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SP 2019 40th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 20-22, 2019. (Submission Due first day of each month)
Since 1980 in Oakland, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for computer security research, presenting the latest developments and bringing together researchers and practitioners. We solicit previously unpublished papers offering novel research contributions in any aspect of security or privacy. Papers may present advances in the theory, design, implementation, analysis, verification, or empirical evaluation and measurement of secure systems. Topics of interest include:
ICICS 2018 20th International Conference on Information and Communications Security, Lille, France, October 29-31, 2018. (Submission Due 8 June 2018)
The conference started in 1997 and aims at bringing together leading researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to discuss and exchange their experiences, lessons learned, and insights related to computer and communications security. Original papers offering novel research contributions on all aspects of information and communications security are solicited for submission to ICICS 2018. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
ACSAC 2018 2018 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, December 3-7, 2018. (Submission Due 15 June 2018)
ACSAC brings together cutting edge researchers, with a broad cross-section of security professionals drawn from academia, industry, and government, gathered to present and discuss the latest security results and topics. With peer reviewed technical papers, invited talks, panels, national interest discussions, workshops, and professional development and training courses, ACSAC continues its core mission of investigating practical solutions for computer and network security technology. We plan to hold ACSAC at the Condado Plaza Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Centrally located in the trendy Condado Beach area, near historic Old San Juan, the hotel is an ideal location to both attend the conference and spend time relaxing and sightseeing in the warm tropical weather. While the island of Puerto Rico continues to recover and rebuild from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria, we have been reassured that the hotel and San Juan will be ready for us in December. We plan to visit San Juan this summer to confirm its readiness. We invite you to submit your work to the conference. As an internationally recognized forum where practitioners, researchers, and developers meet to learn and to exchange practical ideas and experiences in computer and network security, we welcome your contributions. In addition to peer-reviewed papers on new work, we also welcome case studies on real-world applications, panels featuring interactive expert discussions, in-depth course on new and emerging topics, and workshops comprised of 1-2 days sessions on hot topics.
STM 2018 14th International Workshop on Security and Trust Management, Co-located with the 23rd European Symposium On Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2018), Barcelona, Spain, September 6-7, 2018. (Submission Due 16 June 2018)
STM (Security and Trust Management) is a working group of ERCIM (European Research Consortium in Informatics and Mathematics). STM 2018 is the fourteenth workshop in this series and will be held in Barcelona, Spain, in conjunction with the 23rd European Symposium On Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2018). The workshop seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of security and trust in ICTs.
SSR 2018 4th Conference on Security Standards Research, Darmstadt, Germany, November 26-27, 2018. (Submission Due 22 June 2018)
The purpose of this conference is to discuss the many research problems deriving from studies of existing standards, the development of revisions to existing standards, and the exploration of completely new areas of standardisation. Indeed, many security standards bodies are only beginning to address the issue of transparency, so that the process of selecting security techniques for standardisation can be seen to be as scientific and unbiased as possible. This year, we hope to tap into the current trend, which has seen more standardisation efforts being open to interaction with academics. This follows in the footsteps of IETFÍs design approach for TLS 1.3, which has seen substantial academic input. Similarly, several post-quantum efforts have seen interaction between academia and industry. This conference is intended to cover the full spectrum of research on security standardisation, including, but not restricted to, work on cryptographic techniques (including ANSI, IEEE, IETF, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27, ITU-T and NIST), security management, security evaluation criteria, network security, privacy and identity management, smart cards and RFID tags, biometrics, security modules, and industry-specific security standards (e.g. those produced by the payments, telecommunications and computing industries for such things as payment protocols, mobile telephony and trusted computing).
CRiSIS 2018 13th International Conference on Risks and Security of Internet and Systems, Arcachon, France, October 16-18, 2018. (Submission Due 6 July 2018)
The International Conference on Risks and Security of Internet and Systems 2018 will be the 13th in a series dedicated to security issues in Internet-related applications, networks and systems. Internet has become essential for the exchange of information between user groups and organizations from different backgrounds and with different needs and objectives. These users are exposed to increasing risks regarding security and privacy, due to the development of more and more sophisticated online attacks, the growth of Cyber Crime, etc. Attackers nowadays do not lack motivation and they are more and more experienced. To make matters worse, for performing attacks have become easily accessible. Moreover, the increasing complexity as well as the immaturity of new technologies such as pervasive, mobile and wireless devices and networks, raise new security challenges. In this context, new security mechanisms and techniques should be deployed to achieve an assurance level acceptable for critical domains such as energy, transportation, health, defence, banking, critical infrastructures, embedded systems and networks, avionics systems, etc. The CRiSIS conference offers a remarkable forum for computer and network security actors from industry, academia and government to meet, exchange ideas and present recent advances on Internet-related security threats and vulnerabilities, and on the solutions that are needed to counter them. The topics addressed by CRiSIS range from the analysis of risks, attacks to networks and system survivability, to security models, security mechanisms and privacy enhancing technologies. The authors are invited to submit research results as well as practical experiment or deployment reports. Industrial papers about applications or case studies are also welcomed in different domains (e.g., telemedicine, banking, e-government, e-learning, e-commerce, critical infrastructures, mobile networks, embedded applications, etc.).
ISDDC 2018 International Conference on Intelligent, Secure and Dependable Systems in Distributed and Cloud Environments, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 28-30, 2018. (Submission Due 20 July 2018)
This conference solicits papers addressing issues related to the design, analysis, and implementation, of dependable and secure infrastructures, systems, architectures, algorithms, and protocols that deal with network computing, mobile/ubiquitous systems, cloud systems, and IoT systems.
NordSec 2018 23rd Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems, Oslo, Norway, November 28-30, 2018. (Submission Due 10 August 2018)
NordSec addresses a broad range of topics within IT security with the aim of bringing together computer security researchers and encouraging interaction between academia and industry. In addition to regular research paper submissions, we invite participants to present their ideas in poster sessions during lunches and coffee breaks. NordSec 2018 welcomes contributions within, but not limited to, the following areas:
IFIP 11.9 DF 2019 15th Annual IFIP WG 11.9 International Conference on Digital Forensics, Orlando, Florida, USA, January 28-30, 2019. (Submission Due 17 September 2018)
The IFIP Working Group 11.9 on Digital Forensics (www.ifip119.org) is an active international community of scientists, engineers and practitioners dedicated to advancing the state of the art of research and practice in digital forensics. The Fifteenth Annual IFIP WG 11.9 International Conference on Digital Forensics will provide a forum for presenting original, unpublished research results and innovative ideas related to the extraction, analysis and preservation of all forms of electronic evidence. Papers and panel proposals are solicited. All submissions will be refereed by a program committee comprising members of the Working Group. Papers and panel submissions will be selected based on their technical merit and relevance to IFIP WG 11.9. The conference will be limited to approximately sixty participants to facilitate interactions between researchers and intense discussions of critical research issues. Keynote presentations, revised papers and details of panel discussions will be published as an edited volume - the fifteenth volume in the well-known Research Advances in Digital Forensics book series (Springer, Heidelberg, Germany) during the summer of 2019. Technical papers are solicited in all areas related to the theory and practice of digital forensics. Areas of special interest include, but are not limited to:
Springer International Journal of Information Security, Special Issue on IoT Security and Privacy, (Submission Due 1 October 2018)
Guest Editors: Takeshi Takahashi (National Institute of
Information and Communications Technology, Japan), Rodrigo Roman Castro
(Universidad de Malaga, Spain), Ryan Ko (University of Waikato, New Zealand),
Bilhanan Silverajan (Tampere University of Technology, Finland),
and Said Tabet (Dell EMC, USA).
The Internet is gradually transforming from a communication platform for conventional IT appliances into the Internet of Things (IoT), increasingly interconnecting many assorted devices and sensors. These devices are generally referred as IoT devices, and many of them are inexpensive and can be constrained in terms of energy, bandwidth and memory. The establishment of IoT ecosystems in various domains is bringing multiple benefits to human users and companies alike. Example of such domains include Smart Homes, Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet and even Intelligent Transportation Systems. However, the IoT as a whole - including related paradigms such as Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) - is susceptible to a multitude of threats. In fact, many IoT devices currently are insecure and have many security vulnerabilities. For example, many vulnerable IoT devices which have been infected with malware have subsequently become comprised into large botnets, resulting in devastating DDOS attacks. Consequently, ensuring the security of such IoT ecosystems - before, during, and after an attack takes place - is a crucial issue for our society at this moment. This special issue aims to collect contributions by leading-edge researchers from academia and industry, show the latest research results in the field of IoT security and privacy, and provide valuable information to researchers as well as practitioners, standards developers and policymakers. Its aim is to focus on the research challenges and issues in IoT security. Manuscripts regarding novel algorithms, architectures, implementations, and experiences are welcome. Topics include but are not limited to:
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