Paper Submission Deadline: April 14, 2016 - Extended
Submissions could be for full papers, short papers, poster papers, or posters
SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES
Providing high performance computing and security is a challenging task. Internet, operating systems and distributed environments currently suffer from poor security support and cannot resist common attacks. Adding security measures typically degrade performance. This workshop addresses relationships between security, high performance and distributed computing systems in four directions. First, it considers how to add security properties (authentication, confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, access control) to high performance computing systems and how they can be formally verified both at design-time (formal verification) and at run-time (run-time verification). In this case, safety properties can also be addressed, such as availability and fault tolerance for high performance computing systems. Second, it addresses vulnerabilities and security threats (and remediation) targeting HPC, grid, cloud and mobile environments. Third, it covers how to use HPC systems to solve security problems. For instance, a grid computation can break an encryption code, a cluster can support high performance intrusion detection or a distributed formal verification system. More generally, this topic addresses every efficient use of a high performance computing systems to improve security. Fourth, it investigates the tradeoffs between maintaining high performance and achieving security in computing systems and solutions to balance the two objectives. In all these directions, various formal analyses, as well as performance analyses or monitoring techniques can be conducted to show the efficiency of a security infrastructure.
The workshop seeks submissions from academia and industry presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of security related to HPC, distributed, network and mobile environments, as well as case studies and implementation experiences. Papers should have practical relevance to the construction, evaluation, application, or operation of secure systems.
The SHPCS Workshop topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:
Accounting and Audit
Commercial and Industry Security
Data and Application Security
Digital Rights Management
Formal Verification of Secure Systems
Intellectual Property Protection
Intrusion and Attack Detection
Intrusion and Attack Response
Secure System Design
Security Monitoring & Management
Security for Mobile Code
Security for Specific Domains (e.g., E-Government, E-Business, P2P)
Security in IT Outsourcing
Security in Mobile and Wireless Networks
Security in Untrusted & Adversarial Environments and Systems
Security in Operating Systems
Security Location Services
Security of Grid and Cluster Architectures
Trust Management Policies
Web Services Security
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS
You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on above and other topics related to Security and HPC in each local and distributed application fields (e.g. Many-core, Grid, mobile). Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere. For Regular papers, please submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript, not to exceed 8 double-column formatted pages per template, and include up to 6 keywords and an abstract of no more than 400 words. Additional pages will be charged additional fee. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and all authors email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author(s) although all authors are equally responsible for the manuscript. Short papers (up to 4 pages), poster papers and posters (please refer to http://hpcs2016.cisedu.info/1-call-for-papers/call-for-posters for posters submission details) will also be considered. Please specify the type of submission you have. Please include page numbers on all preliminary submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments.
Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript to the Workshop paper submission EasyChair site at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=shpcs20160. Acknowledgement will be sent within 48 hours of submission.
Only PDF files will be accepted, uploaded to the submission link above. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, significance, technical clarity and presentation, and references. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper will have to register and attend the HPCS 2016 conference to present the paper at the Workshop.
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be made available at the time of the meeting. Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the HPCS 2016 Conference web site. It is our intent to have the proceedings formally published in hard and soft copies and be available at the time of the conference. The proceedings is projected to be included in the IEEE Digital Library and indexed in major indexing services accordingly.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work for a special issue in an ISI Journal (the last special issue is going to be published in the Journal of Computer Security (JCS) – IoS Press).
If you have any questions about paper submission or the workshop, please contact the workshop organizers.
Paper Submissions: ----------------------------------------- April 14, 2016 - Extended
Acceptance Notification: ----------------------------------- April 28, 2016
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due by: -------- May 21, 2016 - Extended
Conference Dates: ------------------------------------------ July 18 – 22, 2016
Computer Security Lab (CSecLab)
Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics, and System Engineering
University of Genoa
Viale F. Causa, 13,
I-16145 Genova, Italy
Phone: +39 010 343 2344
Fax: +39 010 353 2948
DEI - University of Padua
Via Gradenigo, 6/B, I-35131, Padova, Italy
Phone: +39 328 1003221
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Via Brecce Bianche
I-60131 Ancona, ITALY, EU
Phone: +39 071 2204829
Fax: +39 071 2204474
International Program Committee*:
All submitted papers will be reviewed by the workshop technical program committee members following similar criteria used in HPCS 2016 and will be published as part of the HPCS 2016 Proceedings.
Sherenaz Al Haj Baddar, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Ezio Bartocci, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
Mathieu Blanc, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA), France
Matthias Buchler, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
Roberto Carbone, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), IRST, Trento, Italy
Valentina Casola, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Aniello Castiglione, University of Salerno, Italy
Luca Compagna, SAP Research Center Sophia Antipolis, France
Gabriele Costa, University of Genoa, Italy
Jorge Cuellar, Siemens, Germany
Paolo Gasti, New York Institute of Technology, New York, USA
Johann Großschädl, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Dieter Hutter, DFKI GmbH, Germany
Martin G. Jaatun, SINTEF ICT, Norway
Rafal Kozik, Institute of Telecommunications, UTP Bydgoszcz, Poland
Jean-Francois Lalande, LIFO, Universite d'Orleans, France
Gabriele Oligeri, University of Roma Tre, Italy
Jose A. Onieva, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Davide Schipani, Universität Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Toshihiro Yamauchi, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
For information or questions about Conference's paper submission, tutorials, posters, workshops, special sessions, exhibits, demos, panels and forums organization, doctoral colloquium, and any other information about the conference location, registration, paper formatting, etc., please consult the Conference’s web site at URL: http://hpcs2016.cisedu.info/ or http://cisedu.us/rp/hpcs16 or contact one of the Conference's organizers.