The 5th International Workshop on Security of Mobile Applications

to be held in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security
(ARES 2016 –

August 31 – September 2, 2016
Salzburg, Austria

Since the advent of Smartphones, mobile applications have been one of the most thriving areas in the last few years. Thus, securing mobile applications as well as protecting private user data has to be considered as key research topics in the realm of security research. The International Workshop on Security of Mobile Applications (co-located with the ARES-conference) focuses on bringing together researchers from all over the world to share their experience and present recent research.

Topics of interest comprise but are not limited to:
Mobile security/privacy policies
Mobile protocols and protocol security
Securing private data on Smartphones
Integrating mobile devices into the Cloud
Mobile operating systems
Secure mobile software architecture
Secure mobile application design
Recent security issues on mobile systems
Physical protection of mobile devices
Security and privacy issues related to user behavior
Novel security concepts for mobile devices and applications
Ubiquitous digital interconnection
Securing MANets
Analysis of mobile Apps and Ecosystems
Protection of location data
Device loss detection
Mobile ticketing
Sensor communication
Opportunistic Networks
Low-energy Protocols
Important Dates
Submission Deadline June 1, 2016
Author Notification June 09, 2016
Proceedings Version June 24, 2016
Conference August 31 – September 2, 2016
Workshop Chair

Peter Kieseberg (Chair)
SBA Research, Austria

Sebastian Schrittwieser (Chair)
Josef Ressel Zentrum TARGET, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Program Committee

Isao Echizen, National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan
Peter Frühwirt, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Johannes Heurix, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Andreas Hula, University College London (UCL), UK
Raydel Montesino Perurena, Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas, Cuba
Dimitris E. Simos, SBA Research, Austria
Ronald Tögl, Infineon Technologies, Austria
Johanna Ullrich, SBA Research, Austria


The submission guidelines valid for the IWSMA workshop are the same as for the ARES conference. They can be found >>here<<.


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