[hpc-announce] [CFP] Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Conference in San Jose, CA, USA (Paper Submission Deadline: Feb. 20, 2023)

Jinoh Kim jinoh at lbl.gov
Tue Feb 7 09:06:27 CST 2023


Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Conference (SVCC 2023)
May 17-19, 2023, Burlingame, CA
Website: https://svcc2023.svcsi.org/
Email event.manager at svcsi.org to contact the IEEE SVCC 2023 organizing

The paper submission site will open in early January 2023.

*Important Dates*
Abstract Deadline: January 31, 2023 (Optional)
Research Paper Submission Deadline: February 20, 2023, at Midnight (PST)
Author notification: March 20, 2023

*Program Chairs*
Nima Karimian, West Virginia University
Alvaro A. Cardenas, UC Santa Cruz
Vikrant Nanda, Google Inc.
Younghee Park, San Jose State University

The Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Conference (SVCC) is an annual
international conference in cybersecurity held at the heart of Silicon
Valley, which is supported by the Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Institute
(SVCSI). SVCC focuses on research in dependability, reliability, and
security to address cyber-attacks, vulnerabilities, faults, and errors in
networks and systems. This conference is a forum to present research in
robustness and resilience in a wide spectrum of computing systems and
networks. All aspects of the research and practice of applied security are
within the scope of this conference. Relevant topics include innovative
system design, protocols, and algorithms for detecting, preventing,
mitigating, and responding to malicious threats in dependable and secure
systems and networks including experimentation and assessment. The topics
of interest are the security of hardware, software, networks, clouds,
cyber-physical systems, socio-technical systems, blockchain, and healthcare.

*Topics of Interest*
Authors are invited to submit original papers on the current areas of
emphasis, but not limited to:

Network Security:
   - Intrusion and anomaly detection and prevention
   - Attack detection, prevention, or mitigation
   - Cryptography for network security
   - Denial-of-service attacks and countermeasures
   - Mobile and wireless network security
Blockchain Security:
   - Security and privacy in decentralized applications
   - Distributed consensus protocols
   - Blockchain theory and algorithms
   - Communication protocols and standards for dApps
   - Decentralized identity and identity management
Machine learning security and privacy
   - Machine learning applications to security and privacy
   - Machine learning privacy issues and methods
   - Adversarial machine learning
   - Ethical, Social and Legal Issues
   - DeepFakes
   - Federated learning security
System and Hardware Security:
   - Security primitives in system architecture and systems
   - Side-channel attacks and mitigation
   - Anti-counterfeit, anti-tamper
   - Hardware obfuscation
   - FPGA design and security
   - Cryptographic processors
   - Post-quantum security primitives
Software Security:
   - Secure software design/architecture
   - Secure software practices
   - Security analysis tools and methods
   - Security evaluation criteria and methodology
   - Vulnerability, threat, and risk analysis
   - Malware detection/intrusion detection
   - Obfuscation and software security

*Paper Submission*
The authors need to submit their original, unpublished papers along with an
abstract of about 200 words to EasyChair. Submitted papers may not be
accepted or under review elsewhere. Submissions should be at least four (5)
pages long but not exceed eight (8) pages, in the conference format
(double-blind reviewing), should not use smaller than 10pt font size, and
must be consistent with the IEEE conference format provided in the IEEE
website https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html.
Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well
as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. SVCC 2023 uses a
double-blind review policy. Authors are required to remove their names,
affiliation(s), and other identifying information from the header of the
manuscript. This also includes meta-data in the submitted document as well
as acknowledgment sections. To permit a blind review, do not include the
name(s) or affiliation(s) of the author(s) on the manuscript and abstract.
Papers that do not meet these anonymization requirements may be rejected
without further review.
Please see the detailed information on the conference website here.

*Call for Special Sessions*
Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Conference (SVCC 2021) is soliciting abstract
papers for special sessions from both academia and industry. In conjunction
with the regular SVCC conference program, the aim of special sessions is to
provide specialized forums for the discussion of complementary, novel, or
timely perspectives in cybersecurity that are of general interest to the
audience of IEEE SVCC. Submissions should be at least one (1) page long but
not exceed two (2) pages, in conference format. Please check the conference
Abstract Submission Due for Special Session: February 20, 2023, at Midnight

*Call For Work in Progress (WIP)*
We invite researchers to submit up to two-page papers related to
cybersecurity topics with a maximum of 100-word abstract in English by
using the IEEE Conference template. Ongoing research projects can be
presented at SVCC under the Work in Progress (WIP) category. This provides
a unique opportunity for authors to receive early feedback on current work
and preliminary results. Please check the conference website.
Poster Submission Deadline: February 20, 2023, at Midnight (PST)

SVCSI hosts a Hackathon (called CyberWarrior) and this year’s SVCC
challenge is system hacking and forensics questions. Please check the
conference website.
Registration Deadline: April 23, 2023, at Midnight (PST)

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