[ecoop-info] CFP for FPS 2013

Nur Zincir-Heywood zincir at cs.dal.ca
Tue Jun 4 20:06:58 CEST 2013

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                FPS 2013, CALL FOR PAPERS
              6th International Symposium on
       (proceedings by Springer Verlag LNCS series)

           La Rochelle, France, October 21-22, 2013

Important Dates:
* Paper Submission: July 1, 2013
* Acceptance Notification: August 15, 2013
* Camera Ready Version: September 1, 2013

Scope: Protecting the communication and data infrastructure of an
increasingly inter-connected world has become vital to the normal
functioning of all aspects of our world. Security has emerged as an
important scientific discipline whose many multifaceted complexities
deserve the attention and synergy of the mathematical, computer
science and engineering communities.

After the previous meetings held in Montreal, Grenoble, Toronto and
Paris, this sixth edition will be held in La Rochelle (France), the
21st and 22nd of October of 2013. The objective of the FPS symposium
is to present and discuss international research in different areas of
theoretical and practical security solutions.

Topics: we invite papers from researchers and practitioners working in
security, privacy, trustworthy data systems and related areas to
submit their original papers. The main topics, but not limited to,

* Security in Service Oriented Architecture & Web Services
* Security Administration & Policy-based Security Architectures
* Access Control Languages
* Cryptography & Cryptanalysis
* Threat Analysis
* Privacy & Sensitive Data Management
* Security on P2P Systems and their Applications
* Policy-based Distributed Information Systems and Security Policies
* Security in Sensor Networks and RFID
* Security of Cloud Computing, Grid Computing and their Applications
* Trust Management
* Security of Distributed Embedded Middleware
* Distributed Security Protocols
* Privacy in Social Networks
* Formal foundations in Information Security
* Side-channel analysis and Fault injection attacks
* Countermeasures against physical attacks
* Protected implementations, security by design
* Formal Verification of security properties
* Methods and Platforms for evaluation of attacks and countermeasures
* Malware, botnets, binary analysis

Submission Guidelines: Full papers should be at most 16 pages (using
11-point font), excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices.
Position papers, as well as extended abstract and contributed talks,
should be up to 8 pages (using 11-point font). Committee members are
not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be
intelligible without them.

All submissions must be written in English. Authors must submit their
papers by the deadline indicated above, using the EasyChair web site
(using the link http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fps2013)
and following the requirements stated there. All papers will be
refereed. The submitted contribution should be formatted according to
Springer's LNCS style. Submissions by PhD students as well as surveys
and controversial ideas are encouraged. Case studies (successful or
not) are also encouraged.

Publication: Proceedings published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS) series. At least one author of each accepted
paper must register to the symposium, by the early date indicated by
the organizers, and present the paper.

Symposium Website: http://conferences.telecom-bretagne.eu/fps/2013/

Submission Website: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fps2013

Visit http://conferences.telecom-bretagne.eu/fps/2013/ for further

Dr. Nur Zincir-Heywood
Professor                            E-mail: zincir at cs.dal.ca
Faculty of Computer Science          Phone:  (902) 494 3157
Dalhousie University                 Fax:    (902) 492 1517

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