The International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime will be held October 14-16, 2020 in Boston. This three-day event is expected to attract well over 200 participants including academics, practitioners, and vendors providing opportunities for business and intellectual engagement among attendees. The conference is organized by the School of Business and the Forensic Analytics for Complex, Energy and Transportation Systems (FACETS) Center at the University at Albany, State University of New York.
The focus of this year’s conference is on various applications of digital evidence and forensics beyond “traditional” cybercrime investigations and litigation such as information security analytics, incident response, risk management, business and military intelligence, etc. Given below is an indicative list of possible topics.
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Authors are invited to submit papers in information assurance and security for (but not limited to) these topics:
Digital and Multimedia Evidence and Forensics
Novel Digital Forensic Techniques and Tools; Multimedia Forensics (including but not limited to Image-, Audio-, and Video Analysis, Biometrics, Linguistic Analysis of Texts); Chip-off Forensics; Mobile & Network Forensics; ICS/SCADA Forensics; Live Data Forensics; Forensic Lab Management and Accreditation
E-Discovery; Investigations of Cybercrime, Terrorism, Computer-Related Fraud, Computer-Related Forgery, Content-Related offences (Child abuse materials, Promotion of extremism), Copyright Infringement; Other Legal Aspects of Digital Evidence Procedure and Applications
Applications in Technological Security
Cloud Computing Security; Web Application Security; Database Security; Intrusion Detection/Prevention; Network Security; Mobile Device Security; Smart Grid Security; Self-Organized Resilient Systems; Critical Infrastructure Security; ICS/SCADA Security; Security of “Internet of Things”; Quantum Computing Security; Digital Currency Security; and Security of Wearable Devices; Digital Rights Management
Applications / Issues in National and International Security Issues, Human Rights
Trans-National Cybercrime Investigations and Mutual Legal Assistance; Internet-based Espionage & Advanced Persistent Threats; State-Sponsored Cyber Warfare & Terrorism; International Cyber Conflicts; Government Surveillance; Censorship and Control of the Internet; and International Cyber Laws and Confidence Building Measures
Applications in Organizational Security and Incident Response
Incident Response; Disaster Recovery; Insider Threat Management; Risk Management; Business Continuity; Security Policies; Security Auditing; Regulatory Compliance; Economics of Security; Behavioral Information Security
Security and Forensics Education
Accreditation of Security and Forensics Training; Innovative Pedagogic Techniques; Certifications; Hands-on Security Laboratories and Tabletop Exercises; Education Infrastructure; Diversity in Security/Forensics Education; and Online Security/Forensics Education
All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.
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Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).
Submissions can be made in three categories:
|Completed Research Papers||Typically, 5,000 words long (excluding abstract and references)|
|Research in Progress Papers||Typically, 2,500 words (excluding abstract and references).|
|Panel Proposals||Typically, 1,000-word description, identifying the panelists to be involved|
Full Paper Submission deadline
15 May 2020 14 June 2020
19 June 2020 14 July 2020
7 August 2020 16 August 2020
Start of Conference
15 October 2020
End of Conference
16 October 2020