BELFAST 2012

Belfast 2012: Summit Report
Belfast 2012: Summit Report

The second World Cyber Security Technology Research Summit (Belfast 2012) further developed research themes identified during Belfast 2011

Keynote presentations from government and industry leaders gave perspective and context to four break-out sessions.

The keynotes addressed; a partnership approach to tackling cyber crime, government policies and initiatives, industry challenges/opportunities, on-going strategic research and the future cyber security landscape.

Summit Report

The Belfast 2012 report is now available to download here:

Strategic Roadmaps

The main output of the Summit was four group-edited strategic roadmap documents, produced to inform collective research within applied research institutes.

These were based on the following core themes:

  1. Adaptive Cyber Security Technologies

  2. Protection of Smart Utility Grids

  3. Security of Mobile Platforms and Applications

  4. Multifaceted Approach to Cyber Security Research


Keynote Presentations

The keynote presentations are available to download here:


Background reading

Background reading materials which were made available prior to Belfast 2012 are available for reference here