Date: Thu, 5 May 2016 22:09:15 +0100 From: Shujun Li <hooklee@...il.com> To: passwords@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CFP: Passwords 2016, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, December 5-7 Hi Per, The call mentions "workshop" 3 times. Do you mean "conference"? Best, Shujun On 05/05/2016 21:59, Per Thorsheim wrote: > ==================================================================== > Call for Papers > The 11th International Conference on Passwords > PASSWORDS 2016 > > 5-7 December 2016 > Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany > > https://passwords2016.rub.de/ > ==================================================================== > > > The Passwords conference was launched in 2010 as a response to > the lack of robustness and usability of current personal > authentication practices and solutions. Annual participation has > doubled over the past three years. Since 2014, the conference > accepts peer-reviewed papers. > > > * IMPORTANT DATES * > > Research papers and short papers: > - Title and abstract submission: 2016-07-04 (23:59 UTC-11) > - Paper submission: 2016-07-11 (23:59 UTC-11) > - Notification of acceptance: 2016-09-05 > - Camera-ready from authors: 2016-09-19 > > Hacker Talks: > - Talk proposal submission: 2016-09-15 (23:59 UTC-11) > - Notification of acceptance: 2016-09-30 > > > * CONFERENCE AIM * > > More than half a billion user passwords have been compromised > over the last five years, including breaches at internet > companies such as Target, Adobe, Heartland, Forbes, LinkedIn, > Yahoo, and LivingSocial. Yet passwords, PIN codes, and similar > remain the most prevalent method of personal > authentication. Clearly, we have a systemic problem. > > This conference gathers researchers, password crackers, and > enthusiastic experts from around the globe, aiming to better > understand the challenges surrounding the methods personal > authentication and passwords, and how to adequately solve these > problems. The Passwords conference series seek to provide a > friendly environment for participants with plenty opportunity to > communicate with the speakers before, during, and after their > presentations. > > * SCOPE * > > We seek original contributions that present attacks, analyses, > designs, applications, protocols, systems, practical experiences, > and theory. Submitted papers may include, but are not limited to, > the following topics, all related to passwords and > authentication: > > - Technical challenges and issues: > - Cryptanalytic attacks > - Formal attack models > - Cryptographic protocols > - Dictionary attacks > - Digital forensics > - Online attacks/Rate-limiting > - Side-channel attacks > - Administrative challenges: > - Account lifecycle management > - User identification > - Password resets > - Cross-domain and multi-enterprise system access > - Hardware token administration > - Password "replacements": > - 2FA and multifactor authentication > - Risk-based authentication > - Password managers > - Costs and economy > - Biometrics > - Continous authentication > - FIDO - U2F > - Deployed systems: > - Best practice reports > - Incident reports/Lessons learned > - Human factors: > - Usability > - Design & UX > - Social Engineering > - Memorability > - Accessibility > - Pattern predictability > - Gestures and graphical patterns > - Psychology > - Statistics (languages, age, demographics...) > - Ethics > > > * INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS * > > Papers must be submitted as PDF using the Springer LNCS format > for Latex. Abstract and title must be submitted one week ahead of > the paper deadline. > > We seek submissions for review in the following three categories: > > - Research Papers > - Short Papers > - "Hacker Talks" (talks without academic papers attached) > > RESEARCH PAPERS should describe novel, previously unpublished > technical contributions within the scope of the call. The papers > will be subjected to double-blind peer review by the program > committee. Paper length is limited to 16 pages (LNCS format) > excluding references and well-marked appendices. The paper > submitted for review must be anonymous, hence author names, > affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references must be > temporarily edited out for the review process. The program > committee may reject non-anonymized papers without reading > them. The submitted paper (in PDF format) must follow the > template described by Springer at > http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. > > SHORT PAPERS will also be subject to peer review, where the > emphasis will be put on work in progress, hacker achievements, > industrial experiences, and incidents explained, aiming at > novelty and promising directions. Short paper submissions should > not be more than 6 pages in standard LNCS format in total. A > short paper must be labeled by the subtitle "Short > Paper". Accepted short paper submissions may be included in the > conference proceedings. Short papers do not need to be > anonymous. The program committee may accept full research papers > as short papers. > > HACKER TALKS are presentations without an academic paper > attached. They will typically explain new methods, techniques, > tools, systems, or services within the Passwords scope. Proposals > for Hacker Talks can be submitted by anybody ("hackers", > academics, students, enthusiasts, etc.) in any format, but > typically will include a brief (2-3 paragraphs) description of > the talk's content and the person presenting. They will be > evaluated by a separate subcommittee led by Per Thorsheim, > according to different criteria than those used for the refereed > papers. > > At least one of the authors of each accepted paper must register > and present the paper at the workshop. Papers without a full > registration will be withdrawn from the proceedings and from the > workshop programme. > > Papers that pass the peer review process and that are presented > at the workshop will be included in the event proceedings, > published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer > Science (LNCS) series. > > Papers must be unpublished and not being considered elsewhere for > publication. Plagiarism and self-plagiarism will be treated as a > serious offense. Program committee members may submit papers but > program chairs may not. The time frame for each presentation > will be either 30 or 45 minutes, including Q&A. Publication will > be by streaming, video and web. > > * ORGANIZERS * > > - General chair: Per Thorsheim, God Praksis AS (N) > - Program co-chair and host: Markus Dürmuth, Ruhr-University Bochum (DE) > - Program co-chair: Frank Stajano, University of Cambridge (UK) > > > * PROGRAM COMMITTEE * > > (to be announced) > > > * STEERING COMMITTEE * > > - Per Thorsheim, God Praksis AS (N) > - Stig F. Mjolsnes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (N) > - Frank Stajano, University of Cambridge (UK) > > > More and updated information can be found at the conference website > https://passwords2016.rub.de/ >
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