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Poster Contest Information

We invite full-time undergraduate and graduate students to submit poster presentations on emerging topics in the field of cyber security, information assurance and forensics. Which include but are not limited to: Internet of Things (IoT) security, Cloud security, mobile security, e-commerce security and secure coding etc.

The goal of the poster session is to raise awareness among the fair’s audience on the topic that you choose to present.  Thanks to the Los Angeles Chapter of ISACA, poster competition winners will receive:

First Place $500
Second Place $250
Third Place $125
Fourth Place $75
Fifth Place $50


Submission Deadline:  October 8th, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific

Inquiries: Mohammad Husain (

Important: Only the team leader will be awarded a prize. It is their responsibility to fairly distribute the reward amongst other members of the team. We encourage students to choose a responsible and trustworthy individual as their team leader.

Poster Session Guidelines

Information relating to the competition: presentation tips, posterboard specifications & recommendations can be found within the following PDF:

Poster Session Guidelines (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible and will be required to show a valid student ID, a government issued ID, and evidence of full-time status when checking-in at the fair.
The deadline for your poster abstract submission is October 8th, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Students will be notified about acceptance by October 15, 2017.
There is no registration fee. However, students are responsible for the cost of travel and accommodations.
We encourage students to submit faculty supervised work; however, this is not a requirement.
Students need to upload an A4 size pdf document with a short 150 word abstract and one or two major graphics (figures/diagrams) describing their poster content using the following link:

Please complete the online submission by October 8th, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Two students (maximum) may partner on one poster but a student may submit only one abstract.

The organizing committee will be reviewing submissions based on the following criteria:
  •  Relevance to the field of cyber security, information assurance and forensics
  •  Potential for practical impact
  •  Degree of originality
  •  Technical depth
  •  The overall quality of the submission
You will be required to be with your poster during the fair on October 31st, 2017 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
There is no registration fee. However, students are responsible for the cost of travel and accommodations.
You may not change the accepted abstract without the approval of the organizing committee. The committee reserves the rights to reject any poster that does not reflect consistency with the submitted and accepted abstract.
The fair attendees will vote for the winning poster presentations. Ballots will be distributed to the fair attendees at the beginning of the conference. The committee will collect the ballots until 2:00 PM on October 31st, 2017 and announce the winner at 2:30 PM.



Special thanks to the ISACA Los Angeles Chapter for donating the prize awards for our CSAF poster contest.