DIMVA 2008 - Call For Papers

DIMVA 2008 - Call For Papers
DIMVA 2008 - Call For Papers

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Forwarded from: Tadek Pietraszek 

Dear Colleagues,

Attached please find the Call For Papers for DIMVA 2008, the Fifth GI 
International Conference on Detection of Intrusions & Malware, and 
Vulnerability Assessment; which is to be held in Paris, France, July 
10-11, 2008. Complete information is available at 

Please feel free to distribute this announcement. We apologize if you 
receive multiple copies of this message.

Best Regards,

The DIMVA 2008 Organizing Committee


                                   DIMVA 2008

Fifth GI International Conference on Detection of Intrusions & Malware, 
and Vulnerability Assessment

  Organized by the GI Special Interest Group SIDAR


July 10-11th, 2008
Paris, France

Call for Papers

   The annual DIMVA conference serves as a premier forum for advancing 
the state of the art in intrusion detection, malware detection, and 
vulnerability assessment. Each year DIMVA brings together international 
experts from academia, industry and government to present and discuss 
novel research in these areas. DIMVA is organized by the special 
interest group [2]Security - Intrusion Detection and Response of the 
[3]German Informatics Society (GI). The conference proceedings will 
appear in Springer's [4]Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

DIMVA solicits submission of high-quality, original scientific work. 
This year we invite two types of paper submissions:

* Full papers, presenting novel and mature research results. Full papers 
  are limited to 20 pages, prepared according to the instructions 
  provided below. They will be reviewed by the program committee, and 
  papers accepted for presentation at the conference
 will be included in the proceedings.

* Short papers (extended abstracts), presenting original, still ongoing 
  work that has not yet reached the maturity required for a full paper. 
  Short papers are limited to 10 pages, prepared according to the 
  instructions provided below. They will also be reviewed by the program 
  committee, and papers accepted for presentation at the conference will 
  be included in the proceedings (containing Extended Abstract in the 

DIMVA's scope includes, but is not restricted to the following areas:

* Intrusion Detection
+ Approaches
+ Implementations
+ Prevention and response
+ Result correlation
+ Evaluation
+ Potentials and limitations
+ Operational experiences
+ Evasion and other attacks
+ Legal and social aspects
* Malware
+ Techniques
+ Detection
+ Prevention and containment
+ Evaluation
+ Trends and upcoming risks
+ Forensics and recovery
* Vulnerability Assessment
+ Vulnerabilities
+ Vulnerability detection
+ Vulnerability prevention
+ Classification and evaluation

DIMVA particularly encourages papers that discuss the integration of 
intrusion, malware, and vulnerability detection in large-scale 
operational communication networks.

Organizing Committee

General Chair: Herv=C3=A9 Debar, France Telecom R&D, France ( 
Program Chair: Diego Zamboni, IBM Zurich Research Lab, Switzerland 

Sponsor Chair: Ludovic M=C3=A9, Sup=C3=A9lec ( Publicity 
Chair: Tadeusz Pietraszek, Google, Switzerland 

Program Committee

* Kostas Anagnostakis (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
* Thomas Biege (SuSE, Germany)
* David Brumley (Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.)
* Roland B=C3=BCschkes (RWE AG, Germany)
* Weidong Cui (Microsoft Research)
* Marc Dacier (Institut Eurecom, France)
* Sven Dietrich (Stevens Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
* Holger Dreger (Siemens CERT, Germany)
* Ulrich Flegel (University of Dortmund, Germany)
* Marc Heuse (Baseline Security Consulting, Germany)
* Thorsten Holz (University of Mannheim, Germany)
* Ming-Yuh Huang (Boeing, U.S.A.)
* Bernhard H=C3=A4mmerli (HTA Lucerne, Switzerland)
* Martin Johns (University of Hamburg, Germany)
* Erland Jonsson (Chalmers University, Sweden)
* Klaus Julisch (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland)
* Christian Kreibich (International Computer Science Institute, U.S.A.)
* Christopher Kruegel (Technical University of Vienna, Austria)
* Pavel Laskov (Fraunhofer FIRST and University of Tuebingen, Germany)
* Wenke Lee (Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
* John McHugh (Dalhousie University, Canada)
* Michael Meier (University of Dortmund, Germany)
* John Mitchell (Stanford University, U.S.A.)
* George Mohay (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
* Benjamin Morin (Supelec, France)
* Ludovic M=C3=A9 (SUPELEC, France)
* Tadeusz Pietraszek (Google, Switzerland)
* Phil Porras (SRI International, U.S.A.)
* Stelios Sidiroglou (Columbia University, U.S.A.)
* Robin Sommer (ICSI/LBNL, U.S.A.)
* Morton Swimmer (City University of New York, U.S.A.)
* Peter Szor (Symantec, U.S.A.)
* Giovanni Vigna (University of California in Santa Barbara)

Important Dates

Deadline for paper submission: February 4th, 2008 (firm deadline) 
Notification of acceptance or rejection: April 8th, 2008 Final paper 
camera ready copy: April 25th, 2008 Conference dates: July 10-11th, 2008

Paper Submission

All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format via the 
conference Web site. Submissions must be formatted according to the [5] 
instructions provided by Springer Verlag.

   Submitted papers must be in English and must not substantially 
overlap work that has been published before, or that is simultaneously 
in submission to a journal or a conference with proceedings. 
Simultaneous submission, submission of previously published work, and 
plagiarism constitute dishonesty or fraud. DIMVA prohibits these 
practices and may take appropriate action against authors who have 
committed them.

For accepted papers, it is required that at least one of the authors 
attends the conference to present the paper. Presentations must also be 
held in English.

   Details about the electronic submission procedure will be provided on 
the conference Web site by the end of November 2007. Authors of accepted 
papers must follow the Springer guidelines for the preparation of 
camera-ready copies. Details of the process will be provided to the 
authors in time.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We solicit interested organizations to serve as sponsors for DIMVA 2008; 
please contact the sponsorship chair for information regarding corporate 

Steering Committee

* Ulrich Flegel, University of Dortmund
* Michael Meier, University of Dortmund

* Roland B=C3=BCschkes, RWE
* Bernhard H=C3=A4mmerli, Acris GmbH, HSLU and ISSS
* Marc Heuse, Baseline Security Consulting
* Klaus Julisch, IBM Research
* Christopher Kruegel, TU Vienna
* Pavel Laskov, Fraunhofer FIRST and University of Tuebingen
* Robin Sommer, ICSI/LBNL



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