Call for Papers

* Papers* Short Papers and * Posters

The 17th Nordic Conference in Secure IT Systems, organized at Blekinge Institute of Technology from  October 31 to November 2 2012, welcomes contributions in the form of papers, short papers and posters. Since 1996, the NordSec conferences have brought together computer security researchers and practitioners from around the world, particular from the Nordic countries and Northern Europe. The conference focuses on applied IT security and is intended to encourage interaction between academic and industrial research.

Contributions should reflect original research, developments, studies and practical experience within all areas of IT security. NordSec 2012 welcomes contributions over a broad range of topics in IT security, including, but not limited to, the following areas:


  • Applied Cryptography
  • Information Warfare & Cyber Security
  • Communication & Network Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • Computer Crime and Forensics
  • Hardware Security
  • Virtual Platform Security
  • Web and Cloud Security
  • Identity Management
  • Authentication and Biometrics
  • Firewalls and Intrusion Detection
  • New Ideas and Paradigms in Security
  • Operating System Security
  • PKI Systems and Key Escrow
  • Privacy & Anonymity
  • Security Education and Training
  • Security Evaluations and Assurance
  • Security Management and Audit
  • Social-Engineering and Phishing
  • Software and Application Security
  • Trust and Reputation Management


The proceedings are published in the Springer LNCS series, and are accessible online through SpringerLink. The conference also includes sessions for presenting shorter papers. Short papers appear in locally printed proceedings, and their presentation is limited to 10 minutes each, 5 minutes time allotted for questions and discussion in order to stimulate feedback to students and other authors.


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