Call for Papers

Fourth Workshop on the Economics of Information Security

June 2-3, 2005
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138

  ----------------Submissions now being accepted----------------
      ----------------Scholarships available----------------

Original Research Papers on all aspects of the Economics of
Information Security are solicited for submission to the Fourth
Workshop on the Economics of Information Security. Topics of interest
include liability and other legal incentives, game theoretic models,
economics of digital rights management, security in open source and
free software, cyber-insurance, disaster recovery, trusted computing,
reputation economics, network effects in security and privacy,
security in grid computing,  return on security investment, security
and privacy in pervasive computing, risk management, risk perception,
economics of trust, virus models, vulnerabilities and incentives,
economics of malicious code,  identity including PKI, access control,
economics of electronic voting security, and economic perspectives on

We  invite talks emphasizing economic theory, mathematical modeling,
or legal theory.  Past notable work used the tools of economics to
offer insights into computer security; offered mathematical models of
computer security and economics; detailed potential regulatory
solutions to computer security; or clarified the challenges of
improving security as implemented in practice.

Important Dates:      
Submissions due -  Extended to March 6, 2005
Notification of acceptance - March 21
Final papers due - April 22
Workshop June 2-3, 2005

For formats and submission instruction  please visit