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14th USENIX Security Symposium
August 1–5, 2005, Baltimore, MD


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Symposium Overview

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Symposium Organizers

Symposium Topics

Refereed Papers & Awards

Training Program, Invited Talks, Panels, WiPs, and BoFs

How and Where to Submit Refereed Papers

Call for Papers
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Refereed paper submissions are solicited in all areas relating to systems and network security, including:

  • Adaptive security and system management
  • Analysis of network and security protocols
  • Applications of cryptographic techniques
  • Attacks against networks and machines
  • Authentication and authorization of users, systems, and applications
  • Automated tools for source code analysis
  • Cryptographic implementation analysis and construction
  • Denial-of-service attacks and countermeasures
  • Filesystem security
  • Firewall technologies
  • Intrusion detection
  • Malicious code analysis
  • Network infrastructure security
  • Operating systems security
  • Privacy preserving (and compromising) systems
  • Public key infrastructure
  • Rights management and copyright protection
  • Security of agents and mobile code
  • Security architectures
  • Security in heterogeneous and large-scale environments
  • Security policy
  • Techniques for developing secure systems
  • Voting systems analysis and security
  • World Wide Web security
Note that the USENIX Security Symposium is primarily a systems security conference. Papers whose contributions are primarily new cryptographic algorithms or protocols, cryptanalysis, electronic commerce primitives, etc., may not be appropriate for this conference.

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