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Papers should represent novel scientific contributions in computer security with direct relevance to the engineering of secure systems and networks.

Authors must submit a mature paper in PostScript format. Any incomplete sections (there shouldn't be many) should be outlined in enough detail to make it clear that they could be finished easily. Full papers are encouraged, and should be about 8 to 15 typeset pages. Submissions must be received by
February 10, 2000.

Along with your paper, please submit a separate email message in ASCII containing:

  • The title, all authors of the manuscript, and their affiliations.
  • The name of one author who will serve as a contact, with regular and electronic mail addresses, daytime and evening telephone numbers, and a fax number.
  • Indicate any authors who are full-time students.

For more details on the submission process, authors are encouraged to consult the detailed author guidelines.

All submissions will be judged on originality, relevance, and correctness. Each accepted submission may be assigned a member of the program committee to act as its shepherd through the preparation of the final paper. The assigned member will act as a conduit for feedback from the committee to the authors. Camera-ready final papers are due on June 15, 2000.

Authors will be notified of acceptance by March 23, 2000.

The Security Symposium, like most conferences and journals, requires that papers not be submitted simultaneously to another conference or publication and that submitted papers not be previously or subsequently published elsewhere. Papers accompanied by non-disclosure agreement forms are not acceptable and will be returned to the author(s) unread. All submissions are held in the highest confidentiality prior to publication in the Proceedings, both as a matter of policy and in accord with the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976.

Specific questions about submissions may be sent to the program chairs via email to

For reliability, please send one copy of your paper to the program committee via both of the following two methods. All submissions will be acknowledged.

  1. Email (PostScript) to:

  2. Send a hard copy to:
    Security Symposium
    USENIX Association
    2560 Ninth Street, Suite 215
    Berkeley CA 94710
    Phone: +1.510.528.8649

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