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W2SP 2015 : Web 2.0 Security & Privacy 2015


When May 21, 2015 - May 21, 2015
Where San Jose, California
Submission Deadline Jan 26, 2015
Notification Due Mar 5, 2015
Final Version Due Mar 19, 2015
Categories    security   computer science   forensic   privacy

Call For Papers

Dear Colleagues,
Please consider submitting papers to Web 2.0 Security and Privacy(W2SP) 2015 which is co-located with the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy 2015 in the Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA, USA, May 18-20, 2015.
W2SP 2015 is part of the IEEE CS Security & Privacy Workshops (SPW 2015), an event of the IEEE CS Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, and will be held on May 21, 2015.

W2SP 2015 website:


January 26, 2015: Regular & Short Paper Submission
March 5, 2015: Notification Date
March 19, 2015: Camera-Ready & Early Registration Deadline


W2SP brings together researchers, practitioners, web programmers, policy makers, and others interested in the latest understanding and advances in the security and privacy of the web, browsers, cloud, mobile and their eco-systems. We have eight years of successful W2SP workshops.

The workshop will be accessible to both non-experts interested in learning about this area and experts interested in hearing about new research and approaches.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

• Analysis of Web, Cloud and Mobile Vulnerabilities
• Forensic Analysis of Web, Cloud and Mobile Systems
• Security Analysis of Web, Cloud and Mobile Systems
• Advances in Penetration Testing
• Advances in (SQL/code) Injection Attacks
• Trustworthy Cloud-based, Web and Mobile services
• Privacy and Reputation in Web (e.g. Social Networks), Cloud, Mobile Systems
• Security and Privacy as a Service
• Usable Security and Privacy
• Security and Privacy Solutions for the Web, Big Data, Cloud and Mobile
• Identity Management, Pseudonymity and Anonymity
• Security/Privacy Web Services/Feeds/Mashups
• Provenance and Governance
• Security and Privacy Policy Management for the Web, Big Data ,Cloud and Mobile
• Next-Generation Web/Mobile Browser Technology
• Security/Privacy Extensions and Plug-ins
• Online Privacy and Security frameworks
• Advertisement and Affiliate fraud
• Studies on Understanding Web/Cloud/Mobile Security and Privacy
• Technical Solutions for Security and Privacy legislation
• Solutions for connecting the Business, Legal, Technical and Social aspects on Web/Cloud/Mobile Security and Privacy.
• Technologies merging Economics with Security/Privacy
• Innovative Security/Privacy Solutions for Industry Verticals
• Formal methods in Security


Submission page:
Authors are invited to submit Regular Papers (maximum 10 pages) or Short Papers (maximum 4 pages) via EasyChair. Accepted papers will be published on the workshop’s website. We will also consider extended version submissions of select high-quality papers to a journal special issue on Web Security.
Papers must be formatted for US letter (not A4) size paper with margins of at least 3/4 inch on all sides. The text must be formatted in a two-column layout, with columns no more than 9 in. high and 3.375 in. wide. The text must be in Times font, 10-point or larger, with 12-point or larger line spacing. Authors are encouraged to use the IEEE conference proceedings templates found here: Failure to adhere to the page limit and formatting requirements will be grounds for rejection.


Workshop Co-Chairs
Larry Koved, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Tyrone Grandison, Proficiency Labs

Program Committee Chairs
Sean Thorpe, University of Technology, Jamaica
Abigail Goldsteen, IBM Research Haifa

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