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Three thesis prizes for MSc Information Security students

The Kaspersky Academy have awarded first, second and third place for best thesis from an industrial perspective to three students from the UCL Master of Information Security.

The awards were accompanied by a financial prize of £500, £300 and £150 respectively.

After a day of informal presentations at UCL on Tuesday 8 August 2017, and reading the final theses in September and October, Kasperksy selected the three winners:

First place: Bringing Anonymity on the Genomic Data Sharing Platform Matchmaker Exchange by Maria-Bristena Oprisanu
Supervised by Dr Emiliano De Cristofaro

Second place: Evaluating Operation Hyperion by Thomas Sigler
Supervised by Dr Gianluca Stringhini

Third place: Alternative Models and Applications for Transparency Overlays by Latifah Almofeez
Supervised by Dr Sarah Meiklejohn

The Kaspersky Academy promotes knowledge of cybersecurity worldwide by supporting young talent in the field of IT security. They are a key partner of the Information Security Research Group at the Department of Computer Science, UCL.


Posted 10 Nov 17 13:08