FARES 2023

The 18 th International Workshop on Frontiers in Availability, Reliability and Security

to be held in conjunction with the 18 th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2023 – http://www.ares-conference.eu )

August 29 – September 01, 2023

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.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

Reliability Models and Failure Prevention
Intrusion Detection and Fraud Detection
Dependability Requirement Engineering
Dependability Modelling and Prediction
Standards, Guidelines and Certification
Database and Datawarehouse Security
Secure Enterprise Information System
Network/Software/Database Security
Trust Models and Trust Management
Risk Planning, Analysis & Awareness
Survivability of Computing Systems
Authentication and Access Control
Security aspects in E-Government

Applied Tools and Applications
Legal and economic aspects
Security Models / Methods
Security and privacy issues
Data Analysis and Security
Availability and Reliability
Social Network Security
Usability and Security
Identity Management
Digital Forensics
Web Security
Grid Security

Important Dates
Extended Submission Deadline May 22, 2023
Author Notification June 14, 2023
Proceedings Version June 28, 2023
Conference August 29 – September 01, 2023
Workshop Chairs

Francesco Buccafurri
Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy

Gianluca Lax
Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy

Program Committee to be completed

Vincenzo De Angelis, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
Eduardo B. Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University, US
Marco Fisichella, L3S Research Center of Leibniz University, Germany
Giorgio Giacinto, Università di Cagliari, Italy
Darren R. Hayes, Pace University, US
Wolfgang Hommel, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Sara Lazzaro, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
Valderi R. Q. Leithardt, Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, Portugal
Lorenzo Musarella, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
Roberto Nardone, Università degli Studi di Napoli PARTHENOPE, Italy
Vishal Saraswat, R.C.Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security Indian Statistical Institute, India
Hamed Taherdoost, University Canada West, Canada

BEst Paper

All accepted and presented papers compete for the best paper awards, which will be announced at the workshop closing ceremony. The authors of the awarded papers will receive a certificate.

Submission Guidelines

The submission guidelines valid for the workshop are the same as for the ARES conference. They can be found at https://www.ares-conference.eu/conference/submission/ .

A selection of accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended version of this research to the Special Issue entitled Topical Collection “Innovation in Information Security”, which will be published in Applied Sciences, an open access journal with IF = 2.838

( https://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci/indexing ) indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.

For invited papers, the Article Processing Charge (2300 CHF) will be fully waived.