25th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
7-11 December 2009
Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Call for Participation

The 25th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) will be 
held the week of December 7-11, 2009, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. ACSAC is an 
internationally recognized forum where practitioners, researchers, and 
developers in information system security meet to learn and to exchange 
practical ideas and experiences. If you are developing, researching, or 
implementing practical solutions for protecting corporate or government 
information infrastructures, consider sharing your experience and expertise 
at this conference.

We are looking for papers, panels, tutorials, posters, case studies, and 
workshops that address such technologies, concerns, and issues as:

* Access control and biometrics
* Applied cryptography
* Audit, audit reduction and forensics
* Certification and accreditation
* Database security
* Defensive information warfare
* Denial of service protection
* Distributed systems security
* Electronic commerce security
* Enterprise security
* Identification and authentication
* Identity and trust management
* Information survivability
* Insider threat protection
* Intellectual property rights protection
* Intrusion detection
* Malware
* Mobile and wireless security
* Multimedia, P2P, and VoIP security
* Operating systems security
* Privacy and data protection
* Product evaluation  criteria/compliance
* Risk/vulnerability assessment
* Secure location services
* Securing cloud infrastructures
* Security engineering and management
* Security in IT outsourcing
* Software assurance
* Virtualization security
* Web 2.0 security

Important Dates
                           Due Date              Notification
Papers                  1 June 2009             17 August 2009
Case Studies            1 June 2009             17 August 2009
Panels                  1 June 2009             17 August 2009
Tutorials               1 June 2009             20 July 2009
Workshops               1 June 2009             20 July 2009
Posters                18 Sept 2009            16 October 2009

Come celebrate our 25th anniversary in Honolulu!

General Chair: Carrie Gates, CA Labs
Program Chair: Charles Payne, Adventium Labs
Program Co-Chair: Michael Franz, UC Irvine

ACSAC offers conferenceships for students who otherwise would not be able 
to attend the conference. The conferenceship covers hotel, registration and 
a cash award to help defray the costs with transportation and food. 
Students should contact the ACSAC student award chair if interested in a 

   ACSAC is sponsored by Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA), a 
group of professionals who are working to facilitate information sharing 
among colleagues. We're an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization.  Our 
postal address is 2906 Covington Road, Silver Spring, MD  20910-1206.

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