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Special Track by IFIP WG 9.6/11.7 IT Misuse and the Law and the NoE “Future of Identity in the Information Society” (FIDIS)

In the Information Society Identity is getting more and more of an asset, whose control is of interest to quite a few parties and whose security is of general interest.  Papers offering innovative research contributions in any aspect of Security and Control of Identity in Society are solicited for submission to this Special Track of the 22nd IFIP International Information Security Conference. Papers may present theory, applications or practical experiences (e.g. case studies) on topics including, but not limited to:

  • Identity management
  • Profiling and customer relation management
  • Global management of identities
  • Advanced identity documents
  • RFID and other, tracking technologies
  • Biometrics
  • Surveillance
  • ID related crime
  • IT law for preventing Misuse
  • Computer Forensics
  • Privacy, anonymity and pseudonymity
  • Multilateral Security
  • Adequacy and Inadequacy of the Law
  • Social, legal and ethical aspects of IT security

Instructions for paper submission

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. Papers must be written in English; they should be at most 6 pages in total, including bibliography and well-marked appendices. The paper should be intelligible without its appendices. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference and published in the SEC 2007 conference proceedings by the official IFIP publisher Springer Science and Business Media. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register with the conference and present the paper.

To submit a paper, go to Submissions must comply with the instructions and templates on

Papers submitted after November 1, 2006 may be discarded without review.

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