It is our great pleasure to invite you to join us in Abu Dhabi, UAE, for the 8th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) 2016, to be held from December 4, to December 7, 2016. The workshop will take place at the conference Center of NYU Abu Dhabi.

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 2016 will feature keynote lectures, tutorials, technical sessions, a special session focusing on secure multi-party computation in addition to demo and ongoing works sessions. Topics of interest broadly include, but are not limited to:

  • Forensic Analysis
  • Information and System Security
  • Biometrics
  • Multimedia Content Security
  • Steganography and Covert Communications
  • Hardware Security
  • Network Traffic Analysis
  • Privacy
  • Surveillance and Sousveillance

We sincerely hope you will be able to join us in Abu Dhabi for the 8th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) 2016.

Ernesto Damiani and Nasir Memon
WIFS 2016 General Chairs