Call for Participation for Secure Compilation Workshop (PriSC @ POPL'18)

by Catalin Hritcu, Nov. 16, 2017

The Workshop on Principles of Secure Compilation (PriSC) is a new
informal 1-day workshop without any proceedings. The goal is to
identify interesting research directions and open challenges and to bring together researchers interested in secure compilation. The 2nd PriSC edition will be held on Saturday, 13 January 2018, in Los Angeles, together with the ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on
Principles of Programming Languages (POPL).

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Call for Participation for Secure Compilation Workshop (PriSC @ POPL'18)

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Secure compilation is an emerging field that puts together advances in

programming languages, security, verification, systems, compilers, and

hardware architectures in order to devise secure compiler chains that

eliminate many of today's low-level vulnerabilities. Secure

compilation aims to protect high-level language abstractions in

compiled code, even against adversarial low-level contexts, and to

allow sound reasoning about security in the source language. The

emerging secure compilation community aims to achieve this by:

identifying and formalizing properties that secure compilers must

possess; devising efficient enforcement mechanisms; and developing

effective verification and proof techniques.

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2nd Workshop on Principles of Secure Compilation (PriSC 2018)

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The Workshop on Principles of Secure Compilation (PriSC) is a new

informal 1-day workshop without any proceedings. The goal is to

identify interesting research directions and open challenges and to

bring together researchers interested in secure compilation.

The 2nd PriSC edition will be held on Saturday, 13 January 2018, in

Los Angeles, together with the ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on

Principles of Programming Languages (POPL).

More information at http://popl18.sigplan.org/track/prisc-2018

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Important Dates

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  POPL early registration deadline:  10 December 2017

  Short talk submission deadline:    14 December 2017, AoE

  Short talk notification:           18 December 2017

  PriSC Workshop takes place:        13 January 2018

Do not miss the chance to submit short talks on your cutting-edge

research. More information below.

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Invited Talk

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Challenges For Compiler-backed Security: From Sanitizer to Mitigation.

  Mathias Payer (Purdue University, https://nebelwelt.net/)

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Accepted Presentations

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Building Secure SGX Enclaves using F*, C/C++ and X64.

  Anitha Gollamudi, Cédric Fournet.

Constant-time WebAssembly.  John Renner, Sunjay Cauligi, Deian Stefan.

Enforcing Well-bracketed Control Flow and Stack Encapsulation using

  Linear Capabilities.  Lau Skorstengaard, Dominique Devriese, Lars Birkedal

Formally Secure Compilation of Unsafe Low-Level Components.

  Guglielmo Fachini, Catalin Hritcu, Marco Stronati, Ana Nora Evans,

  Théo Laurent, Arthur Azevedo de Amorim, Benjamin C. Pierce, Andrew Tolmach

Linear capabilities for modular fully-abstract compilation of verified code.

  Thomas Van Strydonck, Dominique Devriese, Frank Piessens.

On Compositional Compiler Correctness and Fully Abstract Compilation.

  Daniel Patterson, Amal Ahmed.

Per-Thread Compositional Compilation for Confidentiality-Preserving

Concurrent Programs.  Robert Sison.

Robust Hyperproperty Preservation for Secure Compilation.  Deepak Garg,

  Catalin Hritcu, Marco Patrignani, Marco Stronati, David Swasey.

Secure Compilation in a Production Environment. Vijay D'Silva.

Type-Theoretic Galois Connections.

  Pierre-Evariste Dagand, Nicolas Tabareau, Éric Tanter

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Participation and Registration

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PriSC will be held on Saturday, 13 Jan 2018 at the POPL'18 venue

(Omni Hotel LA). To participate, please register through the POPL

registration system: https://popl18.sigplan.org/attending/Registration

POPL early registration rate ends on 10 December 2017.

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Call for Short Talks

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We also have a short talks session, where participants get 5 minutes

to present intriguing ideas, advertise ongoing work, etc.  Anyone

interested in giving a short 5-minute talk should submit an

abstract. Any topic that could be of interest to the emerging secure

compilation community is in scope. Presentations that provide a useful

outside view or challenge the community are also welcome.

Topics of interest include but are **not** limited to:

- attacker models for secure compiler chains

- secure compilation properties: full abstraction, memory safety,

    control-flow integrity, preserving non-interference or

    (hyper-)properties against adversarial contexts,

    secure multi-language interoperability

- enforcement mechanisms: static checking, program verification,

    reference monitoring, program rewriting, software fault isolation,

    system-level protection, secure hardware, crypto, randomization

- experimental evaluation and applications of secure compilation

- proof methods: (bi)simulation, logical relations, game semantics,

    multi-language semantics, embedded interpreters

- formal verification of secure compilation chain (protection

    mechanisms, compilers, linkers, loaders), machine-checked proofs,

    translation validation, property-based testing

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Guidelines for Submitting Short Talk Abstracts

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Abstracts should be submitted in text format and are not anonymous

Giving a talk at the workshop does not preclude publication elsewhere.

Please submit your abstracts at https://prisc18short.hotcrp.com

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Program Committee

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Program Chair

  Catalin Hritcu       Inria Paris

Members

  Amal Ahmed           Inria Paris and Northeastern University

  Lars Birkedal        Aarhus University

  Dominique Devriese   KU Leuven

  Cédric Fournet       Microsoft Research

  Deepak Garg          MPI-SWS

  Xavier Leroy         Inria Paris

  David Naumann        Stevens Institute of Technology

  Marco Patrignani     MPI-SWS

  Frank Piessens       KU Leuven

  Tamara Rezk          Inria Sophia Antipolis

  Nikhil Swamy         Microsoft Research

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Organizing Committee

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  Amal Ahmed           Inria Paris and Northeastern University

  Dominique Devriese   KU Leuven

  Deepak Garg          MPI-SWS

  Catalin Hritcu       Inria Paris

  Marco Patrignani     MPI-SWS

  Tamara Rezk          Inria Sophia Antipolis

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Contact and More Information

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More information about PriSC 2018 can be found on the website:

http://popl18.sigplan.org/track/prisc-2018

For questions please contact the Program Chair.

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