Forwarded from: Jay Kahn <jkahnat_private> ============================================================= ACSAC 19 December 8-12, 2003 Las Vegas, Nevada USA ACSAC 19 ============================================================= ++++ CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION +++ The 19th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference is an internationally recognized conference that provides a forum for experts in information system security to exchange practical ideas about solving real problems. Consider submitting a paper -- or your ideas for a panel, forum, tutorial, workshop, or work in progress -- to the 19th ACSAC Conference to be held on December 8-12, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Papers and proposals that address the application of technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned will be given special consideration. ================================== CONFERENCE AND PROGRAM ORGANIZERS: ================================== Conference Chair: Daniel Faigin, The Aerospace Corporation Program Chair, LouAnna Notargiacomo, Oracle Program Co-Chair, Daniel Thomsen, Secure Computing Corp Program Co-Chair, Christoph Schuba, Sun Microsystems, Inc. Program Committee Members: Becky Bace, Infidel, Inc. Dirk Balfanz, Palo Alto Research Center Thomas E. Daniels, Iowa State University Andre Dos Santos, Georgia Institute of Technology Jeremy Epstein, webMethods Steven J. Greenwald, independent Jody Heaney, The MITRE Corporation Wesley H. Higaki, Symantec Carl Landwehr, National Science Foundation John McHugh, CERT Pierangela Samarati, University of Milan Steve Rome, Booz Allen Hamilton Simon Wiseman, Qinetiq Diego Zamboni, IBM Research Panel/Forum Chair, Jody Heaney, The MITRE Corporation Case Studies Chair, Steve Rome, Booz Allen Hamilton Workshop Chair, Harvey Rubinovitz, The MITRE Corporation Tutorial Chair, Daniel Faigin, The Aerospace Corporation Student Awards Chair, Andre dos Santos, Georgia Institute of Technology ================== CONFERENCE TOPICS: ================== The ACSAC Program Committee is looking for papers, panels, forums, case studies presentations, tutorials, workshops, and works in progress that address practical solutions to problems related to protecting commercial enterprises or government information infrastructures. The conference topics include: - Access control - Applied cryptography - Audit and audit reduction - Biometrics - Certification and accreditation - Database security - Denial of service protection - Defensive information warfare - Electronic commerce security - Enterprise security - Firewalls and other boundary control devices - Forensics - Identification and authentication - Information survivability - Insider threat protection - Integrity - Intellectual property rights protection - Incident response planning - Intrusion detection and event correlation - Middleware and distributed systems security - Mobile security - Modeling and simulation related to security - Network security - Operating systems security - Privacy - Product evaluation criteria and compliance - Risk/vulnerability assessment - Security engineering - Security management - Software safety and program correctness - Wireless security ================ IMPORTANT DATES: ================ 1 Jun 2003: Papers and proposals for a panel, forum, tutorial, workshop, case study submission, and work in progress are due 15 Jul 2003: Tutorial and workshop acceptance notification 1 Aug 2003: Works in Progress submissions are due 15 Aug 2003: Papers, panels, forums, and Works In Progress acceptance notification 15 Sep 2003: Advance Program available and opening of registration ================== SUBMITTING PAPERS: ================== We will be using the OpenConf paper submission and review system as we did last year. Full papers, including abstracts, must be submitted electronically via the ACSAC web site by 1 June 2003 in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format such that they are viewable in the English-language version of Acrobat (i.e., no language extensions). Since we use a "double-blind" review system, your paper must not reveal the author names or organizations on the cover page, in headers or footers, in acknowledgements, etc. All submissions will be judged on writing quality, originality, relevance, and correctness. Accepted papers may be assigned to a member of the Program Committee to assist the author(s) through the preparation of the final paper. The assigned member will act as the Point of Contact between the author(s) and the Committee. Papers that have been formally reviewed and accepted will be presented during the conference on December 10-12 and published in the conference Proceedings. The Proceedings will be distributed to conference attendees and be made available for purchase after the conference at the ACSAC web site. For more details on the submission, review and publication processes, authors are encouraged to consult the detailed guidance provided at the conference web site: http://www.acsac.org ======================== OUTSTANDING PAPER AWARD: ======================== An Outstanding Paper Award will be given to the author(s) of the outstanding refereed paper. Selection of the outstanding paper is based on an assessment of both the paper and the presentation of the paper at the conference. Announcement of the outstanding paper will be made during the conference. ============================== BEST PAPER BY A STUDENT AWARD: ============================== The Best Paper by a Student Award will be given to a paper the primary content of which was developed by students. ACSAC provides the author(s) of the best student paper with a stipend in recognition of the award. Student authors must provide written confirmation of their student status with their paper submissions. A student must have a current course load of at least 9 credit hours or equivalent, or be enrolled in a degree-granting program and not employed in a professional capacity outside of the university more than 20 hours per week. Questions should be addressed to the Student Awards Chair at Student_chairat_private =================================== PROPOSING PRE-CONFERENCE TUTORIALS: =================================== Half-day and full-day tutorials will be presented on December 8 and 9, 2003. To propose a tutorial, provide an abstract, an outline, a summary of prerequisite, and an indication of whether the tutorial is a half-day or full-day tutorial to the Tutorial Chair at Tutorial_chairat_private =================================== PROPOSING PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: =================================== One to two days of workshops will be held on topics of current interest on December 8-9, 2003. To propose a workshop, submit a description of the workshop topic and how the workshop will be run to the Workshop Chair at Workshop_chairat_private ============================ PROPOSING PANELS AND FORUMS: ============================ The technical program will also include panel discussions of new or controversial topics and/or forums on lessons learned or in-depth discussions of a security area. One- to two-page summaries of panels/forums are included in the Proceedings. Acceptance of panel and forum proposals is based on originality, controversy/coverage, and relevance?as well as appropriateness of speakers. To propose a panel or forum, provide a summary and include sufficient speaker information to the Panel/Forum Chair at Panel_chairat_private ============================ CONFERENCESHIP APPLICATIONS: ============================ ACSAC's Conferenceship program pays for Conference and tutorial expenses for selected students who need assistance to attend the Conference. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and be nominated by a faculty member at an accredited university or school. Check the Conference web site for more information (http://www.acsac.org). ================= CONFERENCE HOTEL: ================= ACSAC 19 will be held at the Aladdin Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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