# DIMVA 2012 Call for Papers


The annual DIMVA conference serves as a premier forum for advancing the state
of the art in intrusion detection, malware detection, and vulnerability
assessment.  Each year, DIMVA brings together international experts from
academia, industry, and government to present and discuss novel research in
these areas.  DIMVA 2012, to be held in Crete in Summer 2012, is organized by
the special interest group Security – Intrusion Detection and Response (SIDAR)
of the German Informatics Society (GI).  The conference proceedings will appear
in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

DIMVA solicits submission of high-quality, original scientific papers
presenting novel research on malware analysis, intrusion detection, and
related systems security topics.  Submissions of two types are invited.

- Full papers, presenting novel and mature research results.
- Short papers (extended abstracts), presenting original, ongoing work
  that has not yet reached the maturity required for a full paper.
  Short papers accepted for publication at the conference will be
  included in the proceedings and contain "Extended Abstract" in the

DIMVA encourages submissions from the following broad areas.

- Malware
  - Automated analyses
  - Behavioral models
  - Prevention and containment
  - Sandboxed execution
  - Sample acquisition
  - Sample triage
  - Attack trends
  - Forensics and recovery
  - Underground economy
  - Infiltration

- Intrusion Detection
  - Novel approaches and domains
  - Prevention and response mechanisms
  - Large-scale detection
  - Cooperative detection
  - Insider and masquerade detection
  - Data exfiltration
  - Correlation
  - Evasion and overstimulation
  - Operational experiences

- Vulnerability Assessment
  - Vulnerability detection
  - Vulnerability prevention
  - Fuzz testing
  - Classification and evaluation
  - Situational awareness

## Important Dates

- 24 Feb 2012 -- Paper submission deadline (23:59 EST)
- 13 Apr 2012 -- Acceptance notification
- 30 Apr 2012 -- Camera-ready deadline

## Paper Submission Instructions

Submissions should present original, unpublished work that is not
concurrently under submission to another venue with proceedings or a
journal.  Simultaneous submission, submission of previously published
work, and plagiarism constitute dishonesty or fraud.  Submissions found
to be in violation of this policy will be subject to rejection without
review, and further appropriate actions may also be taken.

### Formatting

Submissions must be a total of 20 pages for full papers and 10 pages for short
papers, including all references and appendices.  Submissions must be in
English, and should be prepared according to the format of the Springer LNCS
series (http://www.springeronline.com/lncs).  Guidelines and templates for
manuscript preparation can be found at Springer's Information for LNCS Authors
site (http://www.springer.com/computer+science/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0).
Please use the instructions for "Proceedings and Other Multi-Author Volumes"
for your authoring system.

Submissions must be made in PDF format, and should render correctly in a
recent version of Adobe Reader.  Submissions should be self-contained
--- i.e., they should not refer to external images or fonts --- and
should be legible when printed in black and white.

### Submission

Submissions must be made via the DIMVA 2012 submission page.  Papers may be
submitted at any time until the submission deadline.

### Publication and Presentation.

Authors are responsible for obtaining any necessary publication
clearances.  An author of an accepted paper, or a designated speaker, is
expected to attend the conference to present the paper.

## Program Committee

The program committee is currently being assembled and will be published
at the DIMVA 2012 website (http://www.dimva.org/dimva2012).

For more information on DIMVA 2012, please contact the Program Chair