It WAS our great pleasure to welcome you in Rennes France, for the 9th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) 2017, from December 4, to December 7, 2017. The workshop took place at Inria Rennes.
WIFS is the primary annual event organised by the IEEE Information Forensics and Security (IFS) Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. Its major objective is to bring together researchers from relevant disciplines to exchange new ideas and the latest results and to discuss emerging challenges in different areas of information security.
WIFS 2017 featured keynote lectures, tutorials, technical sessions. Topics of interest broadly include (but are not limited to): Forensics Analysis, Biometrics, Secure Communication, Multimedia Security, Infirmation Theoretic Security, Cybersecurity, Hardware Security, Surveillance, Network Security, Applied Cryptography (See the Program of the week).
Rennes through the eyes of …
Here is a series of interviews of local ‘celebrities’ sharing what they love about Rennes… A nice way to get tips for visiting Rennes. http://www.tourisme-rennes.com/en/rennes-through-the-eyes-of
2nd Keynote Speaker
We thank a lot Emmanuelle Anceaume (CNRS/IRISA) who will give the second keynote on “A primer on blockchain technology and the bitcoin cryptocurrency” There is a lot of excitement about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency system presented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 in his white paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer ElectronicCash System“, October 2008,…
Early registration rate during one last week
Just to remind you that registration rates will become more expensive in one week (on 31st of October). Hurry up!
Deadline extended for the demo / on-going work / TIFS session
This session is shaping up. We have TIFS and on-going work posters, demos but… we want more! The deadline for the call of proposal is extended to October 23rd.
The open session
The demo / on-going work / IEEE Trans. on IFS session is still open. We are looking for contributors. Please see its page.
Buses for WIFS attendees
If budget allows it, we might organise a transportation service with special buses for WIFS attendees from downtown to Inria in the morning, and back at the end of the day. Therefore, we recommend you to choose an accommodation in Rennes city center. We will have more choices to find…
New industrial sponsor
Amped Software solutions are used by the top law enforcement, military, and government agencies worldwide. The company focuses on developing global leading solutions for all image and video processing needs relating to forensics, investigations, public security, and intelligence. With an emphasis on the transparency of the methodologies used, Amped solutions…
The early birds
This is a reminder for the early birds: If you register to the conference before 31st of October 2017 (early bird), the fees are the following: Non student: 700€ (regular) / 560€ (IEEE member) / 500€ (IEEE SPS member) Student: 350€ (regular) / 280€ (IEEE member) / 250€ (IEEE SPS…
Thank you very much to the reviewers and the area chairs! Here is the list of accepted papers: #6, “Minutia-pair spectral representations for fingerprint template protection”, Boris Skoric, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven #8, “Retrieving Dates in Smart Card Dumps is as Hard as Finding a Needle in a Haystack”, Thomas Gougeon, ENSICAEN; Gildas…
1st keynote speaker
While the reviewing process is almost finished (suspens, suspens), I am glad to introduce you the 1st keynote speaker of IEEE WIFS 2017: Denis Teyssou from Agence France Presse will give a talk on the “state of the art in journalism about fake image and video detection“. So, multimedia forensics BUT from…