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SHPCS 2013 - 8th Workshop on Security and High Performance Computing Systems

Date2013-07-01 - 2013-07-05


VenueHelsinki, Finland Finland



Topics/Call fo Papers

8th International Workshop on Security and High Performance Computing Systems
(SHPCS 2013)
As part of
The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2013) or
July 1 ? July 5, 2013
Helsinki, Finland
Submission Deadline: February 11, 2013
Submissions could be for full papers, short papers, poster papers, or posters
Providing high performance computing and security is a challenging task. Internet, operating systems and distributed environments currently suffer from poor security support and cannot resist common attacks. Adding security measures typically degrade performance. This workshop addresses relationships between security and high performance computing systems in three directions. First, it considers how to add security properties (authentication, confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, access control) to high performance computing systems. In this case, safety properties can also be addressed, such as availability and fault tolerance for high performance computing systems. Second, it covers how to use high performance computing systems to solve security problems. For instance, a grid computation can break an encryption code, or a cluster can support high performance intrusion detection. More generally, this topic addresses every efficient use of a high performance computing systems to improve security. Third, it investigates the tradeoffs between maintaining high performance and achieving security in computing systems and solutions to balance the two objectives. In all these directions, various performance analyses or monitoring techniques can be conducted to show the efficiency of a security infrastructure.
The workshop seeks submissions from academia and industry presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of computer and network security, as well as case studies and implementation experiences. Papers should have practical relevance to the construction, evaluation, application, or operation of secure systems.
The Workshop topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:
Access Control
Accounting and Audit
Applied Cryptography
Cloud Security
Commercial and Industry Security
Cryptographic Protocols
Data and Application Security
Data/System Integrity
Database Security
Digital Rights Management
Formal Verification of Secure Systems
Identity Management
Inference/Controlled Disclosure
Information Warfare
Intellectual Property Protection
Intrusion and Attack Detection
Intrusion and Attack Response
Key Management
Privacy-Enhancing Technology
Secure Networking
Secure System Design
Security Monitoring & Management
Security for Mobile Code
Security for Specific Domains (e.g., E-Government, E-Business, P2P)
Security in IT Outsourcing
Security in Mobile and Wireless Networks
Security in Untrusted & Adversarial Environments and Systems
Security in Operating Systems
Security Location Services
Security of Grid and Cluster Architectures
Security Visualization
Trust Management Policies
Trust Models
Web Security
Web Services Security
You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on above and other topics related to Security in HPC. Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author and include up to 6 keywords from the above list of topics and an abstract of no more than 400 words.
The full manuscript should be at most 7 pages using the two-column IEEE format. Additional pages will be charged additional fee. Short papers (up to 4 pages), poster papers and posters (please refer to for the submission details) will also be accepted for submission. Please include page numbers on all preliminary submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments.
Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript via using the Workshop Easychair submission link at .
Only PDF files will be accepted, submitted via the link above. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, technical clarity and presentation. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be registered and presented at the workshop.
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be made available at the time of the meeting. Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the HPCS 2013 Conference web site. It is our intent to have the proceedings formally published in hard and soft copies and be available at the time of the conference. The proceedings is projected to be included in the IEEE Digital Library and indexed in major indexing services accordingly.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work for a special issue in an ISI Journal (the last special issue is going to be published in the Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) Journal - Elsevier).
If you have any questions about paper submission or the workshop, please contact the organizers.
Paper Submissions: ---------------------------- February 11, 2013
Acceptance Notification: ------------------------ March 14, 2013
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due: -------- April 11, 2013
Conference Dates: ----------------------------- July 1 ? 5, 2013
Luca Spalazzi
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Via Brecce Bianche
I-60131 Ancona, ITALY, EU
Phone: +39 071 2204829
Fax: +39 071 2204474
Luca Viganò
Dipartimento di Informatica
Università di Verona
Strada Le Grazie 15
I-37134 Verona, ITALY, EU
Phone: +39 045 802-7070
Fax: +39 045 802-7068
International Program Committee:
All submitted papers will be reviewed by the workshop technical program committee members following similar criteria used in HPCS 2013.
Jemal H. Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia*
Akshai Aggarwal, University of Windsor, ON, Canada*
Massimo Benerecetti, Universita degli studi di Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Mathieu Blanc, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA), France*
Gianluca Capuzzi, TeamSystem Ancona s.r.l., Italy
Luca Compagna, SAP Research Center Sophia Antipolis, France
Jorge Cullar, Siemens, Germany
Pierpaolo Degano, University of Pisa, Italy
Ioanna Dionysiou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus*
Stefan Edelkamp, University of Bremen, Germany*
Hannes Federrath, University of Hamburg, Germany*
Dieter Hutter, DFKI GmbH, Germany*
Martin G. Jaatun, SINTEF ICT, Norway*
Jean-Francois Lalande, LIFO, Universite d'Orleans, France*
Alessio Merlo, University of Genoa, Italy*
Jose A. Onieva González, Universidad de Málaga, Spain*
Francesco Pagliarecci, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Josef Pieprzyk, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia*
Françoise Sailhan, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Cnam), France*
Waleed W. Smari, University of Dayton, OH, USA
Simone Tacconi, Polizia di Stato, Italy*
Carolyn Talcott, SRI International, CA, USA*
Soon Tee Teoh, San Jose State University, CA, USA*
Christian Toinard, LIFO, Université d'Orleans, France*
Markus Ullmann, Federal Office for Information Security & University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhine-Sieg, Germany*
Javier Garcia Villalba, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain*
Toshihiro Yamauchi, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan*
Yacine Zemali, LIFO - ENSI de Bourges, Bourges, France
Zonghua Zhang, Institut Télécom/TELECOM Lille1, France*
(* pending acceptance.)
For information or questions about Conference's paper submission, tutorials, posters, workshops, special sessions, exhibits, demos, panels and forums organization, doctoral colloquium, and any other information about the conference location, registration, paper formatting, etc., please consult the Conference’s web site at or contact one of the Conference's organizers.
If you have any questions about the HPCS 2013 conference paper submission, please contact Conference Program Chair: Waleed W. Smari, Voice: +1 (937) 681-0098, Email:

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