The International Workshop on Information Assurance and Security (WIAS-11) will take place in conjunction with the 2nd International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2011),  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada in September 19-21, 2011 .

Recent age has experienced the widespread desire for connectivity causing exponential advances in wireless communication. The ongoing IT revolution has changed the way we conduct our daily activities, business and communication. It is vital that network researchers and practitioners keep up with evolving technologies and infrastructure. Advance fundamental research in this domain puts security and assurance as the first priority. This workshop aspires to establish definitive areas of learning and development that can be further ventured into for research and development for the long term establishment and growth of research in the areas of information assurance and security.