Call for Papers – ISPEC 2019

May 21, 2019

15th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2019) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 26-28, 2019
The 15th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2019) will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 26-28, 2019. The conference will be organised by Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR).  The main goal of the conference is to promote research on new information security technologies, including their applications and their integration with IT systems in various vertical sectors. Previous 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), Zhangjiajie, China (2016), Melbourne, Australia (2017) and Tokyo, Japan (2018). For all sessions, the conference proceedings were published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

http://ccs.research.utar.edu.my/ispec2019/

Areas of interest for ISPEC 2019 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:
Submission Deadline:        8 June 2019 (15:59 UTC)
Acceptance Notification:    29 July 2019
Camera-ready Copy Due:  3 September 2019
Conference:            26-28 November 2019


Instructions for Authors: Authors are invited to submit original papers. Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel for consideration of any other conference with proceeding 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 the bibliography and appendices 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. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present their work. Submitted papers should follow the formatting instructions of the Springer LNCS Style. Please kindly refer to Springer LNCS Author Information for style and formatting guidelines.

Conference Proceedings: The conference proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.
Journal Special Issues: Selected papers presented at the ISPEC 2019 will be invited to consider submission (after significant extension) for special issue in the following journals:  IEEE Access: Special Issue on Deep Learning: Security and Forensics Research Advances and Challenges (Impact Factor: 3.557) Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience: Special Issue on Trust Management and Security Enforcement in Internet of Things (TMSEIoT 2019) (Impact Factor: 1.114)


Honored Chair
Bok-Min Goi, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

General Chair
Wun-She Yap, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Organization Committee
Local Chair: Denis C.K. Wong, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Finance Chair: Yee-Kai Tee, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Sponsorship Chair: Wai-Kong Lee, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Web Chair: Ji-Jian Chin, Multimedia University, Malaysia

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Donghong Qin, Guangxi University for Nationalities, China
Shifeng Sun, Monash University, Australia

Program Co-Chairs
Swee-Huay Heng, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain