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  2019 SYMPOSIUM & BOOTCAMP ON THE SCIENCE OF SECURITY 

The 2019 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HotSoS) was held April 1-3, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. As in previous years, HotSoS'19 featured a mix of panels, invited talks, refereed papers, and tutorials to be published by ACM. Researchers from diverse disciplines were brought together to promote the advancement of work related to the science of security.

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  2018 SYMPOSIUM & BOOTCAMP ON THE SCIENCE OF SECURITY 

The 2018 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HotSoS) was held April 10-11, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The symposium brought together researchers from diverse disciplines to promote advancement of work related to the science of security. As in previous years, the conference featured a mix of invited talks, panels, tutorials, and refereed papers to be published by ACM.
 

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  2017 SYMPOSIUM & BOOTCAMP ON THE SCIENCE OF SECURITY 

The 2017 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HotSoS) was held April 4-5 in Hanover, Maryland at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve. As in previous years, HoTSoS 2017 created a forum for dialogue centered upon the development and advancement of research, specifically focusing on the Science of Security Hard Problems. For the 2017 event, HoTSoS also solicitated papers having specific applications to privacy, broadly construed, and the security of cyber-physical systems. .

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  2016 SYMPOSIUM & BOOTCAMP ON THE SCIENCE OF SECURITY 

The 2016 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HotSoS) was held April 19-21 in Pittsburgh, PA at Carnegie Mellon University. Researchers from multiple academic fields came together for presentations demonstrating methodical, rigorous, scientific approaches to identify, prevent, and remove cyber threats. A major focus of the conferences was on the advancement of scientific methods, including data gathering and analysis, experimental methods, and mathematical models for modeling and reasoning.

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  2015 SYMPOSIUM & BOOTCAMP ON THE SCIENCE OF SECURITY 

The 2015 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HoTSoS) was held April 21-22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign National Center for Supercomputing Applications. This third annual conference brought together researchers from numerous disciplines seeking a methodical, rigorous scientific approach to identifying and removing cyber threats. As part of the Science of Security program, the HotSoS goal is to understand how computing systems are designed, built, used, and maintained with an understanding of their security issues and challenges. It seeks not only to put scientific rigor into research, but also to identify the scientific value and underpinnings of cybersecurity.

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  2014 SYMPOSIUM & BOOTCAMP ON THE SCIENCE OF SECURITY 

The 2014 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HoTSoS) was held April 8-9, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Over 130 leaders from government, industry, and the academic community met to discuss new and ongoing programs in security science. The presentations emphasized a broad range of topics including computing architectures, networks, software engineering practices, models of human interaction and behavior, organizational models, and evaluation methodologies.

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The National Security Agency held the first Science of Security (SoS) Community Meeting on November 29-30, 2012 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

Over 150 leaders from government, industry, and the academic community met to discuss new and ongoing programs in security science being pursued by U.S. government research sponsors, and an exciting new Cybersecurity Research Institute recently established in the U.K. The presentations included work in a broad range of disciplines including mathematics, computer science, behavioral science, economics, physics, and biology. The meeting introduced a new Science of Security Virtual Organization website designed to promote research collaboration and community development. NSA's Director of Research concluded the meeting with the announcement of a Cybersecurity Science Paper Competition.

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