Today IT security is an integral aspect in operating IT-Systems. Yet, despite high-end precautionary measures taken, not every attack or security mishap can be prevented and hence incidents will go on happening. In such cases forensic capabilities in investigating incidents in both technical and legal aspects are paramount. Thus, capable incident response and forensic procedures have gained essential relevance in IT infrastructure operations and there is ample need for research and standardization in this area.
In law enforcement IT forensics is an important branch and its significance constantly increases since IT has become an essential part in almost every aspect of daily life. IT systems produce traces and evidence in many ways that play a more and more relevant role in resolving cases.
The IMF conference provides a platform for experts from throughout the world to present and discuss recent technical and methodical advances in the fields of IT security incident response and management and IT forensics. It shall enable collaboration and exchange of ideas between industry (both as users and solution providers), academia, law- enforcement and other government bodies.
The scope of IMF 2013 is broad and includes, but is not limited to the following areas:
IMF invites to submit full papers of up to 20 pages, presenting novel and mature research results as well as practice papers, describing best practices, case studies or lessons learned of up to 20 pages. Proposals for workshops, discussions and presentations on practical methods and challenges are also welcome.
Please submit your paper here.
You will find the submission guidelines here.
All submissions must be written in English (see below), and either in postscript or PDF format. Submissions must be anonymised. Authors of accepted papers must ensure that their papers will be presented at the conference. Submitted full papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been published elsewhere or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings.
All submissions will be reviewed by the program committee and papers accepted to be presented at the conference will be included in the conference proceedings.
IMF 2013's scope is international hence all submissions must be written in English. Presentations of accepted papers also must be done in English.
Accepted papers will be published by the IEEE Computer Society's Conference Publishing Services. Each participant of the conference will receive a printed copy.
exceeded: Deadline for submissions (extended to October 29th,2012)
December 12th, 2012: Notification of acceptance or rejection
January 11th, 2013: Due date for final camera ready copies
March 12th through 14th, 2013: IMF 2013 Conference
IT Expert Witness, gutachten.info
Rafael Accorsi, Universitaet Freiburg, Germany
Harald Baier, Hochschule Darmstadt/CASED, Germany
Davide Balzarotti, Institut Eurecom, France
Herbert Bos, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands
Susan Brenner, University of Dayton, USA
Levente Buttyan, TU Budapest/CRYSYS, Hungary
Jack Cole, US Army Research Laboratory, USA
Andrew Cormack, JANET, UK
Ralf Ehlert, Universitaet Magdeburg, Germany
Felix Freiling, Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU), Germany
Sandra Frings, Fraunhofer IAO, Germany
Pavel Gladyshev, UCD, Ireland
Oliver Goebel, Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany
Bernd Grobauer, Siemens CERT, Germany
Detlef Günther, Volkswagen AG, Germany
Vijay Gurbani, Bell Labs, USA
Daniel Hammer, Hochschule Offenburg, Germany
Bernhard Hämmerli, ACRIS GmbH, Switzerland
Stefan Kiltz, Universitaet Magdeburg, Germany
Lam Kwok, PrivyLink International Ltd, Singapore
Jim Lyle, NIST, USA
Bob Martin, MITRE Corp., USA
Ralf Moll, LKA Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Holger Morgenstern, gutachten.info, Germany
Jens Nedon, IABG mbH, Germany
Dirk Schadt, SPOT, Germany
Mark Schiller, Statton Security Ltd, UK
Marko Schuba, FH Aachen, Germany
Andreas Schuster, Deutsche Telekom, Germany
Asia Slowinska, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands
Marco Thorbrügge, ENISA, EU
Stephen Wolthusen, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London, UK
German Informatics Society (GI e.V.)
Wissenschaftszentrum Ahrstr. 45, 53175 Bonn, Germany Tel.: +49 228 302 145, Fax: +49 228 302 167
Fraunhofer Institut fuer Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation IAO
Universitaet Stuttgart, RUS-CERT
ENISA - European Network and information Security Agency
We invite interested organizations to serve as sponsors for IMF 2013; please contact the organization committee at (email@example.com).