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WISSE 2016 : Sixth International Workshop on Information Systems Security Engineering


When Jun 13, 2016 - Jun 13, 2016
Where Ljubljana, Slovenia
Submission Deadline Feb 26, 2016
Notification Due Mar 16, 2016
Final Version Due Mar 23, 2016
Categories    security   information system   software engineering   privacy

Call For Papers


Sixth International Workshop on Information Systems Security Engineering - WISSE’16

In conjunction with the
28th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE'16)
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 13 - 17 June 2016

Important Dates

Regular Research and Experience Paper Submission: extented to February 26, 2016 (firm deadline)
Authors Notification: March 16, 2016
Camera Ready Submission: March 23, 2016
Workshop Date: June 13, 2016

The best papers will have the chance to publish extended and revised versions in a special issue of ComSIS - Computer Science and Information Systems ( in the ISI Journal Citation Reports.


Information systems security problems are currently a widespread and growing concern that covers most of the areas of society, such as business, domestic, financial, government, healthcare, and so on. The scientific community has realized the importance of aligning information systems engineering and security engineering in order to develop more secure information systems. Nevertheless, there is lack of an appropriate event that will promote information systems security within the context of information systems engineering. The proposed workshop fulfils this gap.

The workshop following the main conference theme aims to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to present, discuss and debate on one hand the latest research work on methods, models, practices and tools for secure information systems engineering, and on the other hand relevant industrial applications, recurring challenges, problems and industrial led solutions at the area of secure information systems engineering taking under consideration the socio-technical aspects of the modern Information Systems.


* Security and privacy analysis methods and models
* Security and privacy design methods and models
* Security and privacy testing methods and models
* Security and privacy modelling Support Tools
* Integrating functional, security and privacy requirements
* Threat-driven and Model-driven security
* Secure IS interoperability modelling
* Security and process modelling
* Modelling Security and Trust
* Managing Secure Software development
* Security in Agile Software Development Methods
* Methodologies and models for evaluating IS security and privacy aspects
* Formal methods for modelling security
* Models and approaches for the verification of security and privacy properties
* Approaches for managing security changes in IS
* Component-based, Aspect-oriented, Agent-based, Pattern-based, agile-based Information system Security development and evolution methods
* Methods, models and tools for workflow and Business Process Security
* Case studies in modelling secure IS
* Security Architectures and Patterns for Information Systems
* Semantic Web Technologies applied to Security
* Ontologies for IS security
* Security Engineering for specific Information Systems (e-Services, databases, mobile, internet, social networks, cloud, etc.)
* Security Engineering for SOA Systems
* Methods for security reengineering
* Software Security Knowledge
* Enterprise Software Security
* Cloud Forensics Requirements and Tools
* Methods, models and techniques for data anonymization
* Open Data and security
* Security and product lines
* Security of externalized IS


Types of contributions

We invite two types of original and scientific papers:

* Regular Research Papers describe original solutions (theoretical, methodological or conceptual) in the field of secure information systems engineering. A regular research paper should describe the context of the work, the problem tackled, the relevant state of the art, the position or solution suggested and the benefits of the contribution.

* Experience papers present application of work to case studies and industrial practice. Such papers should provide a detail description of the application setting, describe lessons learned, and discuss best practice.

Submission Conditions

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics of the workshop. The results described must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Only papers in English will be accepted.

The length of papers (regular research papers and experience papers) should not exceed 12 pages (including all text, figures, references and appendices.). Three to five keywords characterizing the paper should be indicated at the end of the abstract.

Manuscripts must comply with the Springer LNCS formatting rules. Information about the Springer LNCS format can be found at

Submissions not conforming to the LNCS format, exceeding 12 pages, or being obviously out of the scope of the workshop will be rejected without review.

Papers should be submitted in PDF format, through EasyChair at the following page


For each accepted submission, at least one author is expected to register for the workshop and attend the workshop in order to present the paper. Registration is through the CAiSE’16 web site.


The workshop will combine paper presentations and a keynote. Moreover, accepted papers apart from presentation time, will be assigned with one or two discussants with responsibility to initiate the discussion on the paper. We are confident that such structure will support a workshop environment that will be based on discussion, debate and will therefore provide an important contribution to the relevant research community.


General Chair:

Dr. David G. Rosado
University of Castilla-La Mancha. Paseo de la Universidad, 4
13071 Ciudad Real, Spain

Programme Chairs:

Dr Nadira Lammari
CEDRIC-CNAM. 292 Rue Saint Martin
75141 Paris Cedex 03, France

Dr Christos Kalloniatis
University of the Aegean
Department of Cultural Technology and Communication
University Hill, Mytilene
Gr 81100, Lesvos, Greece

Steering Committee

Dr David G. Rosado
University of Castilla-La Mancha. Paseo de la Universidad, 4
13071 Ciudad Real, Spain

Dr Nadira Lammari
CEDRIC-CNAM. 292 Rue Saint Martin
75141 Paris Cedex 03, France

Dr Christos Kalloniatis
University of the Aegean
Department of Cultural Technology and Communication
University Hill, Mytilene
Gr 81100, Lesvos, Greece

Dr Jan Jurjens
TU Dortmund & Fraunhofer ISST
Otto-Hahn-Str. 12 44221 Dortmund, Germany

Dr Carlos Blanco
Department of Mathematics, Statistical and Computation.
Facultad de Ciencias. University of Cantabria.
Av. De los Castros, s/n ó 39071, Santander, Spain

Publicity chairs:

Dr Michalis Pavlidis
School of Computing, Engineering, and Mathematics
University of Brighton, UK

Dr Luis Enrique Sanchez
University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Dr Akram Idani
LIG, University of Grenoble
681 rue de la Passerelle, 38402 Saint Martin d'Hëres Cedex


Akram Idani. University of Grenoble. France
Antonio Maña. University of Málaga. Spain
Benjamin Nguyen. SMIS, INRIA-Rocquencourt, France
Brajendra Panda. University of Arkansas. USA
Bruno Defude. Télécom SudParis, France
Carlos Blanco. University of Cantabria. Spain
Costas Lambrinoudakis. University of Piraeus. Greece
Csilla Farkas. University of South Carolina. USA
Daniel Mellado. Spanish Tax Agency. Spain
Djamel Benslimane. University of Lyon 1, France
Eduardo B. Fernández. Florida Atlantic University. USA
El-Bay Bourennane. University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Eric Dubois. CRP Henri Tudor. Luxembourg
Ernesto Damiani. Università degli Studi di Milano. Italy
Frédéric Cuppens. Telecom Bretagne. France
Günther Pernul. University of Regensburg. Germany
Guttorm Sindre. NTNU, Norway
Isabelle Comyn-Wattiau. CNAM. Paris, France
Jacky Akoka. CNAM. France
Jan Jürjens. Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
Javier López. University of Málaga. Spain
Kashif Saleem. King Saud University. Saudi Arabia
Ludovic Apvrille. Telecom ParisTech, France
Luis Enrique Sánchez. University of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain
Marc Frappier, University of Sherbrooke
Michalis Pavlidis. University of Brighton, UK
Mohammad Zulkernine. Queen's University. Canada
Moussa Ouedraogo. Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology. Luxembourg
Paolo Giorgini. University of Trendo. Italy
Régine Laleau. Université Paris-Est Créteil. France
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati. Università degli Studi di Milano. Italy
Shareeful Islam, University of East London, UK.
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Tristan Allard. University of Montpellier 2. France
Vasilis Katos. Bournemouth University. UK
Yves Ledru. University of Grenoble. France

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