Despite the tremendous advancements in the field of Cybersecurity, there is a significant shortage in the number of skilled women professionals and researchers in this arena. The workshop on Women in Cybersecurity Research (WCR’18) is an initiative to empower women aspirants to expand their potential and contribute better to closing the current skills gaps in Cyber Security. WCR’18 seeks to provide a platform for women researchers to address challenges and furnishes them with opportunities to discuss recent developments and share lessons learned and best practices in Cybersecurity research..To this end, the workshop brings together teachers, research scholars, master students and corporate professionals. The workshop will include talks by experts in the field, poster presentations, short talks, project demos and hands-on sessions. The workshop aims to explore the women research endeavors to impart safe and secure cyber experience.

The Workshop on Women In Cybersecurity Research (WCR’18) is jointly organized by Center for Research and Innovation in Cyber Threat Resilience (CRICTR), Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K), ACM Trivandrum Professional Chapter and IEEE Communication Society Kerala Chapter. WCR’18 will be held at IIITM-K, Technopark, Trivandrum on May 25-26, 2018.