sCSCĀ 2023

Thematic CERN School of Computing
8-14 October 2023
MedILS – Split, Croatia

tCSC Security 2023

This school is organized by CERN in collaboration with the University of Split and will be hosted at the Mediterranean Institute For Life Sciences (MedILS) Conference Centre. The Centre is a historical renovated building situated in a wooded and landscaped park located on the Adriatic Sea coast, a few kilometres from the centre of Split.

Academic programme

The school will focus on the theme of Security of research computing infrastructures. The complete programme will offer 30 hours of lectures, workshops and hands-on exercises, as well as a student presentations session, and special evening lectures. Classes are prepared and given by speakers who are security professionals with many years of experience in academia and research.

(Please note that this programme may be subject to minor changes.)

Security in research and scientific computing

Security operations

Identity, authentication, authorisation

Security architecture 

Container security

Risk and vulnerability management

Introduction to web penetration testing

Logging and traceability

Intrusion detection with SOC

Digital forensics

Incident response

Coordination of security incidents


CSC 2023

44th CERN School of Computing
20 August – 2 September 2023
University of Tartu

The 44th CERN School of Computing (CSC 2023) is organized in collaboration with University of Tartu and is hosted at the Delta Centre – a modern digital technology, analytical and economic thought center in the Nordic region.

Physics Computing

  • Introduction to Physics Computing
  • Data Science and Interactive Data Exploration
  • Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Machine Learning

Additional Lectures

  • Student lightning talks session

Software Engineering

  • Tools and Techniques
  • Software Design in the Many-Cores Era
  • Creating Secure Software

Data Technologies

  • Data Management
  • Data and Storage Technologies
  • Data Visualization

The two week programme consists of more than 50 hours of lectures and hands-on exercises, covering three main themes: physics computing, software engineering, and data technologies.

The School is aimed at postgraduate (minimum bachelor degree or equivalent) engineers and scientists, working at CERN or at other research institutes, with experience in particle physics, computing or related fields. We welcome applicants of all nationalities, and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Limited financial support may be available.