Welcome to IH & MMSEC 2014


Latest news:

24 of 64 submitted papers were accepted and the acceptance rate accounts 37.5%. [Accepted Papers]

We are happy to announce the following invited talks:

11.6.2014
Peter Schelkens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Image Security Tools for JPEG Standards
12.6.2014
Markus Clabian (AIT, Vienna)
FastPass - automated border control as challenging combination of various security technologies

SPONSORS ANNOUNCED:  IH & MMSEC 2014 is delighted to announce the conference sponsor and supporters on the left hand side of the website.

BEST PAPER AWARDS: There will be financial awards for the two most outstanding papers: one for the best student paper and one for the best regular paper.


The 2nd ACM IH & MMSec 2014

will be held at the Parkhotel Brunauer in Salzburg, Austria, on June 11-13, 2014. The 2nd Information Hiding and Multimedia Security Workshop focusses on both, information hiding topics such as watermarking, steganography and steganalysis, anonymity, privacy, hard-to-intercept communications, and covert/subliminal channels as well as multimedia security topics such as data hiding, robust/perceptual hashing, biometrics, video surveillance, and multimedia forensics. Topics include but are not limited to:

• Integrity verification of digital content
• Source device identification and linking
• Multimedia watermarking, fingerprinting and identification
• Multimedia network protection, privacy and security
• Multimedia authentication and encryption
• Signal Processing in the Encrypted Domain
• Steganography and steganalysis
• Biometrics
• Application of smart cards and ID cards
• Secure multimedia system design and protocol security
• Media Forensics
• Crime Scene Forensics
• Security evaluation and benchmarks
• Emerging applications
• Privacy, policy and legal issues as well as their interaction with technological development

Special Sessions:

• Security and Privacy Technologies for Intelligent Energy Networks (chaired by Dominik Engel and Zekeriya Erkin)
• Source device identification and linking
• Security and Robustness in Biometrics (chaired by Christian Rathgeb and Peter Wild)
• Multimedia network protection, privacy and security
• Forensic and Biometric Challenges in Information Hiding and Media Security (chaired by Claus Vielhauer, Chang-Tsun Li, Klimis Ntalianis and Nicolas Tsapatsoulis)
• HEVC, H.264, and JPEG Security (chaired by Jan de Cock and Thomas Stütz)

[For further information please visit "Special Sessions"]

Submission of Papers:

You are invited to submit short papers (4-6 pages, showing work in progress with limited test sets for example or just giving indications or tendencies) and full papers (10-12 pages, with general and detailed research contributions).

[For further information please visit "Submission of Papers"]

Best paper awards

There will be financial awards for the two most outstanding papers: one for the best student paper and one for the best regular paper.

Important Dates:

Final paper submission deadline/ Camera-ready papers: April 23, 2014

Extended submission deadline: January 24, 2014

Notification of Acceptane: March 31, 2014