First International Academic Workshop on Security, Privacy and dependability for CyberVehicles

The security and privacy topics within the ACMCCS scope are highly relevant for and impacted by computerized, complex and connected modern vehicles as well as their complex supply chains.  This workshop offers an opportunity to trigger the transfer of the accumulated knowledge by the ACM CCS community to the car industry while taking into account typical automotive constraints such as interoperability, reliability, dependability, quality, resource constraints or complex supply chain.

The goal of this workshop is to bring together academic and automotive industry researchers to discuss, identify and address the challenges related to achieving secure, dependable and privacy-preserving cybervehicle systems.


  • Security engineering, life-cycle management in the automotive and transportation domain
  • Security management in automotive supply chain
  • Design methodologies, development/validation/automation tools for secure vehicle  components
  • Secure and dependable intra- and inter-vehicle communication
  • Secure theft protection mechanisms for the automotive domain
  • Identity management in the vehicle and transportation domain
  • Anonymous credentials in the automotive domain
  • Automotive security research challenges
  • Dependable and secure automotive use-cases
  • Architecture and implementation technologies for automotive trusted platform
  • Limitations, alternatives and tradeoffs regarding automotive trusted computing
  • Secure wireless and mobile technologies in vehicles
  • Secure localization and location privacy
  • Wireless or mobile security and privacy in transport systems
  • Mobile (smart) device integration in vehicles and transport systems
  • Intrusion detection systems for the automotive domain
  • Secure interaction between cloud and vehicular network
  • Secure software update and feature activation on car components
  • IP protection in vehicle components
  • Secure remote update
  • Remote attestation of automotive trusted devices
  • Secure hardware for low cost automotive devices
  • Virtualization in automotive components

Important Dates:

(All deadlines are 23:59 CET)

Workshop date: 04.11.2013

 Manuscript submission: July 29, 2013 (Extended)  

Acceptance notification: August 23, 2013

Final Manuscript due: August 30, 2013, September 5, 2013


List of accepted papers is online