1st IEEE LCN Workshop on Maritime Communication and Security (MarCaS)

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Technical Program

The following is the tentative program for the MarCaS workshop, scheduled for Thursday, 5 October 2023, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (09:00-14:30). Contact the workshop organizers with any questions.

09:00-09:30 — OPENING SESSSION

Introduction and Welcome (MarCaS Organizing Committee)

Opening comments (Gary C. Kessler, Gary Kessler Associates)


A Ship Honeynet to Gather Cyber Threat Intelligence for the Maritime Sector
(Jeroen Pijpker & Stephen McCombie, NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands)

10:00-10:30 — BREAK

10:30-11:50 — PAPER SESSION 1

Electronic Attacks as a Cyber False Flag Against Maritime Radars Systems
Giacomo Longo (University of Genoa, Italy), Alessio Merlo (Centre for High Defense Studies, Italy), Alessandro Armando (University of Genova, Italy), & Enrico Russo (University of Genoa, Italy)
Naval Cybersecurity in the Age of AI: Deceptive ISAR Images Generation with GANs
Giulio Meucci (UniPi and CNIT, Italy), Bertan Karahoda (UBT, Kosovo), Amir Hossein Oveis (Radar and Surveillance Systems (RaSS ยท Lab - CNIT) & University of Pisa, Italy), Francesco Mancuso (University of Pisa & Radar and Surveillance Systems (RaSS) National Laboratory - CNIT, Italy), Edmond Jajaga (UBT, Kosovo), & Alessandro Cantelli-Forti (CNIT, Italy)
Cyber Insurance in the Maritime Transportation System
Logan Drazovich (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA) & Susanne Wetzel (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)
Lessons Learned from Teaching a Maritime Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Elective Course
Brien Croteau (United States Naval Academy, USA)

12:00-13:00 — LUNCH

13:00-14:20 — PAPER SESSION 2

Design and Prototyping of a Gateway Buoy for the Underwater-IoT
Gunnar Schneider (Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany), Michael Goetz (Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany), & Ivor Nissen (University of Kiel, Germany)
Lightweight Quantum-Safe Encryption Schemes in Underwater Scenarios
Tsvetelina Shabanska (NATO & NCIA, The Netherlands), Konrad Wrona (NATO Communications and Information Agency, The Netherlands & Military University of Technology, Poland), Joanna Sliwa (NCIA, The Netherlands), & Alim Solmaz (NCIA, The Netherlands)
Penetrating the Silence: Data Exfiltration in Maritime and Underwater Scenarios
Alessandro Cantelli-Forti (CNIT, Italy), Michele Colajanni (University of Bologna, Italy), & Silvio Russo (University of Bologna, Italy)
XLab-UUV - A Virtual Testbed for Extra-Large Uncrewed Underwater Vehicles
Konrad Wolsing (Fraunhofer FKIE & RWTH Aachen University, Germany), Antoine Saillard (Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany), Elmar Padilla (Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany), & Jan Bauer (Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany)

14:20-14:30 — CLOSING SESSION

Adjournment and Closing Comments (MarCaS Organizing Committee)

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