Call for Works In Progress

The Works in Progress (WiP) session packs as many 5 minute presentations as it can into one fast paced and popular session. These talks highlight the most current work in both business and academia, emphasizing goals and value added, accomplishments to date, and future plans. Special consideration is given to topics that discuss real life security experience, including system implementation, deployment, and lessons learned.

When are WiP abstracts due?
The deadline for submitting Works in Progress abstracts is September 18.
What should I propose a WiP on?
We are looking for Works in Progress that address just about any current security topic. We are particularly interested in Works in Progress abstracts that share real-life experiences, and discuss actual system or product implementation, deployment, and lessons learned.

If you are developing practical solutions to problems relating to protecting information technology environments, be it your country's information infrastructure or a commercial enterprise, consider submitting an abstract to the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference. This internationally recognized conference provides a forum for experts in information system security to exchange innovative ideas about solving these critical problems.

How do I submit an abstract?
Abstracts should be 1-2 type-written pages in length and should briefly describe the objectives of the current work, any accomplishments to date, and future plans. Abstracts should be sent as pdf files to Please make sure you include author information (name, affiliation, country) in your email. Acceptance notifications will be sent out on October 1.
What happens if I get accepted?
We will be delighted to have you present during the WiP session at the conference. For this, you will need to register and pay for the conference, attend it (much of the value of ACSAC and WiP are the informal interactions that take place during the conference), and present during your allotted 5-minute time slot. We will publish your abstract (or slides, if you prefer) on the conference web site (under the WiP section). Due to the late timeframe, we cannot publish abstracts in the conference proceedings.
How do I get more information?
For additional information regarding Works in Progress, please contact the WIP Chair.