26th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
6-10 December 2010
Four Seasons Hotel, Austin, Texas, USA


The 26th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) will
be held the week of December 6-10, 2010, in Austin, Texas,
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,
works-in-progress, case studies, and workshops that address such
technologies, concerns, and issues as:

 o        Access control and biometrics
 o        Applied cryptography
 o        Audit and audit reduction
 o        Biometrics
 o        Certification and accreditation
 o        Cloud security
 o        Database security
 o        Denial of service protection
 o        Digital policy
 o        Distributed systems security
 o        Electronic commerce security
 o        Enterprise security management
 o        Forensics
 o        Identification and authentication
 o        Identity and trust management
 o        Incident response planning
 o        Information survivability
 o        Insider threat protection
 o        Intellectual property rights
 o        Intrusion detection
 o        Mobile and wireless security
 o        Multimedia security
 o        Operating systems security
 o        Peer-to-peer security
 o        Privacy and data protection
 o        Product evaluation/compliance
 o        Risk/vulnerability assessment
 o        Securing cloud infrastructures
 o        Security engineering and management
 o        Security in IT outsourcing
 o        Service oriented architectures
 o        Software assurance
 o        Virtualization security
 o        Web 2.0/3.0 security

Important Dates:

                        Due Date              Notification
Tutorials               14 June 2010            20 July 2010
Workshops               14 June 2010            20 July 2010
Papers                  22 June 2010            16 August 2010
Case Studies            22 June 2010            16 August 2010
Panels                  22 June 2010            16 August 2010
Posters                 17 Sept 2010            15 October 2010
WiPs                    17 Sept 2010            15 October 2010

Come join us in Austin for the 26th ACSAC!

General Chair: Carrie Gates, CA Labs
Program Chair: Michael Franz, UC Irvine
Program Co-Chair: John McDermott, Naval Research Lab

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 conferenceship.

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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