2014 Malware Technical Exchange Meeting

Malware Technical Exchange Meeting (MTEM) 2014

Evolving Adversaries: Stories From the Field

About the General Session

The 2014 Malware Technical Exchange Meeting will take place July 22-24, 2014 on Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM.  The general session is classified SECRET//NOFORN.  This year’s theme, “Evolving Adversaries,” recognizes that combatting adversaries who continuously evolve requires a collaborative community that can adapt with the changing landscape.  The goal of this meeting is to exchange information on technical and policy issues related to evolving threats, with a focus on presenting new methods for analyzing malware more quickly and effectively.  Submission of abstracts are encouraged for the following topics:

  • Future of Malware
  • Malware Innovations
  • Hardware Level Malware
  • Malware Communications
  • Defense Against Malware
  • Detection of Malware
  • Malware Research
  • Malware in Mobile Devices
  • Malware Attack Trends
  • Success Stories of COTS Products
  • Operational Case Studies
  • Threat Analysis
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Malware Monitoring
  • Malware Attack Recovery

About the Poster Session

MTEM 2014 will feature a dedicated area for a poster session to showcase the many facets of practice and research in the malware domain. Poster session submissions are welcome on any of the above topics and should follow the same submission deadlines and details as general session submissions. The MTEM 2014 Poster Session is UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY.

Posters should be formatted as a single poster sheet that will fit on a stand 28” wide x 34” tall. Posters can exceed those dimensions slightly but should not be appreciably different; otherwise they will not fit on the stand. Consequently, 8.5" x 11" pages should not be used.

Submission Details

Submit a 500-word abstract describing your proposed presentation (details below). If possible, please keep the abstract UNCLASSIFIED or UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (even if the presentation might be classified).  Send unclassified submissions and inquiries to mtem2014@sandia.gov. If the abstract must be classified up to SECRET//NOFORN, please submit on SIPRnet to mtem2014@sandia.doe.sgov.gov.

Each submission must include the following.

  1. Presentation, poster or either.
  2. Expected classification of presentation materials (Posters can be no higher than UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO, Presentations can be no higher than SECRET//NOFORN)
  3. Expected classification of briefing or discussion (Posters can be no higher than UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO, Presentations can be no higher than SECRET//NOFORN)
  4. Presenter(s) name(s), organization(s), and clearance(s)
  5. Most applicable theme areas (select one or at most two areas):
    • Future of Malware
    • Malware Innovations
    • Hardware Level Malware
    • Malware Communications
    • Defense Against Malware
    • Detection of Malware
    • Malware Research
    • Malware in Mobile Devices
    • Malware Attack Trends
    • Success Stories of COTS Products
    • Operational Case Studies
    • Threat Analysis
    • Threat Intelligence
    • Malware Monitoring
    • Malware Attack Recovery
    • Other: If your presentation or poster does not fit into one of the above categories
  6. Abstract of no more than 500 words. The abstract must summarize the message and convey the value of the presentation or poster to the MTEM audience. Expressly indicating in the abstract what results, designs, lessons learned, techniques, or other technical content to be presented in the briefing or poster will help reviewers judge the merits of the submission.

Deadlines

  • Abstract submissions due: April 18, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance: May 9, 2014
  • Accepted presentations due: July 3, 2014

Note: Presenters are responsible for ensuring that all submissions are cleared for presentation to their respective audiences.