NDSS Symposium 2021

The Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) 2021 conference was held virtually from 21-25 February 2021.

The Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) is a top venue that fosters information exchange among researchers and practitioners of computer, network and distributed system security. The target audience includes those interested in practical aspects of network and distributed system security, with a focus on actual system design and implementation. A major goal is to encourage and enable the Internet community to apply, deploy, and advance the state of practical security technologies.

2021 Awards

NDSS 2021 Distinguished Paper Award

Awakening the Web’s Sleeping Agents: Misusing Service Workers for Privacy Leakage
Soroush Karami, Panagiotis Ilia, Jason Polakis (University of Illinois at Chicago)

NDSS 2021 Best Poster Awards

A Framework for Effective Corporate Communication after Cyber Security Incidents
Jason Nurse and Richard Knight

Limiting Damage Spread in the Internet of Things Using Features-based Immunisation Techniques
Farell Folly

Automated Vulnerability Assessment for Embedded Systems
Ulrich Lang, Holmes Chuang, Reza Fatahi, Will Swift, Jason Kramer

Accepted Papers

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Sessions, keynotes, accepted papers and posters, workshop programs.

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Co-located Events

Information on co-located workshops and symposium.

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Program Committee, Steering Group, and Organizing Committee.

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Calls for papers, posters and workshops. 

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Registration, travel and venue, student grants. 

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NDSS Symposium 2021 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

NSF Logo

Gold Sponsor

Google Logo

Silver Sponsors

Byte Dance Logo
IBM Logo
Microsoft Logo
Paloalto Logo
Qualcomm Logo

Bronze Sponsors

Checkpoint Technologies logo
Novi Logo


Baidu logo

In Cooperation With

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