The 7th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2013)
Madrid, Spain
June 3-4, 2013

NSS 2013 will be co-located with The 6th International Conference on
Biometrics (ICB 2013)

The publication will be Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (EI
Best Papers will be recommended to publish in the high quality journal
special issues.

Call for Papers
NSS is an annual international conference covering research in network and
system security. The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry,
and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical
aspects of network security, privacy, applications security, and system
security. Papers describing case studies, implementation experiences, and
lessons learned are also encouraged. Topics of interest include but are not
limited to:
- Active Defense Systems
- Adaptive Defense Systems
- Analysis, Benchmark of Security Systems
- Applied Cryptography
- Authentication
- Biometric Security
- Complex Systems Security
- Database and System Security
- Data Protection
- Data/System Integrity
- Distributed Access Control
- Distributed Attack Systems
- Denial-of-Service
- High Performance Network Virtualization
- High Performance Security Systems
- Hardware Security
- Identity Management
- Intelligent Defense Systems
- Insider Threats
- Intellectual Property Rights Protection
- Internet and Network Forensics
- Intrusion Detection and Prevention
- Key Distribution and Management
- Large-scale Attacks and Defense
- Malware
- Network Resiliency
- Network Security
- RFID Security and Privacy
- Security Architectures
- Security for Critical Infrastructures
- Security in P2P systems
- Security in Cloud and Grid Systems
- Security in E-Commerce
- Security in Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing
- Security and Privacy in Smart Grid
- Security and Privacy in Wireless Networks
- Secure Mobile Agents and Mobile Code
- Security Policy
- Security Protocols
- Security Simulation and Tools
- Security Theory and Tools
- Standards and Assurance Methods
- Trusted Computing
- Trust Management
- World Wide Web Security

Important Dates
Paper Submission Due: January 15, 2013
Authors Notification: February 15, 2013
Final Manuscript Due: March 8, 2013
Conference Dates: June 3-4, 2013

General Chairs
Javier Ortega-Garcia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Jiankun Hu, UNSW@ADFA, Australia
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA

Program Chairs
Ravi Sandhu, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
Xinyi Huang, Fujian Normal University, China

Steering Chair
Yang Xiang, Deakin University, Australia

Publicity Chairs
Kejie Lu, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Roberto Di Pietro, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University, Malaysia

Workshop Chairs
Shui Yu, Deakin University, Australia
Yulei Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

International Advisory Committees
Robert Deng, Singapore Management University, Singapore
C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California, USA
Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Research, Switzerland
Makoto Takizawa, Seikei University, Japan
Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Vijay Varadharajan, Macquarie University, Australia

Program Committees
Rafael Accorsi, University of Freiburg, Germany
Gail-Joon Ahn, Arizona State University, USA
Eric Alata, LAAS-CNRS, France
Man Ho Au, University of Wollongong, Australia
Joonsang Baek, KUSTAR, UAE
Marina  Blanton, University of Notre Dame, USA
Carlo Blundo, University degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Zhenfu Cao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, Italy
Marco Casassa Mont, Hewlett-Packard Labs, UK
David Chadwick, University of Kent, UK
Xiaofeng Chen, Xi'dian University, China
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy
Frederic Cuppens, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Xuhua Ding, Singapore Management University
Wenliang Du, Syracuse University, USA
Keith Frikken, Miami University, USA
Steven Furnell, Plymouth University, UK
Alban Gabillon, University of Polyn=E9sie Fran=E7aise, French Polynesia
Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Gabriel Ghinita, University of Massachusetts at Boston, USA
Dieter Gollmann Hamburg, University of Technology, Germany
Juan Gonzalez Nieto, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Dawu Gu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Limin Jia, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
James Joshi, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Sokratis Katsikas, University of Piraeus, Greece
Stefan Katzenbeisser, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Muhammad Khurram Khan, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Shinsaku Kiyomoto, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan
Costas Lambrinoudakis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Adam J. Lee, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Jin Li, Guangzhou University, China
Shengli Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Giovanni Livraga, Universit=E0 degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Der-Chyuan Lou, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Fabio Martinelli, IIT-CNR, Italy
Carlos Maziero, Federal Technological University, Brazil
Qun Ni, Google Inc, USA
Jaehong Park, Eastern Michigan University, USA
Gerardo Pelosi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
G=FCnther Pernul, University of Regensburg, Germany
Alexander Pretschner, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Germany
Indrakshi Ray, Colorado State University, USA
Ning Shang, Purdue University, USA
Charalabos Skianis, University of Aegean, Greece
Miguel Soriano, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Anna Squicciarini, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Hung-Min Sun, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Willy Susilo, University of Wollongong, Australia
Qiang Tang, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Juan E. Tapiador, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Dan Thomsen, Smart Information Flow Technologies, USA
Mahesh Tripunitara, University of Waterloo, Canada
Traian Marius Truta, Northern Kentucky University, USA
Jaideep S. Vaidya, Rutgers University, USA
Guilin Wang, University of Wollongong, Australia
Haining Wang, College of William and Mary, USA
Huaxiong Wang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University, Canada
Jian Weng, Jinan University, China
Duncan S. Wong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Qianhong Wu, Universitat Rovira i Vergili, Spain
Li Xu, Fujian Normal University, China
Shouhuai Xu, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Xun Yi, Victoria University, Australia
Kangbin Yim, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
Fangguo Zhang, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Rui Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhengfeng Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jianying Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Cliff Zou, University of Central Florida, USA