SecurIT 2012 : International Conference on Security of Internet of Things

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Amrita Vishwa Vidayapeetham (Amrita University)
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SecurIT 2012 will address security in the areas of computing, communication, and control systems. Internet of Things now touches every aspect of our lives and with emerging newer security threats, SecurIT 2012 is the platform to bring together researchers, practitioners & "ethical hackers" from around the world for disseminating the latest advances in security in cloud computing, mobile networks, cyber-physical control systems, healthcare systems, etc.

We are honored to have the conference steered by renowned computer scientists and technology leaders such as:
*Dr. Andrew Tanenbaum, VU, Amsterdam;
*Dr. Robert Kahn, Co-inventor of TCP/IP & CEO President, CNRI, Reston, Virginia;
*Dr. Gulshan Rai, Director General, Cert-In;
*Dr. John Mitchell, Professor, Stanford University & ACM Fellow;
*Dr. Gene Tsudik, Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Information and Systems Security (TISSEC) & Professor, U.C. Irvine;
*Dr. Prasant Mahopatra, IEEE Fellow & Professor, U. C. Davis;
*Dr. Sree Rajan, Director, Fujitsu Laboratories of America;
*Dr. Masahiro Fujita, Professor, University of Tokyo;
*Dr. Venkat Rangan, Amrita University and
* Ms. Esther Dyson, founding co-chairwoman of ICANN

We are inviting academicians from universities and research labs and professionals from industry verticals such as security solution companies, automobile, mobile and wireless companies, etc. to participate and contribute their original work and technical papers to SecurIT 2012 that is supported in principle by ACM (Special Interest Group in Security, Audit & Control SIGSAC) and IEEE Computer Society. Apart from publications in ACM digital library, best papers will be selected for publication in Journal of Computer Security, IOS Press (

Key Dates

*Full paper submission – May 20, 2012
*Notification of Selection – June 15, 2012
*Workshop Proposal Submission - June 10, 2012
*Camera Ready Paper Submission – July 15, 2012

The conference will include tutorials, keynote speeches, technical tracks, workshops, hands-on training sessions, hacking and start-up contests etc

Call for Papers Topics of Interest Include (but are not limited to):

Theory, Practice, and Case Studies in Security, Privacy and Trust of:

* Cyber-physical/networked Embedded Systems
* Machine to Machine Networks (M2M networks)
* Mobile Applications and Security
* Energy, Water and Nuclear resources, Smart Grid SCADA systems
* Sensor Networks : Campus Area, Body Area, Sensor and Metropolitan Area Networks
* Medical Devices
* Control Systems : Flight, Train & Industrial Automation
* Automotive Systems and Networks
* Smart Cities
* Near Field Communication Systems
* Wireless systems

Broader Issues in Internet of Things:

* Threat Models and Attack Trees
* Compliance, Standardization and Regulation
* Impact of Internet of Things in Cloud Security
* Impact of Big Data Analytics on Privacy.
* Denial of Service Attacks
* Identity Management

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Conference will include Workshops, Tutorials & "Hands-on"Training & Special Sessions on:

* Secure adoption of cloud services
* Mobile applications and security
* Security extensions to DNS
* Securing web services
* Detection, containment and recovery from attacks on Cyber-physical systems
* Securing issues in advance automotive systems
* Cyber forensics: Evidence based incident reconstruction
* Secure coding practices
* Emerging identity federation and management strategies
* Security and privacy in social media
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Key Dates

*Full paper submission – May 20, 2012
*Notification of Selection – June 15, 2012
*Workshop Proposal Submission - June 10, 2012
*Camera Ready Paper Submission – July 15, 2012

We look forward to your participation in SecurIT 2012 at one of India's most scenic locations on the Arabian sea shores of Kerala.

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