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[PLUG] USENIX Security '09 Call For Papers Deadline Approaching

Dear Colleague,

I'm writing to remind you that the submissions deadline for the 18th
USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security '09) is quickly approaching.
The Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system
administrators, system programmers,and others interested in the latest
advances in the security of computer systems and networks. This year's
Symposium will be held August 12-14 in Montreal, Canada.

Please submit all papers by February 4, 2009, 11:59 p.m. PST

The Program Committee seeks refereed paper submissions in all areas
relating to systems and network security, including:

* Adaptive security and system management
* Analysis of network and security protocols
* Applications of cryptographic techniques
* Attacks against networks and machines
* Authentication and authorization of users, systems, and applications
* Automated tools for source code analysis
* Botnets
* Cryptographic implementation analysis and construction
* Denial-of-service attacks and countermeasures
* File and filesystem security
* Firewall technologies
* Forensics and diagnostics for security
* Hardware security
* Intrusion and anomaly detection and prevention
* Malicious code analysis, anti-virus, anti-spyware
* Network infrastructure security
* Operating system security
* Privacy-preserving (and compromising) systems
* Public key infrastructure
* Rights management and copyright protection
* Security architectures
* Security in heterogeneous and large-scale environments
* Security policy
* Self-protecting and healing systems
* Techniques for developing secure systems
* Technologies for trustworthy computing
* Usability and security
* Virtualization security
* Voting systems analysis and security
* Web security
* Wireless and pervasive/ubiquitous computing security

Note that the USENIX Security Symposium is primarily a systems security
conference. Papers whose contributions are primarily new cryptographic
algorithms or protocols, cryptanalysis, electronic commerce primitives,
etc., may not be appropriate for this conference.

For more details on the submission process, please see the complete
Call for Papers at

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Fabian Monrose, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
USENIX Security '09 Program Chair

Call for Papers
18th USENIX Security Symposium
August 12-14, 2009
Montreal, Canada
Submissions Deadline: February 4, 2009, 11:59 p.m. PST

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