International Workshop on Information Security, Assurance, and Trust
(I-SAT 2016)

The International Workshop on Information Security, Assurance, and
Trust (I-SAT2016) Workshop will be held on June 9 to 11, New York
Institute of Technology (NYIT) Campus, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers,
scientists and engineers working in academia and industry to share
their experiences, new ideas and research results in the areas of
information and system security, assurance, and trust.

I-SAT2016 will address novel research targeting technical aspects of
protecting information security and establishing trust in the digital
space. New paradigms and solutions targeting emerging topics in such
fields will be presented and discussed by researchers and industrial

The main focus of the workshop will include, but not limited to the following:

-        Application Security and Threat Management
-        Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust
-        Modern Authentication Paradigms
-        Big data security
-        Database security
-        Digital Fraud detection
-        Social engineering and insider threats
-        Cyber threat intelligence
-        Cloud, Mobile, and Internet-of-Things security
-        Digital forensics
-        Intrusion Detection
-        Biometrics
-        Botnet and DDoS detection and control


  Paper Submission: Apr 4, 2016
  Notification of Acceptance: May 2, 2016
  Final Paper and Author Registration: May 23, 2016
  Workshop date: Jun 9-11 2016


The submission Web site for I-SAT 2016 is

Extended versions of accepted papers will be published as chapters in
a book published by Springer.


General Chair:

            Dr. Issa Traore, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

Program Chair:

            Dr. Ahmed Awad, New York Institute of Technology,
            Vancouver, BC, Canada

Program Committee:

Dr. Isaac Woungang, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Dr. Wei Lu, Keene State College, USNH, Keene, NH, USA
Dr. Yudong Liu, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, USA
Dr. Babak Beheshti, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA
Dr. M. Watheq El-Kharashi, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Mr. Patrick Neal, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dr. Haytham El Miligi, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada
Dr. Muhamad Abdulghafour, New York Institute of Technology, Nanjing, China
Dr. Yousra Alkabani, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Dr. Ahmad Almulhem, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Julio Da Silva Dias, Santa Catarina State University (UDESC), SC, Brazil
Dr. Maher Aburrous, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Please direct your inquiries to Dr. Ahmed Awad (