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Cyber Security Summer School 2017

Social Engineering Capture the Flag Summer School

July 10-14, 2017

Tallinn, ESTONIA

A main focus on this year's Cyber Security Summer School will be social engineering. With experts from all faculties, including computer science, law, criminology, forensics and psychology, the Summer School tries to give an impression on how and why social engineering works, how to prevent social engineering and how to find evidence for social engineering attacks.

Cyber Security Summer School 2017 is organised by Information Technology Foundation for Education (Estonia), Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia), Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences (Germany), the University of Adelaide (Australia), the University of Tartu (Estonia), and supported by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research.


Estonian Information Technology College, Tallinn

General Chairs:

Olaf Maennel, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia and Tobias Eggendorfer, Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences, Germany


Aunshul Rege, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, USA
Dirk Labudde, The University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, Germany
Jeffrey MoultonStephenson’s National Center for Security Research and Training and the Transformation Technologies and Cyber Research Center at Louisiana State University, USA
Sandra MatzUniversity of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, UK
Vesselin PopovUniversity of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, UK


Birgy Lorenz, Tallinn University, Estonia
Kieren Nicolas Lovell, University of Cambridge, UK
Kristjan Kikerpill, University of Tartu, IT Law Programme, Estonia
Matthew Sorell, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Nickolas Falkner, The University of Adelaide, Australia


You will receive 3 ECTS credit points and a certificate for completing the Summer School

Study Methods:

Please bring along a personal laptop. During the Summer School a capture the flag competition will take place, requiring the participants to use social engineering techniques.


Up to 50 PhD students (PhD level and junior researchers)

Documents required for application:

Letter of motivation, letter of recommendation from an academic supervisor, a short academic CV and, if available, a list of publications

Please apply HERE

See also instructions for applying for further information here

Participation fee:

200 euros

(the fee covers the whole programme, catering, transport during the Summer School, social events according to the programme. The participant will cover travel from the home country to Tallinn and accommodation in Tallinn)


Deadline for applications March 17, 2017 (incl.)

Notification of acceptance March 31, 2017
Second deadline for applications April 2, 2017 (incl.)
Notification of acceptance April 10, 2017
Invoices to be issued April 13, 2017
Payment deadline April 30, 2017


Make the most of Tallinn and be part of two wonderful events! Cyber Security Summer School 2017 is organised in conjunction with the 3rd Interdisciplinary Cyber Research (ICR) workshop to be held at the Tallinn University of Technology on July 8, 2017.
For more information, please visit: http://cybercentre.cs.ttu.ee/en/icr2017/
Join the Facebook event: here

For further questions, please contact us:

E-mail: info@studyitin.ee

Skype: studyitin.estonia

Organisers and partners:


The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the event programme.