Monthly Archives: March 2015

The thesis defense of students of the Cyber Security Management postgraduate studies

Category : News

The thesis defense of students of the Cyber Security Management postgraduate studies, organized by the Institute of Business Informatics and IBM took place on 29-th of March.The examination committee consisted of 4 persons: Prof. Leszek Maciaszek (Academic supervisor of the studies), Dr. Maja Leszczyńska (the manager of the studies), Dr. Artur Rot (the tutor of the thesis) and IBM representative – Mr. Damian Starościc (IBM Security Operations Centre Manager).The defense of postgraduate thesis was inaugurated by Professor Josef Pieprzyk from Queensland University of Technology in Australia, who gave very interesting guest lecture “Cryptography Quo Vadis?”. On behalf of the organizers we would like to thank the team of teachers, both cyber-security practitioners, including many employees from IBM, as well as outstanding professors from national and foreign universities.

Please also note, that we have already started the recruitment for 3-rd edition of Cyber Security Management Postgraduate Studies. For more details, please follow the link.

Workshops in Wroclaw with our partners from St. Gallen and Leipzig

Category : News

At the beginning of March the CC S4S team hosted in Wroclaw the representatives of the University of St. Gallen and the University of Leipzig, Our teams have been working together for several years in the context of joint research projects.

During 3-days workshop members of all teams gave speeches and discussed in particular about the Independent Living project, design, development and improvement of the service management platform Amiona, work on the ActGo-Gate project as well as new projects/pilots opportunities.

The honoris causa doctorate for prof. Hubert Österle

Category : News

On the 5th of March 2015 there was a feast of Wroclaw University of Economics. The main event of the ceremony was to confer the honorary honoris causa doctorate of the University of Economics in Wroclaw to the prof. Hubert Österle from the University of St. Gallen. The promoter of the honorary doctorate was prof. Bogdan Franczyk. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Lower Silesia, authorities of Wroclaw, authorities of numerous polish universities as well as invited guests from universities in Germany and Switzerland.

An important element of prof. H. Österle activity is its cooperation with the Business Informatics Institute of Wroclaw University of Economics. This cooperation includes, inter alia research and development in the Independent Living project. The result of this work is IT platform “Appointment Coordination Service” used to coordinate and manage the ordering and electronic distribution of broadly defined services.

Due to initiatives and activities of the professor Österle, among others, ActGo-Gate project (Active Retiree and Golden Workers Gate) was acquired. This project has been currently fulfilling by consortium of partners from Switzerland, Germany and Poland. Obtained funding for the project is a total of over 1,6 mill Euro, of which the sum of 375 thousand Euro fell our University. The consortium plans are further grants and development projects in collaboration with several institutions and organizations from Lower Silesia.