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SeceS 2014 : 2nd International Workshop on Security and Privacy Preserving in e-Societies


When Sep 15, 2014 - Sep 17, 2014
Where Buraidah Al Qassim – Saudi Arabia
Submission Deadline Jun 8, 2014
Notification Due Jul 23, 2014
Final Version Due Aug 7, 2014
Categories    security   privacy

Call For Papers

The 2nd International Workshop on Security and Privacy Preserving in e-Societies (SeceS’14)
in conjunction with MEDES 2014
September 15-17, 2014,
Buraidah Al Qassim – Saudi Arabia


Information technologies have invaded almost every aspect of our modern life. The effects of the World Wide Web and more recently Web 2.0, computers, and telecommunications on societies have emerged to cover new form of social cyberspace as reference to digital society or e-Society. In fact, the e-Society is the result of an emerging era of digitalizing different forms of multimedia information making time and space compression a constant evolving task. E-Society represents a revolutionary change in the way people interact with each others’ beyond countries boundaries. It provides individuals, such as end-users and organizations, the ability to easily share and publish corporate data, visions, and strategies. Nonetheless, with this emerging social interaction and the wide range of shared data, several privacy and confidentiality concerns arise. Mechanisms used to harvest social information represent a privacy threat for users in many situations and such concerns fall beyond security administrators’ duties and target end-users in their daily tasks. Approaches proposed in the literature to provide safe data publishing have several drawbacks related, on one hand, to the heterogeneous types of data addressed, and, on the other hand, to complexity in specifying privacy and security rules.
The aim of this workshop is to pin down the latest techniques, studies, and approaches related to security and privacy preserving in the digital society.
Papers submitted to this workshop should be related to the following topics:
• Access control
• Anonymity
• Content protection
• Data protection
• Database security
• Data association detection
• Information hiding
• Inference detection
• Inference elimination
• Knowledge discovery and privacy
• Multimedia mining threats
• Multimedia security
• Multimedia privacy
• Multimedia hiding
• Network security
• Network intrusion detection
• Quantifying threat
• Social networks security
• Social networks privacy preserving
• Security and privacy policies
• Security metrics
• Secure cloud computing
• Watermarking and steganography
• Wireless and mobile security

SeceS'14 is held in conjunction with the International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’14) and sponsored by the French chapter

Paper Submission

Papers should be submitted in electronic form (PDF) using EasyChair(
Papers are up to 6 pages and must be formatted according to the ACM proceedings format which can be found here:
Selection criteria will include: relevance, significance, impact, originality, technical soundness, and quality of presentation.
Preference will be given to submissions that take strong or challenging positions on important emergent topics. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper.

Important dates

Full Papers Submission: June 08, 2014 (extended)
Notification of Paper Acceptance: July 23, 2014
Camera – ready papers: August 07, 2014
Workshop days: September 15-17, 2014

Workshop chairs

Richard Chbeir, UPPA University, France
Bechara AL Bouna, Antonine University, Lebanon
Mohamed Nassar, Qatar University, Qatar

Programme Committee

Cyril Onwubiko, Department for Work and Pensions, UK
Eduardo B. Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University, Canada
Ramzi Haraty, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Simone Mutti, Università di Bergamo, Italy
Traian Marius Truta, Northern Kentucky University, USA
Sabrina De Capitani Di Vimercati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Claudio Agostino Ardagna, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Qutaibah Malluhi, Qatar University, Qatar

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