8th International Workshop on Security and Trust Management (STM 2012)
in conjunction with ESORICS 2012

Pisa, Italy - September 13-14, 2012

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Call for Papers

STM (Security and Trust Management) is a working group of ERCIM (European Research Consortium in Informatics and Mathematics). STM 2012 is the eighth workshop in this series and will be held in Pisa, Italy, in conjunction with the 17th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2012). The workshop seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of security and trust in ICTs. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Access control Formal methods for security and trust Security and trust in pervasive computing
Anonymity Identity management Security and trust in social networks
Applied cryptography Legal and ethical issues Social implications of security and trust
Authentication Networked systems security Trust assessment and negotiation
Complex systems security Operating systems security Trust in mobile code
Data and application security Privacy Trust models
Data protection Security and trust metrics Trust management policies
Data/system integrity Security and trust policies Trust and reputation systems
Digital right management Security and trust management architectures Trusted platforms
Economics of security and privacy Security and trust in cloud environments Trustworthy systems and user devices
E-services Security and trust in grid computing Web Services security

Paper Submissions
Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. All submissions should be appropriately anonymized (i.e., papers should not contain author names or affiliations, or obvious citations). Submissions should be at most 16 pages, including the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and should follow the LNCS style. Submissions are to be made to the submission web site at Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Papers must be received by the deadline of June 16, 2012 June 20, 2012 (extended) (11:59 p.m. American Samoa time). Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be presented at the workshop. Pre-proceedings will be made available at the workshop. As for previous STM events, it is planned to have post-proceedings published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Important dates
Paper Submission due: June 16, 2012 June 20, 2012 (extended)
Notification to authors: July 15, 2012
Camera ready due: August 1, 2012

General Chair
Marinella Petrocchi
CNR, Italy

Program Chairs
Audun Jøsang         Pierangela Samarati
University of Oslo, Norway    Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Publicity Chair
Giovanni Livraga
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Program Committee
Rafael Accorsi University of Freiburg, Germany
Rose-Mharie Åhlfeldt University of Skövde, Sweden
Alessandro Armando Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Gilles Barthe IMDEA Software, Spain
Jason Crampton Royal Holloway University of London, UK
Naranker Dulay Imperial College London, UK
Mathias Ekstedt KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Carmen Fernández-Gago University of Málaga, Spain
Sara Foresti Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Jochen Haller SAP Research, Germany
Michael Huth Imperial College London, UK
Sushil Jajodia George Mason University, USA
Christian Jensen Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Henrik Johnsson Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Lalana Kagal MIT, USA
Günter Karjoth IBM Research, Switzerland
Stewart Kowalski Stokholm University, Sweden
Giovanni Livraga Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Javier Lopez University of Málaga, Spain
Fabio Martinelli CNR, Italy
Sjouke Mauw University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Catherine Meadows US Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Stig Mjølsnes Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Masakatsu Nishigaki Shizuoka University, Japan
Marina Papatriantafilou Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Günter Pernul University of Regensburg, Germany
Silvio Ranise Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Ketil Stolen University of Oslo, Norway
Vipin Swarup The MITRE Corporation, USA
Sotirios Terzis University of Strathclyde, UK
Mahesh Tripunitara University of Waterloo, Canada