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The First International Conference on Advances in Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems

CYBER 2016

October 9 - 13, 2016 - Venice, Italy

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  • Colocated with other events part of NexTech 2016
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
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May 23 June 17, 2016


July 18, 2016


August 2, 2016

Camera ready

August 30, 2016

ISSN: to be announced
ISBN: 978-1-61208-512-8

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

conference contact:

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Special sessions:

CSF: Cyber Security and Forensics
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Juan-Carlos Bennett, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, USA

CYMADA:  Cyber Security Assessment, Risk Management, Training Technologies and Data Analytics
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Thomas Klemas, SimSpace Corporation, USA

Main tracks:

Cyber Resilience
Cyber security assessment; Data analytics for Cyber resilience; Organizational security (government, commercial); Resilient smart cities; Resilient Internet of Things (RIOT); Cyber-cities and Cyber-environments; Critical infrastructure security; Back up and recovery for systems of systems; Disaster planning and management from Cyber perspective; Integrated and smarter sensors

Cyber Security
Security management [overall information security management in the sense of 27000 series applied to cyber systems]; Compliance management [verify/check compliance with defined policies, provide corresponding management reports]; Security administration of cyber systems [technical security management of security services]; Security and privacy regulations and laws; Securely interconnected cyber systems [firewalls, cross-domain security solutions]; Self-securing and self-defending cyber systems; Trust management, trust-based information processing [using possibly untrustworthy data sources in a controlled way]; Security technologies for protecting cyber systems and devices; Identity and access management in cyber systems; Anti-counterfeiting; Secure production and supply chain; Cloud computing security; Big-data security; Advanced persistent threats; Network traffic analysis and trace-back; Cyberspace operations; Incident response, investigation, and evidence handling; Intrusion detection and prevention; Cyberspace protection and anti-malware; Cooperation and sharing for Cyber-defense

Cyber Infrastructure
Cyber-Cities and Cyber-environments; Information technology infrastructure; Telecommunications and networks; Cyber-space and data centers; Cyber-enabled control systems; Cyber-enabled critical infrastructure systems; Cyber-physical systems and Internet of Things; Special application domains (smart grid, traffic management systems, autonomous driving, etc.); Embedded processors and controllers; Mobility in Cyber-space; Virtualization in Cyber-space

Cyber Forensics
Computer and networks forensics; Social networking forensics; Digital forensics tools and applications; Applications of information hiding; Identification, authentication, and collection of digital evidence; Anti-forensic techniques and methods; Watermarking and intellectual property theft; Privacy issues in network forensics; Tools, applications, case studies, best practices

Cyber Crime
Cyber-crimes: Challenges in detection/prevention; Anomalies detection; Advanced Persistent Threats and Cyber-resilience; BotNets and MobiNets; Cyber crime-related investigations; Challenges and detection of Cyber-crimes; Network traffic analysis, traceback; Security information and event management (SIEM); Stealthiness improving techniques: information hiding, steganography/steganalysis, etc.

Nature-inspired and Bio-inspired Cyber-defense
Bio-inspired anomaly & intrusion detection; Autonomic and Adaptive Cyber-Defense; Adaptive and Evolvable Systems; Cooperative defense systems; Network artificial immune systems; Adaptation algorithms for cyber security; Biometrics related to cyber defense; Bio-inspired security and networking algorithms and technologies; Biomimetics related to cyber security; Bio-inspired cyber threat intelligence methods and systems; Bio-inspired algorithms for dependable networks; Correlations in moving-target techniques; Neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and genetic algorithms for cyber security Prediction techniques for cyber defense; Information hiding solutions (steganography, watermarking) and detection

Social-inspired opportunistic mobile Cyber-systems
Design of cyber-physical applications for opportunistic mobile systems based on behavioral models; Social metrics for networks and systems operations; Application of mixed physical and online social network sensing; Social-aware modeling, design and development of routing algorithms in cyber-physical; Incentive mechanisms, reputation systems and key management algorithms in cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems; Participatory mobile sensing for mining integration in cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems; Experiments with cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems


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