The NDSS symposium fostered information exchange among researchers and practitioners of network and distributed system security. The target audience included those interested in practical aspects of network and distributed system security, with a focus on actual system design and implementation. A major goal was to encourage and enable the Internet community to apply, deploy, and advance the state of available network and distributed systems security technology.

Giorgos Vasiliadis presented "Master of Web Puppets: Abusing Web Browsers for Persistent and Stealthy Computation" paper from FORTH. The paper shows the powerful capabilities which modern browser APIs provide to attackers by presenting MarioNet.

For SMESEC, the conference offered the opportunity to present the cybersecurity expertise of the consortium and obtain feedback and comments from cybersecurity experts.

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