October 2021

47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2021)
13th-16th October 2021, VIRTUAL EVENT

The certMILS consortium published a joint paper at this year's IECON conference entitled "Security Certification of Cyber Physical Systems for Critical Infrastructure based on the Compositional MILS Architecture". The presentation of the paper can be watched below.

May 2021

4th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS)
10th-12th May 2021, VIRTUAL EVENT

The certMILS consortium got a paper accepted at this year's IEEE ICPS conference, which was organized as a full online event due to Covid-19 restrictions. One of the editors, Holger Blasum from partner SYSGO, presented the findings in a special session entitled "Security certification experience for industrial cyberphysical systems using Common Criteria and IEC 62443 certifications in certMILS". The recording of the presentation is available now.

February 2021

Cybersecurity Standardization Conference 2021
2nd-4th February 2021, VIRTUAL EVENT

Partner EZU and others participated in this conference which aimed to foster the dialogue among policy makers, industry, research, standardization organizations, certification organizations and those involved in the development of the ICT certification framework in Europe, in view of an effective implementation of the Cybersecurity Act.

January 2021

fit4sec webinar series for Horizon Europe
13th-15th January 2021, VIRTUAL EVENT

Partner SYSGO presented certMILS during Break-out Session B "Autonomy of European infrastructures against systemic risks" on 15th January 2021.

November 2020

International Common Criteria Conference (ICCC 2020)
16th-18th November 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

ESREL (European Safety and Reliability Conference) 2020 & PSAM 15
1st-5th November 2020, Venice, Italy

Partner QMA presented a paper entitled "Certification Cycles of Train Cyber Gateway".

8th Prague Embedded Systems Workshop
6th-8th November 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

The 8th Prague Embedded Systems Workshop took place virtually this year. Partner SYSGO Prague (SRO) participated with three presentations, one of them was about "Security in internet of (safety-critical) things".

October 2020

International Engineering Fair MSV 2020
5th-9th October 2020, Brno, Czech Republic

February 2020

Embedded World 2020
25th-27th February 2020, Nuremberg, Germany

Like every year, SYSGO had a booth at Embedded World and spread the word about certMILS to several stakeholders.

December 2019

MILS workshop hosted by SYSGO @ESE Kongress
6th December 2019, Sindelfingen, Germany

A summary of this year's MILS workshop can be found in our blog.

October 2019

      TOOLS 50+1: Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems
       14th-19th October 2019, Kazan, Russia

certMILS technical leader Sergey Tverdyshev (SYSGO AG) was invited to speak at this year's TOOL 50+1 conference in the Innopolis IT-only university in Kazan, Russia. The topic was “Design and Assurance for Cyber-Physical-Systems” with focus on how to use design methods and technologies to ease assuring mixed-critical systems.

      International Common Criteria Conference (ICCC)
       1st-3rd October 2019, Singapore

Partner atsec gave a talk at this year's International Common Criteria Conference hosted by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA). The presentation was entitled "The Common Criteria and IEC 62443" and attended by around 40 listeners joning a parallel session related to Common Criteria security evaluations.

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September 2019

ESREL 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference
22nd September 2019, Hannover, Germany

The certMILS project was successfully presented at 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference in Hannover. The European conference organized by The European Safety and Reliability association and Leibnitz University of Hannover hosted experts from all over the world. The project was represented within a presentation named “Cyber Security of Urban Guided Transport Management according to MILS Principles”. The presentation and same name paper are published in:

Proceedings of the 29th EUROPEAN SAFETY AND RELIABILITY CONFERENCE (ESREL 2019) Edited by Michael Beer and Enrico ZioISBN: 978-981-11-2724-3

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June 2019

ETSI Security Week
17th-21th June, Sophia Antipolis, France

Partner EZU attended this conference on cybersecurity.

RSSRail 2019
5th June 2019, Lille, France

Our project was successfully represented at this conference by University of Rostock, who presented its "Integration Approach for Communications-based Train Control Applications in a High Assurance Security Architecture" and an updated project poster. The architecture explanation and the implementation approach of their demonstrator had been published to the RSSRail conference and was acknowledged with the Best Student Paper Award to PhD student Thorsten Schulz.

       ITS European Congress 2019
        3th-6th June, Eindhoven, Netherlands

During the ITS European Congress 2019 the session chair of "SIS35 – TRUST AND SECURITY – ENABLERS FOR DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND COOPERATIVE SYSTEMS IN EUROPE" was so kind to show some slides about the certMILS project (prepared by SYSGO), as none of the partners were able to participate on this date.

May 2019

       20th IS2 Conference on Information Security
        29th - 30th May 2019, Prague, Czech Republic

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       Jan Rollo (SRO), Michal Hager (EZU) and Tomás Kertis (QMA) held a speech about cyber security presenting also the MILS architecture.

April 2019

15th CCUF Workshop
10th - 11th April 2019, Rome, Italy
SYSGO attended 2 of 3 sessions remotely and ATSEC was present at one session at least.

March 2019

IDC Security Forum 2019
7th March 2019, Prague, Czech Republic
Partner EZU attended this conference on IT security hosted by IDC.

February 2019

Embedded World 2019
26th - 28th February 2019, Nürnberg, Germany
Partner SYSGO had its own booth at the leading international fair for embedded systems.

       SECURITY 2019
        28th February 2019, Prague, Czech Republic
        Partner EZU attended this conference on security set up by AEC.

January 2019

Open Group RTES Forum
30th January 2019, Phoenix, US
Partner SYSGO joined online and presented slides on PP questionnaire results to Open Group.

itSMF conference
24th - 25th January 2019, Prague, Czech Republic
Project partner EZU participated in this conference for IT and IT security experts.

December 2018

ICT 2018
4th - 6th December 2018, Vienna, Austria
The ICT 2018 was organized by the European Commission in Vienna. It is the key European ICT research and innovation event and a unique gathering of the entire community.

November 2018

ESCAR Europe 2018
13th - 14th November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
Partner E&E participated in the ESCAR Europe 2018 in Brussels, which is the world’s leading automotive cyber security conference.

October 2018

ICCC 2018
30th October 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Partners E&E and ATSEC participated in this conference. Collaborative results from the certMILS project on “A Compositional Certification Methodology for a COTS-based system” were presented by Alvaro Ortega (Epoche and Espri) and Sergey Tverdyshev (SYSGO) at the International Common Criteria Conference, which is the leading forum for the community of professionals involved in Common Criteria (CC). In this talk participants learnt on how to proceed with security certification when designing a system consisting of multiple COTS components in a compositional way.

CCUF workshop
24th - 29th October 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Partners SYSGO, UROS and E&E participated in the Common Criteria Users Forum meeting, in particular in the Separation Kernel Working Group.

Heise devsec
16th - 18th October 2018, Heidelberg, Germany
Caspar Gries from partner SYSGO gave a presentation on Security by design for mixed-critical systems.

IT-SA 2018
9th - 11th October 2018, Nuremberg, Germany
Partner SRO participated in the IT-SA Exhibition, presenting the new certMILS poster on pilots , and partner SYSGO blogged the event on its website

September 2018

InnoTrans 2018
18th - 21th September 2018, Berlin, Germany

Cyberwatching.eu webinar
5th September 2018
Partner SYSGO gave a presentation in the webinar “Cybersecurity standards and certifications”, on the topic “Architecture and composition in security standards”

June 2018

DSN Dependably Systems and Networks
25th - 28th June 2018, Luxembourg
THA and UROS participated in the DSN conference and workshops.

4th International Workshop on MILS: Architecture and Assurance for Secure Systems co-located with DSN 2018
25th June 2018, Luxembourg
The main objectives of this workshop were the complexity, mission-criticality, and connectivity of the modern systems bring system trustworthiness to the front page. The "MILS Workshop" focuses on bringing industry and research stakeholders together to advance methods, tools, approaches, and use-cases on creating compositional assurance and trustworthiness for safety, security, and connected systems of mixed-criticality. The certMILS partners presented 3 papers: “A Platform Approach for Fusing Safety and Security on a Solid Foundation” (Hametner and Resch), “In Search for a Simple Secure Protocol for Safety-Critical High-Assurance Applications” (Schulz, Golatowski, Timmermann) and “Classic and Adaptive AUTOSAR in MILS” (Blasum, Tverdyshev).

SIES -13th International Symposium on Indutrial Embedded System
06th - 08th June 2018, Graz, Austria
Partner UROS participated in this conference and presented the paper “Strategy for Security Certification of the Development and Product Lifecycle in High Assurance Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems” ( T.Schulz, C. Gries, F. Golatowski, D. Timmermann).

Rok Informatiky
Partner EZU participated in this Czech national conference for IT professionals, mostly from public sector.

May 2018

1. IEEE Industrial Cyber-physical systems conference
15th - 18th May 2018, Russia/Saint Petersburg

April 2018

1st Cybersecurity and privacy Concertation meeting
26th April 2018, Brussels/Belgium
The Coordinator TECHNIKON participated the event.

Common Criteria Users Forum Meeting
24th - 26th April 2018, Trondheim/Norway
certMILS will host a session on Separation Kernels to discuss the Essential Security Requirements (ESR). The Common Criteria Users Forum includes vendors, testing laboratories, national schemes, policy makers, and other interested parties. As a preparatory step towards a protection profile for separation kernels and similar systems, the certMILS project prepared an Essential Security Requirements (ESR) document. To discuss the ESR, as well as the topic of separation kernel protection profiles in general, certMILS will host a session on Separation Kernels on the at the Common Criteria User's Forum in Trondheim/Norway. If you wish to attend or you are interested in the topic, e.g. you wish to obtain a copy of the ESR once it is available, you're welcome to contact Sergey Tverdyshev (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

CA Expo
24th April 2018, Prague/Czech republic
EZU participated in the CA expo for IT security professionals.

March 2018

3rd Annual Rail Cyber Security Summit
14th March 2018, London/UK
SYSGO, Sergey Tverdyshev will give a certMILS presentation, including the subway and railway use cases at the 3rd Annual Rail Cyber Security Summit. Sergey will also participate in the Keynote Opening Panel: Assessing Cyber Maturity and Leadership across the Rail Sector.


1st UIC Global Conference on Signalling—The Evolution of ERTMS
26th - 28th March 2018, Milan/Italy
Reinhard Hametner, THALES Austria GmbH, gave a presentation about “Fusing Safety and Security on a Solid Foundation for ERTMS – A Platform Approach” at the 1st UIC Global Conference.

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January 2018

12th Annual Conference itSMF (itSMF 2018)
18th - 19th January 2018, Prague/Czech Republic
EZU participated in the itSMF conference for IT professionals.

November 2017

CyberSecurity 2017
14th November 2017, Prague/Czech
EZU introduced certMILS security-by design certification approach to security experts during CyberSecurity 2017 conference and distributed some leaflets.

October 2017

CEN-CENELEC workshop Railways of the future
25th October 2017, Brussels/Belgium
Partner UCO has participated in this workshop.

IDC Internet of Things Conference (IDC IoT Forum 2017)
19th October 2017, Prague/Czech
EZU introduced certMILS project and its goals to industry sectors focused on IoT during IDC IoT Forum and distributed some leaflets.

March 2017

IEEE 18. International Conference on Industrial Technology
25th March 2017, Toronto/Canada
University of Rostock presents a paper "Evaluation of a Formalized Encryption Library for Safety-Critical Embedded Systems" and introduced certMILS to the audience.

AMPER 2017
20th - 23th March 2017, March 2017, Brno/Czech
Partner EZU has participated in AMPER 2017, which is an international fair of electronics, automation, communication, lighting and security. We distributed around 25 leaflets during the occasion.

3rd International Workshop on MILS: Architecture and Assurance for Secure Systems
14th of March 2017, Nuremberg/Germany

2017 Safety meets Security Conference
9th March 2017, Stuttgart/Germany
Michael Paulitsch from Thales, Austria gave an invited talk about "Safety and Security in Ground Transportation Systems"