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IH&MMSec 2014 : The 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop


When Jun 11, 2014 - Jun 13, 2014
Where Salzburg, Austria
Submission Deadline Jan 17, 2014
Categories    information hiding   multimedia security   privacy   security

Call For Papers

Call for Papers and Special Sessions
IH&MMSec 2014
The 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop*

June 11-13, 2014
Salzburg, Austria

Paper Submission Deadline: January 17, 2014

*ACM approval pending

Last year, the 1st ACM Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop 2013 successfully merged the Information Hiding (IH) and the ACM Multimedia and Security (ACM MMSec) communities. This year's 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop (IH&MMSec) continues this endeavour, providing a platform to discuss recent advances in both fields, benefitting from their synergies.

The 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop focusses on both, information hiding topics such as watermarking, steganography and steganalysis, anonymity, privacy, hard-to-intercept communications, and covert/subliminal channels as well as multimedia security topics such as data hiding, robust/perceptual hashing, biometrics, video surveillance, and multimedia forensics.

The 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop (IH&MMSec) will be held at the Parkhotel Brunauer in Salzburg, Austria, on June 11-13, 2014. You are invited to submit short papers (4-6 pages, showing work in progress with limited test sets for example or just giving indications or tendencies) and full papers (10-12 pages, with general and detailed research contributions).

Topics include, but are not limited to:
* Integrity verification of digital content
* Source device identification and linking
* Multimedia watermarking, fingerprinting and identification
* Multimedia network protection, privacy and security
* Multimedia authentication and encryption
* Signal Processing in the Encrypted Domain
* Steganography and steganalysis
* Biometrics
* Application of smart cards and ID cards
* Secure multimedia system design and protocol security
* Media Forensics
* Crime Scene Forensics
* Security evaluation and benchmarks
* Emerging applications
* Privacy, policy and legal issues as well as their interaction with technological development

Important dates:
Submission deadline: January 17, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: March 31, 2014
Camera-ready papers: May 2, 2014

Special sessions:
Special sessions will be announced in November at Papers submitted to a special session will be reviewed by the special session organiser(s) and memebers of the program committee. The decision on acceptance will be made jointly by the special session organiser(s) and the program chairs.

Special session proposals:
Please send special session proposals including a description of their respective scope in the form of a CFP and a listing of the
organisers until October 27, 2013 to or

Please send inquiries to or

General chair:
Andreas Uhl, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria

Local organizing chair:
Andreas Unterweger, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria

Program chairs:
Stefan Katzenbeisser, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Roland Kwitt, University of Salzburg, Austria
Alessandro Piva, University of Florence, Italy

Steering Committee:
Patrizio Campisi, University of Roma TRE, Italy
George Danezis, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK
Jana Dittmann, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany
Jessica Fridrich, SUNY Binghamton, USA
Stefan Katzenbeisser, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Balakrishnan Prabhakaran, University of Dallas, USA

Web page:

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