The 9th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2015)

Nov. 3-5th, 2015, New York City, USA

NSS is an annual international conference covering research in network and system security. The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of network security, privacy, applications security, and system security. Papers describing case studies, implementation experiences, and lessons learned are also encouraged. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Active Defense Systems

- Adaptive Defense Systems

- Applied Cryptography

- Analysis, Benchmark of Security Systems

- Authentication

- Biometric Security

- Complex Systems Security

- Database and System Security

- Data Protection

- Data/System Integrity

- Distributed Access Control

- Distributed Attack Systems

- Denial-of-Service

- High Performance Network Virtualization

- Hardware Security

- High Performance Security Systems

- Identity Management

- Intelligent Defense Systems

- Insider Threats

- Intellectual Property Rights Protection

- Internet and Network Forensics

- Intrusion Detection and Prevention

- Key Distribution and Management

- Large-scale Attacks and Defense

- Malware

- Network Resiliency

- Network Security

- RFID Security and Privacy

- Security Architectures

- Security for Critical Infrastructures

- Security in P2P systems

- Security in Cloud and Grid Systems

- Security in E-Commerce

- Security in Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing

- Security and Privacy in Smart Grid

- Security and Privacy in Wireless Networks

- Security Policy

- Secure Mobile Agents and Mobile Code

- Security Theory and Tools

- Standards and Assurance Methods

- Trusted Computing

- Trust Management

- World Wide Web Security



Important dates:


  Paper Submission Due:  April 15, 2015

  Author Notification:  June 20, 2015

  Camera Ready due:   July 1, 2015

  Author Registration:  July 20, 2015

  Conference Date:     November 3-5, 2015


Paper Submission:

Submissions must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. Submissions should be at most 14 pages including the bibliography and appendices. Conference proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag as a volume of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Authors are encouraged to prepare their submissions following Springer's LNCS Author Guidelines. Submissions must be made to the submission website at Only PDF files will be accepted. If accepted, one of the authors is expected to present the paper at the conference. The submission must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references.


General Co-Chairs:   Meikang Qiu, Pace University, USA

                                     Elisa Bertino, Purdue University,  USA

Program Co-Chairs:  Shouhuai Xu, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

                                     Moti Yung, Columbia University, USA

                                     Haibo Zhang, University of Otago, New Zealand

Web Chair:  Qingji Zheng,  Huawei Research,  USA