SOURCE Boston 2013 Call for Papers is Open!
April 16-18, 2013
Marriott Courtyard Downtown Boston
This form gives you the opportunity to submit a proposal for SOURCE Boston.
What is SOURCE?
SOURCE Conference brings security experts and business professionals together in an intimate and personal environment to discuss the security industry’s most important issues, technologies, and business trends. SOURCE takes the technical excellence and expertise found at top hacker conference and places in an executive environment where business professionals can gain insight into the security industry’s most important issues, technologies, and business trends.
Who Attends SOURCE?
SOURCE is designed for top security professionals, advanced IT professionals, senior and top-level executives, company chief officers (e.g., CTOs, CSOs), faculty and students from colleges and universities, members of management and business communities who are looking to connect with security and technology experts.
The SOURCE Experience
SOURCE Boston attendees experience two and a half days of intense 50 minute sessions taught by top security experts. Sessions hold 50-60 professionals, providing an intimate environment where attendees can ask questions, participate in discussions, and interact with other delegates and speakers.
Attendees will have the choice of three exciting tracks:
Security and Technology - security software, cloud security, secure coding practices, reverse engineering, new software releases and technology demonstrations
Business of Security - critical decision-making, entrepreneurship, issues of compliance, vulnerability management, SaaS, privacy laws, disclosure, and economics
Application Security (Boston only) – threats, attacks, vulnerabilities, counter measures, testing, mobile application security, security testing, penetration testing, and static code analysis
› Applied Cryptography
› Biometrics Security and Privacy
› Critical Infrastructure Protection
› Data Integrity and Protection
› Database Security and Privacy
› Digital Forensics
› Ethical and Legal Implications of Security and Privacy
› Exploitation Techniques
› Identification, Authentication and Non-repudiation
› Identity Management
› Information Systems Auditing
› Insider Threats and Countermeasures
› Intellectual Property Protection
› International and Homeland Security
› Intrusion Detection & Prevention
› Management of Computing Security
› Mobile Security**** <---hot topic
› Organizational Security Policies
› Risk Assessment
› Secure Cloud Computing
› Security Information Systems Architecture and Design and Security Patterns
› Security Management
› Security Metrics and Measurement
› Security Requirements (threats, vulnerabilities, risk, formal methods, etc.)
› Security Verification and Validation
› Sensor and Mobile Ad Hoc Network Security
› Service and Systems Design and QoS Network Security
› Wireless Network Security (WiFi, WiMAX, WiMedia and others)
SOURCE is highly focused on bridging the concerns of security and technology experts with the matters of business. Specifically we seek:
* Practical and proven security methodologies which provide satisfying results for business
* Unique perspectives and experience into the security industry
* Information about new security technologies and releases
* Solution-based presentations with a specific business problem identified
* Practical applications of new technology to solve security problems
Consideration will be given first to ORIGINAL work and content that has not been duplicated at any other security or networking conference prior to April 17, 2013.
What We Will NOT Accept
* Submissions from PR agencies or in-house PR or marketing professionals
* Presentations that focus on marketing or directly promoting a company's products
* Generic presentations that do not offer any new perspectives or insight
Call for Papers Committee
Chris Eng, Veracode
Dov Yoran, ThreatGRID
Rob Cheyne, Safelight Security Advisors
Josh Corman, Akamai
Andy Sudbury, Abine Inc
Christien Rioux, Veracode
Jonathan Cran, PwnieExpress
Chris Nickerson, Lares Consulting
CFP Closes – December 1, 2012 -
Notification Deadline – January 10, 2013
SOURCE Conference holds no copyright on the content and abstract information can be freely used after April 23, 2013 (Boston) for other presentations, articles, etc. SOURCE 2013 speakers may be called upon by the SOURCE Conference media relations team for information in advance of the conference in order to promote the conference tracks. Speakers are asked not to give the same presentation within 100 miles of Boston between April 1- April 30, 2013.
SOURCE has a limited travel funds, but Speakers who request travel assistance may be eligible to receive the following:
Air/Train/Bus fare up to $300
3 night hotel at Marriot Courtyard Downtown
SOURCE Boston t-shirt
Invitation to the SOURCE Boston Speaker party
One 50% off pass for a friend or co-worker
***Companies that fund their speaker's travel are eligible to receive a COMPLIMENTARY Basic Sponsorship***
Questions? Email cfp at sourceconference dot com