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ICDF2C 2011 : Third International ICST Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime


When Oct 26, 2011 - Oct 28, 2011
Where Dublin, Ireland
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2011
Notification Due Aug 1, 2011
Final Version Due Sep 1, 2011
Categories    digital forensics   cyber crime investigations   cyber terrorism & information

Call For Papers

ICDF2C 2011

Third ICST International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime

Dublin, Ireland, 26 - 28 October, 2011

SCOPE: The Internet has made it easier to perpetrate crimes by providing criminals an avenue for launching attacks with relative anonymity. The increased complexity of the communication and networking infrastructure is making investigation of the cyber crimes difficult. Clues of illegal activities are often buried in large volumes of data that needs to be sifted through in order to detect crimes and collect evidence.

The field of digital forensics and cybercrime investigation has become very important for law enforcement, national security, and information assurance. This is a multidisciplinary area that encompasses law, computer science, finance, telecommunications, data analytics, and policing. This conference brings together practitioners and researchers from diverse fields providing opportunities for business and intellectual engagement among attendees.

We are providing a venue that not only offers chances for networking, but also high-quality training opportunities through expert speakers and tutorials on basic and advanced forensic techniques and methods of cybercrime investigation.

The following topics highlight the conference's theme:

* Business Applications of Digital Forensics
- e-Discovery,
- Civil Litigation Support,
- Incident Response
* Cyber Crime Investigations
- Online Fraud,
- Money Laundering,
- Hacking,
- Malware & Botnets,
- Sexual Abuse of Children on Internet
- Software & Media Piracy
* Digital Forensics Techniques and Tools
* Digital Forensics Process & Procedures
* Theoretical Foundations of Digital Forensics
* Digital Forensics & Law
* Handheld Device & Multimedia Forensics
* Digital Forensics Standardization & Accreditation
* Cyber Criminal Psychology and Profiling
* Cyber Terrorism & Information Warfare

RESEARCH PAPERS: Papers describing original unpublished research are solicited. Submissions must not be concurrently under review by a conference, journal or any other venue that has proceedings.

Papers in the topic areas discussed are preferred, although contributions outside those topics may also be of interest. Please feel free at any time to contact the conference general chair if you have questions regarding your submission.

BEST PAPER AWARD: The program committee may designate up to three papers accepted to the conference as ICDF2C Best Papers. Every submission is automatically eligible for this award.

Submissions can be made in a number of categories: Completed research papers, research-in-progress papers, industrial talks, panel and tutorial proposals, and round table discussions. Please follow the following guidelines in preparing your submission.

* Completed Research Papers: No longer than 16 pages (including abstract, figures, tables and references).
* Research in Progress Papers: No longer than 8 pages (including abstract, figures, tables and references).
* Industrial Talk: Typically a 1,000 word description of the proposed talk. All talks must be vendor neutral.
* Round Table Discussion: Typically a 1,000 word synopsis of the topic area.
* Panel Proposals: Typically a 1,000 word description, identifying the panelists to be involved.
* Tutorial Proposals: Typically a 1,000 word description of topic(s), potential speakers, program length, and potential audience. Also, include proposer resume(s).

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Paper submission will be handled electronically. Papers must be formatted using Springer LNICST Authors' Kit ( and submitted only through the Assyst conference management system following the instructions that can be found in the conference web site (

All submitted papers will be judged based on their quality through *double-blind* reviewing. Authors' names must not appear in the paper. All other submissions should be sent via email to the conference general chair (

PUBLICATIONS: Accepted papers will be published in the ICDF2C 2011 Conference Proceedings and by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes of the Institute for ComputerSciences, Social-Informatics and Tele-communications Engineering (LNICST) series.

Extended versions of selected papers from the conference will be invited for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law.

The proceedings will be available both as paper-based copies and via Springerlink, Springer's digital library. In addition, the content of the proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, including DBLP, Google Scholar, ISI Proceedings, EI, CrossRef and Zentralblatt Math, as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Paper Submission: June 1, 2011
Notification of Acceptance: August 1, 2011
Camera-ready Version: September 1, 2011


Imrich Chlamtac, President of CreateNet
Sanjay Goel, University at Albany, State University of New York (USA)
Ibrahim Baggili, Zayed University (UAE)


General Chair
Pavel Gladyshev, University College Dublin (Ireland)

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Marcus Rogers, Purdue University (USA)
Katrin Franke, Gjovik University College (Norway)

Publication Chair
Nasir Memon, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (USA)

Workshops Chair
Felix Balado, University College Dublin (Ireland)

Publicity Co-Chairs
Ibrahim Baggili, Zayed University (United Arab Emirates)
Sanjay Goel, University at Albany, State University of New York (USA)

Sponsorship Chair
Fergus Toolan, University College Dublin (Ireland)

Industry Track Chair
Michael Harris, Ernst & Young (Ireland)

Demos & Tutorials Chair
Bernhard Otupal, DELL Corporation

Local Chair
Cormac Doherty, University College Dublin (Ireland)

Conference Manager
Anna Sterzi, European Alliance for Innovation

Technical Programme Committee
Ibrahim Baggili, Zayed University (United Arab Emirates)
Felix Balado, University College Dublin (Ireland)
Florian Buchholz, James Madison University (USA)
Glenn Dardick, Longwood University (USA)
Katrin Franke, Gjovik University College (Norway)
Felix Freiling, University of Mannheim (Germany)
Sandra Frings, Fraunhofer IAO (Germany)
Zeno Geradts, Netherlands Forensic Institute (Netherlands)
Pavel Gladyshev, University College Dublin (Ireland)
Sanjay Goel, University at Albany, State University of New York (USA)
Andrew Harbison, Grant Thornton (Ireland)
Michael Harris, Ernst & Young (Ireland)
Andrew Jones, Khalifa University (United Arab Emirates)
Anthony Keane, Blanchardstown Institute of Technology (Ireland)
Tahar Kechadi, University College Dublin (Ireland)
Chang-Tsun Li, University of Warwick (UK)
Juha Lampinen, National Bureau of Investigation (Finland)
Vivienne Mee, Deliotte & Touche (Ireland)
Nasir Memon, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (USA)
Stig Mjolsnes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
George Mohay, Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
Bruce Nikkel, UBS (Switzerland)
Slim Rekhis, Institute of Technology in Communications (Tunisia)
Marcus Rogers, Purdue University (USA)
John Sheppard, Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland)
Eugene Spafford, CERIAS - Purdue University (USA)
Bhadran V K, Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics (India)
Vinod Bhattathiripad, Farouq Institute of Management Studies (India)
Oscar Vermaas, Netherlands National Police Force (Netherlands)
Svein Willassen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)

ICDF2C is endorsed by the European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
ICDF2C is sponsored by ICST with the technical cooperation of Create-Net

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