NordSec 2007: The 12th Nordic Workshop on Secure IT Systems

October 11 - 12 2007, Reykjavik, Iceland


Since 1996, the NordSec workshops have brought together computer
security researchers and practitioners from the Nordic countries,
Northern Europe, and elsewhere. The workshop is focused on applied
computer security and is intended to encourage interchange and
cooperation between research and industry.

NordSec 2007 is organized by Reykjavik University, in Iceland. Topics
include, but are not limited to, the following areas of computer

  - Applied Cryptography
  - Commercial Security Policies and Enforcement
  - Communication and Network Security
  - Computer Crime and Information Warfare
  - Hardware and Smart Card Applications
  - Internet and Web Security
  - Intrusion Detection
  - Language-based Techniques for Security
  - New Ideas and Paradigms in Security
  - Operating System Security
  - PKI Systems and Key Escrow
  - Privacy and Anonymity
  - Security Education and Training
  - Security Evaluations and Measurements
  - Security Management and Audit
  - Security Models
  - Security Protocols
  - Social-Engineering and Phishing
  - Software Security, Attacks, and Defenses
  - Trust and Trust Management

A special focus of the 2007 NordSec workshop are Language-based
Techniques in computer security and their applications; papers and
extended abstracts on this topic are especially welcome.  Students,
researchers, and industry professionals working in this area are
encouraged to submit to the workshop.

The workshop will consist of sessions of half-hour talks on technical
papers printed in the workshop proceedings, as well as invited
talks. The workshop will also include sessions for presenting shorter,
student papers, extended abstracts, and expositions on less mature
work. Short paper presentations will be 5 to 10 minutes, with equal
time allotted for questions and discussion in order to create a
workshop environment that ensures feedback to students and other

Important Dates
  23 July 2007, paper submission deadline
  10 September, 2007, notification of acceptance
  24 September, 2007, camera-ready papers
  11-12 October, 2007, NordSec 2007

Selection for the workshop will be based on originality, contribution
to the field, and relevance to the workshop.  Technical papers will be
assessed through double-blind peer review, with accepted papers
published in the printed workshop proceedings.  Program committee
co-chairs are Ulfar Erlingsson, Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley,
and Andrei Sabelfeld, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

For more information, including the submission instructions and full
program committee, please see the workshop website at .