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Ulfar Erlingsson ulfar at microsoft.com
Wed Feb 7 07:59:56 CET 2007

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NordSec 2007: The 12th Nordic Workshop on Secure IT Systems

October 11 - 12 2007, Reykjavik, Iceland

Website: http://www.ru.is/nordsec2007/

Since 1996, the NordSec workshops have brought together computer security
researchers and practitioners from the Nordic countries, Northern Europe,
and elsewhere. The workshop is focused on applied computer security and is
intended to encourage interchange and cooperation between research and

NordSec 2007 is organized by Reykjavik University, in Iceland. Topics
include, but are not limited to, the following areas of computer security:

  - Applied Cryptography
  - Commercial Security Policies and Enforcement
  - Communication and Network Security
  - Computer Crime and Information Warfare
  - Hardware and Smart Card Applications
  - Internet and Web Security
  - Intrusion Detection
  - Language-based Techniques for Security
  - New Ideas and Paradigms in Security
  - Operating System Security
  - PKI Systems and Key Escrow
  - Privacy and Anonymity
  - Security Education and Training
  - Security Evaluations and Measurements
  - Security Management and Audit
  - Security Models
  - Security Protocols
  - Social-Engineering and Phishing
  - Software Security, Attacks, and Defenses
  - Trust and Trust Management

A special focus of the 2007 NordSec workshop are Language-based Techniques
in computer security and their applications; papers and extended abstracts
on this topic are especially welcome.  Students, researchers, and industry
professionals working in this area are encouraged to submit to the workshop.

The workshop will consist of sessions of half-hour talks on technical papers
printed in the workshop proceedings, as well as invited talks. The workshop
will also include sessions for presenting shorter, student papers, extended
abstracts, and expositions on less mature work. Short paper presentations
will be 5 to 10 minutes, with equal time allotted for questions and
discussion in order to create a workshop environment that ensures feedback
to students and other authors.

Important Dates
  23 July, paper submission deadline
  10 September, notification of acceptance
  24 September, camera-ready papers
  11-12 October, NordSec 2007

Selection for the workshop will be based on originality, contribution to the
field, and relevance to the workshop.  Technical papers will be assessed
through double-blind peer review, with accepted papers published in the
printed workshop proceedings.  Program committee co-chairs are Ulfar
Erlingsson, Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley, and Andrei Sabelfeld,
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

For more information, including the submission instructions and full program
committee, please see the workshop website at http://www.ru.is/nordsec07/.

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