CPI Poster prize winners announced

Thursday, October 10, 2019
The Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute (CPI) held its second Annual Event on October 2 in Federation Hall. The Annual Event highlights the most recent ideas in research and industry related to cybersecurity and privacy with local and global perspectives. Bringing together panel speakers from the University of Waterloo and abroad to discuss how we can collaborate and work together solving these emerging issues.
A highlight of the event each year is the poster session open to all students who wish to submit their work. The students' supervisors are members of the CPI and highlight research in which the institute supports.
Posters were on display for the attendees of the event to connect with the students and explain their theories, discuss outcomes and connect with other with like-minded researchers. Collaboration being the key to integrative approaches and new ideas. There were 24 posters registered for the event. The winners announced by Executive Director, Florian Kerschbaum as the three prizes of $1000 each from sponsors, BlackBerry, Rogers and Symcor were chosen by their delegates.

The winners:

$1000 – BlackBerry

Bushar Alorani

Department: David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Faculty: Meiyappan Nagappan

An Empirical Study of Security Warnings from Static Applications Security Testing Tools

$1000 – Rogers

Nils Lukas

Department: David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Faculty: Florian Kerschbaum

Conferrable Adversarial Examples for Neural Network Fingerprinting

$1000 – Symcor               

Shubhankar Mohapatra

Department: Mathematics

Faculty: Xi He

Private Outlier Removal in Deep Learning – Shubhankar Mohapatra, Gautam Kamath and Xi He