Workshop Date: October 14, 2012 (new submission deadline: August 31)
The 7th International Workshop on Trusted Collaboration (TrustCol 2012) will take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, in October 14, 2012. The target audience will be university researchers, scientists, and industry professionals who need to become acquainted with new theories and technologies related to security and privacy challenges in collaborative environments.
TrustCol 2012 will be held in conjunction with the 8th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, (CollaborateCom 2012), which is jointly sponsored by Create-Net, the International Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST),IEEE, and IEEE Computer Society.
-- Best Paper Award and Special Journal Issues --
This Year's best paper award (along with cash prize) went to Mohammed Shehab and Said Marouf (UNC Charlotte) whose paper was titled "Towards Improving Browser Extension Permission Management and User Awareness." Congrats! In addition, a total of three papers were invited to submit their extended versions of papers to either a special issue of Computers and Security (COSE) or IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC).
-- New for TrustCol 2012! --
A best paper award (cash award) will be given to the best paper of the workshop. In addition, authors of selected papers up to 5, including the author(s) of the best paper, will be invited to submit their extended versions of papers to either a special issue of Computers and Security (COSE) or IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC).
-- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adrian Perrig --
Adrian Perrig is a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering,Engineering and Public Policy, and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Adrian serves as the technical director for Carnegie Mellon's Cybersecurity Laboratory (CyLab). He earned his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, and spent three years during his Ph.D. degree at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). Adrian's research revolves around building secure systems and includes network security, trustworthy computing and security for social networks. More specifically, he is interested in trust establishment, trustworthy code execution in the presence of malware, and how to design secure next-generation networks. More information about his research is available on Adrian's web page. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award in 2004, IBM faculty fellowships in 2004 and 2005, the Sloan research fellowship in 2006, the Security 7 award in the category of education by the Information Security Magazine in 2009, and the Benjamin Richard Teare teaching award in 2011.