The HotDep workshop is aimed at identifying cutting-edge research ideas spanning the domains of systems and fault tolerance/reliability. The workshop focuses on critical components of the infrastructures that touch our everyday lives: operating systems, networking, security, wide-area and enterprise-scale distributed systems, mobile computing, etc. HotDep proceedings consist of position papers from both academic researchers and industry practitioners, presenting a mix of long-range research vision and technology ideas anchored in immediate reality.