Date of Event - 08 Feb 2016

Winter School SECENTIS 2016 Security and Trust of Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems

Winter School


Security and Trust of Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems


February 8-12, 2016, Trento, Italy


Organized by Fondazione Bruno Kessler in partnership with SAP Labs and University of Trento.


*** Application Deadline: November 16, 2015 ***


The SECENTIS Winter School will provide an innovative training to tackle the scientific and technical security challenges raised by the combination of new technologies (e.g., cloud computing, mobile applications, and the Software-as-a-Service paradigm) and to manage the impact of these changes in industry.


The School will consist of courses (lectures and tutorials) by experts plus short contributed talks and poster presentations by young researchers. Submissions will be supervised by the School's Scientific Committee.


The SECENTIS Project, supporting the school, is an Industrial Doctorate financed by the European Union.




- Web Application Security

 Davide Balzarotti (Eurecom, France)


- Static Analysis - The Workhorse of a End-to-End Security Testing Strategy

 Achim Brucker (SAP SE, Karlsruhe, Germany)


- AppSec industry directions: opportunities and hurdles. An overview over time and space from an insight angle.

 Stefano Di Paola (MindedSecurity)


- Cyber attacks and Cyber defenses

 Sandro Etalle (Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)


- End-to-end Secure Development in practice

 Cédric Hebert (SAP, Sophia Antipolis, France)   

- Data Privacy in the 21st Century

 Günter Karjoth (Lucerne University of Applied Sciences)


- Static Program Analysis

 Anders Møller (Aarhus University, Denmark)   


Sessions will be organized for participants who intend to take advantage of the audience for presenting their current research/tool in the area.




Alessandro Armando (FBK & Univ. of Genova)

Michele Bezzi (SAP Labs)

Roberto Carbone (FBK)

Luca Compagna (SAP Labs)

Bruno Crispo (Univ. of Trento)

Fabio Massacci (Univ. of Trento)

Anderson Santana de Olivera (SAP Labs)

Serena Ponta (SAP Labs)

Silvio Ranise (FBK)

Antonino Sabetta (SAP Labs)




The school will take place at the Center for Information and Communication Technology of Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy (


The host venue provides a modern and functional building on top of a hill overlooking the historical city of Trento with a unique view on the beautiful mountains of the Trentino region.




Prospective participants must apply online by November 16, 2015


Notification of accepted applicants will be posted by November 26, 2015


Registration to the school is due by December 14, 2015




The registration fee for the school is 150€. This fee includes conference materials, coffee breaks and lunches from Monday 8th to Friday 12th February 2016. School participants will receive support in finding a suitable accommodation.


There will be grants partially covering local expenses for young researchers. Candidates will be selected under the supervision of the School's Scientific Committee.

More information, registration, etc. at