Welcome to the 2013 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'13). It is the 12th annual comprehensive security conference dealing with all aspects of security. It is a leading international opportunity for computer and network security professionals and users to investigate innovative ideas and outcomes, and to exchange experiences on various aspects of information security. Novel research in all practical areas of computer and network security is sought. Submissions from academia, government, and industry are encouraged.

All accepted papers will be published in the SAM'13 conference proceedings (in printed book form; later, the proceedings will also be accessible online). Those interested in proposing workshops/sessions, should refer to the "Sessions/Workshop Proposals" for details.

The SAM 2013 conference is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP). SAM'13 is one of the conferences organized within the 2013 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP'13). WORLDCOMP 2013 will be composed of research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions, and poster presentations. If you register for any of the 22 conferences, you can attend any session in any of these conferences. For more details on WORDLCOMP 2013 please refer to "WORDLCOMP 2013" section.