CSF 2009 : IEEE 22nd Computer Security Foundations Symposium
Conference Series : IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium
Call For Papers
22nd IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium
July 8-10, 2009
Port Jefferson, New York, USA
Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society's
Technical Committee on Security and Privacy logo
The IEEE Computer Security Foundations (CSF) series brings together researchers in computer science to examine foundational issues in computer security. Over the past two decades, many seminal papers and techniques have been presented first at CSF. CiteSeer lists CSF as 38th out of more than 1200 computer science venues (top 3.11%) in impact based on citation frequency. CiteSeerX lists CSF 2007 as 7th out of 581 computer science venues (top 1.2%) in impact based on citation frequency.
New theoretical results in computer security are welcome. Also welcome are more exploratory presentations, which may examine open questions and raise fundamental concerns about existing theories. Panel proposals are sought as well as papers. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Anonymity and Privacy
Data and system integrity
Decidability and complexity
Distributed systems security Electronic voting
Formal methods for security
Language-based security Network security
Resource usage control
Security for mobile computing
Trust and trust management
While CSF welcomes submissions beyond these topics, note that the main focus of CSF is foundational security: submissions that lack foundational aspects risk rejection.
Proceedings, published by the IEEE Computer Society Press, will be available at the symposium, and selected papers will be invited for submission to the Journal of Computer Security.
Papers due: Friday, February 6, 2009
Panel proposals due: Thursday, March 6, 2009
Notification: Friday, March 27, 2009
Camera-ready papers: Friday, Apr 24, 2009
Symposium: July 8–10, 2009
Andrew D. Gordon
Joshua Guttman Gavin Lowe
Scott D. Stoller
Paper Submission Instructions
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with published proceedings. Papers should be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF). Papers submitted in a proprietary word processor format such as Microsoft Word cannot be considered. At least one coauthor of each accepted paper is required to attend CSF to present the paper.
Papers may be submitted using the two-column IEEE Proceedings style available for various document preparation systems at IEEE-CS Press. Papers should be at most 12 pages long, not counting bibliography and well-marked appendices.
Committee members are not required to read appendices, and so the paper must be intelligible without them. Papers not adhering to the page limits will be rejected without consideration of their merits.
Electronic submission instructions will be posted on the CSF-22 web site and through additional announcements prior to the submission date.
Proposals for panels are welcome. They should be no more than three pages in length, and should include the names of possible panelists and an indication of which of those panelists have confirmed a desire to participate. They should be submitted by email to the program chair.
A session of five-minute talks was successful in the last four years, so we are likely to have one again in 2009. Abstracts will be solicited around May.