As we are deep into the Information Age, we witness the explosive growth of data available on the Internet. For example, human beings create about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day in 2012, which come from sensors, individual archives, social networks, Internet of Things, enterprise and Internet in all scales and formats. We face one of the most challenging issues, i.e., how to effectively manage such a large amount of data and identify new ways to analyze large amounts of data and unlock information. The issue is also known as Big Data, which has been emerging as a hot topic in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) research.
Security and privacy issue is critical for Big Data. Many works have been carried out focusing on business, application and information processing level from big data, such as data mining and analysis. However, security and privacy issues in Big Data are seldom mentioned to date. Due to its extraordinary scale, security and privacy in Big Data faces many challenges, such as efficient encryption and decryption algorithms, encrypted information retrieval, attribute based encryption, attacks on availability, reliability and integrity of Big Data.
This workshop offers a timely venue for researchers and industry partners to present and discuss their latest results in security and privacy related work of Big Data.
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to: