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Larson, Catherine A - (catheril)
Wed, 4 May 2016 17:33:59 +0000
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IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) 2016

27--30 September 2016
Tucson, AZ, USA

**  Conference Theme: Cybersecurity and Big Data **


We invite academic researchers as well as law enforcement and intelligence experts, and industry consultants and practitioners in the field of Intelligence and Security Informatics and related areas to submit papers and workshop proposals.  

Submissions may include systems, methodology, test-bed, modeling, evaluation, and policy papers. Topics should be relevant to informatics, organization, public policy, or human behavior in applications of counter-terrorism or protection of local/ national/ international security in the physical world or cyberspace.  See specific topic suggestions below.

ISI is also organizing a number of NEW workshops:
  * Doctoral Consortium
  * Women in Cybersecurity
  * Cybersecurity Education & Workforce
  * Big Data Analytics for Cybersecurity Computing (BDAC-2016)
  * Cybersecurity Challenges and Opportunities in Industry
SUBMISSION FORMAT AND PUBLICATION:  Submit long papers (max. six pages), short papers (max. three pages), or posters (one page abstract). Submission format is PDF.  See more information on the CFP page at   The accepted papers from ISI 2016 and its affiliated workshops will be published by the IEEE Press in formal Proceedings. IEEE ISI Proceedings are EI-indexed.

WORKSHOP PROPOSALS ALSO WELCOMED:  Proposals in PDF or Microsoft Word not exceeding three pages should be emailed to the conference organizing committee at [log in to unmask] by May 16, 2016 and contain the following information.

  * Title of tutorial/workshop
  * Preferred duration (half day vs. full day)
  * Brief bios of proposed instructor(s)/organizer(s)
  * Objectives to be achieved
  * Scope of topics to be covered
  * Target audience and the list of potential presenters/contributors

SUBMISSION TOPIC SUGGESTIONS.  Topics include but are not limited to:

  * Cybersecurity Analytics and Threat Intelligence
      - Threat pattern models and modeling tools
      - Real-time situational awareness
      - Intrusion and cybersecurity threat detection and analysis
      - Cyber-physical-social system security and incident management
      - Computing and networking infrastructure protection
      - Cybercrime analysis and prevention
      - Forecasting threats and measuring the impact of threats
      - Surveillance and intelligence through unconventional means
      - Information security management standards
      - Information systems security policies
      - Mobile and cloud computing security
      - Big data analytics for cybersecurity
      - Resilient cyber infrastructure design and protection

  * Data Science and Analytics in Security Informatics
      - Data representation and fusion for security informatics
      - Criminal/intelligence information extraction
      - Data sharing and information visualization for security informatics
      - Web-based intelligence monitoring and analysis
      - Spatial-temporal data analysis for crime analysis and security informatics
      - Criminal/intelligence machine learning and data mining
      - Bio-terrorism tracking, alerting, and analysis
      - Digital forensics and computational criminology
      - Financial and accounting fraud analysis
      - Consumer-generated content and security-related social media analytics
      - Security-related social network analysis (radicalization, recruitment, conducting operations)
      - Authorship analysis and identification
      - Terrorism related analytical methodologies and software tools

  * Human Behavior and Factors in Security Applications
      - Behavior issues in information systems security
      - HCI and user interfaces of relevance to intelligence and security
      - Social impacts of cybercrime and terrorism
      - Board activism and influence
      - Measuring the effectiveness of counter-terrorism campaigns
      - Citizen education and training
      - Understanding user behavior in that has potential security risks
      - Security risks about user behavior in information systems
      - Human behavior modeling, representation and prediction for
      security applications

  * Organizational, National, and International Issues in Counter-terrorism and other Security Applications
      - Best practices in counter-terrorism or security protection
      - Information sharing policy and governance
      - Privacy, security, and civil liberties issues
      - Emergency response and management
      - Disaster prevention, detection, and management
      - Protection of transportation and communications infrastructure
      - Communication and decision support for search and rescue
      - Assisting citizens' responses to terrorism and catastrophic events
      - Border security
      - Accounting and IT auditing
      - Corporate governance and monitoring
      - Election fraud and political use and abuse



      Cathy Larson
      Local Arrangements, ISI 2016

Cathy Larson
Associate Director, Artificial Intelligence Lab
Local Arrangements, ISI 2016
Project Manager and Co-PI, DIBBs for ISI
Program Coordinator, AZSecure SFS
MIS Dept., University of Arizona
1130 East Helen Street
Tucson, AZ  85721   USA
Ph: 520-621-6219
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