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CFP: First International CNCCS Workshop on Security Aspects for Online Social Networks (CNCCS - SAONS)

First International CNCCS Workshop on Security Aspects for Online Social Networks (CNCCS - SAONS)
Vienna, Austria, end of August

To be held in conjunction with the Sixth International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2011)

Online social networks are one of the most used Internet services and they consume most of the time users spend connected to the Internet. These sites allow sharing knowledge, help in finding and integrating communities and provide tools to develop activities together. However, they are prone to misuse such as identity theft, malware, spam and data leaking. The Spanish National Advisory Council on Cyber-Security (CNCCS) is the main sponsor of this workshop, which aims to bring together security research and industry with innovative and practical ideas in order to secure online social networks.

Suggested topics, but not limited, are:

  • Data security in Online Social Networks
  • Data privacy in Online Social Networks
  • Fraud and Scam in Online Social Networks
  • Identity in Online Social Networks
  • Spam filtering in Online Social Networks
  • Malware in Online Social Networks
  • Harassing in Online Social Networks
  • Anonymity on Online Social Networks
  • Propagation Models for Online Social Networks

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: April 18th 2011
  • Author Notificacion: May 18th 2011
  • Camera-ready Versión submission: June 1st
  • Author Registration: June 1st
  • Conference Dates: August 22nd-26th
  • Workshop Date: TBD