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Fourth International Workshop on Frontiers in Availability, Reliability and Security (FARES 2009)

To be held in conjunction with the Fourth International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2009 – http://www.ares-conference.eu).

March 16th – 19th, 2009
Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT)
Fukuoka, Japan

FARES establishes an in-depth academic platform to exchange novel theories, designs,  applications and on-going research results among researchers and practitioners in different Computing Dependability aspects which emphasize the Practical Issues in Availability, Reliability and Security. Papers of excellence in the following topics armed for this Symposium:

Topics of interest comprise but are not limited to:
  • Applied Tools and Applications
  • Authorization and Authentication
  • Availability and Reliability
  • Database and Datawarehouse Security
  • Dependability Modelling and Prediction
  • Dependability Requirement Engineering
  • Digital Forensics
  • Grid Security
  • Intrusion Detection and Fraud Detection
  • Network/Software/Database Security
  • Reliability Models and Failure Prevention
  • Risk planning, analysis & awareness
  • Secure Enterprise Information System
  • Security and privacy issues
  • Security Models / Methods
  • Standards, Guidelines and Certification
  • Survivability of Computing Systems
  • Trust Models and Trust Management
  • Usability and Security

Important dates

Author Notification: November 30th, 2008
Author Registration: December 15th, 2008
Proceedings Version: December 15th, 2008
Conference/Workshop: March 16th -19th, 2009

Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers following the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscripts style: two columns, single-spaced, including figures and references, using 10 fonts, and number each page. You can confirm the IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Author Guidelines at the following web page:


Workshop papers are classified into 1 categorizes representing original, previously unpublished work.

  • workshop paper (6 pages)

Submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. Before uploading your paper, please ensure to remove any explicit author information.

Contact author must provide the following information at the ARES web site: paper title, authors' names, affiliations, postal address, phone, fax, and e-mail address of the author(s), about 200-250 word abstract, and about five keywords.

Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and present the paper in the conference.

Accepted papers will be given guidelines in preparing and submitting the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance.

All accepted papers will be published as ISBN proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society.

Workshop Organizing Committee

A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Edgar Weippl, Secure Business Austria, Austria