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Security, Privacy, Reliability, and Ethics

Here is a one-page printable PDF version of the CFP for this track.

The flexibility and richness of the Web architecture have come at the price of increasing complexity and lack of a sound overall security architecture. The movement toward Web-based services, and the increasing dependency on the Web, have also made reliability a first-rate security concern. From malware and spyware, drive-by downloads, typo squatting, denial of service attacks, to phishing and identity theft, a variety of threats make the Web an increasingly hostile and dangerous environment. By undermining user trust, these problems are hampering e-commerce and the growth of online communities.

This track promotes the view that security, privacy, reliability, and sound guiding ethics must be part of the texture of a successful World Wide Web. In addition to devising practical tools and techniques, it is the duty of the research community to promote and guide business adoption of security technology for the Web and to help inform related legislation. We seek novel research (both theoretical and practical) in security, privacy, reliability, and ethics as they relate to the Web, including but not limited to the following areas:

Paper formatting requirements are provided on the submissions page.

Track Chair: Angelos Keromytis (Columbia University, USA)

Deputy Chair: Dan Wallach (Rice University, USA)

Program Committee: