WEIS 2006

The Fifth Annual Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (WEIS) is coming to Cambridge on June 26-28. WEIS topics include the interaction of networks with crime and conflict; the economics of bugs; the dependability of open source and free software; liability and insurance; reputation; privacy; risk perception; the economics of DRM and trusted computing; the economics of trust; the return on security investment; and economic perspectives on spam. A preliminary program and accepted papers are available online.

Immediately following the conclusion of WEIS is the co-located Sixth Workshop on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, June 28-30. The last week of June is sure to be an exciting one in Cambridge.

Participation is open to all interested researchers, practitioners and policy-makers. Register by the end of the week for an early registration discount.

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