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DFIS 2016 : The 9th International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Information Security


When Apr 20, 2016 - Apr 22, 2016
Where Beijing, China
Submission Deadline Jan 20, 2016
Notification Due Feb 2, 2016
Final Version Due Mar 2, 2016
Categories    digital forensics   information security   applied cryptography   convergence security

Call For Papers

DFIS-16 (Beijing, China, April, 2016) Call for Papers - Springer LNEE (SCOPUS / EI index)
DFIS 2016 : The 9th International Symposium on
Digital Forensics and Information Security

April, 20-22, 2016, Beijing, China

In Conjunction with MUE 2016

Published by Springer LNEE Post-Proceedings (indexed by EI & SCOPUS)

==Overview ==

Digital Forensics and Information Security (DFIS) are key elements for the next generation communication and networking environments where all applications and services are focused on users. In addition, the DFIS has emerged rapidly an exciting new paradigm to provide reliable and comfortable life services. Furthermore, the benefits of DFIS will only be realized if security issues can be appropriately addressed. Specially, forensics for DFIS is very important in the security fields. This workshop is intended to foster state-of-the-art research Digital Forensics and Information Security in the area of DFIS including information and communication technologies, law, social sciences and business administration.
The DFIS-16 is the next event in a series of the International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Information Security (DFIS-14, Guam, USA), (DFIS-13, Gwangju, Korea), DFIS-12 (Vancouver, Canada) and the International Workshop on Forensics for Future Generation Communication environments : F2GC-11 (Loutraki, Greece), F2GC-10 (Cebu, Philippines), F2GC-09 (Jeju , Korea), F2GC-08 (Sanya, China), F2GC-09 (Jeju , Korea).


Track1. Digital Forensics
Digital forensics tools
Digital Evidence Management
Digital Evidence Analytics
Digital Forensics Surveillance Technology and Procedures
Digital evidence visualization and communication
Digital evidence storage and preservation
Incident response and investigation
Cybercrime and responses
Forensic procedures
Portable electronic device forensics
Anti-forensic techniques and methods
Network forensics
Social networking forensics
Data hiding and recovery
Network traffic analysis, traceback and attribution
Legal, ethical and policy issues related to digital forensics
Integrity of digital evidence and live investigations
Multimedia analysis
Trends and Challenges
Evidence Protection
Forensics case studies

Track 2. Information Security
Authentication and access control
Anonymity, identity management
Cryptographic protocols
Digital right management and intellectual property protection
Applied cryptography
Denial of service attacks
Intrusion tolerance
IDS and Firewall
Information warfare
Steganography and watermarking
System and network security
Multimedia security
Smartphone security issues
Security for open convergence system
Security for M2M platform
Privacy-enhancing technology
Security requirements engineering
Trust models and trusted computing
Mobile trusted computing
Cloud computing security
Virtualization for trusted platforms
APT Attacks
IoT security
Convergence security
Security policy and management

== Submission Guidelines and Publication ==

There will be a combination of presentations including scientific papers. Prospective authors are invited, in the first instance, to submit papers for oral presentations in any of the areas of interest for this conference. Authors should submit a paper based on page limitation including all figures, tables, and references. If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment.
All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE) - Springer (indexed by EI and SCOPUS).

Authors should submit a paper with 5~6 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references. If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages (total MAX. 8 pages) with the extra page charges (100 USD per page).
Papers exceeding the page limits will be rejected without review.

Instructions for papers in the Springer's LNEE is as follows.
Note that the paper format of LNEE is the same as that of LNCS)
Prepare your paper in the exact format as the sample paper for LNEE. Failure to do so may result in the exclusion of your paper from the proceedings. Please read the authors' instructions carefully before preparing your papers.
Springer accepts both Microsoft Word and LaTex format in the Lecture Note Series.
However, we DO NOT accept the use of LaTex. Therefore, you should use the Microsoft Word instead of using LaTex (The paper will be excluded from the proceeding if you use LaTex).
Springer provides the relevant templates and sample files for both PC ( and Mac (sv-lncs) environments.

Please download
If you need more help on preparing your papers, please visit Springer's LNCS web page (

All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings as one of Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE) series published by Springer (indexed by EI & SCOPUS).

Distinguished accepted and presented papers in DFIS-16, after further revisions, will be recommended to the special issues of the following international journals (Confirmed):
- The Journal of Supercomputing - Springer (SCI)
- Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) - Springer (SCIE)
- Wireless Personal System (WPS) - Springer (SCIE)
- Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS) - Springer (SCOPUS)

** This is the current index status of the journal. However, the journal indices may be changed due to several reasons. In that case, we are not responsible for it
** When authors recommend potential reviewers for their paper, the recommended reviewers' countries must be different.
** The recommended authors MUST strongly keep the recommendation guideline for the submission.

Submission system:
**Authors MUST choose topic as “DFIS2016” at the submission system**.

=Important Notice=
1.Please DO NOT repeatedly create new paper id with an identical paper in our editorial system. When more than two identical papers are submitted in the editorial system, the papers will be rejected without review process.
If any problems, please contact to a leading program chair.
2.In case of more than two withdrawals of accepted papers, the author will be placed on a blacklist in our DB.
We will NOT allow your submission to Confs., SIs, and events.

==Important Dates==
-Submission due: Jan. 20, 2016
-Accept notification: Feb. 2, 2016
-Author registration due: Mar. 2, 2016
-Camera-ready paper due: Mar. 2, 2016
-Symposium Dates: April 20-22, 2016

==Organization ==

Steering Chairs
James Park, SeoulTech, Korea
Han-Chieh Chao, National Ilan University, Taiwan

General Chairs
Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Ryoichi Sasaki, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Program Chairs
C. Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Soon M. Chung, Wright State University, USA
Myeonggil Choi, Chung Ang University, Korea
Jungho Kang, Sungsil University, Korea
Deqing Zou, HUST, China
Javier Garcia Villalba, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

International Advisory Committee
Glenn S. Dardick, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
Shiuh-Jeng Wang, Central Police University, Taiwan
Xuelong Li, Xuelong Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Hsiao-Hwa Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Wanlei Zhou, Deakin University, Australia
Krzysztof Szczypiorski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Publicity Chairs
Yan Wang, Macquarie University, Australia
Deokgyu Lee, Seowon University, Korea
K.P. Chow, University of Hongkong, Hongkong
Hung-Min Sun, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Xiaofei He, Zhejiang University, China

Program Committee: TBA
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
Steven Furnell, University of Plymouth, UK
Nathan Clarke, University of Plymouth, UK
Vasilis Katos, University of Bournemouth, UK
Angeliki Tsohou, Ionio University, Greece
Rizomiliotis Panagiotis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Dimitris Damopoulos, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
Moussa Ouedraogo, Luxemburg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxemburg
Stavros Simou, University of the Aegean, Greece
Haris Mouratidis, University of Brighton, UK
Vasilis Vasilakis, University of Brighton, UK


If you have any questions about the CFPs and papers submission,
please email to Dr. JH Kang ( or Prof. James Park (

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