[dbsec] Preliminary CFP: BPM Workshop on Workflow Security Audit and Certification (WfSAC)

  • From: Rafael Accorsi <rafael.accorsi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dbsec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011 12:43:38 +0100

[Apologies for cross postings.]


WfSAC 2011: Workshop on Workflow Security Audit and Certification

Co-located with the 9th Conf. on Business Process Management
<http://bpm2011.isima.fr/>, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Despite the growing demand for compliant business processes, security
and privacy incidents caused by flawed workflow specifications are
still soaring.  Certification as a means to provably attest workflows'
adherence to security properties and auditing to detect violations
happening at runtime are essential instruments to achieve reliably
secure process-aware information systems.  WfSAC brings together
researchers working on well-founded methods for workflow security
audit and certification and industry applying these methods in
practical cases.  WfSAC welcomes contributions with a
multidisciplinary character such as economic, legal, and
standardization aspects.

Topics of interest include:

Access control              Analysis of workflow models
Information flow control    Non-repudiation
Meta-models for analysis    Security requirements specification
Workflow similarity         Workflow transformation
Business provenance         Log analysis and strategies
Continuous audit            Cloud/service computing
Process mining              Workflow forensics
Legal and economic aspects  Tool support
Certification standards     Case studies and experiences

*Submission guidelines*
Submitted manuscripts must be written in English and be no longer than
12 pages.  They must be anonymous and comply with the LNBIP format.
(The submission website will be up soon.)  Submissions will be reviewed
by three PC members based on their originality, significance, technical
soundness and clarity of exposition.  Submitted manuscripts must not
substantially overlap manuscripts that have been published or that are
simultaneously submitted to a conference with proceedings or a journal.

*Important dates*
 Submission deadline: May 15, 2011
 Notification of acceptance: July 1, 2011
 Camera-ready version: July 31, 2011

*Organizing committee*
 Rafael Accorsi (Freiburg U, DE)
 Wil van der Aalst (Eindhoven TU, NL)

*Confirmed PC members*
 Achim Brucker (SAP Labs, DE)
 Fabio Casati (Trento U, IT)
 Jason Crampton (London U, UK)
 Isao Echizen (NII, JP)
 Aditya Ghose (Wollongong U, AU)
 Niels Lohmann (Rostock U, DE)
 Heiko Ludwig (IBM Research, US)
 Alexander Maedche (Mannheim U, DE)
 Raimundas Matulevicius (Tartu U, EE)
 Birgit Pfitzmann (IBM Research, US)
 Silvio Ranise (FBK, IT)
 Stefanie Rinderle-Ma (Vienna U, AT)
 Shazia Sadiq (Queensland U, AU)
 Christian Schlaeger (Ernst & Young, DE)
 Steffen Staab (Koblenz U, DE)
 Thomas Stocker (Freiburg U, DE)
 Barbara Weber (Innsbruck U, AT)
 Jan Martijn van der Werf (Eindhoven TU, NL)
 Nicola Zannone (Eindhoven TU, NL)

Dr. Rafael Accorsi

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