Preliminary Call for Papers
|               The Second International Conference 
|               on Availability, Reliability and Security (AReS)              |
| ARES 2007 - "The International Security and Dependability Conference"       |
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|                             April 10th - April 13th, 2007                   |
|                          Vienna University of Technology, Austria           |
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The 1st International Conference on Availability, Reliability and
Security conference (ARES 2006) has been succesfully organized in
Vienna, AUSTRIA from April 20 to April 22, 2006 by the Technical
University of Vienna in cooperation with the European Network and
Security Agency (ENISA). We have attracted 250 participants for this
conference with its 3 keynotes speakers and its 9 workshops held in
conjunction with.

In continuation of the successful 1st ARES conference, The Second
International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security
(ARES 2007 - The International Security and Dependability
Conference) will bring together researchers and practitioners in
the area of IT-Security and Dependability.

ARES 2007 will highlight the various aspects of security - with
special focus on secure internet solutions, trusted computing, digital
forensics, privacy and organizational security issues.

ARES 2007 aims at a full and detailed discussion of the research
issues of security as an integrative concept that covers amongst
others availability, safety, confidentiality, integrity,
maintainability and security in the different fields of applications.

Important Dates
*  Workshop Proposal: September, 10th 2006 
*  Submission Deadline: November, 19th 2006 
*  Author Notification: January, 7th 2007 
*  Author Registration: January, 21st 2007 
*  Proceedings Version: January, 21st 2007 

Workshop Proposal
In conjunction with the AReS2007 conference, a number of workshops
will be organised.  Workshop proposals which should include the call
for papers, the number of papers to be accepted, the contact person,
etc. are to be sent to the Workshop Organizing Committee
(, by September 10th 2006. Proceedings of the
ARES 2007 workshops will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Process based Security Models and Methods 
* Authorization and Authentication 
* Availability and Reliability
* Common Criteria Protocol
* Cost/Benefit Analysis 
* Cryptographic protocols 
* Dependability Aspects for Special Applications (e.g. ERP-Systems, Logistics) 
* Dependability Aspects of  Electronic Government (e-Government) 
* Dependability administration
* Dependability in Open Source Software 
* Designing Business Models with security requirements
* Digital Forensics
* E-Commerce Dependability
* Failure Prevention
* IPR of Security Technology
* Incident Response and Prevention 
* Information Flow Control 
* Internet Dependability
* Interoperability aspects 
* Intrusion Detection and Fraud Detection
* Legal issues 
* Mobile Security 
* Network Security
* Privacy-enhancing technologies 
* RFID Security and Privacy
* Risk planning, analysis & awareness 
* Safety Critical Systems
* Secure Enterprise Architectures 
* Security Issues for Ubiquitous Systems
* Security and Privacy in E-Health
* Security and Trust Management in P2P and Grid applications
* Security and privacy issues for sensor networks, wireless/mobile devices and applications
* Security as Quality of Service
* Security in Distributed Systems / Distributed Databases 
* Security in Electronic Payments 
* Security in Electronic Voting
* Software Engineering of Dependable Systems
* Software Security 
* Standards, Guidelines and Certification 
* Survivability of Computing Systems
* Temporal Aspects of Dependability
* Trusted Computing
* Tools for Dependable System Design and Evaluation
* Trust Models and Trust Management
* VOIP/Wireless Security 

Submission Guidelines ---------------------- Authors are invited to
submit research and application papers following the IEEE Computer
Society Proceedings Manuscripts style: two columns, single-spaced,
including figures and references, using 10 fonts, and number each
page. You can confirm the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Author
Guidelines at the following web page: 

The Web site for paper registration and electronic submission will be
accessible from the first week of October 2006.  Please refer to ARES
website ( or
for update information.

Honorary Co-Chairs
Norman Revell, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Roland Wagner, University of Linz, Austria

General Co-Chairs
Guenther Pernul, University of Regensburg, Germany
Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Program Co-Chairs
Gerald Quirchmayr, University of Southern Australia, Australia
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Workshops Co-Chairs
Nguyen Manh Tho, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Abdelkader Hameurlain, University of Toulouse, France
Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Japan

International Liaison Co-Chairs
Maria Wimmer, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Charles Shoniregun, University of East London, United Kingdom

Publicity Chair
Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Publication Chair
Monika Lanzenberger, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Local Organizing Chairs
Maria Schweikert, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Markus Klemen, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Programme Committee