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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Information Security (IS'08)

Call For Papers 

 The 3rd International Symposium on Information Security (IS'08)

Monterrey, Mexico, Nov 10 - 11, 2008


Co-chaired by

    Jong Hyuk Park, Kyungnam University, Korea
    Bart Preneel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Ravi Sandhu, University of Texas, USA
    Andr Zquete, University of Aveiro, Portugal


The goal of this symposium is to bring together researchers from the academia and practitioners from the industry in order to address information security issues. The symposium will provide a forum where researchers shall be able to present recent research results and describe emerging technologies and new research problems and directions related to them. The symposium seeks contributions presenting novel research in all aspects of information security.


Topics of interest may include one or more of the following (but are not limited to) themes;

    * Access Control and Authentication
    * Accounting and Audit
    * Biometrics for Security
    * Buffer Overflows
    * Computer Forensics
    * Cryptographic Algorithms and Protocols
    * Databases and Data Warehouses Security
    * Honey Nets
    * Identity and Trust Management
    * Intrusion Detection and Prevention
    * Information Filtering and Content Management
    * Information Hiding and Watermarking
    * Mobile Code Security
    * Multimedia Security
    * Network Security
    * Privacy and Confidentiality
    * Public-Key Infrastructure
    * Privilege Management Infrastructure
    * Risk Assessment
    * Security Issues in E-Activities
    * Security and Privacy Economics
    * Security in RFID Systems
    * Security and Trustiness in P2P Systems and Grid Computing
    * Security in Web Services
    * Smart Card Technology
    * Software Security
    * Usability of Security Systems and Services
    * Vulnerability Assessment


Papers submitted to IS'08 must not have been accepted for publication elsewhere or be under review for another workshop or conference.

All submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression. All papers will be refereed by at least three members of the program committee, and at least two will be experts from industry in the case of practice reports.

All submissions must be in English. Submissions must not exceed 18 pages in the final camera-ready paper style.

The paper submission site will be announced later.

Failure to comply with formatting instructions for submitted papers will lead to the outright rejection of the paper without review.

Failure to commit to presentation at the conference automatically excludes a paper from the proceedings.


  	Abstract Submission Deadline 	  	June 8, 2008
Paper Submission Deadline 	June 15, 2008
Acceptance Notification 	August 10, 2008
Camera Ready Due 	August 25, 2008
Registration Due 	August 25, 2008
OTM Conferences 	November 9 - 14, 2008


Program Chairs

    * Jong Hyuk Park
      Kyungnam University, Korea

    * Bart Preneel
      Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    * Ravi Sandhu
      University of Texas, USA

    * Andr Zquete
      University of Aveiro, Portugal

Program Committee Members (to be extended)

    * J. H. Abbawajy, Deakin University, Austraila
    * Gail Ahn, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    * Vijay Atluri, Rutgers University
    * Manuel Bernardo Barbosa, University of Minho, Portugal
    * Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
    * Bruno Crispo, University of Trento, Italy
    * Gwenal Dorr, University College London, UK
    * Huirong Fu, Oakland University, USA
    * Luis Javier Garcia Villalba, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
    * Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Marquette Univer sity, USA
    * James Joshi, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    * Stefan Katzenbeisser, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
    * Hiroaki Kikuchi, Tokai university, Japan
    * Byoung-soo Koh, Digicaps, Korea
    * Deok Gyu Lee, ETRI, Korea
    * Evangelos Markatos, ICS, Forth, Greece
    * Sjouke Mauw, Universit du Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    * Chris Mitchell, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London, UK
    * Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
    * Nuno Ferreira Neves, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    * Giuseppe Persiano, University of Salerno, Italy
    * Frank Piessens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    * Bhanu Prasad, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, USA
    * Carlos Ribeiro, IST, Portugal
    * Biplab K. Sarker, Innovatia Inc., Canada
    * Diomidis D. Spinellis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
    * Avinash Srinivasan, Florida Atlantic University, USA
    * Umberto Villano, Universita' del Sannio, Italy
    * Liudong Xing, University of Massachsetts - Dartmouth, USA
    * Shouhuai Xu, University of Texas at San Antonio
    * Sang-Soo Yeo, Kyushu University, Japan
    * Xinwen Zhang, Samsung Information Systems America, USA
    * Deqing Zou, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China