The 2004 International Conference on Information and Communications Security (ICICS'04) will be the sixth event in the ICICS conference series, sponsored by ICISA, that brings together individuals involved in multiple disciplines of Information and Communications Security in order to foster exchange of ideas. This year the conference will be organized by the Computer Science Department at the University of Malaga.

ICICS'04 aims to attract high quality papers in the following areas of interest:

Authentication and Authorization
Computer Forensics
Critical Infrastructures Protection
Cryptography and its Applications
Data and Systems Integrity
Design and Analysis of Cryptosystems
Electronic Commerce Security
Fraud Control and Information Hiding
Information and Security Assurance
Intellectual Property Protection
Intrusion Detection and Response
Key Management and Key Recovery
Mobile Communications Security
Network Security
Privacy Protection
Risk Evaluation and Security Certification
Security Models
Security Protocols
Software Protection
Smart Cards
Trust Management