• Tutorial Proposal: 1 May 2008
  • Registration Opens: 27 June 2008
  • Notification: 28 June 2008
  • Camera-Ready: 15 August 2008
  • Hotel Deadline: 7 November 2008


• Computer and Communications Network Security Symposium

Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, pmu@zurich.ibm.com
Jiankun Hu, RMIT University, jiankun@cs.rmit.edu.au
A. Benslimane, LIA/CERI, abderrahim.benslimane@univ-avignon.fr

With the advent of pervasive computer applications and due to the proliferation of heterogeneous wired and wireless computer networks, computer and network security has become paramount. The Computer and Communications Network Security Symposium will address all aspects of the modeling, design, implementation, deployment, and management of computer/network security algorithms, protocols, architectures, and systems. Furthermore, contributions devoted to the evaluation, optimization, or enhancement of security mechanisms for current technologies as well as devising efficient security and privacy solutions for emerging technologies are solicited.

Original papers are invited in the area of computer and network security. Papers must represent high-quality and previously unpublished work.

Contributions in CCNS symposium target wired networks as well as wireless networks.: 3G/ 4G, Satellite, IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth, Ad Hoc, Vehicular, Sensor and RFID  Networks, WiMAX, 802.16, 802.16e and Peer-to-Peer Systems.

Topics of Interest

• Secure PHY, MAC, Routing and Upper Layer Protocols
• Secure Cross Layer Design
• Authentication Protocols and Services Authorization
• Confidentiality
• Data and System Integrity
• Availability of Secure Services
• Key Distribution and Management
• PKI and Security Management
• Trust Models and Trust Establishment
• Identity Management and Access Control
• Deployment and Management of Computer/Network Security Policies
• Monitoring Design for Security
• Distributed Intrusion Detection Systems and Countermeasures
• Traffic Filtering and Firewalling
• IPv6 security, IPSec
• Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
• Prevention, Detection and Reaction Design
• Revocation of Malicious Parties
• Light-Weight Cryptography
• Quantum Cryptography and QKD
• Applications of Cryptography and Cryptanalysis in communications security
• Security and Mobility
• Mobile Code Security
• Network traffic Analysis Techniques
• Secure Naming and Addressing (Privacy and Anonymity)
• Application/Network Penetration Testing
• Advanced Cryptographic Testbeds
• Network Security Metrics and Performance Evaluation
• Operating System(OS) Security and Log Analysis Tools
• Security Modelling and Protocol Design
• Security Specification Techniques
• Self-Healing Networks
• Smart Cards and Secure Hardware
• Biometric Security: Technologies, Risks and Vulnerabilities
• Information Hiding and Watermarking
• Vulnerability, Exploitation Tools, and Virus/Worm Analysis
• Distributed Denial-Of-Service (DDOS) Attacks and Countermeasures
• DNS Spoofing and Security
• Critical infrastructure Security
• Single- and Multi-Source Intrusion Detection and Response (Automation)
• Web, E-commerce, M-commerce, and E-mail Security
• New Design for Unknown Attacks Detection