Nordsec2004: Call for Papers
Important Dates

Deadline for submission of papers: 2 August 2004
Notification of authors: 13 September 2004
Delivery of camera-ready papers by authors: 4 October 2004
Conference: 4-5 November 2004
1st Call for Papers


8th Nordic Workshop on Secure IT Systems

4-5 Nobemver 2004, Espoo, Finland

The NORDSEC workshops started in 1996 with the aim of bringing
researchers and practitioners within computer security in the Nordic
countries. The theme of the workshop has been applied security,
i.e. all kinds of security issues that could encourage interchange and
cooperation between the research community and the industrial/consumer

NORDSEC 2004 is organised by Departement of Computer Science at
Helsinki University of Technology.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to the following:

    * Privacy and Privacy Enhancing Technologies
    * Wireless Communication Security
    * Inter/Intra/Extranet Security
    * Security Protocol Modeling and Analysis
    * E-and M-Business Security
    * New Firewall Technologies
    * Secure Infrastructures; TTP, PKI, Key Escrow/Recovery
    * Computer Crime and Information Warfare
    * Detecting Attacks, Intrusions and Computer Misuse
    * Smart Card Applications
    * Security Management and Audit
    * Security Evaluations and Measurements
    * Security in Commercial off-the-shelf Products, COTS
    * Operating System Security
    * Security Models
    * New Ideas and Paradigms for Security
    * Security Education and Training
    * Quality of Service or Software Engineering in Relation to Security 

The workshop will consist of paper sessions, panel discussions and
invited talks.

For the paper sessions, authors are invited to submit their papers
electronically (in PDF- or Postscript- Format); please, use IEEE's
templates for papers:

Each paper must have an abstract, a list of keywords and should not
exceed 8 pages including references. Papers must be written and
presented in English and should be prepared for anonymous review. Both
full version and anonymous version of the paper should be sent
electronically before the deadline mentioned in the beginning of this
call for paper to:

Selection for presentation at the workshop and publication in the
proceedings will be based on originality, contribution to the field,
and relevance to the workshop. The workshop proceedings will be
distributed at the workshop.

Programme committee
Ulfar Erlingsson Microsoft Research
Simone Fischer-Huebner Karlstad University
Mads Dam SICS & Royal Institute of Technology
Nahid Shahmehri Linko:pings universitet
Svein J. Knapskog Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Viiveke Fa:ok Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Erland Jonsson Chalmers University of Technology
Marko Helenius Tampere University of Technology
Jussipekka Leiwo Nanyang Technological University
Antti Yla:-Ja:a:ski Helsinki University of Technology
Hannu Kari Helsinki University of Technology
Pekka Nikander Ericsson Finland
Pasi Eronen Nokia Research Center
Camillo Sa:rs F-Secure Inc.

Organizing committee

Ursula Holmstro:m
Ansa Laakkonen
Sanna Liimatainen
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