call for papers

DIMVA solicits submission of high-quality, original scientific papers presenting novel research on malware analysis, intrusion detection, and related systems security topics. Submissions of two types are invited.

  • Full papers, presenting novel and mature research results.
  • Short papers (extended abstracts), presenting original, ongoing work that has not yet reached the maturity required for a full paper. Short papers accepted for publication at the conference will be included in the proceedings and contain "Extended Abstract" in the title.

areas of interest

DIMVA encourages submissions from the following broad areas.


  • Automated analyses
  • Behavioral models
  • Prevention and containment
  • Sandboxed execution
  • Sample acquisition
  • Sample triage
  • Attack trends
  • Forensics and recovery
  • Underground economy
  • Infiltration

Intrusion Detection

  • Novel approaches and domains
  • Prevention and response mechanisms
  • Large-scale detection
  • Cooperative detection
  • Insider and masquerade detection
  • Data exfiltration
  • Correlation
  • Evasion and overstimulation
  • Operational experiences

Vulnerability Assessment

  • Vulnerability detection
  • Vulnerability prevention
  • Fuzz testing
  • Classification and evaluation
  • Situational awareness

important dates

Paper submission deadline
2 March 2012 23:59 EST
Paper acceptance notification
13 Apr 2012
Camera-ready deadline
30 Apr 2012