9th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean


May 4-9, 2014, Cancun, Mexico


LACNIC is the international organization based in (Uruguay) that is responsible for the administration of the IP
address space, Reverse Resolution, Autonomous System Numbers and other
resources for the Latin American and the Caribbean region on behalf of
the Internet community.

The "9th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean"
will be held in Cancun, Mexico, within the framework of LACNIC 21 annual meeting. This is a public call for
presentations for that event.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Honeypots, network monitoring and situational awareness tools in
  • Fighting spam, particularly spam from origin (SPF, DKIM and related
    technologies. Email reputation)
  • Fighting phishing and pharming
  • Fighting malware
  • Internet protocol security
  • IPv6 security
  • DNSsec
  • Security of network infrastructure services (DNS, NTP, etc.)
  • Web security
  • DoS/DDoS response and mitigation, botnets
  • Authentication and access control
  • Security in the cloud
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Mobile systems security
  • Computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs): creation,
    management, experiences
  • Security in corporate environments, compliance and auditing, return on
    information security investments
  • Security management (procedures, operational logs, records, etc.)
  • Risk management in Information Security
  • Computer forensics
  • Protection of privacy
  • Legal aspects related to information security

Guidelines for Presenting Proposals

Proposals for the "9th Network Security Event for Latin America and the
(LACSEC 2014) must be presented taking into account the
following considerations:

  • The proposal should consist of a paper, or (alternatively) an Extended
    Abstract plus a draft version of the slides to be used during the
  • Proposals may be presented in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
  • Proposals must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • Submissions must be created directly using a word processing system
    (scanned articles will not be accepted)
  • Presentations may not be longer than 30 minutes

Submitting a Proposal

Those interested in presenting at LACSEC 2014 must send the following
information to comite_seguridad@lacnic.net within the deadlines set
forth below:

  • Full title of the presentation
  • A paper or, alternatively, an Extended Abstract and a draft of the
    slides to be used during the presentation. The paper should not be
    longer than 10 pages. The extended abstract should not contain more than
    one thousand (1000) words. The Evaluation Committee may, at its sole
    discretion, request additional or complementary information.
  • Full name, email address and organization with which the author (or
    authors) of the submission is affiliated

Note: Presentation proposals that do not follow the guidelines of this
CFP will not be considered during the presentation selection process.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Evaluation
Committee at comite_seguridad@lacnic.net

Proposal Evaluation

The Evaluation Committee created for this purpose will evaluate
proposals based on the following basic criteria:

  • Originality
  • Technical quality
  • Relevance
  • Presentation
  • Applicability

Speaker's Privileges

Authors whose proposals result accepted will receive:

  • Return-flight to Cancun, Mexico (reimbursement of up to 1200 USD)
  • Accommodation (up to three nights) at the conference venue
  • Free registration to the LACNIC XXI event


  • Deadline for proposals submission: March 31st, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance: April 6th, 2014
  • Deadline for submitting the final version the presentation: May 4th,

"9th Network Security Event for Latin America and the Caribbean"
(LACSEC 2014)

Fernando Gont (SI6 Networks/UTN-FRH, Argentina)

  • Evaluation Committee
    Iván Arce (Fundación Sadosky, Argentina)
  • Carlos A. Ayala Rocha (Arbor Networks, Mexico)
  • Julio César Balderrama (Consultant, Argentina)
  • Matthias Bethke (Zonarix S.A., Ecuador)
  • Eduardo Carozo (ITC-Antel, Uruguay)
  • Jeimy J. Cano M. (Fac. de Derecho, U. de los Andes, Colombia)
  • Giovanni Cruz Forero (CSIETE, Colombia)
  • Lorena Ferreyro (Consultant, Argentina)
  • Javier Liendo (Cisco Mexico, Cisco)
  • Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo (LACNIC, Uruguay)
  • Hernan Ochoa (Amplia Security, Argentina)
  • James Pichardo (DO-CSIRT, Dominican Republic)
  • Patricia Prandini (Posg. en Seg. Informática, UBA, Argentina)
  • Javier Romero (JACKSECURITY, Peru)
  • Rodrigo Rubira Branco (Intel, USA)
  • Hugo Salgado (NIC Chile, Chile)
  • Carlos Sarraute (Grandata Labs, Argentina)
  • Arturo Servin (USA)
  • Liliana V. Solha (CAIS/RNP, Brazil)
  • Leonardo Vidal (ITC S.A. - ANTEL, Uruguay)