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Enclosed please find the CFP of the Third International Conference on Risks and
Security of Internet and Systems, October 28-30, 2008,  Tozeur, Tunisia.
http://redcad.org/crisis2008.

We cordially invite you to submit your paper before the deadline---April 
30, 2008.

Best regards,

Ahmed Hadj Kacem
CRiSIS'2008 Organizing Committee chair

---------------------------------  CFP, CRiSIS'2008  ----------------------

CALL FOR PAPERS

Third International Conference on Risks and
Security of Internet and Systems (CRiSIS 2008)
http://www.redcad.org/crisis2008/

October 28-30, 2008, Tozeur, Tunisia

The Internet has become essential for the exchange of information.
Many user groups from different backgrounds and with different
objectives depend on it to perform their daily tasks. Various
activities are carried out via the Internet: between companies (B2B),
between businesses and consumers (B2C), or between individuals who
create their own virtual communities.

Moreover, many companies are interconnecting their Information
Technologies systems, including SCADA (Supervisory Control And
Data Acquisition) systems, directly or indirectly to the Internet.
  At the same time, the use of the Internet is facing increasing
risks regarding safety, reliability, privacy and security, in
particular due to vulnerabilities induced by the increasing
complexity of Internet-related applications. Therefore, new
security and dependability mechanisms and techniques should be
deployed to achieve an assurance level acceptable for critical
domains such as transportation, health, defence, banking, critical
  infrastructures, etc.

In this context, dependability, security and privacy become a priority
that should be addressed by all actors in research, industry, services
and governments. These issues will be studied from different view
points: research results, practical experiment and deployment, applications
and case studies, etc. Different application domains are concerned:
telemedicine, e-government, e-learning, e-commerce, critical infrastructures,
etc. CRiSIS’2008 will be a forum for the participants to broaden professional
contacts and for technical discussions on security and dependability issues.


Topics

The topics addressed by CRiSIS’2008 range from the analysis of faults, risks,
attacks and vulnerabilities to system survivability and adaptability, passing
  through security policies and models, security and dependability mechanisms
and privacy enhancing technologies. They include, but are not limited to,
the topics of interest below :

* Models for specification, design and validation of security  and 
dependability
    Security and trust  models
    Models for security policies
    Formal methods, verification and certification
    UML and MDA for dependable systems
    Architectures for secure and dependable systems
    Self-protecting models and architectures
    Designing business models with security management

* Management of security and dependability
    Management of risks, attacks and vulnerabilities
    Risk analysis, security and quality assurance
    Awareness of risks, attacks and vulnerabilities
    Metrology  and security management
    Key management Infrastructure (PKI) and trust management
    Monitoring and management of faults
    Planning and executing of repair actions
    Adaptability management

* Security and dependability techniques and mechanisms
    Authentication, authorization and audit
    Privacy protection and anonymization
    Intrusion detection and fraud detection
    Traceability and forensics
    Biometrics, watermarking, cryptography and security protocols
    Access and information flow controls
    Use of smartcards and personal devices
    Firewalls and intrusion detection systems
    Viruses, worms and malicious codes
    Attack data acquisition (honeypots) and network monitoring
    Adaptation of security policies

* Secure and dependable  systems
    Security and dependability of operating systems and network components
    Security of services oriented applications
    Security dependability of distributed and grid  applications
    Fault tolerance of Internet applications
    Reflective middleware
    Security and safety of critical infrastructures
    Security and privacy of peer-to-peer system, wireless networks, VPN and 
embedded systems
    Security of new generation networks, security of Voice-over-IP and 
multimedia
    Self-protecting, self-stabilizing and self-healing systems

* Secure and dependable applications
    Security in Electronic payment
    Security of electronic voting
    Security in e-health
    Dependability in e-learning


Submission Details

Papers must be written in English or French, and must be submitted 
electronically
  in PDF format. Maximum paper length will be 8 printed pages for full 
papers or 4
pages for short papers, including figures in IEEE 2-columns style. Papers 
submissions
  must be received via the CRiSIS’2008 web site.

A selection of the best conference papers will be revised and published in a
special issue of the International Journal of Information and Computer
Security (IJICS).


Important Dates

Paper Submission due: April 30, 2008
Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2008
Final paper submission and authors' registration: June 30, 2008
Conference Dates: October 28-30, 2008


Program Committee

Anas Abou El Kalem, IRIT - Toulouse, France
Nadjib Badache, LSI, USTHB, Algeria
Kamel Barkaoui, CNAM ­ Paris, France
Abdelfettah Belguith, ENSI ­ Tunis, Tunisia
Hanene Ben Abdallah, FSEG ­ Sfax, Tunisia
Samir Ben Ahmed, INSA ­ Tunis, Tunisia
Rahma Ben Ayed, ENI ­ Tunis, Tunisia
Frédéric Cuppens, ENST - Bretagne, France
Hervé Debar, France Télécom R&D, France
Sabrina De Capitani, University of Milano, Italy
Khalil Drira, LAAS - Toulouse, France
Rachida Dssouli, Concordia Univ, Canada
Dieter Gollmann, TU - Hamburg, Germany
Ahmed Hadj Kacem, FSEG ­ Sfax, Tunisia
Farouk Kamoun, ENSI - Manouba,Tunisia
Catherine Meadows, N. R. Laboratory, USA
Abdallah Mhamed, INT - Evry, France
Riadh Robbana, EP - Tunis, Tunisia
Gilles Trouessin, Oppida, France
Laurent Vigneron, LORIA - Nancy, France
Eric Wong, Dallas - USA
Habib Youssef, ISIT - Sousse, Tunisia
Belhassen Zouari, FS - Tunis, Tunisia


Organizing Committee

Chafik Aloulou, FSEG - Sfax, Tunisia
Ahmed Hadj Kacem, FSEG - Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Hadj Kacem, ISIM - Sfax, Tunisia


Queries

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Tel: +(216) 74 278 777 (270)
Fax:+(216) 74 279 139

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