Cyber & Information Security Research Conference

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WHEN April 3-5, 2018
WHERE Oak Ridge, TN Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2018 Cyber and Information Security Research Conference

Spring Meeting

CANCELLED - Due to low participation from key government partners, a small submission count, and organizational changes at ORNL, the Cyber and Information Security Research Conference (CISRC) will unfortunately be canceled for 2018. We do plan to hold a workshop with the accepted full papers at ICDIS ( ). We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience and support as we mold CISRC to have an even greater impact.

Full papers: 5 of 13 full papers were accepted and we have made arrangements with ICDIS to publish these in their proceedings. Please join the CISR Workshop at ICDIS

Short papers and posters will not be accepted due to the cancellation.


Cyber and Information Security Research Conference, April 3-5, 2018

Cyberspace is fundamental to our national prosperity, as it has become critical to commerce, research, education, and government. Realizing the benefits of this shared environment requires that we are able to properly balance the risks and rewards, understand and communicate threats to security and privacy, and rapidly adapt any resulting approach to a changing adversarial environment. The 13th Annual Cyber and Information Security Research Conference at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee will bring together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security.

2018 Cyber Defense Competition - April 6-7, 2018

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is excited to announce that beginning in 2018, the CISR Conference will include a Cyber Defense Competition that will be hosted at three national laboratories. The multi-laboratories venue allow for the competition to double and triple in size and have more competition from all over the United States! Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Tennessee), Argonne National Laboratory (Illinois), and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Washington) will each host teams at their laboratories that will compete against all the other teams. Institutions interested in partnering please contact


Submission Deadline (Full Papers) Sunday, 3 December 2017(EXTENDED) Friday, December 8, 2017

Important Deadline Submission Information

Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference

Event Summary

As part of the Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference, the DHS Transition to Practice (TTP) program will be presenting and demonstrating up to eight selected technologies. These technologies are ready to be piloted in an operational environment or transitioned into a commercially available product. During the TTP track, you’ll hear directly from the research teams that developed these technologies, see the technologies in action, and join in discussions. If you’re looking for innovative cyber technologies for your organization, you also have the opportunity to pilot or license the technologies through the TTP program. About DHS TTP: The Transition to Practice (TTP) Program identifies promising federally-funded cybersecurity technologies from sources that includes DOE and DOD laboratories, FFRDCs and academia, and accelerates their path from the research lab to the marketplace. Technologies selected by TTP go through a structured process that focuses on validating the technology through testing and evaluation (T&E) and pilot deployments, accelerating time to market by providing researchers with training and market research, and connecting them with investors and potential licensors through outreach, industry events, and Technology Demonstration Days.

The TTP technologies being showcased at the 2018 CISR Conference will be announced prior to the conference.


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