About IFIP TC11 

IFIP Technical Committee 11: Security and Privacy Protection in Information Processing Systems




To increase the trustworthiness and general confidence in information processing and to act as a forum for security and privacy protection experts and others professionally active in the field.



Work towards:

  • the establishment of a common frame of reference for security and privacy protection in organizations,

  • professions and the public domain;
  • the exchange of practical experience;
  • the dissemination of information on and the evaluation of current and future protective techniques;
  • the promotion of security and privacy protection as essential elements of information processing systems.
  • The clarification of the relation between security and privacy protection.



Prof. Steve Furnell


Working Groups

WG 11.1 Information Security Management (Chair: Karin Hedström)

WG 11.2 Pervasive Systems Security (Chair: Damien Sauveron)

WG 11.3 Data and Application Security (Chair: Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati)

WG 11.4 Network & Distributed Systems Security (Chair: Doğan Kesdoğan)

WG 11.5  IT Assurance and Audit (Chair: Abbas Shahim)

WG 11.6  Identity Management (Chair: Simone Fischer Huebner)

WG 9.6 / 11.7 IT Mis-Use & the Law (Chair: Ronald Leenes) 

WG 11.8 Information Security Education (Chair: Lynn Futcher)

WG 11.9 Digital Forensics (Chair: Gilbert Peterson)

WG 11.10 Critical Infrastructure Protection (Chair: Jonathan Butts)

WG 11.11  Trust Management (Chair: Theo Dimitrakos)

WG 11.12  Human Aspects of Information Security and Assurance (Chair: Nathan Clarke)

WG 8.11 / 11.13 Information Systems Security Research (Chair: Merrill Warkentin

WG 11.14 Secure Engineering (Chair: Fabio Martinelli)


 IFIP Information Security Conference & Privacy Conference - IFIP Technical Committee 11