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Computer Security Mexico 2001
From: InfoSec News <isn () c4i org>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 01:16:22 -0500 (CDT)

Forwarded from: Seguridad en Computo - UNAM <seguridad () seguridad unam mx>


                              Call for papers

                           Centro Mascarones-UNAM
                     November 24th-November 27th, 2001

                      Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
                     November 28th-November 30th, 2001

                        Old Downtown,Mexico City
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The goal  of Computer Security 2001 Mexico (www.seguridad2001.unam.mx) and
the International Computer Security Day(www.disc2001.unam.mx) is to
create awareness among the computer user community about security
strategies and mechanisms used to protect information systems.

Computer Security 2001  will be an event for all the people who are involved
in the  use, design and administration of computer systems.  DISC 2001 is an
annual  world-wide  celebration  led  by   ACM  (Association  for  Computing

Since 1994, Mexico has participated of this celebration through the Computer
Security Department (DSC-UNAM, www.seguridad.unam.mx) and UNAM-CERT
(www.unam-cert.unam.mx). This year, DISC 2001 will take place
along with Computer Security 2001 on November 30th.

The community  is invited to  participate in Computer  Security 2001 through
the  presentation of theoretical,  technical, and  applied works as  well as
those that  present practical  experiences in the following  topics (but not
limited to them):

   * Electronic commerce
        o Certification
        o Digital cash
        o New protocols
        o Secure transactions
        o New technologies
   * New firewall technologies
        o Hybrids FW
        o New generations of FW
   * World Wide Web security
        o Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
        o Secure schemes
   * Legislation about Computer Security
        o Advances in legislation 1999-2000
        o Regulation of domain names
        o Copyright and industrial property
   * Network security
        o New network technology applied to security (ATM, Fast Ethernet)
        o Router security
   * Cluster security
   * Software development security
   * Distributed systems security
   * Database security
   * Security of agents and multi-platform languages
   * Incident response teams
   * Computer security incident handling, prevention and coordination
   * Administrative and legal issues on incident handling
   * Software protection and intellectual property
   * New tools for incident handling
   * Intrusion detection
   * Computer attacks
   * Privacy and cryptography protocols
   * Security policies
   * Computer viruses
   * DDOS


                             Who should attend ?

   * System administrators who are interested in Computer Security.

   * People working in the field of Computer Security who do handle Computer
     Security incidents.

   *  Anybody  who is  interested  in  Computer Security  and wants  to  meet
     another  interested people.  This event  will help  him or  her improve
     security programs, plans, and tools by listening to the speakers and by
     sharing and interacting with the attendees.

   * People who want to establish incident response teams.

   * Anybody  who has a particular  interest in network security, monitoring
     tools, intrusion detection and firewalls.

   * Managers  of enterprises who are  interested in secure transactions via
     the Internet and that need to improve the security of their systems.


                           Why should you assist?

Because it  is the opportunity to find out about  what is being developed in
the  computer security  field  and it  is also  a chance  to share  your own
experience and interests with people of the field.

You can learn about how to manage and respond to computer security incidents
without exposing your resources.

     Important Dates

          Paper submissions: October 12th

          Acceptance notifications: October 26th

          Final papers: November 2th

          Event: November 24th - November 30th.

     Workshop Format

There will  be  tutorial-style and workshop-style presentations  on November
24,25,26  and 27 .  On  November 28,  29  and 30 , there  will be  technical
conferences and business sessions only.

All contributions should follow the next guidelines:

     1. Tutorials  and workshops:  Half or full  day tutorial proposals
     will be considered.

     2. Conference  papers: Written  papers may be as  long as desired,
     but presentations must be limited to 30 minutes.

     3.  Panel  Sessions:  These  are informal  sessions  that  should,
     either,   follow  a   "hands-on"   approach,  or   encourage  more
     participation from the audience.

They should  be tailored to address specific issues  and should be take from
60 to 90 minutes  of duration. Panel Sessions on a particular topic are also


                          Instructions for authors

We will  receive proposals  for presentations, workshops  and tutorials that
follow these guidelines:

   * The documents should be submitted by the date indicated above.
   * The  contents of  the documents should  be of high-quality  and must be

   * They should include an abstract with the description of the content and
     style of the presentation.

   *  The papers  will be  evaluated using  the actual  proposal, which  must

        o title
        o format (workshop, tutorial or conference)
        o extended abstract (more than one but less than two pages)
        o requirements for the presentation (computing equipment,
        o datashow projector, slide projector, etc.)
        o author information
             + name
             + address and affiliation
             + brief resume
             + fax and telephone number
             + e-mail address

For tutorials, the following information should also be included:

   * Goal
   * Introduction and summary
   * Outline of the presentation
   * Duration (half or full day)
   * Presentation material (e.g., slides, datashow)

     Accepted formats

Authors whose  papers are  accepted must submit  the complete version  to be
included into the proceedings of the event.

Submissions will be accepted in the following formats:

   * TeX/LaTeX
   * PostScript
   * Word for Windows
   * ASCII
   * HTML

Please contact the committee  (comite () seguridad unam mx ) should you need to
use a different format.

Note: For images and graphics use GIF, PCX, BMP, JPEG and JPG formats.


Presentations can be sent using the following means:

        * e-mail:

               comite () seguridad unam mx

        * Post mail to the following address:

               Departamento de Seguridad en C?mputo
               Direcci?n General de C?mputo Acad?mico
               Circuito   Exterior,  Ciudad   Universitaria  04510
               M?xico, D.F. M?xico


                             Program Committee

The papers will be evaluated and selected by a scientific committee.

The  committee  will  be  integrated  by  investigators  and  profesionistas
recognized in the field of the computer security worldwide.


                            Further Information:

      * Web:    http://www.seguridad2001.unam.mx

        * e-mail: comite () seguridad unam mx

        * Address:

               Departamento de Seguridad en C?mputo
               Direcci?n General de C?mputo Acad?mico
               Circuito   Exterior,  Ciudad   Universitaria  04510
               M?xico, D.F. M?xico
               Phone  : (52)  56 22  81 69  and (52)  56 85  22 29
               Fax : (52) 56 22 80 43

Juan Carlos Guel
Departamento Seguridad en Computo
DGSCA, UNAM                   E-mail:seguridad () seguridad unam mx
Circuito Exterior, C. U.        Tel.: 5622-81-69  Fax: 5622-80-43
Del. Coyoacan                 WWW: http://www.seguridad.unam.mx
04510 Mexico D. F.            WWW: http://www.unam-cert.unam.mx

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