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LACSEC 2013: 8th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean (CFP)
From: Fernando Gont <fgont () si6networks com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:43:12 -0300

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                       CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
                            LACSEC 2013
       8th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean
                May 5-10, 2013, Medellin, Colombia

LACNIC (http://www.lacnic.net) is the international organization based
in (Uruguay) that is responsible for the administration of the IP
address space, Reverse Resolution, Autonomous System Numbers and other
resources for the Latin American and the Caribbean region on behalf of
the Internet community.

The "8th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean"
will be held in Medellin, Colombia, within the framework of LACNIC's
eighteenth annual meeting (LACNIC XIX). This is a public call for
presentations for that event.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Honeypots, network monitoring and situational awareness tools in
* Fighting spam, particularly spam from origin (SPF, DKIM and related
technologies. Email reputation)
* Fighting phishing and pharming
* Fighting malware
* Internet protocol security
* IPv6 security
* DNSsec
* Security of network infrastructure services (DNS, NTP, etc.)
* Web security
* DoS/DDoS response and mitigation, botnets
* Authentication and access control
* Security in the cloud
* Critical infrastructure protection
* Mobile systems security
* Computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs): creation,
management, experiences
* Security in corporate environments, compliance and auditing, return on
information security investments
* Security management (procedures, operational logs, records, etc.)
* Risk management in Information Security
* Computer forensics
* Protection of privacy
* Legal aspects related to information security

Guidelines for Presenting Proposals

Proposals for the "8th Network Security Event for Latin America and the
Caribbean"  (LACSEC 2013) must be presented taking into account the
following considerations:

* The proposal may consist of a paper, or (alternatively) an Extended
Abstract plus a draft version of the slides to be used during the
* Proposals may be presented in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
* Proposals must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF)
* Submissions must be created directly using a word processing system
(scanned articles will not be accepted)
* Presentations may not be longer than 30 minutes.

Submitting a Proposal

Those interested in presenting at LACSEC 2013 must send the following
information to <comite_seguridad () lacnic net> within the deadlines set
forth below:

* Full title of the presentation
* A paper or, alternatively, an Extended Abstract and a draft of the
slides to be used during the presentation. The paper should not be
longer than 10 pages. The extended abstract should not contain more than
one thousand (1000) words. The Evaluation Committee may, at its sole
discretion, request additional or complementary information.
* Full name, email address and organization with which the author (or
authors) of the submission is affiliated

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Evaluation
Committee at <comite_seguridad () lacnic net>.

Proposal Evaluation

The Evaluation Committee created for this purpose will evaluate
proposals based on the following basic criteria:

* Originality
* Technical quality
* Relevance
* Presentation
* Applicability

Speaker's Privileges

LACNIC will cover the registration fee for those authors whose
presentations are accepted. However, speaker travel and accommodation
expenses will not be covered.

Presenters who require financial assistance to attend the event may
apply for the LACNIC Financial Assistance Program. Please read the
corresponding instructions
<http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/eventos/lacnic19>. In no case does
applying for the sponsorship program guarantee that financial
assistance will be granted. For more information please contact LACNIC
staff at <becas () lacnic net>.


* Deadline for proposal submission: March 1st, 2013
* Notification of acceptance: March 11st, 2013
* Deadline for submitting the final version the presentation: May 5th,

"8th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean"
(LACSEC 2013)

  Fernando Gont (SI6 Networks/UTN-FRH, Argentina)

Evaluation Committee
  Iván Arce (Fundación Sadosky, Argentina)
  Carlos A. Ayala Rocha (Arbor Networks, Mexico)
  Julio César Balderrama (ISM GLOBAL S.A., Argentina)
  Matthias Bethke (Zonarix S.A., Ecuador)
  Eduardo Carozo Blumsztein (ITC SA, Uruguay)
  Jeimy J. Cano M. (Fac. de Derecho, U. de los Andes, Colombia)
  Giovanni Cruz Forero (Consultor Independiente, Colombia)
  Lorena Ferreyro (Consultora Independiente, Argentina)
  Javier Liendo (Cisco Mexico, Cisco)
  Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo (LACNIC, Uruguay)
  Alex Nunes (MS2, Brazil)
  Hernan Ochoa (Amplia Security, Argentina)
  James Pichardo (DO-CSIRT, Dominican Republic)
  Patricia Prandini (Posg. en Seg. Informática, UBA, Argentina)
  Javier Romero (JACKSECURITY, Peru)
  Rodrigo Rubira Branco (Dissect PE Project, Brazil)
  Hugo Salgado (NIC Chile, Chile)
  Carlos Sarraute (Grandata, Argentina)
  Leonardo Serodio (Alcatel-Lucent, U.S.A.)
  Arturo Servin (LACNIC, Uruguay)
  Liliana V. Solha (CAIS/RNP, Brazil)
  Leonardo Vidal (Uruguay ISOC Chapter, Uruguay)

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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
e-mail: fgont () si6networks com
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