Preliminary Call for Papers for the Sixth IEEE/IFIP International  
on Trusted Computing and Communications (TrustCom-10)

Organizer: Trusted Computing Institute, Central South University, China
Venue & Dates: Hong Kong SAR, China, December 11-13, 2010
To be held in conjunction with The Eighth IEEE/IFIP International  
on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC-10)


With the rapid development and the increasing complexity of computer and
communications systems and networks, traditional security technologies
and measures can not meet the demand for integrated and dynamic security
solutions. As a challenging and innovative research field, trusted  
and communications target computer and communications systems and  
that are available, secure, reliable, controllable, dependable, and so  
In a word, they must be trustworthy. If we view the traditional  
security as
identity trust, the broader field of trusted computing and  
also includes behavior trust of systems and networks. In fact, trusted
computing and communications have become essential components of various
distributed services, applications, and systems, including ad-hoc  
peer-to-peer networks, social networks, semantic webs, e-commence, e- 
pervasive, ubiquitous, and cyber-physical systems.

The Sixth IEEE/IFIP International Symposium on Trusted Computing and  
(TrustCom-10) will be held in conjunction with "The Eighth IEEE/IFIP  
Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC-10)". It follows  
the success
of TrustCom-09 in Vancouver, Canada, TrustCom-08 in Zhangjiajie,  
China, SNDS-07
in Niagara Falls, Canada, SNDS-06 in Vienna, Austria, and SNDS-05 in  
Fukuoka, Japan.
It aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners in the  
world working on
trusted computing and communications, with regard to security, safety,  
reliability, dependability, survivability, availability, and fault  
tolerance aspects
of computer systems and networks, and providing a forum to present and  
emerging ideas and trends in this highly challenging research field.

Scope and Interests

TrustCom-10 is an international forum for presenting and discussing  
emerging ideas
and trends in trusted computing and communications in computer systems  
and networks
from both the research community as well as the industry. Topics of  
interest include,
but are not limited to:

(1) Trust semantics, metrics, and models
(2) Trust inference, computation, and combination
(3) Trusted computing platform
(4) Trusted network computing
(5) Trusted operating systems
(6) Trusted software
(7) Trusted database
(8) Trusted services and applications
(9) Trusted communications
(10) Trust in e-commerce and e-government
(11) Trust in mobile and wireless networks
(12) Reliable and fault-tolerant computer systems/networks
(13) Survivable computer systems/networks
(14) Cryptography and security protocols
(15) Authentication in computer systems/networks
(16) Access control in computer systems/networks
(17) Key management in computer systems/networks
(18) Anonymity and privacy in computer systems/networks
(19) Trust in emerging applications
(20) Miscellaneous trust issues

Submission and Publication Information

The accepted papers from this symposium will be published by IEEE  
Computer Society
in IEEE EUC-10 proceedings (indexed by EI Compendex and ISTP). Papers  
should be
written in English conforming to the IEEE standard conference  
format(8.5" x 11",
Two-Column). Papers should be submitted through the paper submission  
system at the
symposium website. Manuscripts should be submitted through the paper  
system at the symposium website. Each paper is limited to 6 pages (or  
8 pages with
the over length charge). Distinguished papers, after further  
revisions, will be
published in a special issue of "Elsevier's Computer and  
Communications (COMCOM)",
to be indexed by both SCI and EI. The program committee will select  
one winner for
the Best Paper Award for this symposium. Submitting a paper to the  
symposium means
that, if the paper is accepted, at least one author should attend the  
symposium and
present the paper. For no-show authors, their papers will be removed  
from the digital
library after the symposium and their affiliations will be notified.

Past Special Issues:

TrustCom 2009 SI: Elsevier's Journal of Network and Computer  
Applications (JNCA),
both SCI and EI indexed.

TrustCom 2008 SI: Wiley's Security and Communication Networks (SCN),
both SCI and EI indexed.

Important Dates
(1)  Paper submission due:             July 9, 2010
(2)  Notification of decision:         September 6, 2010
(3)  Camera-ready papers due:          October 4, 2010

General Co-Chairs
Jie Wu, Temple University, USA
Srinivas Sampalli, Dalhousie University, Canada

Program Co-Chairs
Helen Y. Tang, Defence Research & Development Canada®COttawa, Canada
Xinwen Fu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

Program Committee (in alphabetical order)
Please check "Program Committee" of the conference website

Steering Committee
Guojun Wang, Central South University, China (Chair)
Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada (Chair)
Hsiao-Hwa Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Jie Wu, Temple University, USA
Kouichi Sakurai, Kyushu University, Japan
Maria S. Perez-Hernandez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Minyi Guo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland
Weijia Jia, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Publicity Co-Chairs
Alberto Sanchez, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Guang Gong, University of Waterloo, Canada
Hamid Mehrvar, Nortel, Canada
Hejun Wu, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Matthew Wright, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Shuhui Yang, Purdue University Calumet, USA

Feng Yan, Central South University, China

Qiushuang Du , Central South University, China

Please email inquiries concerning TrustCom 2010 to:
Prof. Guojun Wang: csgjwang AT gmail DOT com