Tutorials are being offered in conjunction with SIN 2009. Tutorials will take place during the two days immediately prior to the main conference. Each tutorial and the main conference are available for individual registration. Tutorials are not included in the registration fee of the main conference; and, registration to the main conference is not a requirement for registering and attending any tutorial. In order to register to attend a tutorial, the main registration form is used; please visit the Registration page. 

Currently the following tutorials are available for registration:

1. Web Application Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures
by Nelson Uto, M.Sc., CPqD Telecom & IT Solutions, Brazil, and Sandro Pereira de Melo, M.Sc., Locaweb, Brazil.
Full day, 6 October 2009. Prospectus. (Tutorial ID# 1)
==> Cancelled due to inability of the tutors to attend.

2.  Security of Next Generation Networks by Serap ATAY, Ph.D., European Commission Joint Research Center, Italy.
Half day, 7 October 2009, morning. Prospectus. (Tutorial ID# 2)

3. Statistical Approaches for Network Anomaly Detection by Christian Callegari, Ph.D., University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
Half day, 7 October 2009 afternoon. Prospectus. (Tutorial ID# 3)

4. Secrets of Reverse Engineering Software by Khaled H. Salah, Ph.D., King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Half day, 7 October 2009 afternoon.  Prospectus. (Tutorial ID# 4)

Tutorial proposals received as per the TOR given below have been evaluated. Accepted tutorials are being announced above.

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Call for Tutorials

2nd International Conference on Security of Information and Networks

SIN 2009

6-10 October, 2009


Salamis Bay Conti Resort Hotel, Gazimagusa, North Cyprus

 Prospective tutorial instructors are invited to submit proposals for SIN 2009 Conference. First two days of SIN 2009 Conference are reserved for tutorials. Proposals on contemporary topics and recent developments in the field of security in information, networks, and systems in the conference themes are especially welcome; detailed fields of interest are listed in the conference CFP.


  • The instructor of an accepted tutorial will receive free registration to SIN 2009 Conference and, if a tutorial is actually run, accommodation for one tutorial speaker will be covered by the conference.

 Tutorial Topics


 Submission Details

A tutorial proposal should consist of an outline and background information on the presenter(s). Tutorial outline should be limited to 2 pages and contain the following information:

1.      Title of the tutorial: The title will appear in the conference program if the proposal is accepted.

2.      Abstract of the tutorial: This abstract will be used to advertise the proposal, for instance, on the conference’s web site prior to the conference. The abstract should be 250-word long at the most.

3.      Proposed duration: Half-day tutorials will run for a total of about 3 hours; full day tutorials will run for about 6 hours.

4.      Intended audience: to whom is the tutorial of interest.

5.      Prerequisite knowledge: what the attendees should already know.

6.      Detailed outline: The topics covered in the tutorial will be listed and briefly discussed in the outline, along with the amount of time planned for each topic.

7.      Tutorial goals: This is a one-page discussion of the tutorial’s goals and benefits to prospective participants.

The background information on the presenter(s) should be limited to 1-2 pages and contain:

  1. Names, affiliations, homepages and contact details.
  2. Short biographies.
  3. Information about previous tutorials given by the same presenters (title, location, number of attendees, etc.).

Tutorial materials such as handouts and slides may be included if already available, but are not required for proposal submission.

Please send your proposal to SINConf-Tutorial@sinconf.org

Important Dates

Tutorial submissions:

 17 June 2009

Acceptance notices:

 25 June 2009 

Camera-ready copy of tutorial handouts:

 20 September 2009 

Tutorial Dates:

 6-7 October 2009

Tutorials Chair

Ahmet Unveren

 Eastern Mediterranean University, TRNC, North Cyprus

Tutorials Co-Chair

Christophe Doche

 Macquarie University, Australia