[TALK28] Immersive crisis management, risk management and decision support – Frédérick Benaben (IMT Mines Albi, Georgia Institute of Technology)

On Wed, Feb 22nd, 2023, 2pm CET, Frédérick Benaben (IMT Albi, Georgia Institute of Technology), will talk about “Immersive crisis management, risk management and decision support“. You are cordially invited to join the free live stream on youtube and LinkedIn! Please share the link https://talk.cybercni.fr/28 with your interested friends!

Trailer: https://youtu.be/yBvXi66s4Ek
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Abstract

This talk explores the groundbreaking perspectives opened by the original specificities of immersive technologies in the fields of crisis management, risk management and decision support: The interest and the potential of virtual reality for training in crisis situations (of responders and citizens) will first be presented. Then, the contributions of immersive technologies, in particular in terms of facilitating interactions with artificial intelligence tools, will be illustrated through virtual and immersive cells dedicated to crisis management. Finally, the power of immersive approaches for decision support in uncertain and unstable contexts will be addressed through a third and last demonstration. In the end, different application contexts, different modes of immersion, and different users will be presented in order to cover the broadest possible perspective of the maturity of the research activities and contributions of the SIReN Lab (Sentient Immersive Response Network) between the Centre Genie Industriel of IMT Mines Albi and the Physical Internet Center of Georgia Tech.

Watch the trailer here.

Frédérick BENABEN

Frederick BENABEN is Professor at the Industrial Engineering Center of IMT Mines Albi in charge of the research axis “Security and Crisis Management”. He is the director of the IOMEGA VR lab on immersive technology for system management. He is adjunct Professor at the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) and co-director with Professor Benoit Montreuil of the international associated laboratory “Sentient Immersive Response Network” (SIReN Lab) between IMT Mines Albi CGI and Georgia Tech ISyE. He is affiliated professor at the 3C informatics research center of the College of Information Sciences and Technology of the Pennsylvania State University (USA).

He is adjunct professor at the School of Economics and Management, Beijing Jiaotong University (China).

Centre Génie Industriel IMT Mines-Albi / SIReN Lab Georgia Tech

The Centre Génie Industriel involves 70 people and is interested in the kinetics of organizations and the development of decision support solutions in heterogeneous, collaborative and uncertain contexts. The Centre Génie Industriel conducts applied research activities through collaborative projects based on public funding (regional, national and international) but more mainly on private funding in the form of joint industrial research laboratories in direct partnership with industrial players.

The SIReN Lab is an international shared reserach Lab between IMT Mines Albi and Georgia Tech. It is focused on the design of management and decision making environments (control tower, immersive dashboard) to deal with networks and systems immersed in unstablme and uncertain environment. The SIReN lab involves a dozen of researchers including shared PhD students, faculties and engineers.

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The Cyber CNI Lecture Series is a free monthly event that typically takes place on the last Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 3h30pm CET.

The event consists of a 45-minute expert presentation followed by a 45-minute discussion.

The Cyber CNI Speaker series aims to raise awareness and understanding of cyber security issues among all audiences. It aims to enable an ongoing dialogue between experts from industry and academia and the general public (citizens, families, small and large businesses, public organizations, etc.). All of us are concerned.

The events are broadcast live on Youtube (https://talk.cybercni.fr/) and LinkedIn, allowing worldwide remote participation – including a tool to participate in the discussion.

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How the digital transformation is changing our lives

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown all of us the benefits of information technology. It allows us to work at a distance, to live at a distance, and most importantly, to keep in touch at a distance – with younger and older people, those closest to us, and even make new contacts.

Our society relies more and more on information and operational technologies. Examples include water, energy, heat and cooling supply, communications, healthcare, production and processing of goods, transportation, national security, banking, research and education, and food production.

What all these areas have in common is that they make intensive use of networked distributed computer systems. These systems can be attacked in many ways. This is no longer just a problem for computer “pros” because computer systems are essential to all of us. The effects of “cyber-attacks” range from power outages to the collapse of the health care or banking sectors.

Program and registration: https://talk.cybercni.fr/

60th anniversary of the Élysée Treaty – GFA celebrates 60 years of German-French relations

Exactly 60 years ago, German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French President Charles De Gaulle signed the Treaty of Friendship in the Élysée Palace. With this agreement, the two neighbors paved the way for a prosperous common future in the heart of Europe after long enmity and wars.

Today, the current German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President Emmanuel Macron, as well as other politicians and invited guests, met at the Sorbonne University to celebrate this anniversary.

The GFA also celebrates this day, which makes its mission possible, namely to promote and actively shape bilateral research, higher education and industrial relations in the Industry of the Future.

Macron stressed today that Germany and France “cleared the path to reconciliation,” and must therefore “become pioneers to relaunch Europe.” (According to: https://www.dw.com/en/scholz-and-macron-celebrate-60-years-of-elysee-treaty/a-64480184)

It was the same spirit that helped founding the GFA in 2015, when Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) reacted to the idea of President Macron and former Chancellor Angela Merkel to create a French-German research and innovation network accompanying the digitalization of industry processes focusing on AI, cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing and network cooperation. Since then, the GFA helped develop a total of 30 French-German research projects, directly involving more than 175 researchers, PhD students and engineers as well as more than 30 industrial partners.

The GFA is at the forefront of innovation and will continue it’s mission with a year full of bilateral events, calls-for-projects and other networking activities to support bringing Germany, France and Europe to the cutting edge in the Industry of the Future.

We thank all researchers, companies, network partners and the many people who have helped us in our mission so far and will continue to support us in the future!

[TALK27] A Semantic Investigation System – François Khourbiga (Defants, FR)

On Wed, Jan 25th, 2023, 2pm CET, François Khourbiga (Defants, FR), will talk about “A Semantic Investigation System“. You are cordially invited to join the free live stream on youtube and LinkedIn! Please share the link https://talk.cybercni.fr/27 with your interested friends!

Trailer: https://youtu.be/7FW6SwGN3tk
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Abstract

We provide an overview of how we built a semantic forensic cyber security system based on the Notional SemaFor system proposed by DARPA. We will provide a quick look at the context of digital forensics and incident response, as well as the challenges posed by the state of the art. Then, we will present the four major topics we address to build a forensic semantic system: mutlimodal representations, reasoning ensembles, explanation & integration, and semantic models.

The talk will conclude with a concrete result on how it is used in cybersecurity and provide next steps for future work.

Watch the trailer here.

François Khourbiga

François Khourbiga is the CEO and co-founder of Defants. He spent 20 years working in Cybersecurity for the ANSSI attached to French Prime Minister services as Incident Responder and has helped many organization to face cyberattacks during 10 years. Then, he joined the French Ministry of Armed Forces as an Cyberdefense Engineerer in a reverse-engineering team for security research and development. After 15 years in public services, he was in charge of a research and development team at Orange Cyberdefense in charge of building the next generation of product for the company, before joining Mandant, one leader in Incident Response Services, as Incident Responder to help large companies facing the most advanced persistent threats.

in 2019, he went back to school at l’Ecole Polytechnique to follow an Executive Master program to develop its skills in entreupreneurship in the design, deployment and management with a strong technological and innovation dimension, in an international context.

Defants

Defants is a cybersecurity software development company, based in Rennes (France), and our mission is to redefine digital forensic and incident response (DFIR). The DFIR requires higly-skilled expert in a shortage of talent context, an excessive number of non-interoperable tools, and consumes a tremendous amount of time. We provide an eXtended DFIR Platform that brings together the automation of tools, the collaboration between junior and senior experts and make the DFIR simpler, faster and straigthforward. Our unique platform uses our semantic investigation engine to uncover the tactics and techniques used by attackers, because habits die hard.

Talk.cybercni.fr

The Cyber CNI Lecture Series is a free monthly event that typically takes place on the last Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 3h30pm CET.

The event consists of a 45-minute expert presentation followed by a 45-minute discussion.

The Cyber CNI Speaker series aims to raise awareness and understanding of cyber security issues among all audiences. It aims to enable an ongoing dialogue between experts from industry and academia and the general public (citizens, families, small and large businesses, public organizations, etc.). All of us are concerned.

The events are broadcast live on Youtube (https://talk.cybercni.fr/) and LinkedIn, allowing worldwide remote participation – including a tool to participate in the discussion.

You can add the event calendar via ICSwebcalHTML.

How the digital transformation is changing our lives

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown all of us the benefits of information technology. It allows us to work at a distance, to live at a distance, and most importantly, to keep in touch at a distance – with younger and older people, those closest to us, and even make new contacts.

Our society relies more and more on information and operational technologies. Examples include water, energy, heat and cooling supply, communications, healthcare, production and processing of goods, transportation, national security, banking, research and education, and food production.

What all these areas have in common is that they make intensive use of networked distributed computer systems. These systems can be attacked in many ways. This is no longer just a problem for computer “pros” because computer systems are essential to all of us. The effects of “cyber-attacks” range from power outages to the collapse of the health care or banking sectors.

Program and registration: https://talk.cybercni.fr/

[TALK26] Securing the Cloud: Encryption and Data Protection – Guillaume Neau (Amazon Web Services, FR)

On Wed, Jan 11th, 2023, 2pm CET, Guillaume Neau (Amazon Web Services AWS, FR), will talk about “Securing the Cloud: Encryption and Data Protection“. You are cordially invited to join the free live stream on youtube and LinkedIn! Please share the link https://talk.cybercni.fr/26 with your interested friends!

Trailer: https://youtu.be/vIyJA3EKJ0M
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Abstract

Data protection is a key topics for many organizations and yet many of them often struggle to deploy a comprehensive strategy to protect their assets. In that talk we will get a holistic view of what it means when deploying information system on AWS. We will cover all the relevant area from compliance to European Regulation and data localization to memory encryption and confidential computing. By lowering the entry bar, we will understand how AWS is changing the game when it comes down to information security and how key security concepts like “security by design” and “0-trust” or “self-healing” system are now a reality in the cloud.

Watch the trailer here.

Guillaume Neau

Guillaume is a Sr. Solutions Architect with a specialization in information security and work for Amazon Web Service in France. In his day-to-day job Guillaume’s advises customer about their information technology and security strategy as well as partner with operational team to design scalable, resilient and secure information systems. Guillaume is passioned about information technology for the positive impact it can have on people lives and the societal changes that it drives.

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS)

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis. These cloud computing web services provide distributed computing processing capacity and software tools via AWS server farms. One of these services is Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), which allows users to have at their disposal a virtual cluster of computers, available all the time, through the Internet. AWS’s virtual computers emulate most of the attributes of a real computer, including hardware central processing units (CPUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs) for processing; local/RAM memory; hard-disk/SSD storage; a choice of operating systems; networking; and pre-loaded application software such as web servers, databases, and customer relationship management (CRM).

AWS services are delivered to customers via a network of AWS server farms located throughout the world. Fees are based on a combination of usage (known as a “Pay-as-you-go” model), hardware, operating system, software, or networking features chosen by the subscriber required availability, redundancy, security, and service options. Subscribers can pay for a single virtual AWS computer, a dedicated physical computer, or clusters of either. Amazon provides select portions of security for subscribers (e.g. physical security of the data centers) while other aspects of security are the responsibility of the subscriber (e.g. account management, vulnerability scanning, patching). AWS operates from many global geographical regions including seven in North America.

Amazon markets AWS to subscribers as a way of obtaining large-scale computing capacity more quickly and cheaply than building an actual physical server farm.All services are billed based on usage, but each service measures usage in varying ways. As of 2021 Q4, AWS has 33% market share for cloud infrastructure while the next two competitors Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud have 21%, and 10% respectively, according to Synergy Group.

Talk.cybercni.fr

The Cyber CNI Lecture Series is a free monthly event that typically takes place on the last Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 3h30pm CET.

The event consists of a 45-minute expert presentation followed by a 45-minute discussion.

The Cyber CNI Speaker series aims to raise awareness and understanding of cyber security issues among all audiences. It aims to enable an ongoing dialogue between experts from industry and academia and the general public (citizens, families, small and large businesses, public organizations, etc.). All of us are concerned.

The events are broadcast live on Youtube (https://talk.cybercni.fr/) and LinkedIn, allowing worldwide remote participation – including a tool to participate in the discussion.

You can add the event calendar via ICSwebcalHTML.

How the digital transformation is changing our lives

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown all of us the benefits of information technology. It allows us to work at a distance, to live at a distance, and most importantly, to keep in touch at a distance – with younger and older people, those closest to us, and even make new contacts.

Our society relies more and more on information and operational technologies. Examples include water, energy, heat and cooling supply, communications, healthcare, production and processing of goods, transportation, national security, banking, research and education, and food production.

What all these areas have in common is that they make intensive use of networked distributed computer systems. These systems can be attacked in many ways. This is no longer just a problem for computer “pros” because computer systems are essential to all of us. The effects of “cyber-attacks” range from power outages to the collapse of the health care or banking sectors.

Program and registration: https://talk.cybercni.fr/

Recording


Watch the recording of our latest event “Innovation cultures in Germany, France and Overseas”!

Bits&Pretzels 2022 – A recap


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Recordings


Watch the recordings of our Smart World! Smart Europe? – Conference on European Digital Sovereignty that took part in May!

[#WisdomWednesday] GFA Winter School on Reconfigurable Production 2020: Interdisciplinary research on transition towards sustainability, Nadège Troussier (University of Troyes)

On November 19th, 2020 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nadège Troussier (University of Troyes, France) gave the keynote “Interdisciplinary research on transition towards sustainability” at our Winter School on Reconfigurable Production. You are cordially invited to watch the recording on Youtube.

About Nadège Troussier

Nadège Troussier is a university professor at Art et Métiers ParisTech in Paris. Before she was a professor at the University of Troyes. Her research activities focus on Integrated Design, robust design, preliminary design, decision-making, virtual prototyping, PDM, PLM, and Simulation.

About the GFA Video Series and the #WisdomWednesday

Education is one of the core missions of the GFA. Therefore we have wonderful education projects in the field of industry 4.0, such as summer schools, hackathons and online courses that we organise together with leading universities in Europe. To present our education efforts to a bigger audience and share it with people all over the world, we created the GFA Video Series. Under the hashtag #WisdomWednesday we present interesting talks and keynotes every Wednesday on our website and in our social media. Stay tuned and check also our YouTube Channel.

About the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future (GFA)

The German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future is a strategic vehicle to promote close collaboration between leading European research institutions and industrial companies. It was founded by the French Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) and the German Technical University of Munich (TUM). Focused on joint research, education and innovation, the Academy’s mission is to master the challenges accompanying the increasing digitalization of industry processes. Read more…

GREENHACK~IT – French-German Hackathon, Dec 8-11, 2022 in Munich

!Students from TUM and LMU may still apply for the hackathon until Dec. 4th! Click here!

What is GreenHack~IT?

A hackathon on Green AI for Industry 4.0

Application of Artificial Intelligence on Industrial problems under a Green IT perspective

Using of AI to optimise existing processes in order to make them more sustainable or green.

The hackathon will take place at the Munich Data Science Institute at the TUM campus in Garching.

We will gather 30 students from Institut Mines Télécom (IMT) in France and 30 students from Technical University of Munich (TUM) to form 10 French-German teams of 6 students to tackle the industrial challenge which will be provided by ArianeGroup.

The students will work 3 days and nights to solve the challenge and the best teams will be elected by a jury consisting of academics, industrial experts from Ariane Group, as well as members from the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future.

This year’s hackathon will take place on December 8-11, 2022

As the participants are already chosen, stay tuned for the next hackathon in 2023. To stay updated on our education projects such as hackathons and summer schools, please check our education page from time to time for news!

What is a hackathon in machine learning?

A machine learning or a data science hackathon is an event that runs for a consecutive period of time (nights or week-ends), where people get together and work non-stop on data-related projects for practice, recognition, networking and for having fun. Data science hackathons can be challenging to crack for beginners. However, one need not be an expert in the field to participate in one. In fact, competitions or hackathons are a great way to master one’s skills, add badges to one’s resume, find solutions to difficult problems and ultimately, find his/her future job in a fun way.

It is about: collaboration, experimentation, agility and serendipity.

Find more info also on the website of the GreenHack~IT.

!Students from TUM and LMU may still apply for the hackathon until Dec. 4th! Click here!

[TALK25] Increasing Internet security by bridging research and operations, Cristian Hesselman (SIDN Labs, NL)

On Wed, Dec 7th, 2022, 2pm CET, Cristian Hesselman (SIDN Labs, NL), will talk about “Increasing Internet security by bridging research and operations“. You are cordially invited to join the free live stream on youtube and LinkedIn! Please share the link https://talk.cybercni.fr/25 with your interested friends!

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Abstract

Ever wondered what’s behind that language on “technology transfer” in research proposals? Well, that’s one of our key activities at SIDN Labs. We’re a research team that aims to increase the operational security and resilience of the Internet infrastructure by bridging the worlds of academia and operations, specifically in the space of large-scale Internet measurements and technology development. We very often work with academic institutions (e.g., the University of Twente, the University of Southern California, and Delft University of Technology) and other research labs (e.g., NLnet Labs) and we use the results of these joint cybersecurity projects to further improve the services of SIDN, the not-for-profit operator of the Netherlands’ national top-level domain on the Internet, .nl. We also publish these results so that everyone in the Internet community can use them as well. In this talk, I’ll discuss a few example research projects and how we used their output for SIDN’s services.

Watch the trailer here.

Cristian Hesselman

Cristian Hesselman directs SIDN Labs, the research arm of the operator of .nl top-level domain, SIDN. His work focuses on advancing the security of the Internet to support our digital society. He is also a part-time professor at the University of Twente, a researcher at the Twente University Centre for Cybersecurity Research (TUCCR), and he chairs the board of directors of NLnet Labs. Personal website: www.hesselman.net.

SIDN Labs, Netherlands

SIDN Labs is the research arm of SIDN, the not-for-profit operator of the Netherlands’ national top-level domain on the Internet, .nl. SIDN Labs focuses on applied research to increase the operational security of the Internet infrastructure, in particular in the areas of domain name security, Internet core protocols, and their future evolutions. Websites: www.sidn.nl, www.sidnlabs.nl, stats.sidnlabs.nl.

Talk.cybercni.fr

The Cyber CNI Lecture Series is a free monthly event that typically takes place on the last Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 3h30pm CET.

The event consists of a 45-minute expert presentation followed by a 45-minute discussion.

The Cyber CNI Speaker series aims to raise awareness and understanding of cyber security issues among all audiences. It aims to enable an ongoing dialogue between experts from industry and academia and the general public (citizens, families, small and large businesses, public organizations, etc.). All of us are concerned.

The events are broadcast live on Youtube (https://talk.cybercni.fr/) and LinkedIn, allowing worldwide remote participation – including a tool to participate in the discussion.

You can add the event calendar via ICSwebcalHTML.

How the digital transformation is changing our lives

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown all of us the benefits of information technology. It allows us to work at a distance, to live at a distance, and most importantly, to keep in touch at a distance – with younger and older people, those closest to us, and even make new contacts.

Our society relies more and more on information and operational technologies. Examples include water, energy, heat and cooling supply, communications, healthcare, production and processing of goods, transportation, national security, banking, research and education, and food production.

What all these areas have in common is that they make intensive use of networked distributed computer systems. These systems can be attacked in many ways. This is no longer just a problem for computer “pros” because computer systems are essential to all of us. The effects of “cyber-attacks” range from power outages to the collapse of the health care or banking sectors.

Program and registration: https://talk.cybercni.fr/