IWSMA 2017

The 6th International Workshop on Security of Mobile Applications

to be held in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security
(ARES 2017 – http://www.ares-conference.eu)

August 29 – September 1, 2017, Reggio Calabria, Italy

Since the advent of Smartphones, mobile applications have been one of the most thriving areas in the last few years. Thus, securing mobile applications as well as protecting private user data has to be considered as key research topics in the realm of security research. The International Workshop on Security of Mobile Applications (co-located with the ARES-conference) focuses on bringing together researchers from all over the world to share their experience and present recent research.

Topics of interest comprise but are not limited to:
Mobile security/privacy policies

Mobile protocols and protocol security

Securing private data on Smartphones

Integrating mobile devices into the Cloud

Secure mobile software architecture

Recent security issues on mobile systems

Physical protection of mobile devices

Security and privacy issues related to user behavior

Novel security concepts for mobile devices and applications

Analysis of mobile Apps and Ecosystems

Side channel attacks on mobile devices

Mobile malware detection and analysis
Securing MANets

Ubiquitous digital interconnection

Protection of location data

Device loss detection

Mobile ticketing

Sensor communication

Opportunistic Networks

Low-energy Protocols

Mobile services and smart homes

Mobile operating systems

Secure mobile application design
Important Dates
Submission Deadline  May 14, 2017
Author Notification  May 24, 2017
Proceedings Version  June 20, 2017
Conference  August 29 – September 1, 2017
Workshop Chair

Peter Kieseberg (Chair)
SBA Research, Austria

Sebastian Schrittwieser (Chair)
Josef Ressel Zentrum TARGET, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Program Committee

Jakub Breier, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Isao Echizen, National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan
Peter Frühwirt, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Uschi Gonschor, EntServ Enterprise Services, Austria
Johannes Heurix, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Andreas Hula, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom
Martin Husák, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Francesco Mercaldo, Institute for Informatics and Telematics (CNR), Italy
Raydel Montesino Perurena, Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas, Cuba
Lukasz Olejnik, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom
Mayank Sinha, Shell, The Netherlands
Ronald Tögl, Infineon Technologies, Austria
Johanna Ullrich, SBA Research, Austria


The submission guidelines valid for the IWSMA workshop are the same as for the ARES conference. They can be found >>here<<.


In case of questions, please feel free to contact us via iwsma@sba-research.org