6th Symposium on Security and Privacy in Next-Generation Networks (SPNGN2015)

The 6th Symposium on Security and Privacy in Next-Generation Networks
SPNGN 2015

in Conjunction with

12th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations
ITNG 2015

April 13-15, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA


-: Accepted and registered papers will be published in ITNG2015 Proceedings :-
Next Generation Network (NGN) nowadays plays an important role in the sector of telecommunication and has huge importance for future research. NGN communication is making the world’s life easier by giving round the clock connectivity with high data transfer. The NGN communication includes number of promising architectures as Internet of things, Personal wireless networks: body area wireless sensor network, wireless sensor and actuator network, Wireless Mesh networks, Next generation Internet, Cloud computing, LTE advanced, Machine-to-Machine network. The NGN communication must be secure and preserve the privacy of its users and requires innovative methods to address the continuous and emerging security threats.
This track is a forum for researchers, academics, and industries to debate the different issues related to security and privacy in next-Generation Networks, discuss relevant theoretical and practical solutions, and explore areas related to the theory, applications, development, experiences, and evaluation studies.

Topics of the track consist of all aspects related to security and privacy issues for Next generation. They include but are not limited to:
• Vulnerability assessment
• Mobile Identity management
• Authentication, security access policies
• Privacy-respecting Authentication
• Privacy issues in the Internet of Things
• Privacy issues in wireless networks
• Security Management of Machine-to-Machine network
• Forensics analysis
• Remote and wireless-based Biometrics system
• Mobile malware
• Mobile botnets
• Security and privacy issues in Smartphones
• Intrusion and fraud detection
• Socio-economic issues

Paper Submission
Papers should be original and contain contributions of theoretical or experimental nature, or be unique experience reports. Interested authors should submit a 6-page summary of their original and unpublished work including 5 keywords. Electronic submission in the PDF, PS or MS Word format is strongly encouraged. For instructions on electronic submissions, Click here.

Evaluation Process
Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and soundness. Per ITNG policy, except for invited papers, all papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings with an ISBN.

Best Student Paper
The Best Student Paper will be awarded at the conference with the waiver of registration fees. To be eligible, the student must be the sole author of the paper, or the first author and primary contributor. (The winner of the award will present the paper in a plenary session at the conference). A cover letter to the General Chair/Track Chair must identify the paper as a candidate for this competition at the time of submission.

Social Activities
Preconference Reception (Track Chairs to meet authors), Evening, April 12, 2015
Conference Dinner Reception, Evening, April 14, 2015

Consideration for Journals
Best Presented Papers after further revision will be considered for possible publication in special issues of SCI Indexed Journals.

Important Dates
Paper Submission (Extended and hard): December 1st, 2014
Acceptance Notification: December 19th, 2014
Advance Registration: January 9th, 2015
Camera Ready Submission: February 13th, 2015

General Co-Chairs
Kashif Saleem
Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University, KSA

Abdelouahid Derhab
Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University, KSA

Technical Program Committee
Abdulrahman Mirza, King Saud University, KSA
Adnan Al-Anbuky, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Department of  Computer Science, IIUM, Malaysia
Amjad Gawanmeh, Khalifa University, UAE
Asad Raza, Majan College , Oman
Basit Shahzad, King Saud University, KSA
Christoph Thuemmler, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Haider Abbas, NUST, Pakistan
Jalal Al-Muhtadi, King Saud University, KSA
Joel Rodrigues, Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Kang G. SHIN, University of Michigan, USA
Kalman Graffi, Universität Paderborn, Germany
Lei Chen, Sam Houston State University, USA
Mehmet Orgun, Macquarie University, Australia
Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland, USA
Muhammad Imran, King Saud University, KSA
Mohd Adib Sarijari, University Technology Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
Mohamed H. Eldefrawy, King Saud University, KSA
Mostafa H. Dahshan, King Saud University, KSA
Mubashir Rehmani, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology , Pakistan
Noman Haider, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Sana Ullah, CISTER Research Center, Polytechnic Institute of Porto (IPP), Portugal
Yacine Challal, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France
Yakubu Suleiman Baguda, Bytronix Technologies Kano, Nigeria
Yasir Mehmood, Communication Networks, University of Bremen, Germany

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