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Papers should represent novel scientific contributions in computer security with direct relevance to the engineering of secure systems and networks. Both the work described in the paper and the paper itself must be substantially complete at the time of the submission. Full papers are encouraged, and should be about 8 to 14 typeset pages using an 11pt font or larger. Submissions must be received by February 1, 2002.

Papers will only be accepted electronically, via the symposium Web form, and must be in PDF format (e.g. processed by Adobe's Acrobat Distiller). Note that LaTeX users can use the "dvipdf" command to convert a DVI file into PDF format. Please make sure your submission can be opened using Adobe Acrobat 4.0.

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

All submissions will be judged on originality, contribution to the field, 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. Authors will be notified of acceptance by March 25th, 2002. Camera-ready final paper due date is May 13th, 2002.

The USENIX 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. When appropriate, authors should arrange for a release for publication from their employer prior to submission. Papers accompanied by non-disclosure agreement forms are not acceptable and will be returned to the author(s) unread. Submissions will be read by the program committee and other selected members of the technical community for the purposes of technical review, but otherwise will be held in confidentiality.

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