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Press releases 9 January 2014

Programme announced for 2014 NDSS Security Symposium

The NDSS 2014 programme committee has selected 55 original research papers for presentation in San Diego, 23-26 February. Chaired by Lujo Bauer of Carnegie Mellon University, the committee selected papers spanning the broad range of current security challenges. A brief summary of each paper to be presented can be found at: http://www.internetsociety.org/ndss2014/programme

NDSS 2014 will also feature a talk by Chris Hadnagy, the President and CEO of Social-Engineer, Inc. Chris specializes in understanding the ways in which malicious attackers are able to exploit human weaknesses to obtain access to information and resources through manipulation and deceit.
 
New this year: SENT and USEC Workshops
NDSS 2014 will offer two optional full-day workshops on Sunday, 23 February. Security of Emerging Network Technologies (SENT) will bring together academic and industry researchers to discuss security problems, challenges, and potential solutions of emerging networking technologies including Software Defined Networks (SDN), cellular networks, Named-Data-Networking (NDN), and future Internet architecture. 
 
Usable Security (USEC 2014) will examine aspects of human factors and usability in the context of security, bringing together researchers already engaged in this interdisciplinary effort with other computer science researchers in areas such as visualization, artificial intelligence and theoretical computer science, as well as researchers from other domains such as economics or psychology. More information on both workshops is at: http://www.internetsociety.org/events/ndss-2014-workshops
 
CISSP credits available
The Internet Society is an official CPE Submitter of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)®. Security professionals holding the CISSP credential will be eligible for up to 24 continuing professional education credits for attending NDSS 2014. An additional 8 credits will be available to those who also attend either of the optional Sunday workshops.
 
NDSS is organized by the Internet Society in cooperation with Usenix. The 2014 event is sponsored by Cisco Systems, Qualcomm, Afilias, Samsung Knox, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, Google, Microsoft Research, Internet2 and IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine. Additional details on the Symposium are at: http://www.internetsociety.org/ndss2014
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