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The Eleventh International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies

September 10 - 14, 2017 - Rome, Italy

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  • Colocated with other events part of NetWare 2017
  • 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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April 25 May 29, 2017


June 27, 2017


July 10, 2017

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July 27, 2017

ISSN: 2162-2116
ISBN: 978-1-61208-582-1

Video from NetWare 2016
Video posted on IFSA Videos page. Many thanks to Prof. Dr. Sergey Yurish, President of IFSA, for arranging this video.

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.

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

Special tracks:

SSD: Secure Software Development
Chair and Coordinator: Ass. Prof. Dr. Aspen Olmsted, College of Charleston, USA

SVNM: Sonification and Visualisation for Network Monitoring
Chair and Coordinator: Louise Axon, DPhil Student in Cybersecurity, University of Oxford, UK

SECURECF:  Secure Cloud and Fog Computing
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Qussai M. Yaseen, Department of Computer Information Systems, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

BIOSEC: Biometric Security
Chair and Coordinator: Wojciech Wodo, Research Assistant, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland

OSAS:  Operating Systems and Applications Security
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Hector Marco Gisbert, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom

SecACS: Security for Automotive Cyber Systems
Chair and Coordinator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Joachim Hof, Technical University of Ingolstadt, INSicherheit - Ingolstadt Research Group Applied IT Security, Germany

CIP-NCT: Critical Infrastructure Protection – Novel Concepts and Technologies
Chairs and Coordinators:
Stefan Schauer, Scientist, PhD, Austrian Institute of Technology, Center of Digital Safety and Security, Vienna, Austria
Martin Latzenhofer, Scientist, PhD Candidate, Austrian Institute of Technology, Center of Digital Safety and Security, Vienna, Austria

SECIOT: Security for the Internet of Things
Chair and Coordinator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Joachim Hof, Technical University of Ingolstadt, INSicherheit - Ingolstadt Research Group Applied IT Security, Germany

ESCA: Emerging Solutions for Continuous Authentication
Chair and Coordinator: Aysajan Abidin, KU Leuven, Belgium



TRENDS: Security challenges with new technologies

Security in SDN, SDX, NFV; Security in 4G/5G networks;  Security and Internet of X (everything, things, people, etc.); Security for Virtualization and Cloud; Security and Big Data; Security in sensing and sensor networks; Security and energy-aware networks; Security in content-oriented networking; Security in cellular cognitive networks

SECSERV:  Security-as-a-Service - Security technologies and systems-oriented security and safety

Certified services and businesses; Security certifying processes, technologies and standards; Industrial security; Security in information systems; Physical/Virtual/Cloud security; Corporate/Personal security; Security guarantee/assurance/risks; Surveillance systems; Security/Safety digital environments (electromagnetic waves, unsafe facilities, undocumented logistics, etc.); Cyber-security and public services  risks (thefts, health, alarms, vehicular, surveillance, people with special needs, credit carts, use of arms, drone-based delivery, etc.);  Security in supply-based systems; Security in mobile applications, Web-based, Cloud-based services, and Internet of Things (IoT)-based systems; Designing secure and green-oriented industrial systems; Security in production systems; Secure production lines and secure human-oriented products and services

SECSTATUS: Advances and Challenges

Cryptography;  Encryption schemes; Cryptanalysis; Thrifty zero-knowledge approaches;  Chaos-information hiding; Advances in biometric authentication; Passive forensics;  Access, computation and communication security mechanisms; Secure error-tolerant protocols; Side-channel attacks; Malware and attacks prevention; Anti-analysis signals; Security-awareness; Culture-oriented prevention; Security for smart devices; Security for mobile applications; Anonymity and pseudo-anonymity; Mitigating threats; Privilege control and isolation; Cyber-attacks and human factors; IoT and big data security issues; Privacy and protection in eTechnologies; Secure virtualized environments; Security during system migration or updates; Security integration pitfalls; Data leakage, vulnerabilities, failures and lessons learned; Security standards

SERVICES:  Cyber  Laboratory Services

Cyber intelligence systems; Global defense; Security-awareness; Data sanitization and end-of-lifecycle solutions; Compliance solutions  with PCI DSS standard from PCI DSS certified datacenters; Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM); Identity and Access Management (IAM); Risk and security management; IT-Governance, Risks and compliance; Public safety and professional communications and solutions for situational awareness, command and control; Data security services

SOLUTIONS: Cyber Laboratory Solutions

Cyber intelligence technologies; Global threat correlation and reputation services; credentials, expiration time for client installations, feature restrictions, Web-console audit logging, etc.; Advanced testing software, for known and unknown flaws in software; identifying the weaknesses and vulnerabilities; E-mail communication confidentiality protection; Protect of enterprises and government agencies for their confidential data against leaks; Internet security and content cloud services; Risk and security management; IT-Governance, Risks and compliance; SCADA-based information security systems; Guideline on advising, building, developing and inspecting/auditing; information security practices and systems

ARCH: Security frameworks, architectures and protocols

Formal aspects of security; Security analysis methodologies; Security verification; Security protocols; Security architectures and formalisms; Security and design vulnerability; Security and privacy protection; Performance and security; Secure group communication/multicast; Software design security; Middleware security; Security for nomadic code; Intrusion detection systems; Static analysis for software security; Security modeling

METRICS: Security, trust and privacy measurement

Security, trust and privacy metrics; Security assurance metrics; Security measurement architectures; Metrics for adaptive security systems; Taxonomical and ontological support of security metrics; Experiments and benchmarks for security measurements; Embedding security measurability in software and service architectures; Risk-driven assessment of security; Assessment of effectiveness, efficiency and correctness of security; Mapping security metrics and security assurance metrics; Mapping security measurements and non-functional requirements

SECMAN: Security management

Identity management; Security law enforcement; PKI; PKI Key management; Incident response planning; Intrusion detection and event correlation; Firewalls; Trust management; Software security assurance

SECTECH: Security technologies

Secure protocols; Applied cryptography; Smart cards; Biometrics; Digital rights management; Electronic surveillance; Database security

SYSSEC: System security

Internet security; Security in wireless; Sensor/cellular network security; Ad hoc network security; Security in peer-to-peer networks; Security in wireless multimedia systems; Security in different networks (mesh, personal, local, metropolitan, GSM, Bluetooth, WiMax, IEEE 802.x, etc.); Security of emergency services

INFOSEC: Information security

Information hiding; Anonymity; Authentication; Data Integrity; Security data mining; Data confidentiality and integrity; Information flow protection; Trustworthy networks: authentication, privacy and security models; Secure service discovery; Secure location-based service; Information survivability

RISK: Risk and security

Operational risk (opRisk); OpRisk and field studies; Reputation risk; Risk and security-awareness; Business continuity and disaster recovery; Privacy-awareness; Security and trust

MALWA: Malware and Anti-malware

Threat taxonomies and modeling; Security threats; Threats propagation; Anti-malware technologies; Engineering anti-malware; Anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing; Malware propagation models; Profiling security information; Vulnerability analysis and countermeasures; Denial of service attacks; Measurements and metrics; Testing samples and techniques; Quarantine/reuse decisions; Anti-malware tool performance; Anti-malware tool suites; Open-source anti-malware; Host-based anti-malware; On-line anti-malware scanning

MISUSE: Electronic abuse protection

Messaging, viruses, spyware; Advanced misuse detection techniques /machine learning, natural language processing, challenge-response, etc./; Message filtering, blocking, authentication; Digital signatures; Generalized spamming /over email, Internet telephony, instant messaging, mobile phone,  phishing, etc. /; Spam compression and recognition; Learning misuse patterns; Payment schemes; Economics of generalized spam; Tracking abuse tactics and patterns; Protecting legitimate use patterns; Methods for testing protection robustness; Costs and benefits of messaging use and misuse; Standards for messaging and misuse reporting; Legal aspects /identity theft, privacy, freedom of speech, etc./

ANTIFO: Anti-forensics

Advanced anti-forensics mechanisms; Smart anti-forensics; e-discovery industry and anti-forensics; Overwriting data and metadata; Data hiding approaches; Detecting forensics analysis; Anti-forensics tools; Unix-, Windows-, and Linux anti-forensics techniques; Open source anti-forensics tools; Network anti-forensics tools

PRODAM: Profiling data mining

User and traffic profiling; Data mining and visualization; Profile mining and knowledge discovery; Mining lifecycle for profile collections; Profile warehouse construction; Profile portfolio and profile discovery; Profiling game users and game traffic; Profiling transactions; Simpson'd paradox; Real-time profiling mechanisms; Patterns for information profiling; Profiling engines; Profiling metrics; Forensics; Profiling applications (banks, on-line shopping, etc.); Data mining-based user profile prediction

SECHOME: Smart home security

Fundamentals for SHS; Privacy and protection for SHS; Identify and location management in SHS; Authentication and authorization in SHS; Access control and security policies in SHS; Trust and reputation management; Security context-based interfaces for SHS; SHS for accessibility and elderly/disabled people; Real-time challenges for SHS in eHealth environments; Architectures and systems for SHS; Network technologies and protocols for SHS; Ubiquitous/pervasive platform and middleware for SHS; Services and applications for SHS; SHS on campuses and hotels; SHS for mission critical laboratories; Content protection and digital rights management for SHS; Intelligent devices, sensor network/RFID for SHS; Intrusion detection and computer forensics for SHS; SHS and Homeland security; Personal data privacy and protection in SHS; Emerging standards and technologies for SHS; Commercial and industrial for SHS; Case studies, prototypes and experience

SECDYN: Security and privacy in dynamic environments

Fundamentals on highly dynamic environments; Privacy and predefined access control dilemma; Privacy police, provisions and obligations; Dependability in dynamic environments; Protection of digital documents in dynamic environments; On-line activities in high dynamic systems; Law enforcement in high dynamic systems; Personalization; Privacy and transparency; Distributed usage control; Privacy compliance; Secure ambient intelligence; Secure embedded microprocessor architectures; Secure compilation techniques

ECOSEC: Ecosystem security and trust

Secure and trusted service compositions in peer-to-peer networks; Secure data management in collaborative peer-to-peer networks; Security and reputation models for self-adaptive overlay networks; Identity and trust management in dynamic, self-organizing environments; Social institutional-based trust models for self-evolving communities

CRYPTO: Cryptography

Foundations of cryptography; Applied cryptography; Cryptanalysis; Signatures schemes and trust models; Cryptographic algorithms; Electronic payment systems; High-performance encryption methods; Group-oriented cryptography; Identity-based cryptography; Anonymous authentication; Cryptography for multi-user environments; Cryptography and secure localization systems; Attacks on cryptosystems


e-Crime; Epidemiological models for warware and cyber-crime propagation; Record and retrieval of cyber-crimes; Cyber-crime prevention; Cyber-crime vulnerabilities; Cyber-counterattack at source; Distributed cyber-attacks; Orchestrated cyber-attacks; Recursion attacks; Cyber-storm attacks; Cyber-pranks, hoaxes; Phishing/Pharming and anti-phishing; Cyber-terrorism; Online cyber-crime reporting; Accuracy and security of cyber-reports; Fighting cyber-crimes; Cyber-crime laws


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