Call for Papers

The CFP is available in PDF format here.

Types of Submissions Solicited:

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

FULL PAPERS, presenting novel and mature research results. Full papers are limited to 20 pages in LNCS format, including bibliography and appendices.

SHORT PAPERS, presenting original, still ongoing work that has not yet reached the maturity required for a full paper. Short papers are limited to 10 pages in LNCS format, including bibliography and appendices. Short papers will be included in the proceedings. The title of short papers should start with the words « Extended Abstract ».

Indicative topics of interest include (but are not limited to):


  • Novel approaches and domains
  • Insider detection
  • Prevention and response
  • Data leakage and exfiltration
  • Result correlation and cooperation
  • Evasion and other attacks
  • Potentials and limitation
  • Operational experiences
  • Privacy, legal, and social aspects
  • Targeted attacks


  • Automated analyses
  • Behavioral models
  • Prevention and containment
  • Classification
  • Lineage
  • Forensics and recovery
  • Underground economy


  • Vulnerability detection
  • Vulnerability prevention
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Exploitation and prevention
  • Hardware vulnerabilities
  • Situational awareness
  • Active probing

Papers will be judged on novelty, significance, correctness, and clarity. We expect all papers to provide enough detail to enable reproducibility of the experimental results. We encourage papers that bridge research in different communities. We also welcome experience papers that clearly articulate lessons learnt.

Important Dates:

  • Paper Submission Deadline (extended): 27 February 2018, 23:59:59 UTC
  • Paper Submission Deadline: 22 February 2018, 23:59:59 UTC
  • Notification to Authors: 12 April 2018
  • Camera Ready Submission Deadline: 28 April 2018
  • Conference: 28-29 June 2018

Sponsorship Opportunities:

We solicit interested organizations to serve as sponsors for DIMVA 2018. Please contact the sponsor chair ( for details regarding sponsorship.


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