The Strategic Alliance Between the University of Salamanca and INCIBE

The University of Salamanca, a stronghold of knowledge with more than eight centuries of history, is partnering with the Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE) to forge a new paradigm in cybersecurity education and practice.

Renowned for its academic excellence and commitment to innovation, the University of Salamanca is a reference not only in higher education but also in research and in the development of new technologies. Its participation in the CyberChain Chair symbolises its progressive approach, always seeking to integrate education with the demands of the modern and technological world.

INCIBE, as a leader in cybersecurity in Spain, brings into the Chair vast experience and in-depth knowledge of the protection of critical infrastructures and information systems. Its collaboration in this project not only enriches the training content but also ensures that the practices and strategies taught are aligned with the current standards and needs of the sector.

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Pillars

The CyberChain Chair focuses on 3 fundamental pillars:

Training

  • Master's degrees
  • Courses and seminars
  • Training programmes
  • Hackathons

Research

  • Cooperation networks
  • Cybersecurity
  • Blockchain
  • Congress sessions

Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurship fairs
  • Megatons
  • Technical training
  • Workshops with companies

The aim is to create a knowledge ecosystem that not only trains experts in the field, but also drives innovation and the practical application of these technologies.

Activities

Education and training in cutting-edge technologies

The Chair is committed to offering advanced training that is not only academically rigorous, but also highly applicable in the professional world.

The programme is designed to equip students with practical skills and in-depth knowledge in blockchain and cybersecurity, preparing them for the challenges of today's job market.

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Hackathon

HACKATHON: Blockchain as a traceability technology in industry

Start date: 19/04/2024
End date: 20/04/2024
Location:

Hall - Edificio Multiusos I+D+i
University of Salamanca
Calle Espejo 2

Modality: On-site
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Platform

Tool Developed by the Chair

One of the key contributions of the CyberChain Chair is the development of a distributed ledger platform that enables the execution of Smart Contracts in a secure and efficient manner. This platform is essential to explore the full potential of Blockchain technology, providing a testing ground for innovations and practical applications.

The project focuses on creating real use cases where Blockchain technology can be applied, demonstrating its usefulness in different sectors. This includes everything from traceability in the supply chain to solutions in the healthcare sector, showing how Blockchain can be a transformative tool in various industries.

INCIBE plays a crucial role in providing the infrastructure and resources necessary for the secure and efficient development of Blockchain-based projects. Its contribution ensures that the developed innovations and applications meet the highest standards of security and efficiency.

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Prestigious Partner Universities

Within the CyberChain structure, the Ibero-Asian Collaboration Ring emerges as a strategic alliance of internationally recognised universities dedicated to advancing the dissemination and innovation of Blockchain technology applied to cybersecurity. This union is essential to broaden the influence and impact of the Chair, establishing a meaningful legacy that transcends geographical divides, connecting cultures and expertise in a collective effort to provide security to our digital infrastructures.

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Unión Europea
Gobierno de España
Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia
España Digital
INCIBE
USAL