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[PLUG] USENIX HealthSec '10 Call for Papers Now Available

On behalf of the 1st USENIX Workshop on Health Security and Privacy
(HealthSec '10) program committee, we invite you to submit
innovative papers covering all aspects of healthcare information
security and privacy. Please submit all papers by April 9, 2010, 11:59
p.m. PDT (firm deadline).

HealthSec '10 is intended as a forum for lively discussion of  
innovative and potentially disruptive ideas on all aspects of medical
and health security and privacy. A fundamental goal of the workshop is
to promote cross-disciplinary interactions between fields, including,
but not limited to, technology, medicine, and policy. Surprising results
and thought-provoking ideas will be strongly favored; complete papers
with polished results in well-explored research areas are comparatively

Position papers will be selected for their potential to stimulate or
catalyze further research and explorations of new directions, as well as
for their potential to spark productive discussions at the workshop.

Workshop topics are solicited in all areas relating to healthcare
information security and privacy, including:

* Security and privacy models for healthcare information systems
* Industrial experiences in healthcare information systems
* Deployment of open systems for secure and private use of healthcare
information technology
* Security and privacy threats against and countermeasures for existing
and future medical devices
* Regulatory and policy issues of healthcare information systems
* Privacy of medical records
* Usability issues in healthcare information systems
* Threat models for healthcare information systems

Submissions are due Friday, April 9, 2010, 11:59 p.m. PDT (firm

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

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Kevin Fu, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Tadayoshi Kohno, University of Washington
Avi Rubin, Johns Hopkins University
USENIX HealthSec '10 Program Chairs

Call for Papers
1st USENIX Workshop on Health Security and Privacy (HealthSec '10)
August 10, 2010
Washington, DC
Submissions deadline: April 9, 2010, 11:59 p.m. PDT
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