OSA 2012

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OSA 2012
The Fourth International Workshop on Organizational Security Aspects
Event in series OSA
Subevent of ARES
Dates 2012/08/20 (iCal) - 2012/08/24
Homepage: www.ares-conference.eu/conf/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=89
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
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Important dates
Papers: 2012/03/30
Submissions: 2012/03/30
Table of Contents

To be held in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2012 – http://www.ares-conference.eu).

August 20th – 24th, 2012 University of Economics Prague, Czech Republic

In today's global economy, where conditions change often and rapidly, the efficiency and effectiveness of the execution of business processes has become a central issue. As these processes depend on the assigned resources, a considerable optimization focus lies on the minimization of the resources' costs and simultaneously on the maximization of their returns. Another critical factor, which substantially influences the ability to compete, is the continuous operation of a company's business processes. The reasons why the execution of business processes may be interrupted are manifold and are addressed by several fields of research. Exercising for instance strong computer security is a company’s crucial task in order to strengthen the resilience of IT systems against arising threats. However, the most sophisticated technical security techniques will fail, if there is no adequate organizational structure covering the appropriate planning, design and implementation of these techniques. Furthermore, processes within the companies have to be set up, lived and monitored to continuously improve the company’s ability to survive while simultaneously maximizing its returns.

The main objectives of this workshop are to bring together users and researchers (from industry and academy) to present their recent work, discuss and identify problems, synergize different views on methods and techniques, and brainstorm future research directions on various aspects of organizational security issues.

Topics of interest comprise but are not limited to:

   Business Continuity
   Cost/Benefit Analysis
   Disaster Recovery
   Identity Management
   Information Assurance
   Information Security Management
   Insider Threats
   IT Governance
   IT Service Continuity
   Risk Management
   Security Awareness
   Security Culture
   Security Requirements Engineering
   Standards, Guidelines, Best Practices and Certification

Workshop Chairs

Gerald Quirchmayr

University of Vienna and University of South Australia

Stefan Jakoubi

Secure Business Austria, Austria

Simon Tjoa

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Facts about "OSA 2012"
AcronymOSA 2012 +
End dateAugust 24, 2012 +
Event in seriesOSA +
Event typeWorkshop +
Has coordinates50° 5' 57", 14° 22' 36"Latitude: 50.099269444444
Longitude: 14.376683333333
Has location cityPrague +
Has location countryCategory:Czech Republic +
Homepagehttp://www.ares-conference.eu/conf/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=89 +
IsAEvent +
Paper deadlineMarch 30, 2012 +
Start dateAugust 20, 2012 +
Subevent ofARES +
Submission deadlineMarch 30, 2012 +
TitleThe Fourth International Workshop on Organizational Security Aspects +