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CFP: W2SP 2009: Web 2.0 Security and Privacy 2009

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 15:26:04 +0100
To: public-pling@w3.org
Message-Id: <200901191526.04825.rigo@w3.org>
Dear all, 

I received this announcement for a Workshop. I think it fits into what 
we are talking about here and may find your interest. 

I think this list should be open to announcements, but only to those 
being really relevant for our scope here. 

Best, 

Rigo

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http://w2spconf.com/2009/

Workshop Call for Papers
W2SP 2009: Web 2.0 Security and Privacy 2009
Thursday, May 21
The Claremont Resort, Oakland, California 

Previous W2SP Workshops: 2008, 2007

The goal of this one day workshop is to bring together researchers and 
practitioners from academia and industry to focus on understanding Web 
2.0 
security and privacy issues, and establishing new collaborations in 
these 
areas. 
Web 2.0 is about connecting people and amplifying the power of working 
together. Enabled by a wave of new technology, these social and 
business 
interactions rely on composition of content and services from multiple 
sources, commonly called mash-ups, leading to systems with complex 
trust 
boundaries. This trend is likely to continue because individuals and 
businesses desire the efficiency and simplicity these technologies 
offer. 
Together with their virtues, these technologies raise issues about 
management of identities, reputation, privacy, anonymity, transient 
and 
long term relationships, and composition of function and content, both 
on 
the server and on the client (web browser). Although the underlying 
security and privacy issues are not new, the use of these technologies 
on 
a wide scale and by a broad audience raises new questions. This 
workshop 
is intended to discuss the limitations of current technologies and 
explore 
alternatives. 
The scope of W2SP 2009 includes, but is not limited to:
Trustworthy cloud-based services
Privacy and reputation in social networks
Usable security and privacy
Security for the mobile web
Identity management and psuedonymity
Advertisement and affiliate fraud
Provenance and governance
Security and privacy as a service
Web services/feeds/mashups
Security and privacy policies for composible content
Next-generation browser technology
Potential workshop participants should submit a paper on topics 
relevant 
to Web 2.0 security and privacy issues. We are seeking both short 
position 
papers (2–4 pages) and refereed papers (a maximum of 8 pages). Papers 
longer than 8 pages may be automatically rejected by the chair or 
workshop 
committee. From the submissions, the program committee will strive to 
balance participation between academia and industry and across topics. 
Selected papers will appear on the workshop web site. 
Workshop Co-Chairs 
Larry Koved (IBM Research) 
Dan S. Wallach (Rice University) 
Program Chair 
Adam Barth (UC Berkeley) 
Program Committee 
Ben Adida (Harvard University) 
Dirk Balfanz (PARC) 
Adam Barth (UC Berkeley) 
Konstantin (Kosta) Beznosov 
Suresh Chari (IBM Research) 
Hao Chen (UC Davis) 
Douglas Crockford (Yahoo) 
Chris Karlof (UC Berkeley) 
Larry Koved (IBM Research) 
Shriram Krishnamurthi (Brown University) 
Collin Jackson (Stanford University) 
Rob Johnson (Stony Brook University) 
John C. Mitchell (Stanford University) 
Sean W. Smith (Dartmouth University) 
Helen Wang (Microsoft Research) 
Dan S. Wallach (Rice University) 
Important Dates
Paper submission deadline: March 6, 2009, (11:59pm US-Eastern)
Workshop acceptance notification date: March 31, 2009
Workshop date: Thursday, May 21, 2009
Workshop paper submission web site: To be announced. 

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