Sonntag, 29. September 2013

Recent News (Sep-29-2013)

A short summary of recent/upcoming activities since my last summary post from late May:
  • General:
    • I switched from Augsburg University of Appl. Sciences to Fraunhofer FKIE, where I now lead a team in the area of smart buildings and network steganography
  • Academic activities:
    • Taking part at the NIS Public-Private Platform Working Group 3 on Secure ICT research and innovation announced in the Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union, Bruxelles
    • Review for a book proposal @ WILEY-IEEE
    • Review for IEEE Spectrum magazine (Spectrum
    • I became a Program Committee Member at International Workshop on Cyber Crime (IWCC 2014) at IEEE S&P, San Jose, 2014.
    • I became a Program Committee Member at GI Sicherheit 2014, Vienna.
    • I became a Technical Program Committee Member at 9th International Conference on Internet Monitoring and Protection (ICIMP'14), Paris, France, 2014. 
    • Teaching at the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences this winter term
    • Supervising a number of theses at the University of Hagen
    • Supervising one seminar student at the University of Bonn
  • Books:
    • started working on a new book: W. Mazurczyk, S. Wendzel, S. Zander, A. Houmansadr, and K. Szczypiorski: Information Hiding in Communication Networks: Fundamentals, Mechanisms, and Applications, WILEY-IEEE, 2015.
  •  Recent scientific publications:
    •  Jean-Francois Lalande, Steffen Wendzel: Hiding Privacy Leaks in Android Applications Using Low-Attention Raising Covert Channels, ECTCM Workshop @ ARES'13, pp. 701-710, Regensburg, 2013. (slides [pdf])
  •  Upcoming/recent professional publications:
    • Steffen Wendzel: "Gefahrenpotential der Netzwerksteganografie", IT-SICHERHEIT, 2013 (to appear).
    • Steffen Wendzel: "Exfiltration vertrauenswürdiger Daten - Protektionsmaßnahmen hinken den modernen Techniken der Angreifer hinterher", digitalbusiness CLOUD, 2013 (to appear).
  • Upcoming/Recent talks:
    • scheduled: Keynote: "Nach dem Angriff: Versteckte Exfiltration vertraulicher Daten",
      Konferenz "Prism, Tempora und Co. – Rezepte gegen den Abhörwahn", Köln, 2013-12-03.
    • scheduled: "TBA",
      9th IT4SE Workshop, Augsburg, 2013-11-19.
    • "Hiding Privacy Leaks in Android Applications Using Low-Attention Raising Covert Channels",
      ECTCM Workshop @ ARES'13, Regensburg, 2013-09-04.