NordSec 2013

Call for Papers


The 18th Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems will take place at the Arctic Hotel in Ilulissat, Greenland, from 18th to 21st October 2013. NordSec addresses a broad range of topics within IT security with the aims of bringing together computer security researchers from around the world and of encouraging interaction between academia and industry. In 2013 the conference has special focus on the security challenges of cyber-physical systems as found within areas as for example avionics, automotive, energy, healthcare and consumer appliances.
NordSec 2013 welcomes contributions within, but not limited to, the following areas: 

  • Applied cryptography
  • Communication and network security
  • Internet and web-security
  • Operating system security
  • Software security
  • Language-based techniques for security
  • Security protocols
  • Access control and security models
  • Privacy and anonymity
  • Trust and reputation management
  • Security evaluation and measurements
  • Commercial security policies and enforcement
  • Computer crime and information warfare
  • Social engineering and phishing
  • Intrusion detection
  • Security managements and audit
  • New ideas and paradigms in security

Contributions should reflect original research, developments, studies and experience. Papers should not exceed 16 pages (including references and appendices) in the Springer LNCS format; the proceedings will be published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Additionally short papers are solicited for 5 minutes presentations; they will appear in locally printed proceedings.

Important dates

  • 29th April 2013: Deadline for submission of abstracts
  • 6th May 2013: Deadline for submission of papers
  • 10th June 2013: Notification
  • 19th July 2013: Deadline for camera-ready version of accepted papers

Please note that registration and travel arrangements must be completed no later than 24th July 2013; the webpage on travel information contains more details. At least one author of each accepted paper must register and attend the conference.