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IMF 2008 - Call for Participation
From: Oliver Goebel <goebel () cert uni-stuttgart de>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 21:19:40 +0200


Dear all,

please find enclosed the call for participation for IMF 2008.

See the program at:
http://www.imf-conference.org//imf2008/program.html

The conference will be held from Tuesday (Sept. 23) through Wednesday
(Sept. 24).

On Thursday (Sept. 25) selected topics will be addressed in greater
detail in several workshops.

Please excuse possible cross postings.


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                       CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

                              IMF 2008

                    4th International Conference on
                 IT Incident Management & IT Forensics

                          Mannheim,  Germany
                       September 23 - 25, 2008

                     http://www.imf-conference.org/
                     mailto:2008 () imf-conference org

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Information technology has become crucial to almost every part of
society. IT infrastructures have become critical in the world-wide
economy, the financial sector the health sector, the government's
administration, the military, and the educational sector.

Although security usually gets involved in the design process of IT
systems nowadays, the process of maintaining security in the operation
of IT infrastructures, in most cases, still lacks the appropriate
attention.  The capability to manage and respond to IT security
incidents and their forensic analysis are not well established. The
quickly rising number of security incidents worldwide makes the
implementation of incident management capabilities essential.

In order to advance the fields of IT Security Incident Management and IT
Forensics the special interest-group "Security Intrusion Detection and
Response" (SIDAR) of the German Informatics Society (GI) organizes an
annual conference, providing a platform for experts from throughout the
world, to discuss the state of the art in the areas of IT Security
Incident Management and IT Forensics (IMF). IMF promotes collaboration
and exchange of ideas between industry, academia, law-enforcement and
other government bodies.

The IMF conference will be held for the fourth time in 2008. The concept
matured from a pure academic event to an academic track section
complemented by practical workshops. In addition, IMF has become an
important community event.  This year IMF starts to travel.  The
Mannheim University of Cooperative Education (Berufsakademie Mannheim)
will host the fourth IMF.

It is planned to continue to find hosts for IMF at different locations
in order to widen the community and to learn from different
perspectives.


Conference Program
------------------
http://www.imf-conference.org/imf2008/program.html


Registration
------------
Information on how to register for the conference can be found at:

http://www.imf-conference.org/imf2008/registration.html


Conference Chair
----------------
Dirk Schadt
SPOT Consulting
mailto:dirk.schadt () spot net


Program Chair
-------------
Oliver Goebel
RUS-CERT
Universitaet Stuttgart
mailto:goebel () cert uni-stuttgart de


Program Committee
-----------------
Susan Brenner                   University of Dayton, USA
Klaus Brunnstein                University of Hamburg, Germany
Jack Cole                       US Army Research Laboratory, USA
Andrew Cormack                  JANET, UK
Ralf Doerrie                    Germany
Sandra Frings                   Fraunhofer IAO, Germany
Oliver Goebel                   RUS-CERT, Germany
Detlef Guenther                 ISSO, Volkswagen AG, Germany
Vijay K. Gurbanyi               Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, USA
Bernhard Haemmerli              ACRIS GmbH, Switzerland
Alexander Herrigel              Secude Int. AG, Switzerland
Thorsten Lieb                   Avocado Rechtsanwaelte, Germany
Klaus Peter Kossakowski         DFN-CERT, Germany
Jim Lyle                        NIST, USA
Robert A. Martin                MITRE Corporation, USA
Ralf Moll                       LKA Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Jens Nedon                      ConSecur GmbH, Germany
Henning Pagnia                  Berufsakademie Mannheim, Germany
Hartmut Pohl                    FH Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany
Jason Rafail                    CERT/CC, USA
Dirk Schadt                     SPOT Consulting, Germany
Mark Schiller                   Stratton Security Ltd, UK
Andreas Schuster                Germany
Marco Thorbruegge               ENISA, EU
Steven Wood                     Alste.Technologies GmbH, Germany
Stephen Wolthusen               Royal Holloway, University of London, UK/
                                Gjovik University College, Norway

Local Organisation
------------------
H.J. Mueller
Berufsakademie Mannheim
mailto:mueller () ba-mannheim de


Location
--------
Berufsakademie Mannheim / Mannheim University of Cooperative Education
Coblitzweg 1-7
68163 Mannheim
Germany

see also:
http://www.imf-conference.org/imf2008/conference_location.html


Sponsor Chair
-------------
Dirk Schadt
SPOT Consulting
mailto:dirk.schadt () spot net


Sponsorship Opportunities
-------------------------
We solicit interested organizations to serve as sponsors for IMF 2008.
Please contact the Sponsor Chair for information regarding corporate
sponsorship.


Presented by / Under the Auspices of
---------------------------------
Special Interest Group SIDAR
of the German Informatics Society (GI e.V.)
Wissenschaftszentrum Ahrstr. 45
53175 Bonn
Germany


In Co-operation with
--------------------
- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  Task Force on Information Assurance (TFIA)
- SPOT Consulting
- Fraunhofer Institut fuer Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation IAO
- Universitaet Stuttgart, RUS CERT
- Consecur GmbH
- ISC^2
- The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)


Sponsored by:
-------------
Alste Technologies GmbH

-- 
Oliver Goebel                        mailto:Goebel () CERT Uni-Stuttgart DE
Stabsstelle DV-Sicherheit (RUS-CERT) Tel:+49 711 685 1 CERT
Universitaet Stuttgart               Tel:+49 711 685 8-3678 / Fax:-3688
Breitscheidstr. 2, 70174 Stuttgart   http://CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE/



----- End forwarded message -----

-- 
Oliver Goebel                        mailto:Goebel () CERT Uni-Stuttgart DE
Stabsstelle DV-Sicherheit (RUS-CERT) Tel:+49 711 685 1 CERT
Universitaet Stuttgart               Tel:+49 711 685 8-3678 / Fax:-3688
Breitscheidstr. 2, 70174 Stuttgart   http://CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE/


----- End forwarded message -----

-- 
Oliver Goebel                        mailto:Goebel () CERT Uni-Stuttgart DE
Stabsstelle DV-Sicherheit (RUS-CERT) Tel:+49 711 685 1 CERT
Universitaet Stuttgart               Tel:+49 711 685 8-3678 / Fax:-3688
Breitscheidstr. 2, 70174 Stuttgart   http://CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE/


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