Network Traffic Management of HTTP Adaptive Video Streaming", which was reviewed from the second supervisor Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller. This thesis was awarded on March 20, 2019 within NetSys 2019, Congratulations! More info here.
On Sunday March 10, 2019 at 4pm local time in Lawrence, KS, U.S.A. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church the memorial service was held for James P. G. Sterbenz, member of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science faculty of the University of Kansas KU since 2005. More info here.
CONCORDIA - Cyber Security Competence for Research and Innovation - is a major H2020 consortium to interconnect Europe’s Cybersecurity capabilities. It will establish a pilot for a Cybersecurity Competence Network to provide technological, societal and policy leadership for Europe and will lead the development of a common Cybersecurity Research & Innovation Roadmap for Europe. CSG leads within CONCORDIA Work Package WP4 the Task 4.3 on "Economic Perspectives". Additionally, the CSG's expertise in Blockchains will be embedded to study and support DDoS mitigation mechanisms, cryptographic solutions on IoT devices, application-data security visualizations to identify and compare incidents (Forensic Visualizations), and operate a blockchain usage for CONCORDIA certificates. More info here.
The Swiss Post started an open approach to allow registered users to evaluate and perform a resilience test (Public Intrusion Test, PIT) on the Swiss Post's eVoting system. An exchange of certain observations, especially with respect to eVoting, the Swiss Post's system, and general software engineering and testing aspects with the NZZ data journalist Marie-José Kolly covered CSG's views on such an approach and the current perception of the available information. More info here.
At the 14th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2018) the tutorial on "Blockchain and Smart Contracts – From Theory to Practice", prepared by Bruno Rodrigues, Roman Blum, Thomas Bocek, and Burkhard Stiller, was presented on November 9, 2018. More info here.
Burkhard Stiller was invited to present a keynote at "The 3rd Symposium on Distributed Ledger Technology (SDLT 2019)" at the Gold Coast, Australia on November 12, 2018, organized by Griffith University. SDLT 2019 was rated as one of the top cryptocurrency events to be looked out for in November 2018. More info here .
Determined by the Luxembourg Government and the Secretary of Higher Education, Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller was appointed member of the Scientific Council of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). More info here.
As of today all keynote presentations of IFIP Networking 2018 are now on-line and accessible here at the program's Web page. The final papers of IFIP Networking 2018 are currently being prepared to be submitted to the IFIP Digital Library and IEEE Xplore. More info here.
The CSG-driven BloSS - Blockchain Signaling System - enables a Cooperative and multi-domain DDoS defense technique in case of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. More info here.
The IFIP TC6 Meeting in Zürich run on May 17, 2018 concluded successfully with a larger number of IFIP national representatives being on board, complemented by the majority of IFIP TC6 Working Group (WG) chairs, vice-chairs, or secretaries. More info here.
Day 3 of the IFIP Networking 2018 Conference in Zürich hosted by Communication Systems Group CSG, had been concluded successfully. More info here.
Day 2 of the IFIP Networking 2018 Conference in Zürich hosted by Communication Systems Group CSG, had been concluded successfully. More info here.
Day 1 of the IFIP Networking 2018 Conference in Zürich hosted by Communication Systems Group CSG, had been concluded successfully. More info here.
The Communication Systems Group (CSG) does organize the IFIP Networking 2018 Conference in Zürich. This event is the 17th of the conference series, sponsored by the IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems (TC6). Besides the General Chair Burkhard Stiller responsible for the overall event, the 3 TPC Co-chairs Claudio Casetti, Fernando Kuipers, and James P. G. Sterbenz handled the full paper submission, review, and decision process as well as the set-up of the related program. More info here.
The Communication Systems Group CSG did demonstrate in an easy-to-understand setup the establishment of a network blocking scenario (DNS-based) as well as its bypassing from the users' perspective (VPN-based). This was embedded into a 10vor10 report, the prime Swiss evening news, on Friday, May 4, 2018. More info here.
CSG with the Best Demo Award at the 16th IFIP/IEEE Networks Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2018), April 23-27, 2018, Taipei, Taiwan. More info here.
The current research output of the CSG at IFIP/IEEE NOMS 2018, Taipeh, Taiwan, includes a full paper on "Big Torrent Measurement: A Country-, Network-, and Content-Centric Analysis of Video Sharing in BitTorrent", a demo paper on "Setting up Flexible and Light Weight Trading Contracts with Enhanced User Privacy Using Smart Contracts", and the NOMS 2018 Keynote "Blockchains' Impact on Networking and Distributed Systems" by Burkhard Stiller - all to be presented on April 24, 2018.
At the collocated "International Workshop on Managing and Managed by Blockchain (IEEE/IFIP Man2Block 2018)" the poster "Design and Implementation of an Automated and Decentralized Pollution Monitoring System with Blockchains, Smart Contracts, and LoRaWAN" will be presented on April 27, 2018. More info here .
Dr. Lisa Kristiana, former Ph.D. student of the Communication Systems Group CSG, with the paper on an "Application of an Enhanced V2VUNET in a Complex Three-dimensional Inter-vehicular Communication Scenario" at the APWiMoB 2017 conference in Bandung, Indonesia, was awarded the Best Paper Award. More info here .
Wie sicher ist die Bezahlung mit Bitcoins wirklich?
Eine Antwort gibt Burkhard Stiller, Leiter der Communication Systems Group, im Fragendomino. More info here.
November 24: Blockchains – A Valuable Commercial Contribution or a Romanticized Technology Playground? This talk within the UZH ZI series on "Digital Transformation" by Burkhard Stiller presented. Why Blockchains provide a modern technology for a distributed ledger, for which participating stakeholders do not need to show a pre-established trust relation. Thus, everyone can participate in case of public blockchains being used. This fact is exploited within the most prominent application of blockchains, the Bitcoin approach, a real crypto-currency. More info here.
October 11: The "Blockchain Signaling System (BloSS): Enabling a Cooperative and Multi-domain DDoS Defense" demonstration by Bruno Rodrigues, Thomas Bocek, and Burkhard Stiller of the Communication Systems Group CSG at the 42nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2017), October 9-12, 2017, Singapore was awarded the Best Demo Award! More info here.
October 4: Dr. Thomas Bocek, a current PostDoc at the Communication Systems Group CSG, received and accepted from February 1, 2018 onward the offer for a Professor's position at the Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil, Switzerland with the "Institut für Software". Congratulations! More info here.
September 26: The Swiss e-government startup Procivis and the Communication Systems Group CSG, have announced their collaboration to develop an electronic voting solution. The platform planned for covers the entire voting process in an electronic form and in a seamless manner, including all stakeholders and steps, from the provision of voter information to the evaluation of results. More info here.
September 5: modum.io - an innovative, Zürich Technopark-based, UZH start-up, pioneering the use of blockchain and IoT technology in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Since September 1, 2017 the MOD token is officially available in a public crowdsale. It was preceded by a private pre-sale, which already raised more than 1.25 Million USD. And on the first ITO day, the token sale raised 4.2 Million USD within the first 10 minutes. More info here.
July 5: The IFIP TC 6 WG6.6-sponsored 11th International Conference on
Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security (AIMS 2017) will be held in Zürich, Switzerland July 10-13, 2017, at the Department of Informatics IfI of the University of Zürich. The local organizer is the Communication Systems Group. More info here.
May 3: Prof. Dr. David Hausheer, a former PostDoc at the CSG, received and accepted the offer of a Full Professor position at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. More info here.
May 3: Dr. Radhika Garg, a former Ph.D. student at the CSG, received and accepted an offer of tenure-track Assistant Professor position. More info here.
April 27: UZH co-organized the "START x Nexussquared @ UZH on blockchains" workshop. More info here.
April 7: The article "Reliable Vehicular-to-Vehicular Connectivity" was accepted at ERCIM News. More info here.
Februray 7: A CSG/UZH, modum.io, and foodways team participated in the blockchain/IoT hackathon at Thomson Reuters in Baar. More info here.
January 30: The paper "Evaluation of Inter-vehicle Connectivity in Three-dimensional Cases" got accepted as short paper at the conference Wireless Days 2017 in Porto, Portugal. More info here.
December 19: Expert opinion and public report on the effectiveness of Internet Blocking. More info here.
December 2: New version of IETF draft on TinyIPFIX for smart meters in constraint networks published. More info here.
November 23: Winning Venture Kick Stage II on the Blockchain Topic. More info here.
November 8: Best Demo Award at LCN 2016. More info here.
November 4: Kickstart Accelerator: 1st Place. More info here.
October 6: Paper accepted at WF-IoT 2016. More info here.
August 11: Paper accepted at WiMob 2016. More info here.
August 8: UZH startup Modum.io pitched at Venture Kick and Kickstart Accelerator. More info here.
July 1: AIMS 2016 Best Paper Award goes to CSG@IfI. More info here.
July 1: Presentation at the ITU-T Workshop on Trust. More info here.
June 28: CSG @ Security of Things World 2016. More info here.
Mai 19: Cancelled: Talk on "Digital Forensics" here.
Mai 10: Blockchains for Cold Chains. More info here.
April 1: Debate on Closed Circuit TV Surveillance. More info here.
March 17: Coinblesk at CeBIT. More info here.
February 22: New book chapter accepted at WoT book by Elsevier. More info here.
February 1: FLAMINGO's YouTube Teaser on "What is P2P?" Reached Just Over 25 k Views! more.
January 29: KuVS 2015 Award for the Best Bachelor Thesis of Raphael Voellmy. more.
January 18: Camera ready copy of IFIP/IEEE NOMS 2016 paper submittet. more.
January 14: UZH is proud to present Coinblesk at CeBIT 2016. More info here.
October 29: New book chapter accepted at Internet-of-Things book by Elsevier. More info here.
October 28: Best Demo Award at IEEE LCN 2015. More info here.
October 14: Paper on the Tussle Analysis accepted at CSCN'15. More info here.
September 02: CSG Research Retreat 2015. More info here.
August 18: CSG at Scientifica 2015 with CoinBlesk. More info here.
June 25: AIMS 2015 best paper award. More info here.
April 21: Short paper acceptance at CLOUD 2015. More info here.
April 16: Tiny Devices Tutorial presented at ITU. More info here.
April 14: Regular paper acceptance at ICCCN 2015. More info here.
April 14: Regular paper acceptance at QoMEX 2015. More info here.
April 14: Article Deploying an NFC-based Inventory System: A Case Study published in ERCIM News No. 101. More info here.
March 23: Demo presented at NetSys 2015. More info here.
March 12: Regular paper acceptance at CLOSER 2015. More info here.
March 12: Full paper acceptance at IFIP AIMS 2015. More info here.
March 09: Full paper acceptance at IFIP Networking 2015. More info here.
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