Call for Participation: Shared task on Detecting Malicious Domain names DMD 2018

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Vinayakumar R

Apr 23, 2018, 1:50:58 AM4/23/18
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Cybersecurity group at CEN happy to invite candidates to register for the 1st shared task on cyber security in India. It will be held at PESIT Bangalore South Campus, Bengaluru from 19th to 22nd September 2018, a workshop co-located with ICACCI'18 and SSCC'18. The shared task features problem statements in the field of traditional machine learning, deep learning and text analysis in the field of cyber security.

Detailed information and registration link can be found on the event website:

All the accepted shared task will be submitted to An extended version of the best working notes and workshop papers will be submitted to the book.

Apart from the shared task, we welcome scientific papers on topics related to Deep learning for Security Applications as part of ICACCI'18 and SSCC'18 which can be submitted through EDASThe paper submission guidelines are available here.

Apart from the shared task, we welcome scientific papers on topics related to Deep learning for Security Applications as part of ICACCI'18 and SSCC'18. Deep learning for Security Applications (Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)): 

1) Botnet identification and detection 
2) Spam and phishing detection 
3) Security in social networks 
4) Learning in adversarial environments 
5) Malware identification, analysis and similarity 
6) Intrusion detection and response 
7) Representation and detection of social engineering attacks 
8) Classification of sequences of system and network events 
9) Application of learning to computer forensics 
10) Program representation 
11) Web application 
12) Security, Privacy, Trust and Safety 
13) Mobile Computing, Internet of Things (IoT) 
14) Cloud, Apps and Services, and their Security 
15) Big Data architectures for network security 
16) Detecting data and information leakage 

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. The extended version of the best working notes will be submitted to the Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications, Springer book.


Shared Task :

Registration Deadline  - June 15 
Training data release  - June 30 
Test data release July - 15 
Model and Results Submission - July 17 
Results declared - July 30 
Working notes due - Aug 15 
Conference - Sep 19-22 

Call for papers :

Papers Due -  May 31, 2018 
Acceptance Notification June 30, 2018 
Final Paper Deadline August 20, 2018 


Prof Soman KP, Prof & Head CEN 
Prof Bharat Jayaraman, University at Buffalo 
Dr. Sabu M. Thampi, Associate Professor, IIITM-K 
Dr. Mamoun Alazab, Senior member IEEE and Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor in North America) 
Dr. MingJian Tang, Data Scientist (Cyber Security), Commonwealth Bank, Australia 
Dr. Rakesh Verma, Professor, University of Houston 
Dr. Lila Ghemri, Associate Professor Texas Southern University, Houston 
Dr. Stavros Ntalampiras, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science of the University of Milan. 
Dr. M. Sabarimalai Manikandan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar 
Dr. B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India 
Dr. Sandeep K. Shukla, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 
Dr. Prabaharan Poornachandran, Center for Cyber Security Systems and Networks, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam, India 
Mr. Pradeep Menon, Chief executive officer, Lakhshya Cyber Security Labs Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore 
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