NSS 2012 Call for Papers

November 21-23, 2012, Wu Yi Shan, Fujian, China

Important Dates:

June 15, 2012     July 6, 2012               Submission Due
August 10, 2012                                    Notification
September 2, 2012 August 24, 2012    Camera-ready Due

Submission Website:


NSS is an annual international conference covering research in network and system security. The 6th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2012) will be held in Wu Yi Shan, Fujian, China. 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
  • Analysis, Benchmark of Security Systems
  • Applied Cryptography
  • 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
  • High Performance Security Systems
  • Hardware Security
  • 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
  • Secure Mobile Agents and Mobile Code
  • Security Policy
  • Security Protocols
  • Security Simulation and Tools
  • Security Theory and Tools
  • Standards and Assurance Methods
  • Trusted Computing
  • Trust Management
  • World Wide Web Security

Submission Instructions:

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 https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=nss2012. Only PDF files will be accepted. If accepted, one of the authors is expected to present the paper at the conference.

Special Issues:

Accepted papers, after substantial extension, will be recommended for special issues in international journals.