Posted on 21 May 2019 11:16 AM

For the first time, a formal call for presentations and papers will be used to fill some of the sessions at RETR3AT 2019, a conference designed to engage, educate, and raise awareness about cybersecurity in Western North Carolina and beyond!

The evaluation team will accept submissions until 11:59 p.m. on July 1, 2019. All submissions will be considered for publication and/or to fill up to seven (7) presentation slots at RETR3AT 2019 on October 4, 2019.

To submit a paper or presentation for consideration, visit and create a user account. Once you're logged in, you can submit a brief abstract and upload a PDF or PowerPoint of your paper or presentation.

To meet the needs and interests of all RETR3AT attendees, submissions can address a variety of cybersecurity issues, and the content can be targeted at any level of expertise, from novice to advanced.

Some topics of interest include:

  • Access control and authorization
  • Attacks and defenses
  • Blockchain systems security
  • Cloud security
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics of security and privacy
  • Forensics
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Network and systems security
  • Privacy technologies and mechanisms
  • Security and privacy for the Internet of Things (IOT)
  • K-12 Cyber Education

We look forward to reviewing your submissions. Be sure to mark your calendars for RETR3AT on October 4, 2019!

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Questions? Email or call 828-669-8012 x3709.