USC co-hosts MobiSec 2018

Featuring a multinational cast of participants (see photo above) from at least six countries, the 3rd International Symposium on Mobile Internet Security (MobiSec 2018) was held last August 29 to September 1, 2018 at the Cebu Waterfront Hotel and Casino.

MobiSec 2018 was organized by the Korea Institute of Information Security and Cryptography (KIISC) Research Group on 5G Security and co-hosted by the USC Department of Computer Engineering.

Researchers and professors from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, India, and the Philippines participated in the four-day symposium, presenting 38 papers covering topics on Mobile Network and Internet of Things (IoT) Security, Android Security, Internet Security and Privacy, and Related Network Technologies.

USC Vice President for Academic Affairs Fr. Aleksander Gaut, SVD, Ph.D. formally opened the event, while the USC Dance Troupe and Choristers graced the opening ceremonies through their cultural presentation during fellowship night.

The first two MobiSec symposia were held in Taiwan and South Korea. The symposium found its way to Cebu City through the academic partnership between Soonchunyang University in South Korea represented by Dr. Ilsum You, Chair of the Department of Information Security Engineering, and the USC Department of Computer Engineering. Dr. You was also the Chair of the KIISC Research Group organizing committee for the symposium. Engr. Philip Astillo, a faculty member of USC’s Department of Computer Engineering, is pursuing his doctoral degree at Soonchunyang University under the mentorship of Dr. You.

With reporting from Christine Marie Gohetia

Tags: Computer Engineering

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