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    1st International Conference on Cyber Security for Sustainable Society 2015

    Coventry, United Kingdom

    Modern society aspires to be economically and socially sustainable.
    The digital infrastructure underpinning our society allows us to achieve these goals by various mechanisms including online social networks, trust and reputation, peer-to-peer and content sharing, secure transactions and online voting. Such mechanisms however are at increasing risk from cyber attacks, industrial espionage, online fraud and government surveillance; each serving to undermine trust and security at different levels. This conference offers a unique platform to address the issues of cyber security and trust in the context of sustainable societies. Authors are invited to submit original research papers addressing theoretical foundations, modelling and empirical approaches, along with more exploratory work, and position papers to raise open questions.


    Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

    - Cyber Attacks (Phishing, Reputation Attacks)
    - Identity, Trust and Trustworthiness
    - Privacy, Surveillance and Control
    - Reputation Systems and Social Networks
    - Security Governance and Public Good
    - Human Factors and Behavioural Dynamics
    - Ethics, Philosophy, Politics and Innovation
    - Security Economics, Incentives and Liabilities
    - Low Carbon and Resilient City and Transport

    Submission and publication

    Submissions to the conference must not have been published or be concurrently considered elsewhere. All submissions will be peer-reviewed and judged on the basis of originality, contribution to the field, technical and presentation quality, and relevance to the conference. All papers must be written in English. Research papers must not exceed 12 pages in total while position papers must not exceed 6 pages.

    At least one author of each accepted submission will be expected to register and attend to present their work. Submission of papers is available through EasyChair at

    All accepted papers will be published in the Working Papers of the
    SSN+ (ISSN 2052-8604). Following the conference, a shortlisted set of
    papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their paper to be considered for publication in a special issue of Journal of Trust Management (Springer).

    Keynote speaker

    - Prof. Steve Schneider (University of Surrey, UK)
    - Title: “Verifiable Electronic Voting”

    Important dates

    - Submission of Papers: 1st November 2014
    - Notification to Authors: 15th December 2014
    - Submission of Camera Ready: 10th January 2015
    - Early Bird Registration: 25th January 2015

    Program committee co-chairs

    - Siraj Ahmed Shaikh (Coventry University, UK)
    - Catherine Mulligan (Imperial College, UK)

    Program committee

    - Debi Ashenden (Cranfield University, UK)
    - Anirban Basu (KDDI Laboratories, Japan)
    - Eduardo Cerqueira (UFPA, Brazil)
    - Tom Chen (City University, UK)
    - Paul Curzon (Queen Mary Univ of London, UK)
    - Zeynep Gurguc (Imperial College, UK)
    - Chris Hankin (Imperial College, UK)
    - Vassilis Kostakos (University of Oulu, Finland)
    - Paddy Krishnan (Oracle, Australia)
    - Santi Phi (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
    - Juan E. Tapiador (Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
    - Tim Watson (University of Warwick, UK)
    - Chris Preist (Bristol University, UK)
    - Stefanos Skalistis (EPFL, Switzerland)


    The conference will be held at Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom.


    For further information on Sustainable Society Network+

    For any queries or further information please contact:
    sustainablesocietynetwork.netOR PC Co-chairs:

    - Siraj Ahmed Shaikh (
    - Catherine Mulligan (

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