WIFS 2016: The 8th IEEE International Workshop on 
   Information Forensics and Security 
Abu Dhabi, UAE
December 4-7, 2016

Scope and Purpose:

WIFS is the flagship workshop on information forensics and security
organised by IEEE signal processing society. Its major objective is to
bring together researchers from relevant disciplines to exchange
latest results and to discuss emerging challenges in different areas
of information security.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
 - Forensics
 - Information and system security
 - Biometrics
 - Multimedia content security
 - Steganography and covert communications
 - Hardware security
 - Network traffic analysis
 - Surveillance
 - Sousvelliance and anti-sousveillance 
 - Privacy in data analytics
 - Privacy in the Internet of everything

Important Dates:
* Full paper submission:	24 July 2016
* Notification of acceptance:	25 September 2016
* Camera-ready submission:	21 October 2016

Submission of Papers: Prospective authors are invited to submit
full-length, six-page papers, including figures and references. All
submitted papers will go through double-blinded peer review
process. The WIFS Technical Program Committee will select papers for
the formal proceedings based on technical quality, relevance to the
workshop, and ability to inspire new research. Accepted papers will be
presented in either lecture tracks or poster sessions. All accepted
papers will be published in the IEEE conference proceedings - provided
they are presented at the workshop. Submissions will be handled
through EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wifs16

Conference Chairs:
Nasir Memon, New York University, USA
Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa University, UAE

Technical Program Chairs:
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Husrev Taha Sencar, TOBB University, Turkey