The Americas round took place on April 1-2, 2014 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Winners of
local competitions presented their research papers to a program committee of Kaspersky
Lab antivirus analysts, industry experts, scientists and professors.
place – Danny Brothers from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. for the
presentation “NSA, The Market Maker.” He also was awarded a special prize for the best presentation skills
place – Kangkook Jee from Columbia University, New York, for the presentation
“ShadowReplica: Efficient Parallelization of Dynamic Data Flow Tracking.”
place – Sarah Nance from Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee, for the
presentation “The Pathway to Security – Mitigating User Negligence.”
Lab is pleased to congratulate all the winners of regional rounds of the
conference and welcomes them to the global finals taking place in June 2014 in
CyberSecurity for the Next Generation is an annual international event
financed and organized by Kaspersky Lab. This long-term project brings together
students, young scientists and researchers, leading IT security experts and university
professors from across the world in a collaborative environment to present and
discuss topical cybersecurity issues.
addition to the main competition
in which participants presented their projects, the CyberSecurity for the Next Generation
program included activities such as expert presentations, panel discussions,
presentation skills training and a cybersecurity quiz. Eugene Kaspersky,
chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, participated in the student conference and
gave a presentation called “Cyber Inferno: Seven Circles,” delivering a vision
of contemporary cyberspace.
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