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IMPS 2017 : Innovations in Mobile Privacy & Security


When Apr 30, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Where Paris, France
Submission Deadline Dec 22, 2016
Notification Due Jan 20, 2017
Categories    mobile   privacy   security   embedded devices

Call For Papers

Dear all,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Call for Papers: Innovations in Mobile Privacy & Security (IMPS) 2017

IMPS aims to bring together researchers working on challenges in security and
privacy for mobile platforms, broadly considered. We are interested in
investigations into existing security platforms, their users, applications and
app store csv32ecosystems, and research into novel security or privacy mechanisms,
tools, and analysis.

IMPS 2017 is a one-day workshop to be held in conjunction with EuroS&P 2017 in
Paris, France (see

Areas of interest include but are not restricted to:

- Secure application development tools and practices
- Privacy enhancing techniques for devices and connected services
- Secure or trusted computing mechanisms
- Static and dynamic analysis for security
- Formal methods for mobile security
- Vulnerability detection and prevention
- Mobile operating system security features
- Security and privacy for IoT and other constrained devices
- Secure communication protocols for limited devices
- Usable security and privacy for small or mobile devices
- Studies of privacy or security "in the wild"
- User-awareness, understanding, mental models for mobile devices
- Mobile malware and potentially unwanted programs, analysis, and reverse engineering

The key aspect of work to be in scope is that a security or privacy issues are
studied for devices that are constrained and/or sensor rich. As a workshop, we
particularly encourage work describing novel or non-conventional, innovative
techniques and solutions.

Invited Speakers

- Sascha Fahl, CISPA, Saarland University

Dates and Submission

- Paper submission: Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 (EXTENDED)
- Notification to authors: Friday, Jan 20, 2017
- Camera-ready version: Monday, Feb 13, 2017
- Workshop: Apr 30, 2017

We seek submissions of two kinds:

- Regular papers (10 pages)
- Short papers, reporting on early ideas or work in progress (4 pages)

IMPS proceedings will be published in the IEEE S&P volume, subject to final
approval from IEEE. Papers should be prepared in two-column IEEE style.

Submission is via EasyChair at:


Programme Committee:

- David Barrera, ETH Zurich
- Alastair Beresford, University of Cambridge
- Mihai Christodorescu, Qualcomm
- Jon Crussel, Sandia National Lab
- Manuel Egele, Boston University
- William Enck, NC State
- Andrea Lanzi, University of Milan
- Martina Lindorfer, UC Santa Barbara
- Federico Maggi, Trend Micro
- Michalis Polychronakis, Stony Brook University
- William Robertson, Northeastern University
- Nassim Seghir, UCL
- Gianluca Stringhini, UCL
- Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Royal Holloway, University of London
- Melanie Volkamer, Karlstad

Organizers and PC Chairs:

- David Aspinall, University of Edinburgh (PC co-Chair)
- Lorenzo Cavallaro, Royal Holloway, University of London (PC co-Chair)
- Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Royal Holloway, University of London (Publication Chair)

The Organizers

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