30th Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and 
Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec 2016)
Trento, Italy -- July 18-21, 2016

The 30th Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and
Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec 2016) will be held in Trento,
Italy.  DBSec is an annual international conference covering research
in data and applications security and privacy.

The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and
government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical
aspects of data protection, privacy, and applications security.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- access control                         
- anonymity                             
- applied cryptography in data security 
- authentication                         
- big data security                     
- data and system integrity             
- data protection                     
- database security                     
- digital rights management             
- identity management                 
- intrusion detection                 
- knowledge discovery and privacy                       
- methodologies for data and application security 
- network security                                 
- organizational security                         
- privacy     
- secure distributed systems                         
- secure information integration                     
- secure Web services                             
- security and privacy in crowdsourcing             
- security and privacy in IT outsourcing             
- security and privacy in the Internet of Things           
- security and privacy in location-based services
- security and privacy in P2P scenarios and social networks
- security and privacy in pervasive/ubiquitous computing
- security and privacy in cloud scenarios                                    
- security and privacy policies
- security management
- security metrics
- threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management
- trust and reputation systems
- trust management
- wireless and mobile security
- biometrics

The proceedings of the conference will be published in a volume of the
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

The program committee seeks high-quality submissions describing
original work, written in English, in the areas of data protection,
privacy, and applications security.  Selection criteria include
accuracy and originality of ideas, clarity and significance of
results, and quality of presentation.

The page limit in Springer LNCS style is 16 pages, including the
bibliography and well-marked appendices. PC members are not required
to read the appendices, and so the paper should be intelligible
without them. 

Submissions (in pdf format only) are to be made to the submission web
site at

Submissions not meeting the above guidelines risk rejection without
consideration of their merits.

A paper submitted to DBSec 2016 cannot be under review for any other
conference or journal during the time it is being considered for DBSec
2016. Furthermore, after you submit to DBSec 2016, you must await our
response before submitting elsewhere. If you submit your paper to
another conference or journal either before/after submission of the
paper to DBSec 2016, we will reject your paper without review and will
notify the other conference/journal as well. This restriction applies
to identical as well as to substantially similar papers.

At least one of the authors of each accepted paper is required to
register for the conference and must guarantee that the paper will be

Paper Submission due: February 29, 2016 - 11:59 PM American Samoa Time
Notification to authors: April 22, 2016
Final papers due: May 2, 2016
Conference: July 18-21, 2016

Alessandro Armando
Fondazione Bruno Kessler and Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy

Silvio Ranise
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy

Vipin Swarup
The MITRE Corporation, USA

Giovanni Livraga 
Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Roberto Carbone
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy

Federico Sinigaglia
Fondazione Bruno Kessler and Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy

PROGRAM COMMITTEE [to be completed]
Chun Soon Ae, CUNY
Vijay Atluri, Rutgers University
Joachim Biskup, Technische Universitat Dortmund
Achim D. Brucker, The University of Sheffield
Frederic Cuppens, Telecom Bretagne
Nora Cuppens-Boulahia,  Telecom Bretagne
Jun Dai, California State University
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Carmen Fernandez-Gago, University of Malaga
Sara Foresti, Universita' degli Studi di Milano
Ehud Gudes, Ben-Gurion University
Yuan Hong, University at Albany, SUNY
Florian Kerschbaum, SAP
Ram Krishnan, University of Texas at San Antonio
Adam J. Less, University of Pittsburgh
Yingjiu Li, Singapore Management University
Peng Liu, The Pennsylvania State University
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga
Sjouke Mauw, University of Luxembourg
Charles Morisset, Newcastle University
Martin Olivier, University of Pretoria
Stefano Paraboschi, Universita' degli Studi di Bergamo
Gunther Pernul, Universitat Regensburg
Indrakshi Ray, Colorado State University
Kui Ren, State University of New York at Buffalo
Pierangela Samarati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano
Scott Stoller, Stony Brook University
Tamir Tassa, The Open University of Israel
Jaideep Vaidya, Rutgers University
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University
Meng Yu, University of Texas at San Antonio
Nicola Zannone, Eindhoven University of Technology
Shengzhi Zhang, Florida Tech

Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati
Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy

This call for papers and additional information about the conference
can be found at