Call For Papers

RAID 2003

Sixth International Symposium

on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

September 8-10, 2003

This symposium, the sixth in an annual series, brings together leading figures from academia, government, and industry to discuss state-of-the-art intrusion detection technologies and issues from the research and commercial perspectives. The RAID International Symposium series is intended to further advances in intrusion detection by promoting the exchange of ideas in a broad range of topics.

The RAID 2003 program committee invites two types of submissions:

The following sorts of topics are within scope:


General Chair: John McHugh (
Program Chairs: Giovanni Vigna (
Erland Jonsson (
Publication Chair: Chris Kruegel (
Publicity Chair: Josh Haines (
Sponsor Chair: Don McGillen (

Technical Committee:


Deadline for paper submission: March 31, 2003

Deadline for panel submission: April 30, 2003

Notification of acceptance or rejection: May 31, 2003

Final paper camera ready copy due: June 30, 2003

RAID dates: September 8-10, 2003


Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel to any other conference or workshop with proceedings. The full papers must list all authors and their affiliations; in case of multiple authors, the contact author must be indicated (note that RAID does not require anonymized submissions).

Authors are invited to submit their papers electronically. A detailed description of the electronic submission procedure will be made available by end of January 2003. Submissions must conform to this procedure and be received within the submission deadline in order to be considered.

Each submission will be acknowledged by e-mail. If acknowledgment is not received within seven days, please contact Giovanni Vigna (

All submissions must be in English. Plan to give all presentations and panels in English.


We solicit interested organizations to serve as sponsors for RAID 2003, particularly in sponsorship of student travel and other expenses for RAID. Please contact the Sponsor Chair for information regarding corporate sponsorship of RAID 2003.


Detailed registration information (including fees, suggested hotels, and travel directions) will be provided at the RAID 2003 web site in June 2003.


Accepted papers will be published by Springer Verlag in its Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. Instructions for authors are available.


For further information, please contact the Program Chairs or the General Chair.