Call for proposal “CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research”

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Call for proposal “CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research”
We would like to inform you of the first call for proposals, Link identifier #identifier__6867-1“CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research” jointly launched by Link identifier #identifier__44589-2EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, and the Swiss Link identifier #identifier__73515-3Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus. Deadline for applications on 30 March 2020. 
The program offers funding for 6-month Master theses, 4-year PhDs, and (up to) 3-year postdocs to talented researchers of all nationalities who are willing to engage with cross-cutting issues in cyber-defence under the supervision of a professor at a Swiss higher education institution and a CYD Campus researcher.
It places particular emphasis on:
·        novel technologies for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of cyber and cyber-physical systems
·        privacy-enhancing technologies
·        data science and artificial intelligence methods for analysing cyber- and technology-relevant data
·        research on vulnerabilities and backdoors in digital systems.
 
CYD fellows will be hosted by a higher education institution in Switzerland and conduct their research at the CYD Campus – a cyber-competence center acting as an anticipation platform. The CYD Fellowships are supported by armasuisse Science and Technology.
 
You will find a flyer Link identifier #identifier__9187-4here which you can circulate. Please, do not hesitate to contact us for more details.