IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy

The 2011 symposium will mark the 32nd annual meeting of this flagship conference. Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. The symposium will be held May 22-25 at the Claremont Resort in Oakland, California. Visit our Facebook Event page.

The entire proceedings for the 2011 symposium can be found (for free!) at


General chair: Deborah Frincke (Pacific Northwest National Lab)
Program chairs: Giovanni Vigna (UC Santa Barbara) and Somesh Jha (University of Wisconsin, Madison) (see the full Program Committee)
Treasurer: Robin Sommer (ICSI and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Vice Chair and Registration Chair: Robert Cunningham (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)
Sponsor Chair: David Molnar (Microsoft Research)
Publications Chair: Kevin Butler (University of Oregon)
Site Chair: Kristen Gates (TRUST at UC Berkeley)
Poster and Workshop Chair: Rachel Greenstadt (Drexel University)
Student Travel Committee Chair: Terry Benzel (USC Information Sciences Institute )
Web Chairs: Adrienne Porter Felt (UC Berkeley) and Michael Gagnon (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)


Workshop proposals due: PASSED Friday, 27 August 2010
Research papers due: PASSED Friday, 19 November 2010 (23:59 PST) (Call for Papers)

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.

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