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Mar 06

The 2012 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM’12)

CALL  FOR  PAPERS

SAM’12
The 2012 International Conference on
Security and Management

July 16-19, 2012, Las Vegas, USA

http://sam.udmercy.edu/sam12

IMPORTANT DATES:

March 12, 2012:    Submission of full papers (about 7 pages)
April 12, 2012:    Notification of acceptance (+/- two days)
April 26, 2012:    Final papers + Copyright/Consent + Registration
July 16-19, 2012:  The 2012 International Conference on Security
and Management (SAM’12)

You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration. All accepted
papers will be published in printed conference books/proceedings (ISBN)
and will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed
in science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for
each paper. The proceedings of the congress that SAM is part of, enjoys
a high number of citations; over 25,000 citations so far.

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

O  Network Security:
Security algorithms, mobile network security, security in CDN
(Contents Distribution Networks), Virtual Private Network (VPN),
tracing techniques in internet, active networks, security in Grid,
web monitoring, network security engineering, transport-level
security, wireless network security, IP security, electronic mail
security.
O  Cryptographic Technologies:
Security protocols, key management techniques, cryptographic
technologies, applications of block and stream ciphers, applications
of public key cryptology, message authentication and hash functions,
anonymity, digital signature schemes, secret sharing, cryptanalysis.
O  Security Management:
Surveillance technologies, security policies, security for protocol
management, location management, QoS management, resource management,
channel management, mobility management, digital contents copyright
protection, system security management, network security management,
management in network equipment, Storage Area Networks (SAN)
management, information security management, government security
policy, web penetration testing, security operations,
vulnerabilities management.
O  Security Applications:
Security in e-Commerce and M-Commerce, secure OS, watermarking,
high-tech systems at airports, emerging technologies and
applications, Cloud computing security, database security, data
mining security, cyber security automation.
O  Biometrics and Forensics:
Novel biometric methods, forensics, biological security technologies,
face recognition systems, signature recognition systems, cyber
forensics, forensic analysis, biometric technologies for security,
feature extraction and matching algorithms.
O  Hardware Security:
Embedded systems security, cryptographic processors and co-processors,
security architectures, true and pseudorandom number generators,
side channel attacks, fault attacks, hardware tamper resistance,
smart card processors, secure storage devices.
O  Information Assurance:
Mission assurance, risk assessment and risk management, continuity
of operations and business impact analysis, cyber security compliance,
security auditing, security-savvy software development, disaster
recovery, business continuity analysis, access control, secure use
of software, secure performance.
O  Computer Security:
Firewall systems, hacking techniques and related issues, intrusion
detection system (IDS), honeypot, virus issues (detection,
prevention …), trusted computing, alert correlation, attack graphs,
incident responding, malware analysis, incident responding, malware
analysis, intrusion detection.
O  Security Education:
Computer security education, network security education, cyber
security education, cyber security body of knowledge, information
assurance education.

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:

Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading them
to the evaluation web site at:
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sam12
Submissions must be uploaded by March 12, 2012 and they must be in
either MS doc or pdf formats (about 7 pages including all figures,
tables, and references – single space, font size of 10 to 12). All
reasonable typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of
accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format
to prepare their final papers for publication.) Papers must not have
been previously published or currently submitted for publication
elsewhere. The first page of the paper should include: title of the
paper, name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
author. The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the content
of the paper. The name of the conference (ie, SAM) that the paper is
being submitted for consideration must be stated on the first page of the
paper as well as a 100 to 150-word abstract. The length of the final
Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited to 7 (two-column IEEE
style) pages.

Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for originality,
significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases of contradictory
recommendations, a member of the conference program committee will be
charged to make the final decision (accept/reject); often, this would involve
seeking help from additional referees by using a double-blinded review
process. In addition, all papers whose authors include a member of the
conference program committee will be evaluated using the double-blinded
review process. (Essay/philosophical papers will not be refereed but may be
considered for discussion/panels).

Authors whose papers are accepted will be instructed to upload their papers
to a particular web site for publication – the uploaded papers to the
publication web site will only be checked for correct typesetting. At this
point, authors will be required to attest to the originality of their work
(ie, declaring that no part of the work is plagiarized and the paper does not
suffer from any acts of plagiarism.)

Proceedings of SAM will be published in printed conference books (ISBN) and
will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed in
science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for each
published paper (science citation databases such as: Inspec / IET / The
Institute for Engineering & Technology; The French National Center for
Scientific Research, CNRS, INIST databases, PASCAL (covers the core
scientific literature in Science; about 90% of inclusions are journals;
only about 9% are proceedings; worldcomp tracks are selected to be among
the 9% – accessable from INIST, Datastar, Dialog, EBSCO, OVID, Questel.Orbit,
Qwam, and STN International); and others. Though, there is no guarantee that
the proceedings will also be included in EI Compendex/Elsevier indexings,
in the past, the proceedings in which SAM was part of were included in
these databases. Therefore, we will also be sending the proceedings for
indexing procedures to EI Compendex/Elsevier. The printed proceedings/books
will be available for distribution on site at the conference.

In addition to the publication of the proceedings, selected authors will be
invited to submit extended versions of their papers for publication in a
number of research books contracted with various publishers – these books
will be composed after the conference. Also, many chairs of tracks will be
forming journal special issues to be published after the conference.

SUBMISSION OF POSTER PAPERS:

Poster papers can be 2 pages long. Authors are to follow the same instructions
that appear above (see, SUBMISSION OF REGULAR PAPERS) except for the submission
is limited to 2 pages. On the first page, the author should state that “This
paper is being submitted as a poster”. Poster papers (if accepted) will be
published if and only the author of the accepted paper wishes to do so.
See: http://sam.udmercy.edu/sam12/call-for-posters.html

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The SAM conference is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a
number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP). WORLDCOMP is the
largest annual gathering of researchers in computer science, computer
engineering and applied computing. We anticipate to have 2,100 or more
attendees from over 80 countries. WORLDCOMP 2012 will be composed of
research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials,
panel discussions, and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote/
tutorial/panel speakers have included: Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer,
architecture, U. of California, Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler (known as
Father of Nanotechnology), Prof. John H. Holland (known as Father of
Genetic Algorithms; U. of Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster (known as Father of
Grid Computing; U. of Chicago & ANL), Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer, VR, U.
of California, Berkeley), Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT
Media Lab, MIT), Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window
System, xhost; OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic
Programming, Stanford U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program Director,
U. of Michigan), Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer, U. of Southern
California), Dr. Jose L. Munoz (NSF Program Director and Consultant),
Prof. Jun Liu (pioneer, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.),
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi (Head,
NASA Mars Exploration Program/2000-2005 and Associate Director, Project
Formulation & Strategy, Jet Propulsion Lab, CalTech/NASA; Director,
NASA’s JPL Solar System Exploration), Prof. David Lorge Parnas (Fellow
of IEEE, ACM, RSC, CAE, GI; Dr.h.c.: ETH Zurich, Prof. Emeritus,
McMaster U. and U. of Limerick), Prof. Eugene H. Spafford (Executive
Director, CERIAS and Professor, Purdue University), Dr. Sandeep
Chatterjee (Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, SourceTrace
Systems, Inc.), and many other distinguished speakers. To get a feeling
about the conferences’ atmosphere, see the 2011 delegates photos
available at: http://worldcomp.phanfare.com/5408606

An important mission of WORLDCOMP is “Providing a unique platform for
a diverse community of constituents composed of scholars, researchers,
developers, educators, and practitioners. The Congress makes concerted
effort to reach out to participants affiliated with diverse entities
(such as: universities, institutions, corporations, government agencies,
and research centers/labs) from all over the world. The congress also
attempts to connect participants from institutions that have teaching as
their main mission with those who are affiliated with institutions that
have research as their main mission. The congress uses a quota system to
achieve its institution and geography diversity objectives.”

One main goal of the congress is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated
research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into a coordinated
research meeting held in a common place at a common time. This model
facilitates communication among researchers in different fields of
computer science, computer engineering, and applied computing. The
Congress also encourages multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary
research initiatives; ie, facilitating increased opportunities for
cross-fertilization across sub-disciplines.  70148

CO-SPONSORS:

Currently being prepared – The ACADEMIC co-sponsors of the last offering of
the congress (2011) included research labs and centers affiliated with (a
partial list): University of California, Berkeley; Harvard University;
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); University of Texas at
Austin; University of Southern California; Minnesota Supercomputing
Institute, University of Minnesota; Germany’s University of Siegen; UMIT,
Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research, Austria; University
of Iowa; Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; University of Naples
Federico II, Italy; University of Naples Parthenope, Italy; Second
University of Naples, Italy; ICEL, Texas A&M University Com.; University
of North Dakota; and others. CORPORATE Co-Sponsors and Sponsors at-large
included (a partial list): Intel Corporation; Microsoft Research; Altera
Corporation; Pico Computing; SuperMicro Computer, Inc., USA; High
Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano); International Society
of Intelligent Biological Medicine; World Academy of Biomedical Sciences
and Technologies; Int’l Council on Medical and Care Compunetics; UK
Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform; Scientific
Technologies Corporation; and HoIP – Health without Boundaries; and others.

MEASURABLE SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF WORLDCOMP:

The proceedings of WORLDCOMP enjoys a high number of citations (ICAI
is an important part of WORLDCOMP). As of February 28, 2012, papers published
in each track of the proceedings have received the following number of
citations: 252 citations to BIOCOMP papers; 116 to CDES papers; 65 to CGVR
papers; 55 to CSC papers; 271 to DMIN papers; 69 to EEE papers; 1289 to
ERSA papers; 504 to ESA papers; 176 to FCS papers; 9416 to FECS papers; 157
to GCA papers; 75 to GEM papers; 2277 to ICAI papers; 1539 to ICOMP papers;
1247 to ICWN papers; 571 to IKE papers; 255 to IPCV papers; 137 to MSV
papers; 5239 to PDPTA papers; 496 to SAM papers; 1390 to SERP papers; and
177 to SWWS papers. In total, over 25,000 citations have been made (so far)
to papers published in the proceedings of WORLDCOMP conferences.

USEFUL WEB LINKS:

1. Web site of SAM’12:
http://sam.udmercy.edu/sam12
2. The 2011 congress delegates photos are available at:
http://worldcomp.phanfare.com/5408606
3. This announcement contains updated and current information (correct
as of the date of this message). The information that appears in this
announcement supersedes earlier ones.

CONTACT:
Inquiries should be sent to: editor@world-comp.org

Feb 14

17th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2012) Pisa, Italy — September 10-12, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

******************************************************************************
17th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2012)
Pisa, Italy — September 10-12, 2012
http://www.iit.cnr.it/esorics2012/
******************************************************************************

ESORICS is the annual European research event in Computer Security.
The Symposium started in 1990 and has been held in several European
countries, attracting a wide international audience from both the academic
and industrial communities.  Papers offering novel research contributions
in computer security are solicited for submission to the Symposium.
The primary focus is on original, high quality, unpublished research
and implementation experiences. We encourage submissions of
papers discussing industrial research and development.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

– access control
– accountability
– ad hoc networks
– anonymity
– applied cryptography
– authentication
– biometrics
– database security
– data protection
– digital content protection
– digital forensic
– distributed systems security
– electronic payments
– embedded systems security
– inference control
– information hiding
– identity management
– information flow control
– integrity
– intrusion detection
– formal security methods
– language-based security
– network security
– phishing and spam prevention
– privacy
– risk analysis and management
– secure electronic voting
– security architectures
– security economics
– security metrics
– security models
– security and privacy in cloud scenarios
– security and privacy in complex systems
– security and privacy in location services
– security and privacy for mobile code
– security and privacy in pervasive/ubiquitous computing
– security and privacy policies
– security and privacy in social networks
– security and privacy in web services
– security verification
– software security
– steganography
– systems security
– trust models and management
– trustworthy user devices
– web security
– wireless security

PAPER SUBMISSIONS
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been
published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a
conference with proceedings. The proceedings will be published by
Springer in the the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.
All submissions should follow the LNCS template
(http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0)
from the time they are submitted. Submitted papers should be
at most 16 pages (using 10-point font), excluding the bibliography and
well-marked appendices, and at most 20 pages total. Committee members
are not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be
intelligible without them. All submissions must be written in English.
Submissions are to be made to the submission web site at
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=esorics2012.
Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines
risk rejection without consideration of their merits.
Papers must be received by the deadline of March 31, 2012.
Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be
presented at the conference.

IMPORTANT DATES
Paper submission due: March 31, 2012
Notification to authors: June 10, 2012
Camera ready due: June 20, 2012

GENERAL CHAIR
Fabio Martinelli
National Research Council – CNR, Italy

PROGRAM CHAIRS
Sara Foresti
Universita` degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Moti Yung
Google Inc.,  USA

PUBLICITY CHAIR
Giovanni Livraga
Universita` degli Studi di Milano, Italy

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Alessandro Armando, Universita` di Genova, Italy
Mikhail Atallah, Purdue University, USA
Michael Backes, Saarland University, Germany
David A. Basin, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Kevin Bauer, University of Waterloo, Canada
Joachim Biskup, University of Dortmund, Germany
Marina Blanton, University of Notre Dame, USA
Carlo Blundo, Universita` degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Srdjan Capkun, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Liqun Chen, HP Labs, UK
Seung-Geol Choi, University of Maryland, USA
Veronique Cortier, LORIA, France
Jason Crampton, University of London, UK
Frederic Cuppens, Telecom Bretagne, France
Anupam Datta, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Univ. degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Claudia Diaz, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Wenliang Du, Syracuse University, USA
Simon Foley, University College Cork, Ireland
Keith B. Frikken, Miami University, USA
Dieter Gollmann, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
Dimitris Gritzalis, AUEB, Greece
Ryan Henry, University of Waterloo, Canada
Amir Herzberg, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University, USA
Aaron Johnson, U.S. Naval Research Lab, USA
Stefan Katzenbeisser, TU Darmstadt, Germany
KwangJo Kim, KAIST, Korea
Markulf Kohlweiss, Microsoft Research, UK
Michiharu Kudo, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan
Miroslaw Kutylowski, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Adam J. Lee, Univeristy of Pittsburgh, USA
Wenke Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Dongdai Lin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
Wenjing Lou, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
John C. Mitchell, Stanford University, USA
Atsuko Miyaji, JAIST, Japan
David Naccache, ENS, France
Peng Ning, North Carolina State University, USA
Stefano Paraboschi, Universita` degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy
Guenther Pernul, University of Regensburg, Germany
Jean-Jacques Quisquater, UCL, Belgium
Indrakshi Ray, Colorado State University, USA
Kui Ren, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Peter Ryan, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Rei Safavi-Naini, University of Calgary, Canada
Kouichi Sakurai, Kyushu University, Japan
Pierangela Samarati, Universita` degli Studi di Milano, Italy
R. Sekar, Stony Brook University, USA
Elaine Shi, PARC/UC Berkley, USA
Einar Snekkenes, Gjovik University College, Norway
Abhinav Srivastava, AT&T Labs – Research, USA
Carmela Troncoso, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Yevgeniy Vahlis, AT&T, USA
Jaideep Vaidya, Rutgers University, USA
Michael Waidner, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Shouhai Xu, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Ting Yu, North Carolina State University, USA
Jianying Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

This call for papers and additional information about the conference
can be found at http://www.iit.cnr.it/esorics2012/

Feb 10

International Conference on Security and Management (SAM 2012)

                              SAM’12
The 2012 International Conference on
Security and Management

Date and Location: July 16-19, 2012, Las Vegas, USA

http://sam.udmercy.edu/sam12

IMPORTANT DATES:

March 12, 2012:    Submission of full papers (about 7 pages)
April 12, 2012:    Notification of acceptance (+/- two days)
April 26, 2012:    Final papers + Copyright/Consent + Registration
July 16-19, 2012:  The 2012 International Conference on Security
and Management (SAM’12)

You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration. All accepted
papers will be published in printed conference books/proceedings (ISBN)
and will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed
in science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for
each paper. In addition, like prior years, extended versions of
selected papers (about 40%) will appear in journals and edited research
books (publishers include: Springer, Elsevier, …).

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

O  Network Security:
Security algorithms, mobile network security, security in CDN
(Contents Distribution Networks), Virtual Private Network (VPN),
tracing techniques in internet, active networks, security in Grid,
web monitoring, network security engineering, transport-level
security, wireless network security, IP security, electronic mail
security.
O  Cryptographic Technologies:
Security protocols, key management techniques, cryptographic
technologies, applications of block and stream ciphers, applications
of public key cryptology, message authentication and hash functions,
anonymity, digital signature schemes, secret sharing, cryptanalysis.
O  Security Management:
Surveillance technologies, security policies, security for protocol
management, location management, QoS management, resource management,
channel management, mobility management, digital contents copyright
protection, system security management, network security management,
management in network equipment, Storage Area Networks (SAN)
management, information security management, government security
policy, web penetration testing, security operations,
vulnerabilities management.
O  Security Applications:
Security in e-Commerce and M-Commerce, secure OS, watermarking,
high-tech systems at airports, emerging technologies and
applications, Cloud computing security, database security, data
mining security, cyber security automation.
O  Biometrics and Forensics:
Novel biometric methods, forensics, biological security technologies,
face recognition systems, signature recognition systems, cyber
forensics, forensic analysis, biometric technologies for security,
feature extraction and matching algorithms.
O  Hardware Security:
Embedded systems security, cryptographic processors and co-processors,
security architectures, true and pseudorandom number generators,
side channel attacks, fault attacks, hardware tamper resistance,
smart card processors, secure storage devices.
O  Information Assurance:
Mission assurance, risk assessment and risk management, continuity
of operations and business impact analysis, cyber security compliance,
security auditing, security-savvy software development, disaster
recovery, business continuity analysis, access control, secure use
of software, secure performance.
O  Computer Security:
Firewall systems, hacking techniques and related issues, intrusion
detection system (IDS), honeypot, virus issues (detection,
prevention …), trusted computing, alert correlation, attack graphs,
incident responding, malware analysis, incident responding, malware
analysis, intrusion detection.
O  Security Education:
Computer security education, network security education, cyber
security education, cyber security body of knowledge, information
assurance education.

CO-SPONSORS:

Currently being prepared – The ACADEMIC sponsors of the last offering of
SAM (2011) included research labs and centers affiliated with (a
partial list): University of California, Berkeley; Harvard University;
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); University of Texas at
Austin; University of Southern California; Minnesota Supercomputing
Institute, University of Minnesota; Germany’s University of Siegen; UMIT,
Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research, Austria; Georgia
Institute of Technology; University of Iowa; Russian Academy of Sciences,
Russia; University of Naples Federico II, Italy; University of Naples
Parthenope, Italy; Second University of Naples, Italy; ICEL, Texas A&M
University Com.; University of North Dakota; and others.
CORPORATE Co-Sponsors and Sponsors at-large included (a partial list):
Intel Corporation; Microsoft Research; Altera Corporation; Pico Computing;
SuperMicro Computer, Inc., USA; High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology
(HPCNano); International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine; World
Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies; Int’l Council on Medical
and Care Compunetics; UK Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory
Reform; Scientific Technologies Corporation; and HoIP – Health without
Boundaries; and others.

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:

Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading them
to the evaluation web site (EasyChair) at:
https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=sam12

Submissions must be uploaded by March 12, 2012 and they must be in
either MS doc or pdf formats (about 7 pages including all figures,
tables, and references – single space, font size of 10 to 12). All
reasonable typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of
accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format
to prepare their final papers for publication.) Papers must not have
been previously published or currently submitted for publication
elsewhere. The first page of the paper should include: title of the
paper, name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
author. The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the content
of the paper. The name of the conference (ie, SAM) that the paper is
being submitted for consideration must be stated on the first page of the
paper as well as a 100 to 150-word abstract. The length of the final
Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited to 7 (two-column IEEE
style) pages.

Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for originality,
significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases of contradictory
recommendations, a member of the conference program committee will be
charged to make the final decision (accept/reject); often, this would involve
seeking help from additional referees by using a double-blinded review
process. In addition, all papers whose authors include a member of the
conference program committee will be evaluated using the double-blinded
review process. (Essay/philosophical papers will not be refereed but may be
considered for discussion/panels). Proceedings of SAM will be published
in printed conference books (ISBN) and will also be made available online.
The proceedings will be indexed in science citation databases that track
citation frequency/data for each published paper (science citation databases
such as: Inspec / IET / The Institute for Engineering & Technology; The
French National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS, INIST databases, PASCAL
(covers the core scientific literature in Science; about 90% of inclusions
are journals; only about 9% are proceedings; worldcomp tracks are selected
to be among the 9% – accessable from INIST, Datastar, Dialog, EBSCO, OVID,
Questel.Orbit, Qwam, and STN International); and others. Though, there is
no guarantee that the proceedings will also be included in
EI Compendex/Elsevier indexings, in the past, SAM proceedings were included
in these databases. Therefore, we will also be sending the proceedings for
indexing procedures to EI Compendex/Elsevier. The printed proceedings/books
will be available for distribution on site at the conference.

In addition to the publication of the proceedings, selected authors will be
invited to submit extended versions of their papers for publication in a
number of research books contracted with various publishers (such as,
Springer, Elsevier, …) – these books will be composed after the conference.
Also, many chairs of tracks will be forming journal special issues to be
published after the conference.

MEMBERS OF PROGRAM AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEES:

Currently being finalized:
The members of the Steering Committee of The 2011 congress included:
Dr. Selim Aissi (Chief Strategist, Intel Corp., USA); Prof. Hamid Arabnia
(ISIBM elected Fellow & Professor, University of Georgia; Editor-in-Chief,
The Journal of Supercomputing / Springer; Board member, Journal of
Computational Science / Elsevier; Advisory Board, IEEE TC on Scalable
Computing); Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (Member, National Academy of Engineering,
IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, Professor; University of California, Berkeley,
USA); Prof. Hyunseung Choo (ITRC Director of Ministry of Information &
Communication; Director, ITRC; Director, Korea Information Processing
Society; Assoc. Editor, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology; Professor,
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea); Prof. Winston Wai-Chi Fang (IEEE Fellow,
TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor, National ChiaoTung University, Hsinchu,
Taiwan; Director, System-on-Chip Research Center); Prof. Kun Chang Lee
(Professor of MIS and WCU Professor of Creativity Science, Sungkyunkwan
University, South Korea); Prof. Andy Marsh (Director of HoIP and Director
of HoIP Telecom, UK; Secretary-General WABT; Vice-President Int’l Council
for Engineering and Technology, University of Westminster, UK); Prof. Layne
T. Watson (IEEE Fellow, NIA Fellow, ISIBM Fellow, Fellow of The National
Institute of Aerospace, Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State
University, USA); Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Member, National Academy of
Engineering; IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, AAAS Fellow, AAAI Fellow, IFSA Fellow;
Director, BISC; Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA).
2012 Publicity Chair: Ashu M. G. Solo (Fellow of British Computer Society;
Principal/R&D Engineer and Mathematician, Maverick Technologies
America Inc.; Director/Interdisciplinary Researcher, Solo Research Lab,
Crocels, Swansea University; Principal/Intelligent Systems Instructor,
Trailblazer Intelligent Systems, Inc.)

The 2012 Program Committee for SAM is currently being compiled. Many
who have already joined the committees are renowned leaders, scholars,
researchers, scientists and practitioners of the highest ranks; many are
directors of research labs., members of National Academy of Engineering,
fellows of various societies, heads/chairs of departments, program
directors of research funding agencies, as well as deans and provosts.

Program Committee members are expected to have established a strong and
documented research track record. Those interested in joining the Program
Committee should email Prof. Kevin Daimi ( daimikj@udmercy.edu ) the
following information for consideration/evaluation: Name, affiliation
and position, complete mailing address, email address, a one-page
biography that includes research expertise and the name of the
conference(s) offering to help with. The list of Program Committee of
SAM 2011 appears at:
http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp11/ws/conferences/sam11/committee

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The SAM 2012 conference is being held jointly (same location and dates)
with a number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP). WORLDCOMP is the
largest annual gathering of researchers in computer science, computer
engineering and applied computing. We anticipate to have 2,100 or more
attendees from over 80 countries. WORLDCOMP 2012 will be composed of
research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials,
panel discussions, and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote/
tutorial/panel speakers have included: Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer,
architecture, U. of California, Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler (known as
Father of Nanotechnology), Prof. John H. Holland (known as Father of
Genetic Algorithms; U. of Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster (known as Father of
Grid Computing; U. of Chicago & ANL), Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer, VR, U.
of California, Berkeley), Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT
Media Lab, MIT), Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window
System, xhost; OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic
Programming, Stanford U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program Director,
U. of Michigan), Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer, U. of Southern
California), Dr. Jose L. Munoz (NSF Program Director and Consultant),
Prof. Jun Liu (pioneer, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.),
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi (Head,
NASA Mars Exploration Program/2000-2005 and Associate Director, Project
Formulation & Strategy, Jet Propulsion Lab, CalTech/NASA; Director,
NASA’s JPL Solar System Exploration), Prof. David Lorge Parnas (Fellow
of IEEE, ACM, RSC, CAE, GI; Dr.h.c.: ETH Zurich, Prof. Emeritus,
McMaster U. and U. of Limerick), Prof. Eugene H. Spafford (Executive
Director, CERIAS and Professor, Purdue University), Dr. Sandeep
Chatterjee (Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, SourceTrace
Systems, Inc.), and many other distinguished speakers. To get a feeling
about the conferences’ atmosphere, see the 2011 delegates photos
available at: http://worldcomp.phanfare.com/5408606

An important mission of WORLDCOMP is “Providing a unique platform for
a diverse community of constituents composed of scholars, researchers,
developers, educators, and practitioners. The Congress makes concerted
effort to reach out to participants affiliated with diverse entities
(such as: universities, institutions, corporations, government agencies,
and research centers/labs) from all over the world. The congress also
attempts to connect participants from institutions that have teaching as
their main mission with those who are affiliated with institutions that
have research as their main mission. The congress uses a quota system to
achieve its institution and geography diversity objectives.”

One main goal of the congress is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated
research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into a coordinated
research meeting held in a common place at a common time. This model
facilitates communication among researchers in different fields of
computer science, computer engineering, and applied computing. The
Congress also encourages multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary
research initiatives; ie, facilitating increased opportunities for
cross-fertilization across sub-disciplines. 70148

MEASURABLE SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF WORLDCOMP:

As of February 5, 2012, papers published in WORLDCOMP set of proceedings
have received 20,405 citations. In recent months (November 23, 2011 to
February 5, 2012; ie, in about 75 days), there had been 4,545 citations
to WORLDCOMP papers (about 1,800 citations per month). The above record
is significant (thanks to the authors). As the result of high impact
(based on citations) of WORLDCOMP papers, “Microsoft Academic Search”
has listed each individual track of the congress among its compiled list
of “Top Conferences”. The citation record of WORLDCOMP set of proceedings
is in fact higher than the citation data of many reputable journals in
computer science and computer engineering. Citation data was obtained
obtained from http://academic.research.microsoft.com/ )

USEFUL WEB LINKS:
1. Web site of SAM’12: http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/
The proceedings’ Table of Contents of last offering of SAM (2011) appears at:
http://world-comp.org/proc2011/sam/contents-vol-i.pdf
2. Detailed information about citations to worldcomp proceedings:
http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp12/ws/news
3. This announcement contains updated and current information (correct
as of the date of this message). The information that appears in this
announcement supersedes earlier ones.

CONTACT:
General inquiries should be sent to: editor@world-comp.org

Feb 08

CFP WISSE’12 CAiSE’12

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****

 

Second International Workshop on Information Systems Security Engineering –  WISSE’12

http://gsya.esi.uclm.es/WISSE2012/

in conjunction with the

24th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE’12)

Gdańsk, Poland, 25 – 29 June 2012

http://www.caise2012.univ.gda.pl/

Important Dates

Paper Submission:  February 27, 2012 (extended)

Authors Notification: March 17, 2012 (extended)

Camera Ready Submission Deadline: March 23, 2012 (extended)

 

Purpose

Information systems security problems are currently a widespread and growing concern that covers most of the areas of society, such as business, domestic, financial, government, healthcare, and so on. The scientific community has realized the importance of aligning information systems engineering and security engineering in order to develop more secure information systems. Nevertheless, there is lack of an appropriate event that will promote information systems security within the context of information systems engineering. The proposed workshop fulfils this gap. This is the second version of the workshop, with the first one being introduced in CAiSE’11 with great success.

The workshop aims to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to present, discuss and debate on one hand the latest research work on methods, models, practices and tools for secure information systems engineering, and on the other hand relevant industrial applications, recurring challenges, problems and industrial led solutions at the area of secure information systems engineering.

 

Topics of interest:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

–          Security and privacy requirements models and engineering

–          Security and privacy analysis methods and models

–          Security and privacy design methods and models

–          Security and privacy testing methods and models

–          Security and privacy modelling Support Tools

–          Integrating functional, security and privacy requirements

–          Threat-driven and Model-driven security

–          Secure IS interoperability modelling

–          Security and process modelling

–          Modelling Security and Trust

–          Managing Secure Software development

–          Security in Agile Software Development Methods

–          Methodologies and models for evaluating IS security and privacy aspects

–          Formal methods for modelling security

–          Models and approaches for the verification of security and privacy properties

–          Approaches for managing security changes in IS

–          Component-based, Aspect-oriented, Agent-based, Pattern-based Information system Security methods

–          Methods, models and tools for workflow and Business Process Security

–          Case studies in modelling secure IS

–          Security Architectures and Patterns for Information Systems

–          Semantic Web Technologies applied to Security

–          Ontologies for IS security

–          Security Engineering for specific Information Systems (e-Services, databases, mobile, internet, social networks, …)

–          Security Engineering for SOA Systems

–          Methods for security reengineering

–          Software Security Knowledge

–          Enterprise Software Security

 

Paper Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics of the workshop. The results described must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Only papers in English will be accepted, and the length of the paper should not exceed 14 pages (including all text, figures, references and appendices.). Three to five keywords characterising the paper should be indicated at the end of the abstract.

Manuscripts must comply with the Springer NLBIP formatting rules. Prepare your manuscript as a PDF file and submit it to the workshop organizers via EasyChair system (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wisse12).

Submissions not conforming to the LNCS format, exceeding 14 pages, or being obviously out of the scope of the workshop, will be rejected without review.

Best workshop papers will be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Information System Modeling an Design.

Registration

For each accepted submission, at least one author is expected to register for the workshop and attend the workshop in order to present the paper. Registration is through the CAiSE’12 web site.

 

Workshop Structure

The workshop will combine paper presentations, a keynote, and a panel. Moreover, accepted papers apart from presentation time, will be assigned with one or two discussants with responsibility to initiate the discussion on the paper. We are confident that such structure will support a workshop environment that will be based on discussion, debate and will therefore provide an important contribution to the relevant research community.

 

List of PC members

Alban Gabillon. Université de Polynésie Française.

Antonio Maña. University of Malaga. Spain

Benoit Baudry. IRISA Rennes. France

Brajendra Panda. University of Arkansas. USA

Carlos Blanco. University of Cantabria. Spain

Christos Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece

Csilla Farkas. University of South Carolina. USA

Cuppens Nora. LUSSI/SERES Telecom-Bretagne. France

Daniel Mellado. Spanish Tax Agency. Spain

Eduardo Fernández-Medina. University of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain

Eduardo B. Fernández. Florida Atlantic University. USA

Ernesto Damiani. Università degli Studi di Milano. Italy

Frédéric Cuppens. Telecom Bretagne. France

Günther Pernul. University of Regensburg. Germany

Guttorm Sindre, NTNU, Norway

Indrakshi Ray. Colorado State University. USA

Isabelle Comyn-Wattiau. CNAM. Paris, France

Jacky Akoka. CEDRIC-CNAM. France

Jaejoon Lee. Lancaster University. UK

Jan Jürjens, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany

Javier López. University of Málaga. Spain

Kouichi Sakurai. Kyushu University. Japan

Luis Enrique Sánchez. University of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain

Marc Frappier. University of Sherbrooke. Québec

Matt Bishop. University of California. USA

Paolo Giorgini. University of Trento. Italy

Régine Laleau. LACL, Université Paris-Est Créteil. France

Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati. Università degli Studi di Milano. Italy

Shareeful Islam, University of East London, UK.

Steven Furnell. Plymouth University. UK

Yves Ledru. LIG, University of Grenoble. France

 

Workshop organization

 

General Chair:

Dr Haralambos Mouratidis

University of East London. UK

H.Mouratidis@uel.ac.uk

 

Programme Chairs:

Dr. David G. Rosado

University of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain

David.GRosado@uclm.es

 

Dr Nadira Lammari

CEDRIC-CNAM. France

lammari@cnam.fr

 

Steering Committee Chair

Dr Nadira Lammari

CEDRIC-CNAM. France

lammari@cnam.fr

 

Steering Committee

Dr Nora Cuppens

LUSSI/SERES Telecom-Bretagne. France

nora.cuppens@telecom-bretagne.eu

 

Dr. Jan Jürjens

Technical University of Dortmund. Germany

jan.jurjens@cs.tu-dortmund.de

 

Dr Haralambos Mouratidis

University of East London. London

H.Mouratidis@uel.ac.uk

 

Dr. David G. Rosado

University of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain

David.GRosado@uclm.es

 

Dr. Luis Enrique Sánchez

University of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain

LuisE.Sanchez@uclm.es

 

Publicity chairs:

Dr Shareeful Islam

University of East London. London

S.Islam@uel.ac.uk

 

Dr Carlos Blanco

University of Cantabria. Spain

carlos.blanco@unican.es

 

Dr Jérémy Milhau

LACL, Université Paris-Est Créteil. France

jeremilhau@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 12

AICT 2012, The Eighth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications

CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS

AICT 2012, The Eighth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications

May 27 – June 1, 2012 – Stuttgart, Germany


General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/AICT12.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPAICT12.html

– regular papers

– short papers (work in progress)

– posters

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SubmitAICT12.html


Submission deadline: January 16, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org


Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org


Please note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas. 
All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

AICT 2012 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)


Signal processing, protocols and standardization

Standardization (IEEE 802.17, Policy Models, Etc.); IEEE 802.11 engineering; Telecommunications protocol engineering; Future networks: protocol and standards; Standardization (IEEE 802.15, IEEE 802.16); Communication theory, signal processing, modulation; Modulation, coding and synchronization; Propagation, antennas and channel characterization; Signal separation and Interference rejection; Critical infrastructure protection

Ad Hoc, autonomic and sensor networks

Autonomic home networking; Sensor, mesh, and Ad hoc networks; Programmable networks; Active networks; Self-organization and network reconfiguration; Partial and intermittent resources and services; Unicast and multicast routing; Radio resource sharing in wireless networks; Energy-efficient communications; Vehicular Ad hoc networks; Underwater sensor networks; Emerging sensor technologies; Intelligent video surveilance; Multi-sensor surveillance;

Wireless technologies

3G And 4G Mobile communications services; Evolution from 2G To 2.5G, 3G and beyond; Wireless multimedia and networks and systems; Cellular and Ad hoc networks; Mobile broadband technologies; Mobile software (agents); Wireless access (WPAN, WLAN, WLL); Wireless communications antennas and propagation and transmission technologies; Vertical, horizontal and diagonalhandover; Broadband wireless technology (HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE, Wimax, Wiran); Cross-layer modeling and design; Heterogeneity and diversity; Ultra-wideband communications (UWB); Wireless hacking;

Management, operation and control networks

Monitoring telecommunicaitons systems; Network management contingency challenges; Real-time traffic and QoS; Performance and QoS, traffic engineering (MPLS, Diffserv, Intserv, Etc.); Telecommunications management and control of heterogeneous networks; Mobility control and mobility engineering; Mobile video surveillance; Mobility and QoS management; Communications networks security; Information security; IPR and network security;

Core technologies and access technologies and networks

Wireless-fiber convergence; Metro/Access networks; Broadband access networks and services; Next Generation Networks and technologies; Future Internet; Inteligent & Smart networks; Grid, Cluster and Internet computing; Designing and management of optical networks; Performance of optical networks; Future technologies in optical communications; PLC (Homeplug, OPERA, UPA, CEPCA, IEEE, HD-PLC Alliance);

Future applications and services

Service-oriented architectures; E-Learning and mobile learning on telecommunications; SOHO (Small Offices/Home Offices; Emerging telecommunications software tools; Object and component technologies in telecommunication software; Platforms for Web Services-based applications and services; Web Services communications, applications, and performance; Applications in telemedicine; Security and trust in future services applications;

Optical Technologies

Optical internetworking architectures; Novel architectures for optical routers and switches; Optical packet / burst switching; Optical multi-wavelength label switching; Optical network performance modeling; Optical network control and management;  Measurement, monitoring and supervision techniques; Security and privacy in optical networks; Optical access networks designs and protocols; High speed optical LANs and gigabit Ethernet;  Energy efficiency in optical networks; Inter-working between optical and wireless networks; Optical Grids, optical networking for cloud computing; Optical integrated circuits and novel transmission methods; Standards for optical internetworking; Optical networks for future Internet design; Multi-domain routing protocols for IP over optical networks; Control and management protocols for IP over optical networks; Next-generation IP networking and Optical Internet; Development prospect for Optical Internet; Optical transmission systems and technologie
s; Optical access systems and technologies; Optical devices

Cognitive radio

Cognitive radio technologies and opportunistic spectrum utilization; Spectrum sensing technologies; Dynamic spectrum access; Information theory and performance limits of dynamic spectrum access; Distributed algorithms for spectrum detection and cooperative spectrum sensing; Inter- and Intra- standards interoperability; Cross-layer algorithms based on spectrum sensing techniques; Advanced signal processing techniques for cognitive radio; Physical-layer design of software radio and cognitive radio transceivers; Interference and coexistence analysis; Radio resource allocation; Decision making; Game theory; Cognitive radio with reinforcement learning; SWR and CR management; Cognitive radio sensing in the large and feature detection; Spectrum and performance management in cognitive radio networks; Cognitive radio applications; Future Internet with cognitive technologies; Flexible and opportunistic wireless access; Multimedia communications through cognitive networks; Regulatory po
licies on spectrum sharing for future broadband networks; Cognitive radio standards; Cognitive radio architecture for equipments; Enabling SDR technology for cognitive radio; Hardware reconfigurability; Testbbeds

Teletraffic modeling and management

Traffic and performance measurements; Traffic characterization and modeling; Trends and patterns; Scaling phenomena; Packet and flow level models; Traffic control and QosS; Queuing theory and queuing networks; Performance evaluation; Scheduling and admission control; Reservation and priority mechanisms; Overload control; Broadcast and multicast traffic control; Analytical and numerical analysis; Network design and optimization of wired and wireless networks; Mobility and resource management; Traffic monitoring and management; Traffic engineering in multi-technology networks; Internet traffic engineering; Traffic grooming; Simulation methodology for communications networks; Simulation models and tools;

E-Learning and telecommunications

Architecture of learning technology systems; Advanced uses of multimedia and hypermedia; Integrated learning and educational environments; National and international projects on e-learning and telecommunications; Remote and wireless teaching technologies; Navigational aspects for learning; e-Learning industry and universities programs; Anytime/anywhere e-learning and wearable network devices; Tutoring e-learning applications and services; Cost models for e-learning on telecommunications; Satellite technologies for e-learning; Teaching e-learning methodologies and technologies; Adaptive e-learning and intelligent applications/tools; Agent technology; Training e-learning teachers; Practical uses of authoring tools; Application of metadata and virtual reality; Collaborative learning/groupware; Intelligent tutoring systems; Internet based systems; Application of instructional design theories; Evaluation of learning technology systems; Standards related activities;


Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/ComAICT12.html

Jan 10

SIXTH WORKSHOP IN INFORMATION SECURITY THEORY AND PRACTICE (WISTP 2012)

SIXTH WORKSHOP IN INFORMATION SECURITY THEORY AND PRACTICE (WISTP 2012)
Security and Trust in Computing Systems and Ambient Intelligence Ecosystem
June 19-22, 2012, London, UK – http://www.wistp.org/

WISTP 2012 BACKGROUND AND GOALS
Future ICT technologies, like the concepts of Ambient Intelligence and 
Internet of Things provide a vision of the Information Society where 
the emphasis is on surrounding people by intelligent interactive 
interfaces and objects and on environments that are capable of 
recognising and reacting to the presence of different individuals 
in a seamless, unobtrusive and invisible manner. 
The success of future ICT technologies, some of which are set as 
priorities by the European Union, will depend on how secure they 
will be made, how privacy and individuals' rights will be protected 
and how individuals will come to trust the intelligent world that 
will surround them and through which they will move. 
WISTP 2012 aims to address the security and privacy issues that are 
increasingly exposed by mobile and wireless communications and related 
services, along with evaluating their impact on business, 
individuals, and the society.

The workshop seeks submissions from academia and industry presenting 
novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of security 
and privacy of mobile and smart devices, as well as experimental studies 
of fielded systems based on wireless communication, the application 
of security technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned. 
We encourage submissions from other communities such as law, 
business and policy that present these communities' perspectives on 
technological issues. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

* Security, Privacy and Trust in the Internet of Things
* Security and Trustworthiness in mobile and wireless networks
 including Mobile ad hoc networks, RFID systems, 
 Wireless sensor networks and Vehicular networks  
* Security, Privacy and Trust in Smart Environments
* Security, Privacy and Trust in Social Networks and Social Worlds
* Trustworthy life-logging
* Security, Privacy and Trust in e-Government and Mobile Commerce
 including Biometrics and national ID cards 
* Human behaviour and psychological aspects of security
 including User centric security and privacy
* Lightweight cryptography
* Privacy enhancing technologies (PETs)
* Mobile code security
* Mobile devices security
* Smart card security
* Embedded systems security
* Security models and architectures
 including Security and privacy policies, 
 Authentication and Access Control, and Security protocols

IMPORTANT DATES
Paper Submission due: January 31, 2012  *firm deadline*
Notification to authors: February 24, 2012
Author registration: March 18, 2012
Camera-ready due: March 18, 2012

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Submissions must not substantially overlap with papers that have been 
published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or 
conference/workshop with proceedings. Each submission should be 
at most 16 pages in total in the Springer's LNCS format 
(http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0). 
All submissions should be anonymous (i.e., no author names/affiliations 
and obvious citations). Submissions are to be made to the submission 
web site (http://www.wistp.org/submission-details/). 
Only PDF files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines 
risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Accepted papers 
will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science 
series (http://www.springeronline.com/lncs), and the proceedings will be 
available at the workshop. The camera-ready version of the accepted papers 
must follow Springer guidelines (a Latex source file will be required). 

If a submitted paper is mainly the work of a student author, this paper 
is eligible for the best student paper award. To participate in this 
selection process, please add the word "STUDENT" in the affiliation 
field in the submission form.

Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be 
presented at the workshop. At least one author of each accepted paper 
is required to register with the workshop and present the paper. 
For authors presenting multiple papers, one normal registration 
is valid for up to two papers.

WISTP 2012 COMMITTEES AND CHAIRS
General Chairs 
* Konstantinos Markantonakis, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Gerhard Hancke, ISG, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Keith Mayes, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK

Local Organizers
* Raja Naem Akram, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Lishoy Francis, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Emma Dobson, ISG, Royal Holloway University of London, UK

Workshop/Panel/Tutorial Chair
* Damien Sauveron, XLIM, University of Limoges, France

Publicity Chairs
* Sara Foresti, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
* Taeshik Shon, Ajou University, Korea
* to be extended

Program Chairs
* Ioannis Askoxylakis, FORTH-ICS, Greece
* Joachim Posegga, Institute of IT Security and Security Law, 
 University of Passau, Germany

Program Committee
* Lejla Batina, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
* Angelos Bilas, FORTH-ICS & University of Crete, Greece
* Levente Buttyan, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
* Serge Chaumette, LaBRI & University of Bordeaux, France 
* Jorge Cueller, Siemens, Germany
* Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalan, Spain
* Jaap-Henk Hoepman, TNO and Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
* Michael Huth, Imperial College London, UK
* Martin Johns, SAP Research,Germany
* Cagatay Karabat, TUBITAK BILGEM, Turkey
* Angelos Keromytis, Columbia University, USA
* Kwok Yan Lam, National University of Singapore, Singapore
* Peter Lipp, Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria
* Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
* Emmanuel Magkos, Ionian University, Greece 
* Mark Manulis, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
* Louis Marinos, European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), EU
* Fabio Martinelli, IIT-CNR, Italy
* Aikaterini Mitrokosta, EPFL, Switzerland 
* Jose Onieva, University of Malaga, Spain
* Gerardo Pelosi, University of Bergamo, Italy 
* Svetla Petkova-Nikova, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
* Henrich C. Pohls, University of Passau, Germany
* Ilia Polian, Univ. of Passau, Germany
* Axel Poschmann, National University of Singapore, Singapore
* Jean-Jacques Quisquater, DICE, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
* Bill Roscoe, Department of Computer Science, UK
* Kouichi Sakurai, Kyushu University, Japan
* Pierangela Samarati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
* Christos Siaterlis, Joint Research Centre, EU 
* George Spanoudakis, City University of London, UK
* Theo Tryfonas, University of Bristol, UK
* Michael Tunstall, University of Bristol, UK
* Ingrid Verbauwhede, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
* Heung-Youl Youm, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
* to be extended

WISTP Steering Committee
* Claudio Ardagna, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
* Angelos Bilas, FORTH-ICS & University of Crete, Greece
* Konstantinos Markantonakis, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Jean-Jacques Quisquater, DICE, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
* Damien Sauveron, XLIM, University of Limoges, France
* Jianying Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

SPONSOR
* IFIP WG 11.2 Pervasive Systems Security

For further inquiries, please contact Damien Sauveron at
damien.sauveron@unilim.fr


This call for papers and additional information about the conference 
can be found at http://www.wistp.org/

Program chairs can be contacted at wistp2012@ics.forth.gr

Jan 07

IEEE International Symposium on HARDWARE-ORIENTED SECURITY and TRUST

HOST-2012 IEEE International Symposium on HARDWARE-ORIENTED SECURITY and TRUST

June 3-4, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
Held in conjunction with DAC-2012 (http://www.hostsymposium.org)


                              Call for Papers


A wide range of applications, from secure RFID tagging to high-end trusted computing,
relies on dedicated and trusted hardware platforms. The security and trustworthiness of
such hardware designs are critical to their successful deployment and operation. Recent
advances in tampering and reverse engineering show that important challenges lie
ahead. For example, secure electronic designs may be affected by malicious circuits,
Trojans that alter system operation. Furthermore, dedicated secure hardware
implementations are susceptible to novel forms of attack that exploit side-channel
leakage and faults. Third, the globalized, horizontal semiconductor business model
raises concerns of trust and intellectual-property protection. HOST 2012 is a forum for
novel solutions to address these challenges. Innovative test mechanisms may reveal
Trojans in a design before they are able to do harm. Implementation attacks may be
thwarted using side-channel resistant design or fault-tolerant designs. New securityaware
design tools can assist a designer in implementing critical and trusted
functionality, quickly and efficiently.
The IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust seeks
original contributions in the area of hardware-oriented security. This includes tools,
design methods, architectures, and circuits. In addition, novel applications of secure
hardware are especially welcome. HOST 2012 seeks contributions based on, but not
limited to, the following topics.
• Trojan detection and isolation
• Implementation attacks and countermeasures
• Side channel analysis and fault analysis
• Intellectual property protection and metering
• Tools and methodologies for secure hardware design
• Hardware architectures for cryptography
• Hardware security primitives: PUFs and TRNGs
• Applications of secure hardware
• Interaction of secure hardware and software
To present at the symposium, submit an Acrobat (PDF) version of your paper on the
symposium submission website. The page limit is 6 pages, double column, IEEE
format, with a minimum font size of 10 points. Submissions must be anonymous and
must not identify the submitting authors, directly or indirectly, anywhere in the
manuscript.


SCHEDULE:

Submission of Paper:         January 20, 2012
Notification of Acceptance:  March 23, 2012
Camera Ready Paper:          April 13, 2012



General Chair
K. Mai, CMU


Program Chair
R. Karri, Polytechnic Inst of New York U.


Vice-program Chair
F. Koushanfar, Rice University


Panel Chair
Y. Makris, UT Dallas


Publicity Chair
G. Qu, U. Maryland


Registration Chair
J. Plusquellic, U. of New Mexico


Publication Chair
T. Huffmire, Naval Postgraduate School


Finance Chair
W. Robinson, Vanderbilt


Industry Liaison

M. Hsiao, Virginia Tech


Steering Committee

M. Tehranipoor (chair), U. Connecticut
J. Plusquellic, U. of New Mexico
F. Koushanfar, Rice University
M. Potkonjak, UC Los Angeles


Program Committee

D. Acharyya, Verigy
D. Arora, Intel
S. Bhunia, Case Western Reserve U.
S. Devadas, MIT
J. Dworak, Southern Methodist U.
S. Fazzari, Booz Allen Hamilton
Y. Fei, Northeastern U.
J. Guajardo, Bosch
S. Guilley, ENST Paris
I. Harris, UC Irvine
T. Huffmire, Naval Postgraduate School
R. Kastner, UC San Diego
Y. Makris, UT Dallas
D. Naccache, ECNS Paris
L. Nazandhali, Virginia Tech
C. Paar, Ruhr U.
Y. Pino, Air Force Research Labs
N. Potlapally, Intel
G. Qu, U. of Maryland
F. Regazzoni, U. Catholique de Louvain
P. Rohatgi, CRI
M. Rivain, Crypto Experts
U. Ruhrmair, TU Munchen
A. Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt
K. Sakiyama, U. of ElectroCommunications
P. Schaumont, Virginia Tech
S. Skorobogatov, U. of Cambridge
M. Soma, U. of Washington
F. Standaert, U. Catholique de Louvain
J. Zambreno, Iowa State U.

Jan 05

IFIP SEC 2012 – Deadline extended to January 17, 2012


* Deadline extended to January 17, 2012 (22:00 UTC) *

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27th IFIP International Information Security and Privacy Conference 
(SEC 2012)
Creta Maris Hotel, Heraklion, Crete, Greece – June 4-6, 2012
http://www.sec2012.org
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CONFERENCE TOPICS
Papers offering novel research contributions in any aspect of computer
security are solicited for submission to the 27th IFIP International 
Information Security and Privacy Conference. The focus is on original,
high quality, unpublished research and implementation experiences.
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have
been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a
conference with proceedings. We encourage submissions of papers 
discussing industrial research and development. Papers should focus 
on topics which include, but are not limited to, the following:

– Access Control
– Accountability
– Anonymity
– Applied Cryptography
– Attacks & Malicious Code
– Authentication & Delegation
– Awareness & Education
– Data Integrity 
– Database Security
– Identity Management
– Information Security Culture
– Formal Security Verification
– Mobile Code Security
– Policies & Standards
– Privacy Attitudes & Practices
– Risk Analysis & Management
– Security Architectures
– Security Economics
– Security in Location Services
– Security in Social Networks
– Security Models
– Social Engineering & other Human-related Risks
– System Security
– Usable Security
– Trust Models & Management
– Trust Theories
– Trustworthy User Devices

After the conference, extended versions of selected papers will 
be considered for publication in a major security-focused journal. 
Those papers will undergo at least another review round.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
The proceedings will be published by Springer in the IFIP Advances 
in ICT Series. All submissions should follow the proper template 
from the time they are submitted. They should be not more than 
12 pages (using 11-point font), including bibliography and 
appendices. PC members are not required to read the appendices, 
so the paper should be intelligible without them. 
All submissions must be written in English.

Authors must submit their papers by the deadline indicated below, 
using the conference web site (www.sec2012.org) and following the 
requirements stated therein.

All accepted papers must be presented at the conference. Their 
authors must be prepared to sign a copyright transfer statement. 
At least one author of each accepted paper must register to the 
conference by the early date indicated by the organizers, and 
present the paper.


IMPORTANT DATES
Submission of papers: January 17, 2012 (22:00 UTC) *extended*
Notification to authors: March 1, 2012
Camera-ready version: March 10, 2012


CONFERENCE GENERAL CHAIR
S. Katsikas, University of Piraeus (GR)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIRS
D. Gritzalis, AUEB (GR)
S. Furnell, Plymouth University (UK)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
V. Atluri, Rutgers University (US)
J. Biskup, University of Dortmund (DE)
J. Camenisch, IBM Research (CH)
S. De Capitani di Vimercati, U. degli Studi di Milano (IT)
N. Clarke, Plymouth University (UK)
J. Crume, IBM (US)
F. Cuppens, TELECOM Bretagne (FR)
N. Cuppens, UEB (FR)
B. de Decker, K.U. Leuven (BE)
G. Dhillon, Virginia C/wealth University (US)
T. Dimitrakos, BT (UK)
R. Dodge, US Military Academy (US)
S. Fischer-Huebner, Karlstadt University (SE)
D. Gollmann, Hamburg Univ. of Technology (DE)
J.-H. Hoepman, TNO & Radboud U. Nijmegen (NL)
T. Holz, Ruhr-University Bochum (DE)
S. Ioannidis, FORTH (GR)
B. Jacobs, Radboud Univ. Nijmegen (NL)
S. Jajodia, George Mason University (US)
L. Janczewski, Univ. of Auckland (NZ)
T. Karygiannis, NIST (US)
V. Katos, University of Thrace (GR)
P. Katsaros, University of Thessaloniki (GR)
S. Katzenbeisser, T.U. Darmstadt (DE)
D. Kesdogan, University of Siegen (DE)
C. Lambrinoudakis, Univ. of Piraeus (GR)
C. Landwehr, Univ. of Maryland (US)
R. E. Leenes, Tilburg University (NL)
J. Lopez, University of Malaga (ES)
E. Markatos, FORTH and Univ. of Crete (GR)
S. Marsh, Communications Research Center (CA)
I. Mavridis, University of Macedonia (GR)
N. Miloslavskaya, National Nuclear Research University (RU)
Y. Murayama, Iwate Prefectural University (JP)
E. Okamoto, Univ. of Tsukuba (JP)
M. Olivier, University of Pretoria (SA)
O. Ouzounis, ENISA (EU)
J. I. Pagter, Alexandra Instituttet, (DK)
M. Papadaki, Plymouth University (UK)
M. Pattinson, University of Adelaide (AU)
P. Peleties, USB Bank (CY)
H. Pohl, UAS Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (DE)
S. Qing, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CN)
M. Rajarajan, City University (UK)
K. Rannenberg, Goethe Univ. Frankfurt (DE)
C. Rieder, HSW Luzern (CH)
P. Samarati, Univ. degli Studi di Milano (IT)
R. Sasaki, Tokyo Denki University (JP)
I. Schaumuller-Bichl, UAS Hagenberg (AT)
A. K. Seip, Finanstilsynet (NO)
R. von Solms, NMMU (SA)
T. Tryfonas, University of Bristol (UK)
C. Valli, Edith Cowan University (AU)
J. Vyskoc, VaF (SK)
J. Ward, Hewlett Packard (UK)
T. Welzer, Univ. of Maribor (SI)
D. Westhoff, HAW Hamburg (DE)
L. Yngstrom, Univ. of Stockholm (SE)
M. Yung, Google (US)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE CHAIRS
M. Theoharidou, AUEB (GR)
N. Kyrloglou, ACCI (GR)

PUBLICITY CHAIR
S. Foresti, Universita' degli Studi di Milano (IT)



This call for papers and additional information about the conference 
can be found at http://www.sec2012.org
For information regarding the conference you may contact: info@sec2012.org

Dec 19

11th European Conference on Information Warfare ECIW 2012

11th European Conference on Information Warfare ECIW 2012.  

 

Topics for submissions may include, but are not limited to:

§         i-Warfare principles, theory and policy and techniques

§         Cyber conflict, Cyber-terrorism and Cyber-fraud

§         Physical security

§         National security policy

§         Information security governance and management

§         Information warfare and security education

§         Information Assurance and Information operations

§         Psychological warfare

§         Perception management

§         Legal issues concerned with information warfare and e-Crime

§         Ethical, political and social issues relating to information warfare

§         SMEs – Small-to-medium Size Enterprises Security issues

§         Critical national infrastructure protection

§         The Resilience and Susceptibility of "Service Oriented Architectures" (SOAs)

§         Hacking and cracking

§         Biometrics

§         e-Intelligence/counter-intelligence

§         Cryptography : classical  and malicious

§         Networked Centric War

§         Network anomaly detection models

§         Malware and anti-malware technologies

§         Non-traditional enemies

§         Wireless Threats

§         Reflector attacks

§         Computers-as-weapons

§         Risk Management

§         Virtual Intrusion Detection

§         Collaborative decision making

§         Acute situational awareness

§         Firewalls

§         Phishing and spam

§         Digital forensics

§         Current Anti Virus Technologies

§         PSYOPS

§         Mobile Virus

§         RFID Virus

§         ISO 27001

§         Defence steganography and Unidirectional linguistic steganography

§         Traffic classification

§         Public Key Infrastructure

§         Machine Learning Risk

§         Mathematical-filtering

§         SecureMDA

§         Image-processing

          


Nov 24

SIXTH WORKSHOP IN INFORMATION SECURITY THEORY AND PRACTICE (WISTP 2012)

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CALL FOR PAPERS
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SIXTH WORKSHOP IN INFORMATION SECURITY THEORY AND PRACTICE (WISTP 2012)
Security and Trust in Computing Systems and Ambient Intelligence Ecosystem
June 19-22, 2012, London, UK – http://www.wistp.org/

WISTP 2012 BACKGROUND AND GOALS
Future ICT technologies, like the concepts of Ambient Intelligence and 
Internet of Things provide a vision of the Information Society where 
the emphasis is on surrounding people by intelligent interactive 
interfaces and objects and on environments that are capable of 
recognising and reacting to the presence of different individuals 
in a seamless, unobtrusive and invisible manner. 
The success of future ICT technologies, some of which are set as 
priorities by the European Union, will depend on how secure they 
will be made, how privacy and individuals' rights will be protected 
and how individuals will come to trust the intelligent world that 
will surround them and through which they will move. 
WISTP 2012 aims to address the security and privacy issues that are 
increasingly exposed by mobile and wireless communications and related 
services, along with evaluating their impact on business, 
individuals, and the society.

The workshop seeks submissions from academia and industry presenting 
novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of security 
and privacy of mobile and smart devices, as well as experimental studies 
of fielded systems based on wireless communication, the application 
of security technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned. 
We encourage submissions from other communities such as law, 
business and policy that present these communities' perspectives on 
technological issues. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 

* Security, Privacy and Trust in the Internet of Things
* Security and Trustworthiness in mobile and wireless networks
 including Mobile ad hoc networks, RFID systems, 
 Wireless sensor networks and Vehicular networks  
* Security, Privacy and Trust in Smart Environments
* Security, Privacy and Trust in Social Networks and Social Worlds
* Trustworthy life-logging
* Security, Privacy and Trust in e-Government and Mobile Commerce
 including Biometrics and national ID cards 
* Human behaviour and psychological aspects of security
 including User centric security and privacy
* Lightweight cryptography
* Privacy enhancing technologies (PETs)
* Mobile code security
* Mobile devices security
* Smart card security
* Embedded systems security
* Security models and architectures
 including Security and privacy policies, 
 Authentication and Access Control, and Security protocols

IMPORTANT DATES
Paper Submission due: January 31, 2011  *firm deadline*
Notification to authors: February 24, 2012
Author registration: March 18, 2012
Camera-ready due: March 18, 2012

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Submissions must not substantially overlap with papers that have been 
published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or 
conference/workshop with proceedings. Each submission should be 
at most 16 pages in total in the Springer's LNCS format 
(http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0). 
All submissions should be anonymous (i.e., no author names/affiliations 
and obvious citations). Submissions are to be made to the submission 
web site (http://www.wistp.org/submission-details/). 
Only PDF files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines 
risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Accepted papers 
will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science 
series (http://www.springeronline.com/lncs), and the proceedings will be 
available at the workshop. The camera-ready version of the accepted papers 
must follow Springer guidelines (a Latex source file will be required). 

If a submitted paper is mainly the work of a student author, this paper 
is eligible for the best student paper award. To participate in this 
selection process, please add the word "STUDENT" in the affiliation 
field in the submission form.

Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be 
presented at the workshop. At least one author of each accepted paper 
is required to register with the workshop and present the paper. 
For authors presenting multiple papers, one normal registration 
is valid for up to two papers.

WISTP 2012 COMMITTEES AND CHAIRS
General Chairs 
* Konstantinos Markantonakis, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Gerhard Hancke, ISG, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Keith Mayes, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK

Local Organizers
* Raja Naem Akram, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Lishoy Francis, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Emma Dobson, ISG, Royal Holloway University of London, UK

Workshop/Panel/Tutorial Chair
* Damien Sauveron, XLIM, University of Limoges, France

Publicity Chairs
* Sara Foresti, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
* Taeshik Shon, Ajou University, Korea
* to be extended

Program Chairs
* Ioannis Askoxylakis, FORTH-ICS, Greece
* Joachim Posegga, Institute of IT Security and Security Law, 
 University of Passau, Germany

Program Committee
* Lejla Batina, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
* Angelos Bilas, FORTH-ICS & University of Crete, Greece
* Levente Buttyan, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
* Serge Chaumette, LaBRI & University of Bordeaux, France 
* Jorge Cueller, Siemens, Germany
* Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalan, Spain
* Jaap-Henk Hoepman, TNO and Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
* Michael Huth, Imperial College London, UK
* Martin Johns, SAP Research,Germany
* Cagatay Karabat, TUBITAK BILGEM, Turkey
* Angelos Keromytis, Columbia University, USA
* Kwok Yan Lam, National University of Singapore, Singapore
* Peter Lipp, Technische Universitaet Graz, Austria
* Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
* Emmanuel Magkos, Ionian University, Greece 
* Mark Manulis, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
* Louis Marinos, European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), EU
* Fabio Martinelli, IIT-CNR, Italy
* Aikaterini Mitrokosta, EPFL, Switzerland 
* Jose Onieva, University of Malaga, Spain
* Gerardo Pelosi, University of Bergamo, Italy 
* Svetla Petkova-Nikova, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
* Henrich C. Pohls, University of Passau, Germany
* Ilia Polian, Univ. of Passau, Germany
* Axel Poschmann, National University of Singapore, Singapore
* Jean-Jacques Quisquater, DICE, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
* Bill Roscoe, Department of Computer Science, UK
* Kouichi Sakurai, Kyushu University, Japan
* Pierangela Samarati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
* Christos Siaterlis, Joint Research Centre, EU 
* George Spanoudakis, City University of London, UK
* Theo Tryfonas, University of Bristol, UK
* Michael Tunstall, University of Bristol, UK
* Ingrid Verbauwhede, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
* Heung-Youl Youm, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
* to be extended

WISTP Steering Committee
* Claudio Ardagna, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
* Angelos Bilas, FORTH-ICS & University of Crete, Greece
* Konstantinos Markantonakis, ISG-SCC, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
* Jean-Jacques Quisquater, DICE, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
* Damien Sauveron, XLIM, University of Limoges, France
* Jianying Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

SPONSOR
* IFIP WG 11.2 Pervasive Systems Security

For further inquiries, please contact Damien Sauveron at
damien.sauveron@unilim.fr


This call for papers and additional information about the conference 
can be found at http://www.wistp.org/

Program chairs can be contacted at wistp2012@ics.forth.gr