[isabelle] 2nd CfP MILS Prague 19 Jan 2016



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CALL FOR PAPERS

2ND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON MILS: 
ARCHITECTURE AND ASSURANCE FOR SECURE SYSTEMS

19 January 2016
Prague, Czech Republic
Co-located with the HiPEAC Conference 2016

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Important dates:
Position papers due:	08 November, 2015 
Reviews/decisions:	15 December, 2015 
Camera ready versions:	10 January, 2016 
MILS Workshop:		19 January, 2016

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QUICK LINKS
- MILS Workshop http://mils-workshop.euromils.eu/

- Submission https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mils16

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You are invited to submit your contribution to the International
Workshop on MILS.


MILS* is a high-assurance security architecture based on the concepts of separation and controlled information flow. The MILS architectural approach is all about decomposition of a system design into well-understood components and their interactions with the goal to achieve composable architecture and composable assurance for the designed system. The composability of architecture and assurance  for secure systems is a grand challenge, which we undertake to meet using the MILS architectural approach.


Architecture composition defines a secure system from trustworthy components and system architecture. The MILS framework for composable architecture is based on a separation kernel (which has overlapping functionality with a hypervisor) that creates partitions to separate different security domains. Such a separation kernel often needs to support real-time because there are many use-cases in embedded systems. Assurance composition targets creating an assurance argument for the overall system from arguments of its components and the system's security architecture. The workshop also welcomes contributions on the industrial application of the MILS architecture, assurance and certification frameworks, attack methods and templates for MILS systems, as well as presenting the MILS  community.



Workshop topics:
The workshop topics are but not limited to:
*	MILS architectural approach for security and safety
*	MILS components and eco-system
*	MLS systems and their relation to MILS systems
*	MILS use-cases, e.g. from avionics, automotive, communications, industrial automation, medical, railway, consumer and similar domains.
*	Real-time separation kernels
*	MILS evaluation and certification 
*	MILS testing and vulnerability analysis of MILS systems
*	Application of novel and existing information flow models/policies
*	Cross-European/world-wide high-assurance security
*	Formal methods for MILS systems as a basis for high assurance


Paper/Presentation submission:
Submissions do not need to be full papers: this is a workshop and we are looking for interesting experience, work, and ideas (possibly preliminary and exploratory) that will stimulate discussion and thought around MILS concepts and challenges. 
Submissions should be in PDF format between 3-12 pages. 
We recommend the guidelines for ACM SIG Proceedings.


Electronic submissions:
The submissions page at Easychair is open: 
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mils16


Organiser:
Sergey Tverdyshev, SYSGO AG, Germany 
sergey.tverdyshev at sysgo.com
FP7 EURO-MILS project 
http://www.euromils.eu


Workshop committee:
Cristina Simache, Altran Sud Ouest, France 
Reinhard Schwarz, Fraunhofer SIT, Germany 
Pavel Dyakin, Kaspersky Lab, Russia 
Igor Furgel, T-Systems, Germany 
Kevin Mueller, Airbus Group Innovations, Germany 
Bertrand Leconte, Airbus Operations, France
Paul Chen, Wind River, USA
Michael Paulitsch, Thales, Austria 
Christoph Krauss, Fraunhofer SIT, Germany 
Sascha Wessel, Fraunhofer AISEC, Germany 
Rance DeLong, The Open Group, UK 
Harald Ruess, Fortiss, Germany 
Andreas Lindinger, Continental, Germany 
Lionel Robin, SAGEM, France
Holger Blasum, SYSGO, Germany 
Sergey Tverdyshev, SYSGO, Germany


MILS workshop web page
http://mils-workshop-2016.euromils.eu/

* Historically MILS stands for "Multiple Independent Levels of Security" and today is considered as a proper noun.

best,

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Holger Blasum
SYSGO AG Office Mainz
Am Pfaffenstein 14 / D-55270 Klein-Winternheim / Germany
Phone: +49-6136-9948-425 / Fax: +49-6136-9948-10 / SIP:hbl at sysgo.com
E-mail: holger.blasum at sysgo.com / Web: http://www.sysgo.com




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