Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft

Multilateral Security in Communications

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Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 08:28:37 +0100
Subject: Multilateral Security in Communications

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

Please find enclosed a Preliminary Announcement of our Conference
"Multilateral Security in Communications" which will be held on 16-17
July 1999 in Stuttgart, Germany.

This event is not only the summit conference of the Kolleg "Security
in Communications", presenting the results the Kolleg produced, but it
will also bring together leading decision-makers from politics,
business and science to determine, for example, if and what regulation
can help to secure the usage of our virtual infrastructures.

The list of speakers is not yet complete  - prominent speakers, who
will present international information infrastructure initiatives,
will be added -  but please take a look at the agenda and also at our
list of exhibitors presenting state-of-the-art security solutions as
well as research prototypes.

The conference languages are English and German (simultaneous

More information can be found under or simply send an email to

Looking forward to meeting you in Stuttgart.

Prof. Dr. Guenter Mueller
Dr. Kai Rannenberg
Boris Padovan


                          Preliminary Announcement

                   Multilateral Security in Communications
                              16-17 July 1999

                            Haus der Wirtschaft
                            Stuttgart, Germany


                               16 July 1999

                       Prof. Dr. Gisbert zu Putlitz
                 Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Stiftung

            Opening - Baden-Wuerttemberg Technology Initiatives
                     Minister Dr. Christoph-E. Palmer
                    Ministry of State Baden-Wuerttemberg

                           Security and Economy
                             Dr. Manfred Gentz
                            DaimlerChrysler AG

              Multilateral Security - Road Map for the Future
                          Prof. Dr. Guenter Mueller
                    IIG Telematik, Freiburg University

                        Experiences with Technology
                            Dr. Kevin McCurley
                           IBM Almaden Research

                          Technology for Security
                        Prof. Dr. Andreas Pfitzmann
                     Dresden University of Technology

                      Infrastructures and Regulation
                              Siegmar Mosdorf
            German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

                      Experiences with Open Networks
                            Dr. Steve Bellovin
                     AT&T Research Shannon Labs, IETF

                      Future Research Considerations
                           Dr. Reinhard Grunwald
                      Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

                      Telecommunications and Security
                            Dr. Hagen Hultzsch
                            Deutsche Telekom AG

                       Business, Users and Security
                          Hermann-Josef Lamberti
                             Deutsche Bank AG

                                (7.30 p.m.)
                   Live Demonstration of Security Issues
                            Dr. Charles Palmer
                IBM Global Systems Analysis Laboratory, USA
                            Deutsche Telekom AG
                     (open to all conference visitors)


                                17 July 1999

                        Human Factors and Security
                         Prof. Dr. Georg Rudinger
                              Bonn University

                     Security and E-Commerce in Japan
                            Dr. Ryoichi Sasaki

3 Parallel Technical Tracks

Track 1: Technical Building Blocks
6 presentations including

- Secure Devices
- Reachability Management
- Security Management
- Network Security

Track 2: Infrastructures
6 presentations including

- Digital Signature and PKI Trends
- Allocation of Security Functionality
- Protection in Mobile Communication
- Unobservability in Open Systems

Track 3: Trust and Usability
6 presentations including

- User's Perspectives
- Security and Risk Perception
- Analysis and Evaluation
- Simulation Studies



                              Alcatel SEL AG
                           Brokat Infosystems AG
                           Debis Systemhaus GmbH
                            Deutsche Telekom AG
                       IBM Informationssysteme GmbH
                                Siemens AG
             Kolleg "Sicherheit in der Kommunikationstechnik"


                     Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg
       Institut fuer Informatik und Gesellschaft, Abteilung Telematik

                        Partners and Co-organizers

                  Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Stiftung
                 Wirtschaftsministerium Baden-Wuerttemberg
                Steinbeis-Stiftung fuer Wirtschaftsfoerderung
            Council of European Professional Informatics Societies
                        Gesellschaft fuer Informatik
              Alcatel SEL Stiftung fuer Kommunikationsforschung
          International Computer Science Institute Berkeley, USA
        Zentrum fuer Interdisziplinaere Technikforschung, TU Darmstadt
              Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Wuerttemberg


Management and Organization:

Prof. Dr. Guenter Mueller, Dr. Kai Rannenberg, Boris Padovan
Institut fuer Informatik und Gesellschaft
Abteilung Telematik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg
Friedrichstr. 50, D-79098 Freiburg, Germany
Tel. +49-761-203-4964
Fax +49-761-203-4929

Background Information:

Guenter Mueller, Andreas Pfitzmann
Mehrseitige Sicherheit in der Kommunikationstechnik - Verfahren,
Komponenten, Integration
Addison-Wesley-Longman, Bonn u.a. 1997, ISBN 3-8273-1116-0
Guenter Mueller, Kurt-Hermann Stapf
Mehrseitige Sicherheit in der Kommunikationstechnik - Erwartung,
Akzeptanz, Nutzung
Addison-Wesley-Longman, Bonn u.a. 1998, ISBN 3-8273-1355-0

On the Web:

Conference Languages:

English and German (simultaneous translation)

Conference Fee:

400,- DM (both days), 250,- DM (one day), including proceedings (by
Addison-Wesley-Longman), exhibition, reception, refreshments Reduction
for Members of Academic Institutions: 50%

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