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The 8th International Symposium on Cyber Security, Cryptology and Machine Learning (CSCML 2024) is an international forum for researchers and practitioners in the theory, design, analysis, implementation, or application of cyber security, cryptography, and machine learning systems and networks; and, in particular, of conceptually innovative results.

Keynote Speakers

Thursday Dec 19


Dean of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS) at Tsinghua University


Andrew Yao

Andrew C. Yao is Dean of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS) at Tsinghua University.

His research interests include algorithms, cryptography, and quantum computing. Professor Yao is recipient of the Turing Award in 2000, and the Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology in 2021.

He is member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences.

Prior to his position at the IIA, he worked in a variety of senior management positions at anumber of different companies, the most recent of which was Apple, as the first GM of Apple Israel and Vice President of Apple Global corporate.Today he is active in a consulting company he founded, C-Perto. Aharon holds a B.Sc and M.Sc degree in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering, respectively from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, where he lectured for over 15 years

Roberto Baldoni.jfif

former Director General at National Cybersecurity Agency of Italy

Roberto Baldoni served as the inaugural General Director of Italy’s National Cybersecurity Agency (ACN). Prior to this, he spent four years as the Deputy General Director of Italian Intelligence. With over two decades of experience as an esteemed researcher in "secure and reliable distributed systems" and Professor of Computer Science at Sapienza University of Rome, he has been a key figure in shaping Italy’s cybersecurity landscape. His main contributions, as high government official, include architecting the designing of the Italian Cybersecurity Architecture (decree law 82/2021), the "National Security Perimeter for Cyber” law, the “Italian Cybersecurity Strategy for 2022-2026” and, most importantly, he set the ACN up and made it operational in a few weeks in a very complex geopolitical landscape.

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Roberto Baldoni

former Director General at National Cybersecurity Agency of Italy

In 2022 Dr. Dor chaired the national committee to select the Israel Prize for technology and innovation. Dr. Dor holds a Ph.D. and M.S degree in computer science from Tel-Aviv University, in addition to graduating cum laude for her Bachelor of Science degree. 

Her research about graph decomposition, median selection and geometric pattern matching in d-dimensional space has been published in several influential scientific journals.

Esti Peshin.jfif
Esti Peshin.jfif

VP, General Manager, Cyber Division at IAI - ELTA

Esti Peshin

Esti Peshin is VP & General Manager of the Cyber Division at the Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. At the beginning of 2017, under Ms. Peshin’s management IAI’s cyber activity was expended from a Directorate to a Division.

She served until 2019 as the Director General (pro bono) of the Israeli Hi-Tech Caucus at the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament. She served 11 years in the Israeli Defense Forces, in an elite technology unit, where she was Deputy Director.

Esti Peshin is also a General Aviation and a ULM/LSA (Light Sports Aircraft) pilot.

Friday Dec 20

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Founder & CEO, NextSilicon

Elad Raz

Mr. Elad Raz is the founder of NextSilicon, established in 2018, marking his fifth venture in over two decades in the IT industry. Prior to this, he founded and served as the CTO and Board Chair of Integrity Project, a notable software development company that was acquired by Mellanox Technologies (now a part of NVIDIA) in 2014. Under his leadership, NextSilicon has secured $300M in funding and boasts a team of 300 employees. Beyond his entrepreneurial success, Mr. Raz has been granted two patents and actively contributes his expertise to several private advisory boards. His commitment to excellence can also be traced back to his service in the elite intelligence unit 8200 of the Israeli Defense Forces.

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Academic Track

Submission deadline: July 14th, 2024
Acceptance notification: August 13th, 2024
Camera-ready copy due: August 31st, 2024

Entrepreneurship (Pitch) Track

Submission Deadline:

December 9th,2024

PhD and Masters Track 

Submission Deadline: December 9th, 2024

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