IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
Call for Short Talks

A continuing feature of the symposium is a session of 5-minute talks where attendees can present preliminary research results or summaries of emerging topics to the Oakland community. Abstracts for 5-minute talks must fit on one US letter page, including the title and all author names and affiliations. Submit abstracts prior to the conference by emailing the chair: William Robertson (

Short talk abstracts are due on Saturday, May 14 (11:59pm PT). In case there is room after this initial selection, we may also consider short talk abstracts sumbitted after this deadline, up until the end of the first day of the conference (Monday, May 23). The short talks session will be held Tuesday (May 24) 5:00-5:50pm, and time limits will be strictly enforced.

Note that since the conference is sold out, only attendants that are already registered can submit a short talk.

Submission Deadline: May 14 2011 (11:59pm PDT)
Notification: May 20 2011
Submission Address:
Submission Subject Line: Oakland Short Talk

Conference News
Conference Proceedings Available Online
All the papers for the 2011 symposium have been made available free of charge on the website.
Conference Photo Album
Photo set from IEEE Security and Privacy 2011 now on flickr!
Paper awards
Congratulations to the paper award winners!
Best Paper: Hookt on fon-iks
Best Student Paper: OpenConflict
Best Practical Paper: How to Shop for Free Online
Poster abstracts posted
Posted here.
Ethics Workshop Cancelled
The "Community Workshop on Ethical Guidelines for Security Research" has been cancelled. Those who registered will receive a full refund. The other workshops remain open and available.
Call for short talks
We are soliciting short talks (5 minutes) that present preliminary research results or summaries of emerging topics to the Oakland community.
Registration complete
Registration for the 2011 conference is complete, with the exception of offering replacements for last minute cancellations. We ask that those who would have come to the conference provide their contact info via the registration page, so we can size venues for future years.
Registration is nearly full
Registration for the 2011 conference is nearly full, and we are accepting applications to the wait list. Please let the registration chair know if you will not be able to attend the conference so we can let others in. Workshop registrations remain open and slots are available.