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Monday, March 26, 2012

Workshop IWSP12 - Call for Papers

4th Workshop on ICT Uses in Warfare and the Safeguarding of Peace (IWSP’12): 16 August 2012

Call for Papers

The Organising Committee for the Workshop on ICT uses in Warfare and the Safeguarding of Peace 2012 hereby announces the first call for papers. The IWSP’12 is a note-worthy initiative that follows on three previous workshops: London (2007), Pretoria (2008), and Bela-Bela (2010). After the success of the workshops held in South Africa, the Organising Committee will be joining up with the annual ISSA (Information Security for South Africa) conference to provide a unique opportunity to interact with key researchers in the field .

Important Dates

2 May 2012 : Paper Submission Deadline
20 June 2012 : Notification of Acceptance
4 July 2012 : Final Paper Submission Deadline
16 August 2012: Workshop

Areas of special interest include, but are not limited to:
Peace support operations
Socio-technical aspects of ICT uses in warfare and peace
ICT uses in war and peace from a military perspective
ICT uses in command and control
Legal, ethical and social issues related to Information Security
Information warfare
Network warfare
Psychological warfare
Strategic information security
Information operations
Critical infrastructure protection
Vulnerability assessments
Forensic applications and solutions
Hacking cracking and other technical challenges
Governance and standards
Security Awareness
Social Engineering
Best practices and case studies
Promotion of democratic practices through ICT uses


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