FOSAD 2024: 23rd Summerschool on Foundations of Security Analysis and Design

by Alessandro Aldini, May 6, 2024

26-30 August - 2024, Bertinoro, Italy

Since 2000, FOSAD is held at the rock of Bertinoro and hosted by the University Residential Center (CEUB):

which provides a unique architectonic and environmental setting joining the stunning views of the hilltop of Bertinoro with the historical location of the ancient fortress and the facilities of the Center, including accommodation, meeting rooms, and modern conference and computing services.


The lectures will cover issues in: 

- digital twins security

- mobile apps vulnerability assessment and penetration testing

- protocol verification through CryptoVerif

- 5G and vulnerabilities 

- network security

- human-centered cybersecurity

List of confirmed speakers:

Cristina Alcaraz (University of Malaga)

Alessandro Armando (University of Genova), together with Alessio Merlo and Luca Verderame

Bruno Blanchet (INRIA Paris)

Hervé Debar (Télécom SudParis)

Roberto Di Pietro (HBKU-CSE, Doha)

Martina Angela Sasse (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

A special session is organized for participants who intend to take advantage of the audience for presenting their current research/tool in the area.


Prospective participants should apply through the FOSAD web page by:

    July 26, 2024.

Notifications and instructions for registration will be provided on application arrival basis and starting from June.


The full fee is 800 Euros and covers registration and accommodation starting from 25 August 2024 in double room, half board (breakfast and lunch). 

Some scholarships are available to cover up to half of the fees.


Martin Abadi

Alessandro Aldini

Gilles Barthe

Herve Debar

Javier Lopez

Fabio Martinelli (Chair)

Catherine Meadows

Bart Preneel

Peter Y.A. Ryan


FOSAD is organized in cooperation with:

- IFIP WG 11.14 Secure Engineering (NESSoS)

- SERICS Security and Rights in the Cyberspace

- SPARTA Cybersecurity Competence Network

- EU DUCA                            

- EU CyberSecPro                     

- EU-CHECK