Check out the new USENIX Web site.

Instructions for Authors:
HotSec '09

This page is for authors who have had material accepted to present at HotSec '09. (If you wish to submit a paper or deliver a talk at another upcoming USENIX event, please return to the Events Calendar and select the conference in which you're interested.)

If you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa to attend the conference, please contact Please identify yourself as a paper author and include your mailing address in your email.

Registration information will be online soon. If the conference registration cost poses a hardship for you, please contact the Conference Department.

Please don't hesitate to contact Jane-Ellen Long:, 510-528-8649 ext. 14.

If you need to cancel or change your presentation, contact your Program Chair, Tadayoshi Kohno,

Instructions for Final Files
A printable PDF of your paper and consent forms with the signatures of all authors are due on or before 20 July 2009.

Upload your final paper to the Web submissions system by 20 July. If you have questions, contact Jane-Ellen Long,

Print and sign the HotSec '09 Consent Form. Fax to (510) 548-5738 or email to

Using LaTeX? Read these instructions on generating PDF from LaTeX and follow them carefully. You will save a lot of time and hassle at the deadline. Naively produced PDFs may contain such errors as incorrect ligatures, nonprinting figures or parts of figures, or incorrect or missing special characters, any of which make your paper unreadable.

If you wish, make use of these sample first pages (two-column format):

LaTeX, a style file, and a bibtex file.
MS Word 97/98

Last changed: 11 June 2009 jel