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IFIP WG 11.1 & 11.5 Joint Conference: Call for papers

Mon, March 14, 2005Call For Papers
IFIP TC-11 WG 11.1 & WG 11.5 Joint Working Conference on Security Management, Integrity, and Internal Control in Information Systems

December 1-2, 2005

Fairfax, Virginia



We solicit papers and suggestions for panel sessions, vendor presentations and tutorials. The papers should describe original ideas and research results on foundations and applications related to the subject of security management, integrity, and internal control in information systems. We particularly solicit papers presenting business cases. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

* Baseline security standards

* Critical infrastructure protection

* Cyber trust and interdependent networked computers

* Developments in internal control concepts and the impact on integrity requirements

* Disaster planning and recovery

* Distributed authentication and authorization

* Efficient methods for checking integrity

* Evaluation of information security in companies and information security surveys

* Information security policies

* Integrity and authentication of digital documents

* Integrity and internal control in Enterprise Resource Planning systems, e- and m-commerce applications and infrastructure, and financial systems

* Integrity of archival data

* Integrity requirements necessary to implement an internal control structure within an organization

* Integrity standards

* International standards for information security management

* IT governance issues

* Management awareness and promotion of security

* Management issues relating to critical infrastructure protection

* Methodologies for securing small to medium size enterprises

* Methodologies and techniques for certification and accreditation

* Methods for dealing with incomplete or inconsistent information

* Security culture and awareness

* Security governance issues

* Security risk analysis and management

* Trustworthy computation

Instructions For Authors

Papers must be written in English. Papers should be limited to 5000 words, full page figures being counted as 300 words. A website is available for paper submission:


Style files for Word and LaTeX (required for camera-ready version) will be provided on the conference website.

Each paper must include a short abstract and a list of keywords indicating subject classification. Papers will be refereed in a double-blind process. Therefore, the full names and addresses of the authors should not be included in the submitted paper (submission website will have separate forms for these), and self-citation should be carefully worded to avoid author identification. Acceptance of a paper means an obligation for at least one of the authors to attend the conference and present the paper.

For further information, contact

Paul Dowland (Paul.Dowland@plymouth.ac.uk), or X. Sean Wang (Sean.Wang@uvm.edu)

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer Science and Business Media.  Important Dates

Deadline for Submission: April 25, 2005

Notification of Acceptance: June 20, 2005

Final camera-ready copy due: July 11, 2005

General Chairs

Steven Furnell (steven.furnell@plymouth.ac.uk), University of Plymouth.

Bhavani Thuraisingham (bhavani.thuraisingham@utdallas.edu), University of Texas at Dallas.

Program Committee


Paul Dowland (Paul.Dowland@plymouth.ac.uk) University of Plymouth.

X. Sean Wang (Sean.Wang@uvm.edu), University of Vermont.


Claudio Bettini (University of Milan, Italy)

Andrzej Bialas (Institute of Control Systems, Poland)

Jeimy Cano (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)

Gurpreet Dhillon (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

Neil Doherty (Loughborough University, UK)

Paul Dowland (University of Plymouth, UK)

Jean-Noel Ezingeard (Henley Management College, UK)

Csilla Farkas (University of South Carolina, USA)

Steven Furnell (University of Plymouth, UK)

William Hutchinson (Edith Cowan University, Australia)

Murray Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)

Jorma Kajava (University of Oulu, Finland)

Virginia Kleist (West Virginia University, USA)

Yingjiu Li (Singapore Management University, Singapore)

Peng Liu (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Sean Maynard (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Peng Ning (North Carolina State University, USA)

Malcolm Pattinson (University of South Australia, Australia)

Dalenca Pottas (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa)

Chris Skalka (University of Vermont, USA)

Leon Strous (De Nederlandsche Bank, The Netherlands)

Rossouw von Solms (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa)

X. Sean Wang (University of Vermont, USA)

Jeremy Ward (Symantec, UK)

Omar Zakaria (Royal Holloway University of London, UK)

Albin Zuccato (Karlstad University, Sweden)

Local Arrangement

Sushil Jajodia (jajodia@gmu.edu), George Mason University.

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