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SIN 2011 : 4th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks


Conference Series : Security of Information and Networks
When Nov 14, 2011 - Nov 19, 2011
Where Sydney, Australia
Submission Deadline Aug 10, 2011
Notification Due Aug 15, 2011
Final Version Due Sep 9, 2011
Categories    security   cryptography   networks   network security

Call For Papers


4th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks (SIN 2011)
14-19 November 2011, Sydney, Australia

*** Submissions of position papers (up to 4 pages) will be accepted until August 10, 2011

*** Special issues of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (by Wiley) and Networking Science (by Springer-Verlag)

The 4th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks (SIN 2011) provides an international forum for presentation of research and applications of security in information and networks. SIN 2011 will feature contributed as well as invited papers, special sessions, workshops, and tutorials on theory and practice. Its drive is to convene a high quality, well-attended, and up-to-date conference on scientific and technical issues of security in information, networks, and systems.

Position papers addressing all aspects of security in information and networks are being sought. Researchers and industrial practitioners working on the following and related subjects are especially encouraged: next generation network architectures, protocols, theory, systems and applications; the development and the realization of cryptographic solutions, security schemes, new algorithms; critical analysis of, and/or experimenting with, existing approaches; secure information systems, especially distributed control and processing applications, and security in networks; interoperability, service levels and quality issues in such systems; information assurance, security, and public policy; detection and prevention of cyber crimes such as fraud and phishing; industrial experiences and challenges of the above.

The authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers for possible publication in the following special issues:

* Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (by Wiley). The theme of the special issue is Trust and Security in Wireless Sensor Networks.
* Networking Science (by Springer-Verlag). The theme of the special issue is Next Generation Network Architectures, Protocols, Theory, Systems and Applications.


Broad areas of interest in security theory, technology and applications will include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Access control and intrusion detection
* Autonomous and adaptive security
* Computational intelligence techniques in security
* Computer network defense
* Cryptographic techniques and key management
* Industrial applications of security
* Information assurance
* Next generation network architectures
* Network security and protocols
* Security in information systems
* Security tools and development platforms
* Security ontology, models, protocols & policies
* Standards, guidelines and certification
* Security-aware software engineering
* Trust and privacy


Papers should include the title, author's name(s), affiliation, mailing address, telephone, fax and email of the principal author. All papers will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee judging their originality, significance, correctness, presentation and relevance. Acceptance and final category depend on reviewer feedback.

All acccepted papers will be published by ACM Press in a conference proceedings and placed into ACM Digital Library. Extended versions of selected papers will be invited for possible publication in a special issue of an international journal (TBA).

The submitted papers should be written according to double-column ACM conference format (

The papers should not exceed the maximum length stipulated below under submission categories (extra page charges apply for overlength papers).

All papers must be submitted electronically via the SIN 2011 Submission Site ( by the due date.

At least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register as a participant of the conference for the paper to be included in the proceedings.


Position papers / fast abstracts - Authors are encouraged to propose position papers / fast abstracts on practical studies and experiments, critiques of existing work, emerging issues, and novel ideas under development. Maximum length for the proceedings is 4 pages for fast abstracts and position statements. Please add "(Position paper)" / "(Fast abstract)" to the title.

Tool demos - Enterprises and research centers developing, implementing, or using security tools and frameworks are encouraged to propose application / tool demos. Maximum length for the proceedings is 4 pages for tool demos. Please add "(Tool demo)" to the title.


Position Paper / Tool Demo Submission by: August 10, 2011
All Author Notification: August 15, 2011
All Papers Camera Ready by: September 9, 2011
Author Registration due date: September 9, 2011
Tutorial Dates: 14-19 November, 2011
Conference Dates: 14-19 November, 2011

* The Centre for Advanced Computing - Algorithms and Cryptography (ACAC)& The Information and Networked Systems Security (INSS) & The Intelligent Systems Group (ISG), Dept. of Computing, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
* Faculty of Education, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
* Department of Security of Information Technologies, South-Russian Regional Scientific-Educational Center for Information Security Problems, Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Rostov, Russia
* CASED Research Center for IT Security, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

* US Army Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) / Asian Office of Aerospace Research & Development (AOARD)
* Office of Naval Research Global (ONRG)

The Centre for Advanced Computing - Algorithms and Cryptography (ACAC)& The Information and Networked Systems Security (INSS) & The Intelligent Systems Group (ISG), Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia


Conference Chair: Mehmet Orgun, Macquarie University, Australia
Conference Co-Chair: Atilla Elçi, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Conference Co-Chair: Oleg Makarevich, Southern Federal University, Russia
Conference Co-Chair: Sorin Huss, Techniche Universitat Darmstadt, Germany

Program Chair: Joseph Pieprzk, Macquarie University, Australia
Program Co-Chair: L. Babenko, Southern Federal University, Russia
Program Co-Chair: Alexander Chefranov, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Program Co-Chair: Rajan Shankaran, Macquarie University, Australia

Tutorials Chair: Christophe Doche, Macquarie University, Australia
Tutorials Co-Chair: Olga Peskova, Southern Federal University, Russia
Tutorials Co-chair: Duygu Çelik, ?stanbul Ayd?n University, Turkey

Workshops Chair: Ron Steinfeld, Macquarie University, Australia
Workshops Co-chair: Evgeny Tumoian, Southern Federal University, Russia
Workshops Co-chair: Luc Rolland, Toros University, Turkey

Publication Chair: Behnam Rahnama, European University of Lefke, North Cyprus
Publication Co-Chair: Ekaterina Maro, Southern Federal University, Russia
Publication Chair: Kaile Su, Griffith University, Australia & Peking University, PRC

Finance Chair: Michael Hitchens, Macquarie University, Australia

Registration Chair: Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia
Registration Co-Chair: Ekaterina Pakulova (Southern Federal U, Russia)
Registration Co-Chair: D. Tayyar ?en, Toros University, Turkey

Local Arrangements Chair: Rajan Shankaran, Macquarie University, Australia
Local Arrangements Co-Chair: Dat Tran, University of Canberra, Australia
Local Arrangements Co-Chair: Kalyan Janakiraman, Macquarie University, Australia

e-Presence Chair: Wanli Ma, University of Canberra, Australia

Promotion Chair: Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Promotion Co-Chair: Maxim Anikeev, Southern Federal University, Russia
Promotion Co-Chair: Deniz Özdemir, Toros University, Turkey

Liaison for Americas: Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal U of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Liaison for Asia-Pacific: Huaxiong Wang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Volunteers Team: TBA, Macquarie University, Australia


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