Tag: cryptography

May 27

[PhD Public defense] A Machine Learning Approach for Automatic and Generic Side-Channel Attacks

Public defense of the PhD thesis of Liran Lerman entitled “A Machine Learning Approach for Automatic and Generic Side-Channel Attacks” and supervised by Prof. Gianluca Bontempi and Prof. Olivier Markowitch.
The defense (in french) will take place at the Université libre de Bruxelles (in the La Plaine, N-O building, 5th floor, Salle Solvay) on Wednesday, June 10, at 16:30.

Abstract: The pervasive presence of interconnected devices has lead to a massive interest in security features provided among others by cryptography. For decades, designers estimated the security level of a cryptographic algorithm independently of its implementation in a cryptographic device. However, since the publication on implementation attacks in 1996, the physical attacks have become an active research area by analysing physical leakages measured on the target cryptographic device. In this work, we focus on profiled attacks that were introduced as the most efficient class of strategies in order to evaluate the physical leakages of cryptographic devices. The traditional profiled attacks apply parametric methods in which a priori information on the physical properties is assumed. Machine learning represents an active research area that allows producing automatic and generic models requiring no a priori information on the underlying phenomenon. The purpose of this presentation is to shed new light on the capabilities of learning models for physical analysis.

Jan 20

Secrypt 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference on Security and Cryptography
SECRYPT website: http://www.secrypt.icete.org/

July 20 – 22, 2015
Colmar, Alsace, France

Sponsored by: INSTICC
INSTICC is Member of: WfMC, OMG and FIPA
Logistics Partner: SCITEVENTS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Regular Paper Submission: March 3, 2015
Authors Notification (regular papers): Mayl 18, 2015
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: May 26, 2015

You are cordially invited to submit a paper to the SECRYPT 2015 Conference, to be held in Colmar, Alsace, France. The deadline for paper submission is scheduled for March 3, 2015.

SECRYPT is an annual international conference covering research in information and communication security. The 12th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2015) will be held in Colmar, France on 20-22 July 2015.
The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of data protection, privacy, security, and cryptography.

Papers describing the application of security technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned are also encouraged. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.

SECRYPT is interested in promoting high quality research as it can be confirmed by last year acceptance rates, where from 139 submissions, 21% of which were orally presented and 22% presented as posters.

We would like to highlight the presence of the following keynote speakers:
– Anthony C. Boucouvalas, University of Peloponnese, Greece
– Eleni Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
– Andrew Moore, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending).

The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Index) and Scopus.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library (http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/). SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/).

Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session. Please check the website for further information (http://www.secrypt.icete.org/BestPaperAward.aspx).

Workshops, Special sessions, Tutorials as well as Demonstrations dedicated to other technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat. Workshop chairs and Special Session chairs will benefit from logistics support and other types of support, including secretariat and financial support, to facilitate the development of a valid idea.

SECRYPT is part of ICETE, the 12th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications. Registration to SECRYPT allows free access to all other ICETE conferences.

ICETE 2015 will be held in conjunction with ICINCO 2015, ICSOFT 2015, SIMULTECH 2015 and DATA 2015. Registration to ICETE allows free access to the ICINCO, ICSOFT, SIMULTECH and DATA conferences as a non-speaker.

ICETE CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, United States
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

PROGRAM CHAIR:
Pierangela Samarati, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Please check the program committee members at http://www.secrypt.icete.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

CONFERENCE TOPICS:

– Access Control
– Applied Cryptography
– Biometrics Security and Privacy
– Critical Infrastructure Protection
– Data Integrity
– Data Protection
– Database Security and Privacy
– Digital Forensics
– Digital Rights Management
– Ethical and Legal Implications of Security and Privacy
– Formal Methods for Security
– Human Factors and Human Behavior Recognition Techniques
– Identification, Authentication and Non-repudiation
– Identity Management
– Information Hiding
– Information Systems Auditing
– Insider Threats and Countermeasures
– Intellectual Property Protection
– Intrusion Detection & Prevention
– Management of Computing Security
– Network Security
– Organizational Security Policies
– Peer-to-Peer Security
– Personal Data Protection for Information Systems
– Privacy
– Privacy Enhancing Technologies
– Reliability and Dependability
– Risk Assessment
– Secure Software Development Methodologies
– Security and Privacy for Big Data
– Security and privacy in Complex Systems
– Security and Privacy in Crowdsourcing
– Security and Privacy in IT Outsourcing
– Security and Privacy in Location-based Services
– Security and Privacy in Mobile Systems
– Security and Privacy in Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing
– Security and Privacy in Smart Grids
– Security and Privacy in Social Networks
– Security and Privacy in the Cloud
– Security and Privacy in Web Services
– Security and Privacy Policies
– Security Area Control
– Security Deployment
– Security Engineering
– Security in Distributed Systems
– Security Information Systems Architecture
– Security Management
– Security Metrics and Measurement
– Security Protocols
– Security requirements
– Security Verification and Validation
– Sensor and Mobile Ad Hoc Network Security
– Service and Systems Design and QoS Network Security
– Software Security
– Trust management and Reputation Systems
– Ubiquitous Computing Security
– Wireless Network Security

May 20

New algorithm shakes up cryptography — ScienceDaily

New algorithm shakes up cryptography — ScienceDaily.

May 06

IBM takes a big new step in cryptography: practical homomorphic encryption | Naked Security

IBM takes a big new step in cryptography: practical homomorphic encryption | Naked Security.

Jan 30

10th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2013)

10th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2013)
Reykjavik, Iceland, July 29-31, 2013
http://secrypt.icete.org

In Cooperation with: ACM SIGSAC
Co-organized by: RU – Reykjavik University
Sponsored by: INSTICC
INSTICC is Member of: WfMC

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Dear ,

SECRYPT is an annual international conference covering research in information and communication security. The 10th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2013) will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of data protection, privacy, security, and cryptography. Papers describing the application of security technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned are also encouraged. The conference topics include, but are not limited to:

TOPICS OF INTEREST
. Access Control
. Applied Cryptography
. Biometrics Security and Privacy
. Critical Infrastructure Protection
. Data Integrity
. Data Protection
. Database Security and Privacy
. Digital Forensics
. Digital Rights Management
. Ethical and Legal Implications of Security and Privacy
. Formal Methods for Security
. Human Factors and Human Behavior Recognition Techniques
. Identification, Authentication and Non-repudiation
. Identity Management
. Information Hiding
. Information Systems Auditing
. Insider Threats and Countermeasures
. Intellectual Property Protection
. Intrusion Detection & Prevention
. Management of Computing Security
. Network Security
. Organizational Security Policies
. Peer-to-Peer Security
. Personal Data Protection for Information Systems
. Privacy
. Privacy Enhancing Technologies
. Reliability and Dependability
. Risk Assessment, etc

SECRYPT is interested in promoting high quality research as it can be confirmed by last year acceptance rates, where from 170 submissions, 12% were accepted as full papers. Additionally, 14% were presented as short papers and 11% as posters.

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.
All submissions should be appropriately anonymized (i.e., papers should not contain author names or affiliations, or obvious citations).
Submissions are to be made through the submission web site at www.insticc.org/Primoris.

Two categories of papers can be submitted:
– Full Paper: A regular paper presents a work where the research is completed or almost finished.
– Position Paper: A position paper presents results that are preliminary or that simply require few pages to describe.
A position paper may be a short report and discussion of ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research (bibliographic, experimental, theoretical, or other) focused on one of the conference topics.

We would like to highlight the presence of the following keynote speakers:
– Laurence T. Yang, St Francis Xavier University, Canada
– Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

Submitted papers must be formatted according to the SECRYPT format (apart for blinding authors), which is described at www.secrypt.icete.org/GuidelinesTemplates.aspx.
Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process.

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book.

The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP and EI (Elsevier Index).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library (www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary). SCITEPRESS is member of CrossRef (www.crossref.org).
Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the conference.

IMPORTANT DATES
Full Paper submission: February 28, 2013
Authors Notification: May 6, 2013
Camera Ready Submission and Authors Registration: May 20, 2013

ICETE CONFERENCE CHAIR
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, U.S.A.

PROGRAM CHAIR
Pierangela Samarati, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Italy

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
tba

This call for papers and additional information about the conference can be found at www.secrypt.icete.org

For any questions, please contact the program chair:
secrypt2013@unimi.it

Jan 22

11th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS 2013)

11th International Conference on
Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS 2013)
Banff, Alberta, Canada
June 25 – 28, 2013
http://acns2013.cpsc.ucalgary.ca

Paper submission due: February 1, 2013
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The 11th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network
Security (ACNS 2013) will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The
conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government
presenting novel research on all aspects of applied cryptography as
well as network security and privacy. Submissions in emerging areas of
security including cloud security, secure infrastructure for big data
are highly encouraged. Papers describing novel paradigms, original
directions, or non-traditional perspectives are also encouraged. The
conference has two tracks: a research track and an industry track.
The industrial track will consist of presentations and tutorial
sessions, without formal proceedings. Submissions for either track
may focus on new visions, industrial challenges, case studies or
experimental reports related to implementation or deployment of
real-world systems or policies. Tutorials can cover current techniques
or best practices in applying cryptography to computer and information
systems. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

– Access control
– Applied cryptography
– Automated  protocols analysis
– Biometric security and privacy
– Complex systems security
– Critical infrastructure protection
– Cryptographic primitives and protocols
– Data protection
– Database and system security
– Digital rights management
– Email and web security
– Identity management
– Intellectual property protection
– Internet fraud
– Intrusion detection and prevention
– Key management
– Malware
– Network security protocols
– Privacy, anonymity, and untraceability
– Privacy-enhancing technology
– Protection for the future Internet
– Secure mobile agents and mobile code
– Security and privacy in cloud and grid systems
– Security and privacy in smart grids
– Security and privacy in wireless networks
– Security and privacy metrics
– Security in distributed systems
– Security in e-commerce
– Security in P2P systems
– Security in pervasive/ubiquitous computing
– Trust management
– Usability and security

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that
have already been published, or are simultaneously submitted to
a journal or a conference with proceedings. All submissions should
be appropriately anonymized (i.e., papers should not contain author
names or affiliations, or obvious citations). Submissions should be
at most 18 pages for research track and at most 8 pages for industry
track, including the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and
should follow Springer’s LNCS style. Submissions are to be made
through the submission web page at http://acns2013.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/.
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 February 1, 2013 (11:59
Pacific Time). Authors should indicate whether their submission
should be considered for the best student paper award; any paper
co-authored by at least a full time student is eligible for this
award. At least one author of a accepted paper must attend the
conference. Papers accepted for the research track will be
published in proceedings published by Springer’s LNCS and
available at the conference. Extended versions of selected best
papers will be invited for a special issue in the Journal of
Computer Security.

IMPORTANT DATES
Submissions Due:     February 1, 2013
Author Notification: April 10, 2013
Camera Ready Due:    April 24, 2013

PROGRAM CHAIRS
Rei Safavi-Naini     (University of Calgary, Canada)
Michael E. Locasto   (University of Calgary, Canada)

GENERAL CHAIRS
Michael Jacobson     (University of Calgary, Canada)
Payman Mohassel      (University of Calgary, Canada)

PUBLICITY CHAIR
Mahabir Jhanwar      (University of Calgary, Canada)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Bill Aiello         (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Giuseppe Ateniese    (Sapienza-U. of Rome, Italy & Johns Hopkins U., USA)
Kevin R. B. Butler   (University of Oregon, USA)
Srdjan Capkun        (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Alvaro A. Cárdenas   (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Chen-Mou Cheng       (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Sherman S. M. Chow   (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Ed Dawson            (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Roberto Di Pietro    (Università Roma Tre, Italy)
José M. Fernandez    (École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada)
Sara Foresti         (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy)
Guang Gong           (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Stefanos Gritzalis   (University of the Aegean, Greece)
Guofei Gu            (Texas A&M University, USA)
Angelos D. Keromytis (Columbia University, USA)
Evangelos Kranakis   (Carleton University, Canada)
Ralf Kusters         (Universität Trier, Germany)
Xuejia Lai           (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Cédric Lauradoux     (INRIA, France)
Ninghui Li           (Purdue University, USA)
Yingjiu Li           (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Mark Manulis         (University of Surrey, UK)
Kaisa Nyberg         (Aalto University, Finland)
Massimiliano Pala    (Penango/OpenCA, USA)
Bart Preneel         (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Christian Rechberger (DTU, Denmark)
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi   (Technische Universitãt Darmstadt, Germany)
Pierangela Samarati  (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy)
Radu Sion            (Stony Brook University, USA)
Anil Somayaji        (Carleton University, Canada)
Abhinav Srivastava   (AT&T Research, USA)
Jessica Staddon      (Google, USA)
Willy Susilo         (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Gene Tsudik          (UC Irvine, USA)
Duncan S. Wong       (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Jianying Zhou        (I2R, Singapore)

This call for papers and additional information about the
conference can be found at http://acns2013.cpsc.ucalgary.ca

The history and statistics of ACNS can be found at ACNS Home
— http://icsd.i2r.a-star.edu.sg/staff/jianying/acns_home/

ACNS forum at LinkedIn —
http://www.linkedin.com/groups/ACNS-Applied-Cryptography-Network-Security-4290836

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Jan 18

SECRYPT 2013 – 10th International conference on security and cryptography

SECRYPT 2013 – 10th International conference on security and cryptography

Regular Paper Submission: February 28, 2013
Regular Paper Authors Notification: May 6, 2013
Regular Paper Final Submission and Registration: May 20, 2013

The purpose of SECRYPT 2013, the International Conference on Security and Cryptography, is to bring together researchers, mathematicians, engineers and practitioners interested on security aspects related to information and communication.

Theoretical and practical advances in the fields of cryptography and coding are a key factor in the growth of data communications, data networks and distributed computing. In addition to the mathematical theory and practice of cryptography and coding, SECRYPT also focuses on other aspects of information systems and network security, including applications in the scope of the knowledge society in general and information systems development in particular, especially in the context of e-business, internet and global enterprises.

Information theory and information security are hot topics nowadays, ranging from statistics and stochastic processes to coding, from detection and estimation to Shannon theory, from data compression to data networks and systems security, cryptography, as well as many other topics.

Jan 15

34th WIC Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux

34th WIC Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux

Third joint WIC/IEEE SP Symposium on Information Theory and Signal

Processing in the Benelux

May 30-31, 2013, imec, Leuven, Belgium, organized by imec and KULeuven

The symposium is organized under the auspices of the Werkgemeenschap voor Informatie- en Communicatietheorie and of the IEEE Benelux Signal Processing Chapter and supported by IEEE Benelux Information Theory Chapter

CALL FOR P APERS

CONFERENCE AIM AND TOPICS

The purpose of the conference is to share ideas, experiences and information on the following, or related, topics:

  • –  Shannon theory and applications of information theory,
  • –  Multi-user information theory,
  • –  Source, channel and network coding, data compression,
  • –  Cryptography and data protection,
  • –  Quantum information and quantum cryptography,
  • –  Signal detection and estimation,
  • –  Speech/Audio/Video/Multimedia signal processing,
  • –  Biometrics and pattern recognition,
  • –  Wired, wireless, ad hoc and sensor networks,
  • –  Software defined radios and cognitive radios,
  • –  Fundamental limits and approaches for cooperation in networks,
  • –  Biologically inspired algorithms,
  • –  Localization and tracking

    SUBMISSION INFORMATION

    The program committee is soliciting papers describing original work. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract in pdf-format, including names of authors, affiliation with complete address and telephone numbers by e-mail to mso@imec.be. Each accepted paper will have either 20 minutes for oral presentation and discussion or a poster presentation. All accepted papers will appear on the WIC website. A prize will be given to the best student paper. A limited number of grants will be made available to M.Sc. students who have an accepted paper at the symposium.

    IMPORTANT DATES

March 21, 2013
April 12, 2013
May 20, 2013
May 30-31, 2013 Symposium.

Deadline for submission of one-page abstract (pdf-format). Notification of acceptance.
Camera ready papers due and deadline conference registration.

Sep 11

FC 2013 : Financial Cryptography and Data Security

FC 2013 : Financial Cryptography and Data Security.

Aug 14

ASIACCS 2013 : 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Compuer and Communications Security

 

ASIACCS 2013 : 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Compuer and Communications Security

Link: http://hise.hznu.edu.cn/asiaccs/
When May 8, 2013 – May 10, 2013
Where Hangzhou, China
Submission Deadline Nov 30, 2012
Categories    security

Call For Papers

Building on the success of ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) and ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), the ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit, and Control (SIGSAC) formally established the annual ACM Symposium on InformAtion, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS). The inaugural ASIACCS was held in Taipei (2006). Since then the ASIACCS have been held in Singapore (2007), Tokyo (2008), Sydney (2009), Beijing (2010), Hong Kong (2011), and Seoul (2012). ASIACCS 2013 is the eighth conference of the series.

ASIACCS is a major international forum for information security researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore and exchange the newest cyber security ideas, breakthroughs, findings, techniques, tools, and experiences. We invite submissions from academia, government, and industry presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of computer and network security. Areas of interest for ASIACCS 2012 include, but are not limited to:

access control

identity management

privacy-enhancing technology

accounting and audit

Inference control and disclosure

security in ubiquitous computing

applied cryptography

information warfare

security management

authentication

intellectual-property protection

smartcards

cloud computing security

intrusion detection

software security

data/system integrity

key management

trusted computing

data and application security

malware and botnets

wireless security

digital-rights management

mobile-computing security

web security

formal methods for security

operating system security

hardware-based security

phishing and countermeasures

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: 30 November 2012, 23:59 UTC (Firm Deadline)
Acceptance Notification: 29 January 2013
Camera-ready Copy Due: 18 February 2013
Conference: 8-10 May 2013

Instructions for authors Submissions must be written in English, and must be at most 10 pages in 10pt, double-column format excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and at most 12 pages overall. Committee members are not required to read appendices, so the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions must be in ACM SIGPLAN format (http://www.sigplan.org/authorInformation.htm) with page numbers (so, LaTeX users should specify documentclass[10pt,preprint]{sigplanconf}). No changes to margins, spacing, or font sizes (or anything else) are allowed from those specified by the style file. We reserve the right to request the source files for a submission to verify compliance with this requirement. Only PDF files will be accepted.

All submissions must be anonymized. An author’s name should occur only in references to that author’s related work, which should be referenced in the third person and not overtly distinguishable from the referenced work of others. Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal, conference or workshop. Simultaneous submission of the same work is not allowed. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the conference.

Accepted papers will be published by ACM Press in conference proceedings and in the ACM Digital Library. Final proceedings versions will be 10 pages in double-column ACM format, although authors will have the option of buying a limited number of additional pages. In addition to regular papers, some short papers could also be accepted and included in the proceedings.

ASIACCS 2013 : 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Compuer and Communications Security.