IEEE newsletter on Security & Privacy

Avi Rubin rubin at
Mon Apr 27 17:37:45 PDT 1998

This is to inform people who are interested of the 
IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Security
and Privacy's newsletter, CIPHER. The URL for the online
version can be found at

There is also a text version of the newsletter mailed out to
the mailing list about every two months. You can find subscription 
information as well as the current and back issues at the web

Here is the table of contents of the April issue:

Newsletter of the IEEE Computer Society's TC on Security and Privacy
Electronic Issue 27                                 April 27, 1998
Avi Rubin and Paul Syverson, Editors
                                       Bob Bruen, Book Review Editor
                                        Hilarie Orman, Assoc. Editor
                                     Mary Ellen Zurko, Assoc. Editor
                                      Anish Mathuria, Reader's Guide
Contents:                                         [3354 lines total]
 o  Letter from the TC Chair
 o  Letter from the Editor
Final Program and Registration Information for the
   1998 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland California USA
Preliminary Program of the
   1998 IEEE Computer Security Foundations Workshop, Rockport Mass. USA
Security and Privacy Survey by the IEEE Computer Society
Security and Privacy News Briefs:
 o LISTWATCH: Items from security-related lists, by Mary Ellen Zurko
 o An Update from Asia, by Yongfei Han
 o Report on Canadian Crypto Policy Framework for Electronic Commerce,
   by Stewart Baker and  Elizabeth Banker
 o More recent news on Canadian Crypto Policy Framework
   and other policy news
 o Denial of service attacks targeting Windows 95/NT machines
 o Employees buy ORA Canada
Commentary and Opinion: Book Reviews
 o Web Security. A Step-by-step Reference Guide.
   by Lincoln Stein, reviewed by Bob Bruen
Conference Reports:
 o Workshop on Education in Computer Security (WECS '98) by Cynthia Irvine
 o Computers, Freedom, and Privacy (CFP `98) by Danielle Gallo
 o Financial Cryptography (FC`98) by Paul Syverson
 o NSA Network Security Framework Forum (NSFF) by Jeremy Epstein
Assessment of security software
New reports available via FTP and WWW: a couple
New Interesting Links on the Web
Who's Where: recent address changes
Calls for Papers:  HASE, ACSAC, IEEE Internet Computing, Software Practice
                   & Experience, JCS, ACM RBAC
Reader's guide to recent security and privacy literature
 o Conference Papers: Paper lists for FC, NDSS, and Info. Hiding
 o Journal and Newsletter articles: several
List of Computer Security Academic Positions, maintained by Cynthia Irvine
Publications for sale -- CSFW proceedings available
TC officers
Information for Subscribers and Contributors

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