2021 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy

A symposium on cyber security and public policy was held inside the Coolidge Room at Ballou House on Friday, April 5, 2019. Jake Belcher/Tufts University.

On April 16-17 2021, Tufts University will hold its third annual student symposium in cybersecurity policy. The Symposium aims to share research as well as help create a community of young scholars in this new and highly interdisciplinary research area. Ian Levy, Technical Director at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the U.K., will present a keynote presentation.

You may also read about the 2019 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy and 2020 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy.

The tentative schedule for the 2021 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy is below. Tufts will decide Fall 2020 whether the Symposium will be held in-person or virtually.

Day I – Friday, April 16, 2021

  • 1:00 pm | Registration Opens
  • 1:45 pm | Paper I
  • 2:45 pm | Break
  • 3:15 pm | Paper II
  • 4:15 pm | Keynote Presentation by Ian Levy, Technical Director at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the U.K.
  • 5:30 pm | Reception

Day II – Saturday, March 7, 2020

  • 8:30 am | Registration Opens, Coffee & Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am | Paper III
  • 10:00 am | Break
  • 10:30 am | Paper IV
  • 11:30 am | Paper V
  • 12:30 pm | Lunch
  • 1:30 pm | Paper VI
  • 2:30 pm | Closing Remarks

Submissions for papers are due to joshua.anderson@tufts.edu by Dec 4, 2020. All applications will be notification of their acceptance status by January 15, 2021. Please review the applications instructions to submit a paper.

Funding for the 2021 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy will be provided by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.