Welcome to the home page of the 8th Central Area Networking and Security Workshop (CANSec 2015 Fall).

The CANSec (formerly, KanSec) workshop brings together researchers and practitioners in networking and security related fields in the central area of the US. Since spring of 2012, the workshop has attracted attendees from Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, etc. We have also invited guest speakers from Texas, Indiana, Colorado, South Carolina, Virginia, etc.

The goal of the CANSec workshop is to provide a regular forum for presenting research and education activities in all areas related to computer networking and security, as well as promoting interactions and collaborations among scholars and students and between academia and industry.

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Info about Welcome Dinner

The welcome dinner of the 8th CANSec Workshop will be held at Tokyo House 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM on Friday (10/23). Please come to the restaurant directly.

Address: 11 Shackleford Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211

Travel Grant Application

The Central Area Networking and Security (CANSec) Workshop encourages students to participate in the workshop and the cyber-defense competition by providing a travel grant up to $150. This NSF-sponsored travel award aims to partially subsidize the travel costs. Note that the travel award is pending budget approval and will be reimbursement based.

The selection process will give preference to (1) students of underrepresented minority groups; (2) presenters of accepted abstracts; and (3) attendees of the cyber defense competition.

How to Apply

To apply for student travel grant, students should provide:

  • Application form (click here for download)
  • Current CV or Resume
  • Presentation abstract, if you are submitting for oral/poster presentation

Applications and supporting documents for a student travel grant should be emailed as a PDF to the selection committee (cansecworkshopfall2015@gmail.com) by 10/16/2015. Notifications will be made on 10/20/2015.

Organizing Committee

Steering Committee