Call for Paper

The International Workshop on System Level Security of Smartphones (SLSS)
in conjunction with SecureComm 2014
(Beijing, China, September 23, 2014)


This workshop will discuss various aspects of system level security of
smartphones, and stitch together the aspects into holistic and deep
understandings. Some specific aspects include system metadata abuse,
.so level rootkits in Android, finer-grained protection domains,
cross-layer vulnerability analysis, and context-aware access control.

Through the workshop, some new vulnerabilities and attack on
Android/IOS systems could be revealed, and some security design
principles of next generation smartphone Operating Systems could be

The workshop will be more discussion oriented than regular workshops,
it will include a few selected presentations, each with a 15 minutes
speech and 45 minutes discussion.


Research contributions are solicited in all aspects related to system
level security of smartphones, including but not limited to:

- System level vulnerabilities of Android/ IOS system, for example
   cross-layer vulnerability analysis, service vulnerabilities, etc.

- New attacks on Android/IOS systems, for example metadata-based
   attack, .so level rootkits, etc.

- Design of next generation secure smartphone systems, for example
   finer-grained protection domains, context-aware access control,

-  ...


Papers should be submitted using EasyChair system. Authors are invited
to submit original papers not previously published nor submitted in
parallel for publication to any other conference, workshop or
journal. Papers should be in English.

--Regular papers: up to 16 pages (include everything).

--Short papers: up to 7 pages (include everything); forward-looking
  position papers are very welcome.

Papers must be formatted using Springer LNICST Authors'
Kit. Instructions and templates are available:

- for LaTeX instructions and documentclass and style files. You can
   also download a sample paper.

- for Microsoft Word.

Accepted papers will be published in Springer's LNICST series and will
appear in the SpringerLink, one of the largest digital libraries
online that covers a variety of scientific disciplines, as well as in
the ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL). LNICST volumes are submitted
for inclusion to leading indexing services, including DBLP, Google
Scholar, ACM Digital Library, ISI Proceedings, EI Engineering Index,
CrossRef, Scopus.

Outstanding papers will be invited for fast processing of EAI Endorsed
Transactions on Security and Safety.

Important Date

Paper submission: June 6, 2014

Notification to authors: July 7, 2014

Camera ready deadline: July 15, 2014

Program Committee Co-Chairs

Peng Liu, Professor, Cyber Security Lab, Pennsylvania State
University, University Park

Ji Xiang, Associate Professor, Institute of Information Engineering,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Kai Chen, Associate Professor, Institute of Information Engineering,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Program Committee Members

Damien Octeau, Pennsylvania State University

Xiaofeng Wang, Indiana University

Marco Carvalho, Florida Institute of Technology

Zhiqiang Lin, University of Texas, Dallas

Fan Wu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Lei Xie, Nanjing University

Xiaoyin Wang, University of Texas at San Antonio

Xinhui Han, Peking University

Yuewu Wang, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Registration and Local Arrangement

Cunqing Ma, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of
  Sciences, China


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