The 7th International Workshop on Software Engineering for Secure Systems (SESS'11)

Soft and secure

Advance program

May 22

Session chair: Seok-Won Lee, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Introduction to the workshop
Invited talk by Bashar Nuseibeh,The Open University, UK
Requirements for Privacy

Bashar Nuseibeh is Professor of Software Engineering and Chief Scientist of Lero - the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre. He is also a Professor of Computing at the Open University, UK, where he served as Director of Research (2002-2008), and a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and the National Institute of Informatics, Japan. Previously he was a Reader at Imperial College London and Head of its Software Engineering Laboratory. His research interests are in software requirements engineering and design, software process modelling and technology, security and privacy, and technology transfer. He has published over 150 refereed papers and consulted widely with industry, working with organisations such as the UK National Air Traffic Services (NATS), Texas Instruments, Praxis Critical Systems, Philips Research Labs, and NASA. Bashar is Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Editor Emeritus of the Automated Software Engineering Journal, and a member of the Editorial Board of several other international journals. He served as programme chair of the main conferences in his area, including ASE'98, RE'01, and ICSE'05, and was Chair of the ICSE Steering Committee (2007-2009) and of IFIP Working Group 2.9 (Requirements Engineering) (2004-2010).

10:00-10:30 Coffee break
Nadira Lammari, Jean-Sylvain Bucumi, Jacky Akoka, and Isabelle Comyn-Wattaiu.
A Conceptual Meta-Model for Secured Information Systems
Fabio Martinelli and Ilaria Matteucci.
Preserving Security Properties under Refinement
Naved Ahmed and Raimundas Matulevicius.
Towards Transformation Guidelines from Secure Tropos to Misuse Cases (Position Paper)
Session wrap up
12:00-13:30 Lunch
Session chair: Mattia Monga, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
M. Todd Gamble, Rose F. Gamble, and Matthew L. Hale.
Security Policy Foundations in Context Unity
Yonghee Shin and Laurie Williams.
An Initial Study on the Use of Execution Complexity Metrics as Indicators of Software Vulnerabilities
Koen Buyens, Riccardo Scandariato, and Wouter Joosen.
Composition of Least Privilege Analysis Results in Software Architectures (Position paper)
Session wrap up
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
Session chair: Jan Jürjens, Technical University Dortmund, Germany
Jack Davidson.
PEASOUP: Preventing Exploits against Software of Uncertain Provenance (Position Paper)
Kiseok Bae, Mahnki Ahn, Hoonjae Lee, Jaecheol Ha, and Sangjae Moon.
Power Analysis Attack and Countermeasure on the Rabbit Stream Cipher (Position Paper) (position paper)
Short presentations about on-going work by workshop attendees
Session wrap up
Panel discussion:"Soft and adaptable but still secure: is it possible?". Panelists: Nancy Mead, Bashar Nuseibeh, others TBA
End of the workshop

Mattia Monga

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