The 14th Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems
14-16 October 2009
Oslo, Norway

The 14th Nordic Conference in Secure IT Systems will be organised at
the University of Oslo from 14 to 15 October 2009. Since 1996, the
NordSec conferences have brought together computer security
researchers and practitioners from around the world, an particular
from the Nordic countries and Northern Europe. The conference focuses
on applied IT security and is intended to encourage interaction
between academic and industrial research.

NordSec 2009 welcomes contributions describing original research,
developments and practical experience within all areas of IT
security. With the theme Identity and Privacy in the Internet Age this
year's conference will try focus on policies, strategies and
technologies for protecting identities and personal information on the
Internet. However, NordSec 2009 welcomes contributions over a broad
range of topics in IT security, including, but not limited to, the
following areas:

    * 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
    * Access Control and Security Models
    * Security Protocols
    * Social-Engineering and Phishing
    * Security Usability
    * Software Security, Attacks, and Defenses
    * Trust and Reputation Management Subjective Logic

The proceedings will be published in the Springer LNCS series, and
will appear online through SpringerLink. The conference will also
include sessions for presenting shorter papers, student papers,
extended abstracts, and expositions on less mature work. Short papers
will appear in locally printed proceedings, and their presentations
will be 5 to 10 minutes, with equal time allotted for questions and
discussion in order to stimulate feedback to students and other
authors.  Important Dates

    * 25 May 2009, submission of title and abstract
    * 1 June 2009, paper submission deadline
    * 6 July 2009, notification of acceptance
    * 27 July 2009, final version of accepted papers
    * 14 - 16 October 2009, NordSec 2009 Conference

Instructions for Authors

Requirements for technical paper submissions: The papers must not
substantially duplicate already-published work, or work submitted in
parallel elsewhere. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other
conference or workshop that has proceedings.

Manuscripts should be formatted using the Springer LNCS format and
should not exceed 16 pages in length. For submission, authors must
follow the online submission procedure of Springer Online Conference

Selection for presentation at the conference and publication in the
proceedings will be based on originality, contribution to the field,
and relevance to NordSec. At least one author of each accepted paper
must register to the NordSec 2009 on or before the final-version
deadline in July 2009, attend the the conference and give a
presentation of the paper.  

Organization and Program Committees

Conference chair:
Prof. Audun Jøsang, UNIK / University of Oslo

Program co-chairs:
Prof. Svein Knapskog, NTNU / Q2A
Prof. Torleiv Maseng, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment /
                      Lund University