[EXTENDED SUBMISSION] 8th IEEE Int. Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2016)

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[EXTENDED SUBMISSION] 8th IEEE Int. Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2016)

Fulvio Frati-2

[Apologies if you receives multiple copies of this CFP]
8th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS
4-7 December 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS)
is the primary annual event organized by the IEEE Information
Forensics and Security (IFS) Technical Committee. Its major objective is to
bring together researchers from relevant disciplines to exchange new ideas
and the latest results and to discuss emerging challenges in different areas
of information security. The 8th edition of WIFS will be held in Abu Dhabi,
UAE, from December 4, to December 7, 2016. WIFS 2016 will feature keynote
lectures, tutorials, technical & special sessions, and also demo and
ongoing works sessions.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Forensics
- Evidence Recovery
- Evidence Validation
- Media Analysis
- Source Attribution
- Incident Response
- Counter Forensics

* Information and System Security
- Authentication
- Vulnerability Discovery
- Malware Analysis
- Anonymity
- Cyber-Physical Systems
- Mobile and Intelligent Devices
- PHY Fingerprinting

* Biometrics

* Steganography and Covert Communications

* Hardware security
- Hardware Trojans
- Anti-Counterfeiting

* Multimedia content security
- Cryptography for multimedia
- Hashing
- Data Hiding

* Privacy
- Privacy in Data Analytics
- Privacy in Internet of Everything

* Surveillance and Sousveillance
- Tracking
- Person (Re-)Identification
- Crowd Analysis| Anti-Surveillance and De-identification
- Anti-Sousveillance

* Network Traffic Analysis

** Important deadlines
- EXTENDED Paper submission deadline: August 5, 2016
- Demo & on-going work proposals: August 12, 2016
- SPL and TIFS Paper Submissions: August 26, 2016
- Notification of paper acceptance: September 25, 2016
- Notification of demo & ongoing works proposals acceptance: September 25,
- End of advance registration: October 21, 2016
- Author’s registration deadline: November 4, 2016

** Submission of papers
Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length, six-page papers,
including figures and references. All submitted papers
will go through double-blinded peer review process. The WIFS Technical
Program Committee will select papers for the formal proceedings based on
technical quality, relevance to the workshop, and ability to inspire new
research. Accepted papers will be presented in either lecture tracks or
sessions. Authors of the accepted papers are required to present their
papers at the conference. For all questions contact WIFS’16 Technical
Chairs at [hidden email].

** Tutorial Proposals
Up to four tutorials will be scheduled for the first day of the conference,
Sunday December 4, 2016. Prospective tutorial
contributors are encouraged to submit a tutorial proposal with the tutorial
title, the presenters' name, affiliation, and brief CV, along with the
structure of the tutorial to the Tutorials Chair at [hidden email].

** Demo and Ongoing Works Proposal
This session will provide both academic researchers and industrial
exhibitors to showcase innovative
implementations, systems and technologies demonstrating new ideas in the
field. We encourage both the submission of early research prototypes and
interesting mature systems. Formal proposals must be accompanied by a
description of the work or demo to be presented. All material has to be
submitted to the Demo Session Chair at [hidden email].

** Submission of SPL and TIFS papers
Authors of IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL) and IEEE Transactions on
Information Forensics and
Security (TIFS) papers will be given the opportunity to present their work
at WIFS 2015, subject to space availability and approval by the WIFS
Technical Program Chairs. Proposals have to be submitted to the Technical
Program Chairs at [hidden email].

** Organization

* General Chairs
- Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa University, UAE
- Nasir Memon, New York University, USA

* Technical Program Chairs
- Hüsrev Taha Sencar, TOBB University, Turkey
- Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, TU Darmstadt, Germany

* Tutorials Chairs
- Michail Maniatakos, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

* Demo Session Chairs
- Yier Jin, University of Central Florida, USA
- Khaled Saleh, Khalifa University, UAE

* Local Arrangements Chair
- Özgür Sinanoglu, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE