CALL FOR PAPERS
18th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2021)
July 6-8, 2021
http://www.secrypt.icete.org

SECRYPT is an annual international conference covering research in
information and communication security. The 18th International
Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2021) will be held in
streaming, July 6-8, 2021.

The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and
government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical
aspects of data protection, privacy, security, and cryptography.

Papers describing the application of security technology, the
implementation of systems, and lessons learned are also encouraged.

CONFERENCE TOPICS
The conference topics include, but are not limited to:

Access Control
Anonymity
Applied Cryptography
Biometrics Security and Privacy
Blockchains Security
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Data Integrity
Data Protection
Database Security and Privacy
Digital Forensics
Digital Rights Management
Ethical and Legal Implications of Security and Privacy
Formal Methods for Security
Human Factors and Human Behavior Recognition Techniques
Identification, Authentication and Non-Repudiation
Identity Management
Information Hiding
Information Systems Auditing
Insider Threats and Countermeasures
Intellectual Property Protection
Intrusion Detection & Prevention
Machine Learning and AI Security
Management of Computing Security
Network Security
Organizational Security Policies
Peer-to-Peer Security
Personal Data Protection for Information Systems
Privacy
Privacy Enhancing Technologies
Reliability and Dependability
Risk Assessment
Secure Software Development Methodologies
Security and Privacy for Big Data
Security and Privacy in Complex Systems
Security and Privacy in Crowdsourcing
Security and Privacy in IT Outsourcing
Security and Privacy in Location-Based Services
Security and Privacy in Mobile Systems
Security and Privacy in Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing
Security and Privacy in Smart Grids
Security and Privacy in Social Networks
Security and Privacy in the Cloud
Security and Privacy in Web Services
Security and Privacy Policies
Security Area Control
Security Deployment
Security Engineering
Security in Distributed Systems
Security Information Systems Architecture
Security Management
Security Metrics and Measurement
Security Protocols
Security Requirements
Security usability
Security Verification and Validation
Sensor and Mobile Ad Hoc Network Security
Service and Systems Design and QoS Network Security
Software Security
Trust Management and Reputation Systems
Ubiquitous Computing Security
Wireless Network Security


PAPER SUBMISSIONS
Submitted papers must be in English and must not substantially overlap
with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously
submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. Submissions
are to be made to the submission web site at
https://www.insticc.org/primoris

Papers can be submitted as REGULAR or POSITION papers.

- REGULAR Paper: Regular papers present work where research is
  completed. They can be up to 12 pages. Authors of regular submitted
  papers will indicate at the time of submission whether they would
  like their paper to also be considered for publication as a position
  paper.

- POSITION Paper: A position paper presents results that are
  preliminary or that simply require fewer pages to describe. A
  position paper may be a short report and discussion of ideas, facts,
  situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research
  (theoretical or experimental) on one of the conference topics. The
  acceptance of a position paper is restricted to the categories of
  "short paper"

Submitted papers must be formatted according to the SECRYPT format,
which is described at http://www.secrypt.icete.org/Guidelines.aspx

Submission page limit is 12 pages for regular paper and 8 pages for
position papers. Accepted papers will be subject to the limit of: 12
pages for full papers, 8 pages for short papers with oral
presentation, and 6 pages for short papers with poster
presentation. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their
papers will be presented at the conference. All papers presented in
the conference will be published in the conference proceedings and in
the digital library.


IMPORTANT DATES
Regular and Position Papers
- Paper Submission: February 16, 2021 
- Authors Notification: April 15, 2021 
- Camera Ready and Registration: April 29, 2021 

Second call for Position Papers only:
- Paper Submission: April 1, 2021 
- Authors Notification: May 6, 2021
- Camera Ready and Registration: May 19, 2021


CONFERENCE CHAIR
Pierangela Samarati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy

PROGRAM CHAIR
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy


PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Massimiliano Albanese, George Mason University, United States 
Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain 
Peter Amthor, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany 
Muhammad Asghar, The University of Auckland, New Zealand 
Diogo Barradas,  Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal 
Francesco Buccafurri, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy 
Ning Cao, WalmartLabs, United States
Xiaochun Cheng, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Frederic Cuppens, Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Nora Cuppens-Boulahia, Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Roberto Di Pietro, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar 
Mario Di Raimondo, Università of Catania, Italy 
Vasiliki Diamantopoulou, University of the Aegean, Greece
Giovanni Di Crescenzo, Perspecta Labs, USA
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain 
Ruggero Donida Labati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy 
Mohammed Erradi, ENSIAS, Morocco 
Csilla Farkas, University of South Carolina, USA
Alberto Ferrante, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland 
Josep-Lluis Ferrer-Gomila, Balearic Islands University, Spain 
Sara Foresti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy 
Steven Furnell, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom 
Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, Télécom SudParis, France 
Angelo Genovese, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy 
Dimitris Gritzalis, AUEB, Greece
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Jinguang Han, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom 
Ragib Hasan, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Christophe Huygens, KU Leuven, Belgium
David Megias Jiménez, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain 
Ghassan Karame, NEC Laboratories, Germany 
Sokratis Katsikas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway 
Shinsaku Kiyomoto, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan 
Albert Levi, Sabanci University, Turkey
Kaitai Liang, University of Surrey, UK
Jay Ligatti, University of South Florida, United States 
Giovanni Livraga, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Suryadipta Majumdar, Concordia University, Canada
Yunlong Mao, Nanjing University, China
Evangelos Markatos, ICS, Forth, Greece
Fabio Martinelli, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy 
Sjouke Mauw, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark 
Alessio Merlo, University of Genoa, Italy 
Rolf Oppliger, eSECURITY Technologies, Switzerland
Stefano Paraboschi, University of Bergamo, Italy
Gerardo Pelosi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy 
Günther Pernul, University of Regensburg, Germany 
Yunior Ramirez Cruz, Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg 
Silvio Ranise, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Andreas Schaad, Wibu, Germany
Fabio Scotti, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Kun Sun, George Mason University, USA
Issa Traore, University of Victoria, Canada
Corrado Visaggio, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy 
Roopa Vishwanathan, New Mexico State University, United States 
Cong Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
Haining	Wang, University of Delaware, United States
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University, Canada 
Jiawei Yuan, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States 
Qiang Zeng, University of South Carolina, United States 
Shengzhi Zhang, Boston University, Metropolitan College, United States 
Yongjun	Zhao, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
(list not yet complete)

For any questions, please contact the conference and program chairs:
sabrina.decapitani@unimi.it, pierangela.samarati@unimi.it