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International Workshop on Software Protection (SPRO)

City London
Province London
Country GB
Twitter @SproWorkshop
Website https://spro.aspire-fp7.eu/cfp/
Code of Conduct N/A
CFP Deadline

July 15, 2019, 1 a.m.   

Conference Date

Nov. 15, 2019, 9 a.m.   


Co-located with ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2019

Desired articles should cover at least one of the following topics:

1. Software Protection techniques

Code Obfuscation, Anti-Debugging, Software Diversity
Data obfuscation, White-Box Cryptography
Code Virtualization, Software Dynamic Translation
Software Tampering Detection and Reaction, Code Guards
Online protections: Software Renewability, Mobile Code, Remote Attestation
Software Similarity, Plagiarism detection, Legal aspects
Software Licensing, Watermarking, Fingerprinting, Anti-cloning
Homomorphic Encryption, Hardware-Software co-design
Open-Source tools for software protection

2. Software Protection Analysis, Reverse Engineering and Evaluation

Insights on new reversing techniques and their effectiveness against specific protection methods.
Possible applications of Machine Learning for attacking and improving software protection.
Evaluation Methodologies: security metrics, risk analysis, and empirical studies
Reverse Engineering, Resilience, De-obfuscation, Malware analysis
Tools and their extensions for static and dynamic software analysis
Threat modelling, Petri nets, attack graphs, taxonomies and ontologies
Decision support systems and security optimization
Formal Methods for software protection

3. Software Protection in Industry

Protection tool-chains and Integrated Development Environments
Software Architectures and build process integration
Code and Data Protection in video-games, digital television, and streaming services
Security Validation and best practices from industry
Software protection on heterogeneous platforms (sensors, smartphones, cloud)

Speaker benefits