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17th EICAR Annual Conference - Call for Papers

The 17th Annual EICAR Conference to be held from 3 May to 6 May 2008 in Laval, France brings together experts from industry, government, military, law enforcement, academia, research and end-users to examine and discuss new research and development in anti-virus, malware, e-security, e-forensics and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Management.

The main theme EICAR 2008 conference will be devoted to Malware and Virtualization. The new malware threats which have recently emerged with virtualization (e.g. SubVirt and BluePill malware) represent a huge and complex challenge to current detection capabilities. With virtualization, malware detection is bound to undergo a major revolution. The aim of EICAR 2008 conference is to gather computer virology experts (researchers, AV industry people...) to think about the best technical or non-technical solution in order to fight against virtualization-based malware.
This call for papers invites the submission of full papers and abstracts on one or more topics that may include but are not restricted to:
  • Virtualisation and its Risks
  • Malware and Virtualisation
  • Malicious code and its side effects
  • Viruses and worms
  • Vulnerabilities and Software Bugs
  • Spam and Phishing
  • Spyware
  • Crime and e-Forensics
  • Information Assurance
  • Ethical and Moral Aspects of Malware Writing
  • Identity Management
  • ICT Security and Policy Management
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Human aspects of INFOSEC
  • Awareness and Education
  • Cryptography and Steganography
  • Legal, Privacy and Social Issues of ICT Security
  • IT Governance and Compliance
  • Cyber Terrorism

The Call for Papers for the 17th EICAR Annual Conference 2008 is now available here and deatils about the conference should appear on the EICAR website soon.  Act quickly, the deadline for submission is December 20th, 2007.

Published Sunday, December 02, 2007 11:45 AM by David Marshall
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