ISPEC 2017

13th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience
Melbourne, Australia
13-15 Dec 2017

About ISPEC 2017

The 13th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2017) will be held in Melbourne on 13-15 Dec 2017, organised by Deakin University and Monash University. The ISPEC conference is an established forum that brings together researchers and practitioners to provide a confluence of new information security technologies, including their applications and their integration with IT systems in various vertical sectors. In previous years, ISPEC has taken place in Singapore (2005), Hangzhou, China (2006), Hong Kong, China (2007), Sydney, Australia (2008), Xi'an, China (2009), Seoul, Korea (2010), Guangzhou, China (2011), Hangzhou, China (2012), Lanzhou, China (2013), Fuzhou, China (2014), Beijing, China (2015), and Zhangjiajie, China (2016). For all sessions, the conference proceedings were published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

News & Updates

Cluster Computing special issue announced
ISPEC 2017 will have a special issue in Cluster Computing. Learn more
Information Sciences special issue confirmed
ISPEC 2017 will have a special issue in Information Sciences. Learn more
CCPE special issue confirmed
ISPEC 2017 will have a special issue in Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE). Learn more
FGCS special issue confirmed
ISPEC 2017 will have a special issue in Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS). Learn more

Call For Papers

Authors are invited to submit full papers presenting new research results related to information security technologies and applications. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Cryptology
  • Applied cryptography
  • Mobile security
  • Cloud security
  • Access control
  • Privacy enhanced technology
  • Viruses and malware
  • Software security
  • Database security
  • Web security
  • Operating system security
  • Intrusion detection
  • Big data security and privacy
  • Biometric Security
  • Implementation
  • Network security
  • Key management
  • Security and privacy in ubiquitous computing
  • Formal methods for security
  • Digital forensics
  • Security for critical infrastructures
  • Embedded systems security
  • Lightweight security
  • Smart grid security
  • Cyber security for urban transportation
  • Cyber-physical security
  • Cryptocurrency

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due05 Aug 2017
Author Notification11 Sep 2017
Conference Date13-15 Dec 2017

Journal Special Issues

Selected papers presented at the ISPEC 2017 will be invited to consider submission (after significant extension) for special issues in the following journals:

Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) Impact Factor: 2.786
Special Issue on Security and Privacy for Cyber-Physical Systems
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Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE) Impact Factor: 0.942
Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Fog Computing
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Information Sciences Impact Factor: 3.346
Special Issue on Innovative Smart Methods for Security: Emerging Trends and Research Challenges
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Cluster Computing Impact Factor: 1.514
Special Issue on Security and Privacy Sensor-Cloud Integration
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Author Instructions

Authors are invited to submit original papers: they must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors have published elsewhere or have submitted in parallel to any other conferences that have proceedings or any journal. The submission must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references. Original contributions are invited up to 16 pages in length (single column) excluding appendices and bibliography and up to 20 pages in total, using at least 11-point fonts and with reasonable margins. Submissions not meeting the submission guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. It is planned that the proceeding to be published by Springer as a volume of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Organising Committee

General Co-chairs

Robert Deng, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Yang Xiang, Deakin University, Australia
Wanlei Zhou, Deakin University, Australia

Program Co-Chairs

Joseph K. Liu, Monash University, Australia
Pierangela Samarati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Publicity Chair

Yu Wang, Deakin University, Australia

Program Committee

Man Ho Au, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Joonsang Baek, University of Wollongong, Australia
Zubair Baig, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Carlo Blundo, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Colin Boyd, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Alvaro Cardenas, University of Texas at Dallas, US
Aniello Castiglione, University of Salerno, Italy
Jinjun Chen, Swinburne University, Australia
Liqun Chen, University of Surrey, UK
Xiaofeng Chen, Xidian University, China
Raymond Choo, University of Texas at San Antonio, US
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Sara Foresti, DI - Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Angelo Genovese, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Dieter Gollmann, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Andreas Holzer, University of Toronto, Canada
Xinyi Huang, Fujian Normal University, China
Mitsugu Iwamoto, University of Electro-Comminications, Japan
Julian Jang-Jaccard, Massey University, New Zealand
Sokratis Katsikas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Ryan Ko, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Noboru Kunihiro, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Miroslaw Kutylowski, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Junzuo Lai, Jinan University, China
Costas Lambrinoudakis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Albert Levi, Sabanci University, US
Ming Li, University of Arizona, US
Kaitai Liang, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Joseph Liu, Monash University, Australia
Shengli Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Zhe Liu, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Giovanni Livraga, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
Rongxing Lu, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Jiqiang Lu, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Chris Mitchell, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Josef Pieprzyk, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Sushmita Ruj, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Pierangela Samarati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Jun Shao, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Taeshik Shon, Ajou univ, Korea
Ron Steinfeld, Monash University, Australia
Chunhua Su, University of Aizu, Japan
Willy Susilo, University of Wollongong, Australia
Cong Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Ding Wang, Peking University, China
Guilin Wang, Huawei, Singapore
Yu Wang, Deakin University, Australia
Sheng Wen, Deakin University, Australia
Qianhong Wu, Beihang University, China
Guomin Yang, University of Wollongong, Australia
Yanjiang Yang, Huawei, Singapore
Wun-She Yap, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Masaya Yasuda, Kyushu University, Japan
Yong Yu, Shaanxi Normal University, China
Tsz Hon Yuen, Huawei, Singapore

Venue

ISPEC 2017 will be held at Deakin Downtown in Melbourne's CBD. Deakin Downtown is located on Level 12 of Tower 2, Collins Square at 727 Collins Street in Docklands. Various public transport options are available. It is only 5 minutes from Southern Cross Station.

Location

Melbourne: The Most Liveable City

Deakin Univesity
CCSR
Huawei
Monash University