ADFSL 2022 : 2022 ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law
Call For Papers
The ADFSL 2022 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law will be held virtually on 25-26 July, 2022.
The ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law is a unique and innovative event. It is managed by the Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (ADFSL). The conference focuses on the current and expanding role of digital forensics within investigations and the courts as well as its important role within cyber security - both national as well as corporate. Topics not only include technology and evidence, but also are very much focused on how to prepare students for careers in digital forensics. Conference papers are double-blind refereed and provide a forum for high-quality research, communication and debate on the subject of digital forensics and directly related fields. The conference is of particular interest to individuals who are interested in developing curriculum and teaching methods as well as conducting research related to the areas of digital forensics, security, and law. This conference will be of value to both academic and practitioner audiences.
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) - Extended to 15 May 2022.
Notifications will be sent by 11:59 pm (Pacific Time), 15 June 2022.
The camera-ready deadline for accepted submissions is 11:59 pm (Pacific Time), 25 June 2022.
All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:
Short briefing papers: A technology or a management briefing on an aspect of digital forensics, information security, and/or cyber law. Such papers will be presented by the author in a round table discussion format at the conference. These papers need not be extensive. Typical length is about 1500-2000 words.
Research papers: A research question or an argument is posed and subsequently conducted. Empirical work (quantitative or qualitative) is necessary. Research papers will be presented by the authors in a regular conference session. These papers should be extensive. Typical length is about 5000-6000 words. All research papers will be considered for publication in the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL).
Case Studies: Case studies are typically descriptions of a given digital forensics situation. Names of organizations/actors can be kept anonymous to maintain confidentiality. Case studies will be presented by the authors at the conference. Typical length is about 5000-6000 words. All case studies will be considered for publication in the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL).
Student Scholar Track: Up to six student papers will be selected for the Student Scholar Track. Of the six papers, one will be selected for the Student Scholar Award. The primary author must be present at the conference. To participate, the primary author of the paper must be a student. The primary author must email the conference chair and specify that they wish their submitted paper to be considered for the Student Scholar track.
Panels: Panels and workshop proposals are welcome. Typical length is about 1000 words long and covers a current technology or a controversial issue.
The primary audience will include individuals who are interested in developing curriculum and teaching methods as well as conducting research related to the areas of digital forensics, security, and law. This conference will be of value to both academic and practitioner audiences.
All research papers and case studies are double-blind peer-reviewed. Submissions (in .pdf format) should be submitted using the EasyChair System: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=adfsl2022
Instructions for authors may also be found at the following link: https://www.digitalforensics-conference.org/call-for-papers/author-instructions
Selected papers from the conference will be considered for inclusion in the Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law.
List of Topics
The conference committee is calling for papers and proposals in, or related to, the following areas:
CURRICULUM: Digital forensics curriculum; Cyberlaw curriculum; Information security curriculum; Accounting digital forensics curriculum
TEACHING METHODS: Digital forensics teaching methods; Cyberlaw teaching methods; Information security teaching methods; Accounting digital forensics teaching methods
CASES: Digital forensics case studies; Cyberlaw case studies; Information security case studies; Accounting digital forensics case studies
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Digital forensics and information technology; Cyberlaw and information technology; Information security and information technology; Accounting digital forensics information technology
NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET: Digital forensics and the Internet; Cyberlaw and the Internet; Information security and Internet; Digital forensics accounting and the Internet; Security and forensics in the Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems; Security and forensics in Cloud and Edge Computing
ANTI-FORENSICS AND COUNTER ANTI-FORENSICS: Steganography; Stylometrics and author attribution; Anonymity and proxies; Encryption and decryption
INTERNATIONAL ISSUES: International issues in digital forensics; International issues in cyber law; International issues in information security; International issues in accounting digital forensics
THEORY: Theory development in digital forensics; Theory development in information security; Methodologies for digital forensic research; Analysis techniques for digital forensic and information security research
PRIVACY ISSUES: Privacy issues in digital forensics; Privacy issues in information security; Privacy issues in Cyberlaw; Privacy issues in the Internet of Things and Cloud
SOFTWARE FORENSICS: Software piracy investigation; Software quality forensics
NATIONAL SECURITY AND CYBERCRIME: Cyberculture; Cyberterrorism; Cyberwar; Cybercrime
Conference Organizer -
Dr. Glenn S. Dardick
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,
Conference General Chairs -
Dr. Umit Karabiyik
Dr. Marcus K. Rogers
Program Chair -
Dr. Smriti Bhatt
Publicity Chair -
Dr. Fahad E. Salamh
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics will be held virtually (online) from July 25-26, 2022. More information will be posted on the conference page:
All questions about submissions should be emailed to Dr. Smriti Bhatt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
The University of Texas at San Antonio
The Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (ADFSL)
The Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL)