CyberSec&AI Connected 2022

The annual international conference for AI, cybersecurity,  and privacy experts from industry and academia.

Autumn 2022 | Prague, Czech Republic

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attendees from
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Meet our past keynote speakers

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Alessandro Acquisti
Privacy Economist & Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
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Michal Pechoucek
CTO at Avast and AI Professor at the Czech Technical University in Prague
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Professor in Computer Science at UC Berkeley
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Exploring the intersection of digital privacy, cybersecurity and AI

CyberSec&AI Connected strives to deepen the ties and strengthen collaboration between academia and industry in the fields of AI, cybersecurity, and online privacy protection.

Building on 2019’s award-winning physical event, 2021’s digital format of CyberSec&AI Connected brought together over 440 researchers, industrial professionals, AI and cybersecurity experts, journalists from 55 countries.


What Does the Future Hold for CyberSecurity?

Speaking about AI and cybersecurity now and what it will mean in the future with Michal Pechoucek, CTO of Avast. Michal leads Avast’s technology and research and development teams, and he’s responsible for the fields of Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and cyber security at Avast.

Speakers and panelists

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Nicholas Carlini
Research Scientist at Google Brain
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Taher Elgamal
CTO, Security at Salesforce
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Reza Shokri
Assistant Professor at The National University of Singapore
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Jaya Baloo
Chief Information Security Officer at Avast
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David Freeman
​​Anti-Abuse Research Scientist and Engineer at Facebook
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Bret Hartman
Security Expert
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Emiliano De Cristofaro
Professor of Security and Privacy Enhancing Technologies at University College London
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Celeste Fralick
Senior Principal Engineer and Chief Data Scientist at McAfee
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Darren Shou
Head of Technology at NortonLifeLock
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Rajarshi Gupta
General Manager, Machine Learning Services at Amazon Web Services
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Frida Polli
Co-Founder & CEO of pymetrics
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Lorenzo Cavallaro
Professor of Computer Science at the University College London
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Fabio Roli
Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Cagliari
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Software engineer at Google
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Micah Sheller
Machine Learning Research Scientist at Intel

Institutions that attend CyberSec&AI Connected

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What past speakers and attendees have to say
about CyberSec&AI Connected

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“CyberSec&AI 2020 has been the best virtual conference experience I‘ve had. Throughout the day, the speakers did an excellent job of presenting a diverse range of interesting and applicable topics of AI/ML use in the security space in a clear, intuitive manner. As always a highlight of in-person events, I enjoyed connecting and discussing my talk and other talks with my peers.”
Bobby Filar
Lead Data Scientist at Elastic Security
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“Cybersec & AI Prague 2019 was a great success. It was an honor for me to give a talk in front of such a large number of professionals and researchers both from industry and academia, and a great opportunity to discuss how to use AI to improve cutting-edge technologies to fight cybercrime.”
Battista Biggio
Assistant Professor at the University of Cagliari
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“I had a great time at CyberSec&AI 2019. The organization was flawless, making it possible to have many quality conversations with other speakers and attendees throughout the day.”
Nicolas Papernot
Assistant Professor and Canada CIFAR AI Chair at the University of Toronto and Vector Institute
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“I was absolutely delighted to participate in the event. I particularly liked the speakers who were very interesting, dynamic, and clear with their presentations that also encouraged interactions. From a technical point of view, I appreciated the succession of the sessions and also the fact that the time schedules were perfectly respected.”
David Côme
Journalist at Pirate Informatique France
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Avast Research Lab

The Avast Research Lab runs innovative projects in all areas of digital safety, from advanced threat detection, to delivering better privacy and identity protection, and much more. We employ state-of-the-art AI solutions to counter the ever accelerating growth of emergent threats through a combination of in-house expertise, academic cooperation, and publicly available research.