20th Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on

Data and Applications Security

SAP Labs, Sophia Antipolis, France
July 31-August 2, 2006


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Call for Papers

Papers submission deadline is extended to March 8, 2006

The conference provides a forum for presenting original unpublished research results, practical experiences, and innovative ideas in data and applications security. Papers and panel proposals are solicited. The conference is limited to about forty participants so that ample time for discussion and interaction may occur. Proceedings will be published by Springer as the next volume in the Research Advances in Database and Information Systems Security series.

Papers may present theory, techniques, applications, or practical experience on topics of interest of IFIP WG11.3:


- Access Control

- Application level attacks and intrusion detection

- Applied cryptography in data security

- Identity theft and countermeasures

- Integrity maintenance

- Intrusion tolerance and trusted recovery

- Knowledge discovery and privacy

- Organizational security

- Privacy and privacy-preserving data management

- Secure transaction processing

- Security assessment, planning and administration

- Secure information integration

- Secure sensor information processing

- Threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management

- Trust management

- Web services/application security

- Secure Semantic Web

Additional topics of interest include but not limited to: Critical Infrastructure Protection, Cyber Terrorism, Information Warfare, Database Forensics, Electronic Commerce Security, and Security in Digital Health Care.


Paper submissions  

 Authors are invited to submit their contributions electronically through the conference web site ( Submission must be in the form of a PDF file. Manuscripts must be in English, typed in double spaced format in 11-point font, and not more than 20 pages. Manuscripts should have a cover page with title, name and addresses (including e-mail address) of authors, an abstract, and a set of keywords. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference, and at least one author of each accepted paper is required to register with the conference and present the paper. Note that the final copy for the proceedings must use LaTex and be laid out according to the Camera Ready Copy format required by Springer.


Panel proposals 

Proposals for panels should be emailed to PC chairs

(, Proposals should include a one-page description of the subject matter, the name and address (including e-mail address) of the organizer, and a list of proposed panelists.


Duplicate Submission Policy 

A submitted paper cannot be under review for any other conference or journal, and has to be substantially different from previously published work. Duplicate submissions will be rejected.

Important Dates


Paper Submission due:

Acceptance notification:   

Final papers due:

 March 1, 2006 
 March 8, 2006


 April 10, 2006 


 May 9, 2006


General Chair

Andreas Schaad

SAP Labs, France




Program Chairs

Ernesto Damiani   

University of Milan





Peng Liu
Penn State University   


Publicity Chair

Soon Ae Chun,

City University of New York, U.S.A.




Program Committee


Gail-Joon Ahn, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, U.S.A.

Anne Anderson, Sun Microsystems, U.S.A.

Vijay Atluri, Rutgers University, U.S.A. 

Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Universitą degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Soon Ae Chun, City University of New York, U.S.A.

Chris Clifton, Purdue University, U.S.A.

Steve Demurjian, University of Connecticut, U.S.A.

Csilla Farkas, University of South Carolina, U.S.A.

Eduardo Fernandez-Medina, Univ. of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Simon Foley, University College Cork, Ireland

Andy Gordon, Microsoft Research, U.S.A. 

Ehud Gudes, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University, U.S.A.

Carl Landwehr, University of Maryland, U.S.A.

Tsau Young Lin, San Jose State University, U.S.A.

Patrick McDaniel, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.

Sharad Mehrotra, University of California Irvine, U.S.A.

Mukesh K. Mohania, IBM research labs, India.

Ravi Mukkamala, Old Dominion University, U.S.A.

Peng Ning, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

Sylvia Osborn, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Brajendra Panda, University of Arkansas, U.S.A.

Joon Park, Syracuse University, U.S.A.

Indrakshi Ray, Colorado State University, U.S.A.

Indrajit Ray, Colorado State University, U.S.A.

Pierangela Samarati, Universitą degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Andreas Schaad, SAP Labs, France

Sujeet Shenoi, University of Tulsa, U.S.A.

David Spooner, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, U.S.A.

Bhavani Thuraisingham, University of Texas Dallas, U.S.A.

T.C. Ting, University of Connecticut, U.S.A.

Duminda Wijesekera, George Mason University, U.S.A.

Meng Yu, Monmouth University, U.S.A.

Ting Yu, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.