Organizing Committee

Jérôme François
Inria Nancy Grand Est, France

Emmanouil Vasilomanolakis
Aalborg University, Denmark

Hsu-Chun Hsiao
National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Mohamed Faten Zhani
École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada

Steering Committee

Carol Fung
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Weverton Cordeiro
UFRGS, Brazil

Program Committee

Carol Fung, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Chia-Mu Yu, National Chung Hsing University, China

Christian Hammerschmidt, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Cynthia Wagner, Restena Foundation, Luxembourg

Dongyoon Lee, Virginia Tech, USA

Emmanouil Vasilomanolakis, Aalborg University, Denmark

Gerard Wagener, CIRCL, Luxembourg

Jassim Happa, University of Oxford, UK

Jeferson Campos Nobre, UNISINOS, Brazil

Joerg Daubert, TU Darmstadt, Germany

José Jair Santanna, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Luciano Paschoal Gaspary, UFRGS, Brazil

Minho Park, Soongsil University, Korea

Mohamed Faten Zhani, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada

Rafael Esteves, IFRS, Brazil

Ramin Sadre, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Ricardo Schmidt, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil

Shankar Karuppayah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Sudipta Chattopadhyay, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Thibault Cholez, LORIA / INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, France

Past Editions

DISSECT 2019 @ Washington, D.C.

DISSECT 2018 @ Taipei, Taiwan

DISSECT 2017 @ Lisbon, Portugal

DISSECT 2016 @ Istanbul, Turkey

DISSECT 2015 @ Ottawa, Canada



5TH IEEE/IFIP Workshop on Security for Emerging Distributed Network Technologies (DISSECT)

Security for the Next Wave of Cyber and Social Networks

Co-located with IEEE/IFIP IM 2019
Washington D.C., USA


Preliminary Program (back to main page)

9:00am - 9:30am
Welcome/Networking session

Chair: TBD
Location: TBD

9:30am - 10:30am

Title: Securing Networks in the Programmable Data Plane Era
Weverton Cordeiro (UFRGS, Brazil)

11:00am - 12:30pm
Technical Session I
Threat Analysis, Modeling and Mitigation

Chair: TBD
Location: TBD
  • Machine learning based Insider Threat Modeling and Detection
    Duc Le, Nur Zincir-Heywood (Dalhousie University, Canada)
  • Passive Inference of User Actions through IoT Gateway Encrypted Traffic Analysis
    Pierre-Marie Junges (Université de Lorraine, France), Jérôme François (INRIA Nancy Grand Est, France), Olivier Festor (INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, France)
  • Leveraging SDN to Enable Short-Term On-Demand Security Exceptions
    James Griffioen, Zongming Fei, Sergio Rivera, Jacob Chappell, Mami Hayashida, Pinyi Shi, Charles Carpenter, Yongwook Song (University of Kentucky, USA)

12:30pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Title: Toward Self-driving Networks: Network Management and Security Challenges
Abdelkader Lahmadi (University of Lorraine, France)

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Systems Security

Chair: TBD
Location: TBD
  • ICS/SCADA Device Recognition: A Hybrid Communication-Patterns and Passive-Fingerprinting Approach
    Alaa Al Ghazo (Iowa state University, USA)
  • Adaptive Network Management for Safety-Critical Systems
    Cora Perner (Airbus Innovations, Germany), Holger Kinkelin, Georg Carle (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

Closing session & Awards announcement

Location: TBD


Date and Location

Washington D.C., USA, April 8th, 2019

Held co-located with IFIP/IEEE Int'l Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM)


DISSECT 2019 will take place at Hilton DoubleTree Hotel - Crystal City, which is located in the vibrant Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Further information on workshop venue, accommodation, travel, and more is available on the IM 2019 website http://im2019.ieee-im.org/

Important Dates

Dec. 5, 2018 Jan. 5th, 2018 Paper submission Deadline (EXTENDED)

Jan. 25, 2019 Acceptance Notification

Feb. 15, 2019 Camera-Ready Version Due

Apr. 8, 2019 Workshop Day

Paper Submission

Paper submissions must present original, unpublished research or experiences. Papers under review elsewhere must not be submitted to the workshop. All contributions must be submitted in PDF format via JEMS.

The submission and acceptance of contributions will be subject to a rigorous peer review process to ensure originality, timeliness, relevance, and readability.

Paper Format

All papers must be limited to 6 pages in an IEEE 2-column style and will be subject to a peer-review process.

The accepted papers will be submitted for publication in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Papers will be withdrawn from IEEE Xplore in case the authors do not present their paper at the workshop.

Distinguished papers will be invited to extend an extended version for a Special Issue of the Int'l Journal on Network Management (IJNM) on Advanced Security Management.

Poster Info

Papers accepted as posters must be limited to 4 pages in an IEEE 2-column style. The accepted posters will also be submitted for publication in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Posters will be withdrawn from IEEE Xplore in case the authors do not present them at the workshop.