[PET] IWNS 2009 Call for Papers

Norka Lucena norka at ecs.syr.edu
Mon Jun 15 06:04:23 BST 2009


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First International Workshop on Network Steganography - IWNS 2009
November 18-20, 2009, Wuhan, Hubei, China
co-located with
International Conference on Multimedia Information Networking and
Security (MINES 2009)

http://stegano.net/workshop

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Network steganography is part of information hiding focused on modern
networks and is a method of hiding secret data in users' normal data
transmissions, ideally, so it cannot be detected by third parties.
Steganographic techniques arise and evolve with the development of
network protocols and mechanisms, and are expected to used in secret
communication or information sharing. Now, it becomes a hot topic due to
the wide spread of information networks, e.g., multimedia service
networks and social networks. The workshop is dedicated to capture such
areas of research as steganography, steganalysis, and digital forensics
in the meaning of network covert channels, investigate the potential
applications, and discuss the future research topics. Research themes of
workshop will include:

- Steganography and steganalysis
- Covert/subliminal channels
- Novel applications of information hiding in networks
- Political and business issues in network steganography
- Information hiding in multimedia services
- Digital forensics
- Network communication modelling from the viewpoint of steganography
and steganalysis
- New methods for eliminating network steganography


PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

Papers will be accepted based on peer review and should contain
original, high quality work. All papers must be written in English. A
paper should not exceed 5 pages (two columns IEEE format), including
figures and references with 10-12 point font.

Submission page: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mines2009

The papers will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press, available
in the conference (MINES 2009), and indexed by EI Compendex and ISTP.

The extended versions of high-quality papers selected from the workshop
will be published in a special issue of Telecommunication Systems:
Modelling, Analysis, Design and Management by Springer-Verlag GmbH
(indexed by ISI Master Journal List).

DATES

Manuscript Due (extended): June 22, 2009
Acceptance Notification: July 15, 2009
Final Manuscript Due: July 30, 2009
Registration Due: August 10, 2009

WORKSHOP CHAIRS

Krzysztof Szczypiorski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Shiguo Lian, France Telecom R&D (Orange Labs) Beijing, China
Wojciech Mazurczyk, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

PROGRAMM COMMITTEE

Krzysztof Cabaj, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Steve Chapin, Syracuse University, USA
Costas Constantinou, University of Birmingham, UK
Nicolas T. Courtois, University College London, UK
Lech Janczewski, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Paul Kiddie, University of Birmingham, UK
Piotr Kijewski, NASK/CERT Polska, Poland
Jerzy Konorski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Igor Kotenko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Zbigniew Kotulski, Warsaw University of Technology and IPPT PAN, Poland
Deepa Kundur, Texas A&M University, USA
Miroslaw Kutylowski, Wroclaw Universtity of Technology, Poland
Ke Liao, Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Guangjie Liu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
David Llamas, University of St Andrews, UK
Jozef Lubacz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Norka Lucena, Syracuse University, USA
Symeon Papavassiliou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Josef Pieprzyk, Macquarie University, Australia
Janusz Stoklosa, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Jinwei Wang, The 28th Research Institute of CETC, China
Jozef Wozniak, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Konrad Wrona, NATO C3 Agency, Netherlands
Xiaoyi Yu, Peking University, China



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