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The First International Workshop on Security Ontologies and Taxonomies (SecOnT 2012)

University of Economics, Prague
August 20th-24th, 2012


To be held in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2012 –



The First International Workshop on Security Ontologies and Taxonomies (co-located with the International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security) will bring together researchers and practitioners in the area of security ontologies and taxonomies. SecOnT aims at establishing a highly specialized annual meeting to conduct in-depth research discussions and to identify collaboration opportunities among the participants.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Security ontology/taxonomy design
  • Collaborative security ontology/taxonomy editing
  • Security ontology/taxonomy standardization
  • Security knowledge sharing
  • Economic, ethical, legal, multi linguistic, organizational, and social aspects
  • Semantic interoperability
  • Standards, terminologies, guidelines and certification
  • Real world applications and case studies


Important Dates

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012
Author Notification: May 1st, 2012
Conference: August 20th – 24th, 2012


Workshop Chair

  • Stefan Fenz, Vienna University of Technology, AT


Program Committee

  • Paul Cichonski, NIST, USA
  • SÅ‚awomir Górniak, ENISA, GR
  • Simon Parkin, Newcastle University / HP Enterprise Security Services (HPESS), UK
  • Chuning Rong, University of Stavanger, NO
  • Aad van Moorsel, Newcastle University, UK



We are looking forward to your submission!

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us:



Best regards


Yvonne Poul

ARES Organizing Team


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