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UCSI 2012 : The Third International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing Security Issues


When Dec 10, 2012 - Dec 12, 2012
Where London, UK
Submission Deadline Aug 1, 2012
Categories    ubiquitous computing   security

Call For Papers

?The Third International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing Security Issues (UCSI'12)

In conjunction with the
7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2012)
December 10-12, 2012, London, UK

Workshop Summary
In the last few years we have witnessed a significant increase in the use of computers and mobile devices in Ubiquitous
Computing (Ubicomp) Systems. While this is a welcoming trend, security concerns become a major obstacle for adoption of
Ubicomp systems. Unless deliberate efforts are taken to ensure secure Ubicomp systems from design to implementation,
most of the advancements in Ubicomp research may not be realised.

The Ubiquitous Computing Security Issues (UCSI) workshop will bring together researchers and industry participants who are
involved in the design, development, and implementation of novel applications, architectures and frameworks from the Ubicomp
research domain. The UCSI workshop will provide a high profile, leading edge forum for researchers and engineers alike to present
state-of-the-art research in the field of security for Ubiquitous Computing.

The UCSI workshop invites original, high-quality research contributions. In particular, contributions that identify the
state-of-the-art in the design, development, deployment, evaluation and understanding of security issues for Ubiquitous
Computing systems.

Topics of Interest
) Security Challenges in Ubicomp Systems
) Issues and Challenges of Ubicomp in e-Healthcare
) Security and Privacy Concerns in Ubicomp Systems
) Security Concerns in Positioning and Tracking Technologies
) Privacy Concerns in Context-Aware Systems and Smart Environments
) Techniques and Challenges for Implementing Secure Smart Environments
) Legal and Ethical Issues relating to Ubicomp Systems
) Security of FLOSS
) Measuring software reliability issues
) Mobile, Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Security
) Network Security Issues, Protocols and Data Security in Ubicomp
) Secure communications
) Secured Database Systems
) Security in Data Mining
) Security and Access Control
) Security of Web-based applications and services
) Service, Security and its Data management for U-commerce

Important Dates
Paper Submission: August 01, 2012
Authors Notification: September 15, 2012
Final Paper Submission: October 01, 2012

Early Registration Deadline (Authors only): October 05, 2012
Late Registration Deadline (Authors only): November 15, 2012
Participants Registration: May 15 to December 14, 2012

Workshop Dates: December 10-12, 2012

Submission Details
Paper must be submitted electronically to All papers will be fully refereed by at least two referees and
before final acceptance all referees? comments must be considered. The required formats of the paper are available on the conference

Workshop Committees
Program Co-Chairs
Fredrick J. Mtenzi, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
George S. Oreku, TIRDO/North West University, South Africa

Program Committee
Mike Jackson, Birmingham City University, UK
Sulayman K. Sowe, United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) Japan.
Imed Hammouda. Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Dennis Lupiana, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Ali Al-Dahoud, Al-Zaytoonah University, Jordan
Victor Kimutai Kimeli, Moi University, Kenya
Qaisar Rasool, Bahauddin Zakariya University. Pakistan
Ciaran O'Driscoll, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Tamara Pazynyuk. Joint Stock Company (JSC)/ Far East Energy Management Company (FEEMC), Russia
Edward Mutafungwa, Aalto University, Finland
Danish Irfan, COMSATS, Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
Jameson Mbale, University of Namibia, Namibia
Abid Khan, COMSATS, Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Zanifa Omary, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Ion Tutanescu, University of Pitesti, Romania
Juanita Fernando, Monash University, Australia
Kudakwashe Dube, Hamilton University, New Zealand

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