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ACM Conference Probes New Technologies to Protect Computer and Communications Security


The Association for Computing Machinery

Advancing Computing as a Science & Profession




Washington, DC - For Release October 25, 2007





WHAT:  2007 Conference on Computer and Communications Security presented by the ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit, and Control (SIGSAC)

  • Tutorials: 
    • Management and Forensic Techniques for Content Protection Against Piracy
    • Compliance with Regulatory Data Management Requirements
    • Protecting Location Information in Mobile Environments
  • Research Papers 
    • Web Applications and Internet Security
    • Anonymity, Authentication, and Passwords
    • Operating Systems and Malware Detection
    • Traffic Analysis and Location Privacy
    • Election Systems and Applied Cryptography
    • Network and Software Security
    • Spam Filters and Protocols

  • Invited Talks
    • Better Security for Consumer Products
    • Transitioning Research into Operations
    • Why Online Games Forecast Future Software Security Issues
    • New Tools and Approaches to Digital Forensic Analysis


WHO: Keynote and Invited Speakers

·    Steve Lipner, Microsoft, on new ways for governments to evaluate product security

·    Morris Moore, Motorola, on a path toward better security for consumer products

·    Lee Beausoleli , U.S. Department of Defense, on transitioning research to operations

·    Gary McGraw, Cigital, Inc., on security issues for multiple player online role-playing games

·    Frank Adelstein, ATC-NY, applying live forensics to investigations


WHEN: October 29 – November 2, 2007      Complimentary Press Registration (except meals)


WHERE: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria VA 22311

WHY: As the growth of computer and communications devices explodes with new features, services, and applications, the need to protect privacy and security of users expands exponentially. The 2007 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security features the world’s leading researchers and practitioners on new technologies and approaches to achieving security in this rapidly evolving environment. Tutorials, Research Track presentations, Industry and Government presentations, and workshops offer provocative analysis and solutions aimed at advancing information security in computing and communications.

About ACM

ACM is an educational and scientific society uniting the world’s computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. ACM strengthens the profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence.  ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.

For More Information:       Contact Virginia Gold  212-626-0505

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