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CfP: 19th Annual FIRST Conference

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) has put out a call for papers for its nineteenth annual conference.  The theme for 2007 is “Private Lives and Corporate Risk: Digital Privacy – Hazards and Responsibilities”.

Full details at:

FIRST 19th Annual Conference, June 17 - 22, 2007,
Melia Seville hotel, Seville, Spain
Private Lives and Corporate Risk:
Digital Privacy - Hazards and Responsibilities.
Call for Papers
All submissions must reflect original work and must adequately
document any overlap with previously published or simultaneously
submitted papers from any of the authors. If authors have any doubts
regarding whether such overlap exists, they should contact the
program chairs prior to submission.
Papers will be scheduled as part of the Main Conference.
Timeslots are available in three lengths:
a) 50 Minutes, with 10 minutes question time
b) 40 minutes, with 10 minutes question time
c) 25 Minutes, with 5 minutes question time.
The program committee is also looking for contributions to the 'Geek
Zone', where presentations last for three hours and which are aimed
at a smaller more technical audience of up to 30 people. These
presentations are intended to include live demos and involve their
audiences in active participation.
It is important that your presentation/class is:
. Topical
. Unique
You should not present with the aim of gaining the audience's
interest in any commercial application or product, in other words: