- Paper submission: January 11, 2021 Anywhere-on-earth (AOE)
- Acceptance notification: January 28, 2021
- Workshop date: February 25, 2021 (co-located with NDSS 2021)
Areas of Interest
Submissions are solicited in, but not limited to, the following areas:
- Fingerprinting and tracking on the web
- Browser exploitation and defenses
- Secure browser architectures
- Security policies for the web
- Security of progressive web apps
- Measurement studies of online crime, fraud, and underground economies
- Measurement studies of web security & privacy issues
- Privacy-enhancing technologies for the web
- Security and privacy of emerging web technologies
- Machine learning and AI applications for a secure web
- Data-driven web security and malware detection
- Anti-phishing technologies
- Detection of bots and crawlers/scrapers
- Unethical and illicit activity on the web
- Disinformation and deception threats
- DNS security and privacy
All papers must be written in English. Papers must be formatted for US letter size paper in a two-column layout, with columns no more than 9.25-inch high and 3.5-inch wide. The text must be in Times font, 10-point or larger, with 11-point or larger line spacing. If possible, authors should use the templates provided by NDSS.
We invite both full papers and short papers. Full papers should have no more than 10 pages in total (excluding references and appendices). Short papers must have less than 6 pages (again, excluding references and appendices), and can be about work-in-progress and novel ideas. Short papers will be selected based on their potential to spark interesting discussions during the workshop.
Submissions are encouraged to be anonymized for review, but this is not necessary.
Updated details may be available at: https://madweb.work/
Submission site: https://madweb21.hotcrp.com/
This year’s workshop will be held virtually! Co-located with NDSS 2021.
One author of each accepted paper is expected to present the paper at the workshop. The format will be traditional conference-style research presentations with questions from the audience. Interactive and engaging presentations are welcomed. Following notification to authors, more information will be provided regarding speaking times and other details.
The accepted papers will be made available on the workshop website and the workshop will have official proceedings released. The proceedings are not mandatory and authors can choose to have their papers excluded by selecting “No proceedings” during submission in HotCRP.
MADWeb will provide limited financial support to speakers and attendees to pay workshop registration fees. Priority will be given to authors of accepted papers, students working in relevant areas of research and coming from under-represented institutions, attendees who have clear financial need, attendees from diverse backgrounds and from under-represented minority communities.
Please add any relevant information under “Financial Support?” to your submission in HotCRP, or contact the PC chairs if you have any questions or special requests.