Call for Papers

The 26th Annual WG 11.3 Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy provides a forum for presenting original unpublished research results, practical experiences, and innovative ideas in data and applications security and privacy. Both research papers and panel proposals are solicited.


Proceedings will be published by Springer as the next volume in the Research Advances in Database and Information Systems Security series.


Papers may present theory, techniques, applications, or practical experience on topics of relevance to IFIP WG 11.3:

Access Control Logics for security and privacy Secure sensor monitoring
Applied cryptography in data security and privacy Organizational security Secure Web Services
Identity theft and countermeasures Privacy-preserving data management Risk management
Integrity maintenance Secure transaction processing Traceability and accountability
Intrusion detection Secure information integration Trust management
Knowledge discovery and privacy Secure Semantic Web

Additional topics of interest include (but are not limited to): Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cyber Terrorism, Information Warfare, Database Forensics, Electronic Commerce Security, and Security in Digital Health Care.

Paper submissions

Authors are invited to submit their contributions electronically to the conference submission web site at Submission must be in the form of a PDF file. Manuscripts must be in English, typed in 11-point font (minimum), and must not be more than 16 pages long. Manuscripts must have a cover page with title, names and addresses (including e-mail address) of authors, an abstract, and a set of keywords. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register with the conference and present the paper. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. The final copy of a paper for the proceedings must use LaTeX, and must be laid out according to the Camera Ready Copy format required by Springer. Author instructions can be found here.
A submitted paper must not be under review for inclusion in any other conference or journal, and must be substantially different from previously published work. Duplicate submissions will be automatically rejected and without review.


There will be award for the best student paper from the accepted program. This award will be chosen by the program committee. The student must be the first author to be eligible.

Panel proposals

Proposals for panels should be e-mailed to the PC chair ( Proposals should include a one-page description of the subject matter, the name and address (including e-mail address) of the organizer, and a list of proposed panelists.

Important dates

Paper Submission due: February 13, 2012 February 26, 2012 11:59 PM EST (firm deadline)
Notification to authors: April 18, 2012
Camera ready due: April 30, 2012


General Chair Publication and Publicity Chair
David Sadek
Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro
Institut Télécom, France Télécom Bretagne, France
PC Chairs Local Arrangement Chair
Frédéric Cuppens & Nora Cuppens-Boulahia Ghislaine Le Gall
Télécom Bretagne, France Télécom Bretagne, France
IFIP WG 11.3 Chair Web Chair
Vijay Atluri Said Oulmakhzoune
Rutgers University, USA Télécom Bretagne, France
 Sponsor Chair
 Artur Hecker
 Télécom ParisTech, France


Kamel Adi Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
Gail-Joon Ahn Arizona State University, USA
Claudio A. Ardagna Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Vijay Atluri Rutgers University, USA
Joachim Biskup Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
Marina Blanton University of Notre Dame, USA
David Chadwick University of Kent, UK
Jason Crampton Royal Holloway, UK
Frédéric Cuppens TELECOM Bretagne, France
Nora Cuppens-Boulahia TELECOM Bretagne, France
Mourad Debbabi Concordia University, Canada
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Josep Domingo-Ferrer Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Eduardo B. Fernandez Florida Atlantic University, USA
Simone Fischer-Hübner Karlstad University, Sweden
Simon Foley University College Cork, Ireland
Sara Foresti Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Alban Gabillon University of French Polynesia, France
Ehud Gudes Ben-Gurion University, Israel
Ragib Hasan University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Sushil Jajodia George Mason University, USA
Wael Kanoun Alcatel-Lucent, France
Sokratis Katsikas University of Piraeus, Greece
Adam J. Lee University of Pittsburgh, USA
Yingjiu Li Singapore Management University
Peng Liu Pennsylvania State University, USA
Jorge Lobo IBM Research T.J. Watson, USA
Javier Lopez University of Malaga, Spain
Emil Lupu Imperial College London, UK
Martin Olivier University of Pretoria, South Africa
Stefano Paraboschi Università di Bergamo, Italy
Wolter Pieters University of Twente, Netherlands
Indrajit Ray Colorado State University, USA
Indrakshi Ray Colorado State University, USA
Kui Ren Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Mark Ryan University of Birmingham, UK
Kouchi Sakurai Kyushu University, Japan
Pierangela Samarati Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Anoop Singhal NIST, USA
Traian Marius Truta Northern Kentucky University, USA
Leon van der Torre University of Luxemburg, Luxemburg
Vijay Varadharajan Macquarie University, Australia
Jaideep Vaidya Rutgers University, USA
Lingyu Wang Concordia University, Canada
Meng Yu Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Xinwen Zhang Samsung Information Systems, USA
Jianying Zhou Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Zutao Zhu Google Inc., USA