Call for Proposals

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Short papers are 6 pages long

Papers, special sessions, tutorials, and workshops addressing all aspects of security in information and networks are being sought. Researchers and industrial practitioners working on the following and related subjects are especially encouraged: Development and realization of cryptographic solutions, security schemes, new algorithms; critical analysis of existing approaches; secure information systems, especially distributed control and processing applications, and security in networks; interoperability, service levels and quality issues in such systems; information assurance, security, and public policy; detection and prevention of cybercrimes such as fraud and phishing; next generation network architectures, protocols, systems and applications; industrial experiences and challenges of the above.

Topics of Interest:

  • Access control and intrusion detection
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Autonomous and adaptive security
  • Security tools and development platforms
  • Computational intelligence techniques in security
  • Security ontology, models, protocols & policies
  • Computer network defense
  • Standards, guidelines and certification
  • Cryptographic techniques and key management
  • Security-aware software engineering
  • Industrial applications of security
  • Trust and privacy
  • Information assurance
  • Cyber Warfare (attacks and defenses)
  • Next generation network architectures
  • Malware analysis
  • Network security and protocols
  • Security challenges in Mobile/Embedded Systems

Paper Categories:

Research contributions - Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted simultaneously to any other conference or workshop that has published proceedings. Maximum length for the proceedings is 8 pages for full papers, 6 pages for short papers.

Student contributions - Doctoral / Masters Students are encouraged to propose papers on ongoing research. Please add "(Student contribution)" to the title. Maximum length for the proceedings is 5 pages for student papers.

Industrial contributions - Authors from industry and government enterprises are welcome to submit original papers that describe their experiences, challenges, and applications in security. Maximum length for the proceedings is 8 or 5 pages.

Position papers, fast abstracts and posters - Authors are also encouraged to propose position papers / fast abstracts on practical studies and experiments, critiques of existing work, emerging issues, and novel ideas under development. Maximum length for the proceedings is 2 (possibly 4) pages for fast abstracts and position statements.

Tool demos - Enterprises and research centers developing, implementing, or using security tools and frameworks are encouraged to propose application / tool demos. Maximum length for the proceedings is 4 pages for tool demos.

Proposal submission:

Papers, Special Sessions, Tutorial and Workshop proposals may be submitted at the SIN'14 Submission Site through the Paper Submission menu tab on the left. Important dates are also found in the menu at the left.