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9th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS'11)

The 9th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS ’11)was held on June 7-10, 2011 in Nerja (Malaga), Spain. It was organized by the “Network, Information and Computer Securty Lab”(NICS)from the Computer Science Department of University of Malaga.

ACNS is an annual research conference focusing on cutting-edge results in applied cryptography and network and computer security. This year, ACNS is organized by the Computer Science Department at the University of Malaga. This is the first time that the event takes place in Spain and the second time — in Europe.


Research results are solicited from all research sources, including academic, industrial and government organizations. Submitted papers may present any blend of theoretical, systems-oriented or experimental results on the following topics:

  • Applied cryptography and cryptographic protocols
  • Cryptographic primitives
  • Network security protocols
  • Privacy, anonymity and untraceability
  • Security for next-generation Internet
  • Internet fraud
  • Email and web security
  • Public key infrastructures
  • Trust and its metrics
  • Usable security and cryptography
  • Intellectual property protection & DRM
  • Modeling and protocol design
  • Automated protocols analysis
  • Secure virtualization, cloud computing
  • Security in sensor, mobile, ad hoc and delay
  • Tolerant networks
  • Security in p2p systems, wireless communications.