ICICS 2008

ICICS 2008 :: 10th International Conference on Information and Communications Security

20 - 22 October, 2008

Hyatt Regency, Birmingham, UK

Call for papers

The 10th International Conference on Information and Communications Security (ICICS) will take place on 20th - 22nd October, 2008. The event, which started in 1997, brings together individuals involved in multiple disciplines of Information and Communications Security, in order to foster the exchange of ideas. ICICS 2008 will be organised by the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, in co-operation with HP Laboratories (Bristol, UK), the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and the International Communications and Information Security Association (ICISA).

Conference topics

Original papers on all aspects of information and communications security are solicited for submission to ICICS 2008. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Access control
  • Anti-malware
  • Anonymity
  • Applied cryptography
  • Authentication and authorization
  • Biometric security
  • Data and system integrity
  • Database security
  • Distributed systems security
  • Electronic commerce
  • Fraud control
  • Grid security
  • Information hiding and watermarking
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Intrusion detection
  • Key management and key recovery
  • Language-based security
  • Operating system security
  • Network security
  • Risk evaluation and security certification
  • Security for mobile computing
  • Security models
  • Security protocols
  • Trusted computing

Instructions for authors

Authors are invited to submit original papers which are not previously published nor submitted in parallel for publication to any other conference, workshop or journal. All submitted papers must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references. Submissions should be in English, in PDF or PS format with all fonts embedded, typeset using 11pt font, and having reasonable spacing and margins. Papers should not exceed 12 A4-sized pages, excluding a bibliography and well-marked appendices. Note that papers should be intelligible without all appendices, since committee members are not required to read them. Submitted papers may risk being rejected directly without consideration of their merits if they do not follow all the above submission instructions.

The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, and will be available at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper should register and give presentation at the conference.

Important dates

  • Submission deadline: 28 May, 2008
  • Notification deadline: 15 July, 2008
  • Camera-ready deadline: 5 August, 2008

Paper submission

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