SIGSAC - Security, Audit and Control

SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation Award

Presented annually for outstanding and innovative technical contributions to the field of computer and communication security that have had lasting impact in furthering or understanding the theory and/or development of commercial systems. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

SIGSAC Outstanding Contribution Award

Presented annually for significant contribution to the field of computer and communication security through fostering research and development activities, educating students, and such professional services as the running of professional societies and conferences. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

SIGSAC Doctoral Dissertation Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Computer and Information Security

This award recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of computer and information security. The winner and up to two runners-up will be recognized at the ACM CCS conference. The winner receives a plaque, a $1,500 honorarium and a complimentary registration to the current year’s ACM CCS Conference. The runners-up each receive a plaque.

 

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Virtual Conferences: A Guide to Best Practices

In March 2020 ACM formed a Presidential Task Force to help conference organizers transition their events to online. The PTF is working on a guide to offer practical advice and shed light on the largely unfamiliar territory of online conferencing.

A draft of the report is available here. This preliminary version, not yet officially released, is open for comments and suggestions from the community.