ESORICS 2004
        9th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security 

      Institut Eureom, Sophia Antipolis, French Riviera, France
                        September 13-15, 2004 
            ESORICS 2004 will be collocated with RAID 2004

Papers offering novel research contributions in any aspect of computer
security are solicited for submission to the Ninth European Symposium on
Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2004). Organized in a series of
European countries, ESORICS is confirmed as the European research event in
computer security. The symposium started in 1990 and has been held on
alternate years in different European countries and attracts an
international audience from both the academic and industrial communities.
From 2002 it will be held yearly. The Symposium has established itself as
one of the premiere, international gatherings on Information Assurance.
Papers may present theory, technique, applications, or practical experience
on topics including:

      access control                    accountability
      anonymity                         applied cryptography
      authentication                    covert channels
      cryptographic protocols           cybercrime
      data and application security     data integrity
      denial of service attacks         dependability
      digital right management          firewalls
      formal methods in security        identity management
      inference control                 information dissemination control
      information flow control          information warfare
      intellectual property protection  intrusion tolerance
      language-based security           network security
      non-interference                  peer-to-peer security
      privacy-enhancing technology      pseudonymity
      secure electronic commerce        security administration
      security as quality of service    security evaluation
      security management               security models
      security requirements engineering security verification
      smartcards                        steganography
      subliminal channels               survivability
      system security                   transaction management
      trust models and trust            trustworthy user devices
         management policies

The primary focus is on high-quality original unpublished research, case
studies and implementation experiences. We encourage submissions of papers
discussing industrial research and development. Proceedings will be
published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science


Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been
published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference
with proceedings. Papers should be at most 15 pages excluding the
bibliography and well-marked appendices (using 11-point font), and at most
20 pages total. Committee members are not required to read the appendices,
and so the paper should be intelligible without them.

To submit a paper, send to a plain ASCII text email
containing the title and abstract of your paper, the authors' names, email
and postal addresses, phone and fax numbers, and identification of the
contact author. To the same message, attach your submission (as a MIME
attachment) in PDF or portable postscript format. Do NOT send files
formatted for word processing packages (e.g., Microsoft Word or WordPerfect
files). Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without
consideration of their merits.

Submissions must be received by March 26, 2004 in order to be considered.
Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors by May 30,
2004. Authors of accepted papers must be prepared to sign a copyright
statement and must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the
conference. Authors of accepted papers must follow the Springer Information
for Authors' guidelines for the preparation of the manuscript and use the
templates provided there.


General Chair
 Refik Molva
 Institut Eurecom

Program Chairs 
 Peter Ryan                              Pierangela Samarati 
 University of Newcastle upon Tyne       University of Milan 
 email:       email: 
Publication Chair                       Publicity Chair 
 Dieter Gollmann                         Yves Roudier 
 TU Hamburg-Harburg                      Institut Eur Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 
 Simon Foley, University College Cork, Ireland 
 Dieter Gollmann, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany 
 Joshua D. Guttman, MITRE, USA 
 Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University, USA 
 Sokratis K. Katsikas, University of the Aegean, Greece 
 Peng Liu, Pennsylvania State University, USA 
 Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
 Roy Maxion, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
 Patrick McDaniel, AT&T Labs-Research, USA 
 John McHugh, CERT/CC, USA
 Catherine A. Meadows, Naval Research Lab, USA 
 Refik Molva, Institut Eur Naval Research Laboratory, USA 
 Moti Yung, Columbia University, USA 


 Paper Submission due: March 26, 2004 
 Acceptance notification: May 30, 2004 
 Final papers due: June 30, 2004