Chaire Cyber CNI

Chaire Cyber CNI – Cybersecurity for Critical Networked Infrastructures

Key Attack Strategies Against Black Box DNNs

At the 2022 IMT Atlantique research seminar, Yassine Hmamouche presented our joint works on “Key Attack Strategies Against Black Box DNNs”. This work happens in the frame of an intra-school collaboration project with Yehya Nasser and Amer Baghdadi of IMT Atlantique Brest that are experts on hardware security. For the chaire this work is relevant as it complements our work on security of hardware systems coming form the software side.

“Switched-based Control Testbed to Assure Cyber-Physical Resilience by Design“ publié à SecCrypt 2022

Notre doctorante Mariana Segovia (TSP, Post-Doc 1 : Jumeaux numériques et cyber résilience) participera au 19e « International Conference on Security and Cryptography » (SECRYPT 2022) qui se tiendra du 11 au 13 juillet 2022 à Lisbonne (Portugal). Vous trouverez plus d’informations sur la conférence ici :

A Security-Operation Center in the Metaverse

At the 2022 IMT Atlantique research seminar, our chairholder Marc-Oliver Pahl presented the research activities around moving Security-Operation Centers to the Metaverse. The research seminar is a yearly event of IMT Atlantique where the school takes a resumée on past research activities and discusses on future research directions. This years edition took place in Rennes from 6.7.2022-7.7.2022.

Expert panel “Cybersecurity – Readjusting Institutional Strategy and the Role of AI”

On June 3rd, 2022, our chairholder Marc-Oliver Pahl participated in the expert panel, “Cybersecurity – Readjusting Institutional Strategy and the Role of AI,” at the Young Security Conference ( in Munich. Have a look at the recording:

Participation at the RESSI 2022 -THE event of the French security community

The chaire participates at the “Rendez-vous de la Recherche et de l’Enseignement de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information” (RESSI) 2022. RESSI is a scientific event that aims to bring together and animate the French-speaking community of academic and industrial research and teaching related to the security of information systems.

Co-organization and strong participation at the Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS) 2022 in Budapest

The chair took part in the organizing committee of the 2022 Network Operations and Management Symposium. It also organized a panel on cybersecurity and a workshop on managing the Internet of Things. In addition, 5 research papers were presented with members of the chair.

Interview BFM 01 Business: comment utiliser la réalité virtuelle au service de la cybersécurité ?

Le 9 avril 2022, l’interview de Frédéric Simottel avec notre titulaire Marc-Oliver Pahl (IMT Atlantique) et le professeur Frédérick Benaben (IMT Mines Albi) autour de la RV pour la gestion des crises et de la cybersécurité a été diffusée. Marc-Oliver a présenté nos travaux et visions autour des futurs Security Operation Centers (SOC) virtualisés. Ces SOC permettront aux utilisateurs ayant des compétences différentes de travailler ensemble et de gérer l’arène complexe de la cybersécurité de leurs systèmes.

Visiting the big crisis management exercise at the ENSIBS

Being part of the wonderful cybersecurity ecosystem in Brittany, we visited the ENSIBS and their excellent cybersecurity crisis management exercise. We used the visit not only to get impressed but also to make contact with potential future PhDs and PostDocs at the chaire, and of course to discuss joint research and teaching. Thanks a lot for the invitation!

Meeting good friends at the European CyberWeek

Europe’s cybersecurity and cyberdefense community met in Rennes for the 6th edition of the European Cyber Week (ECW). The chaire plays an important role in the cybersecurity ecosystem and is well connected. This led to strong presence and numerous great meetings.

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