Annual Symposium on Information Assurance (ASIA)

19th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance 2024
June 4-6, 2024 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY
Paper Submission Deadline: April 1, 2024 

Student working on computer project in Digital Forensics lab


Annual Symposium Overview

The 19th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance (ASIA ‘22) will be held in conjunction with the 26th New York State Cyber Security Conference (NYSCSC) on June 6-8, 2023. This joint event would attract over 1200 participants including practitioners, researchers, and vendors. The Symposium is organized by the School of Business at the University at Albany, State University of New York, the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) of the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), and the New York State Forum. Through generous sponsorships, we have free registration for all selected presenters, authors of accepted papers, and members of government organizations.

Authors are invited to submit papers in information assurance and security for (but not limited to) these topics:
Organizational Security

Insider Threat Management, Risk Management, Business Continuity, Security Policies, Security Auditing, Information Assurance, Information Privacy, Economics of Security, and Behavioral Information Security.

Technological Security

Cloud Computing Security, Web Application Security, Database Security, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Network Security, Mobile Device Security, Smart Grid Security, Self-Organized Resilient Systems, Critical Infrastructure Security, ICS/SCADA Security, Security of “Internet of Things”, Cryptography, Quantum Computing, Digital Currency Security, and Security of Wearable Devices.

Incident Response and Forensics

Disaster Recovery, Digital Forensics, Multimedia Forensics, Cyber Crime Investigations, E-Discovery, Forensics Lab Management, Chip-off Forensics, Mobile & Network Forensics, Linguistic Analysis for Security, ICS/SCADA Forensics, Forensic Accounting & Fraud, and Incident Response & Analysis.

International Security Issues

Internet-based Espionage, Cyber Warfare & Terrorism, International Cyber Conflicts, Advanced Persistent Threats, Digital Rights Management, Government Surveillance, Censorship and Control of the Internet, and International Cyber Laws and Confidence Building Measures.

Security and Forensics Education

Security and Forensics Accreditation, Innovative Pedagogic Techniques, Certifications, Hands-on Security Laboratories and Table Top Exercises, Education Infrastructure, Diversity in Security/Forensics Education, and Online Security/Forensics Education.

Call For Papers

Through generous sponsorships, we are able to offer free registration for all selected presenters, authors of accepted papers and members of government organizations. Authors are invited to submit papers in information assurance and security for (but not limited to) the following topics listed below. Please see the ASIA Call for Papers 2024 for more information.


Paper Submission Guidelines

Papers for ASIA 2024 should be submitted on the ASIA website. 

Submissions can be made in the following categories:

  • Completed Research Papers: Typically 5,000 words long (excluding abstract and references).
  • Research in Progress Papers: Typically 2,500 words (excluding abstract and references). 
  • Panel Proposals: Typically a 1,000 word description, identifying the panelists to be involved.

Note: Please follow the formatting guidelines on the conference website.

Sanjay Goel presenting at cybersecurity event
Symposium Committee
Organizing Committee

ASIA General Chair

Sanjay Goel
Director, FACETS
Chair & Professor, Information Security and Digital Forensics
University at Albany, SUNY
[email protected]


Organization Chair

Jessica Smith
NYS Office of Information Technology Services
[email protected]


Program Chairs

Pavel Gladyshev
Professor, Computer Science
University College Dublin
[email protected]


Carlos Gernshenson
Professor, Computer Science
University at Binghamton, SUNY
[email protected]


Tutorials Chair 

Fabio Auffant
Lecturer, Digital Forensics Program
Massry School of Business
University at Albany, SUNY
[email protected]


Web Chair 

Emily Maniak
Research Associate, FACETS
Massry School of Business
University at Albany, SUNY
[email protected]


Proceedings Chair

Yuksel Celik
University at Albany, SUNY, Karabuk University, Turkey
[email protected]

Tentative Program Committee
  • Anil B. Somayaji, Carleton University, Canada
  • Bill Stackpole, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
  • Brian Nussbaum, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Justin Pelletier, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
  • Daryl Johnson, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
  • Ernst Bekkering, Northeastern State University
  • Gary C. Kessler, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • George Berg, University at Albany, SUNY
  • George Markowsky, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta Georgia
  • Jim Hoag, Champlain College
  • Joshua D. James, Coeus Intelligence, LLC
  • Leon Reznik, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
  • Kevin J. Williams, University at Albany, SUNY
  • M.P. Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Manish Gupta, M&T Bank
  • Mark Scanlon, University College Dublin
  • Martin Loeb, University of Maryland
  • Pavel Gladyshev, University College Dublin
  • Pradeep K. Atrey, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Raj Sharman, University at Buffalo, SUNY
  • S. S. Ravi, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Shambhu Upadhyaya, University at Buffalo, SUNY
  • Siwei Lyu, University at Buffalo, SUNY
  • Stephen F. Bush, GE Global Research Center
  • Tae Oh, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
  • Tejaswani Herath, Brock University
  • Shuchi Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)
  • Akanksha Jamwal, London Metropolitan University
  • Cristian Balan SUNY at Plattsburgh
  • Gurvirender Tejay, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS)
  • Somitra Kumar Sandhya, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IITJ)
  • Victoria Kisekka, General Service Administration (GSA)
  • Dominick Foti, Marist College 
  • Eitel Lauria, Marist College

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding the symposium or on the appropriateness of a topic for submission, please contact the chair Sanjay Goel either by phone at 518-956-8323 (Office), 518-956-8333 (Lab) or by email at [email protected].

If you have general administrative questions or want to be put on the LISTSERV to get more ASIA information, please send an email to [email protected].