IWSEC 2018 Call for Papers  

February 19, 2018

The 13th International Workshop on Security   September 3 (Mon)-September 5 (Wed), 2018   Tohoku University Sakura Hall, Sendai, Japan. Co-organized by CSEC of IPSJ, Japan, and ISEC of IEICE, Japan
 Important Dates 

  •    Submission of paper:         March 23 (Fri) 23:59 UTC
  •    Notification of decision:    May 23 (Wed) 23:59 UTC
  •    Final version due:           June 13 (Fri) 23:59 UTC
  •    IWSEC 2018 Workshop:         September 3 (Mon)-September 5 (Wed), 2018

Web page: http://www.iwsec.org/2018/
Original papers on the research and development of various security topics, as well as case studies and implementation experiences, are solicited for submission to IWSEC 2018. Topics of interest for IWSEC 2018 include all theory and practice of cryptography, information security, and network security, as in previous IWSEC workshops. In particular, we encourage the following topics in this year:

  • Big Data Analysis for Security
  • Machine Learning for Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Security
  • Malware Countermeasures
  • Cryptanalysis Measurements for Cybersecurity
  • Cryptographic Protocols Multiparty Computation
  • Cybersecurity Economics Post Quantum Cryptography
  • Digital Forensics Privacy Preserving
  • Enriched Cryptography Rational Cryptography
  • Financial Security Real World Cryptography
  • Formal Methods Security Management
  • Information Law and Ethics Visualization for Security
  • IoT Security

Best Paper Award

  • Prizes will be awarded to the authors of the best paper(s) and the best student paper(s).

Journal Recommendation

  • It is planned that Program Co-Chairs will recommend that the authors of best papers submit their full versions to either of the CSEC or ISEC journals after consultation between Program Co-Chairs and the authors.


  •   The proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.


General co-Chairs

  •   Atsushi Fujioka (Kanagawa University, Japan)
  •   Masayuki Terada (NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Japan)

Program co-Chairs

  •   Atsuo Inomata (Tokyo Denki University, Japan)
  •   Kan Yasuda (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan)

Poster Chair:

  •   Takeshi Yagi (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan)

Local Organizing Committees:

  •   Hiroaki Anada (University of Nagasaki, Japan)
  •   Nuttapong Attrapadung (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
  •   Keita Emura (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
  •   Takuya Hayashi (Kobe University, Japan)
  •   Makoto Iguchi (Kii Corporation, Japan)
  •   Shuji Isobe (Tohoku University, Japan)
  •   Satoru Izumi (Tohoku University, Japan)
  •   Ryo Kikuchi (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan)
  •   Takaaki Mizuki (Tohoku University, Japan)
  •   Shiho Moriai (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
  •   Ken Naganuma (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)
  •   Yoshitaka Nakamura (Future University Hakodate, Japan)
  •   Tetsushi Ohki (Shizuoka University, Japan)
  •   Yuji Suga (Internet Initiative Japan Inc., Japan)
  •   Nobuyuki Sugio (NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Japan)
  •   Keisuke Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
  •   Yohei Watanabe (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
  •   Sven Wohlgemuth (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)
  •   Takeshi Yagi (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan)
  •   Dai Yamamoto (Fujitsu Limited, Japan)
  •   Toshihiro Yamauchi (Okayama University, Japan)


Program Committees (To be added):

  •   Mohamed Abid (University of Gabes, Tunisia)
  •   Mitsuaki Akiyama (NTT, Japan)
  •   Nuttapong Attrapadung (AIST, Japan)
  •   Gregory Blanc (Telecom SudParis, France)
  •   Olivier Blazy (Universite de Limoges, France)
  •   Yue Chen (Florida State University, USA)
  •   Céline Chevalier (Universite Pantheon-Assas, France)
  •   Hervé Debar (Telecom SudParis, France)
  •   Itai Dinur (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
  •   Josep Domingo-Ferrer (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalonia)
  •   Florian Hahn (SAP, Germany)
  •   Chung-Huang Yang (National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan)
  •   Atsuo Inomata (Tokyo Denki University, Japan)  Chair 
  •   Akira Kanaoka (Toho University, Japan)
  •   Yuichi Komano (Toshiba Corporation, Japan)
  •   Noboru Kunihiro (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  •   Maryline Laurent (Telecom SudParis, France)
  •   Zhou Li (RSA Labs., USA)
  •   Atul Luykx (Visa Inc., USA)
  •   Frédéric Majorczyk (DGA-MI/CentraleSupelec, France)
  •   Florian Mendel (Infineon Technologies, Germany)
  •   Bart Mennink (Radboud University, The Netherlands)
  •   Kirill Morozov (University of North Texas, USA)
  •   Ivica Nikolic (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  •   Yin Minn Pa Pa (Yokohama National University, Japan)
  •   Reza Reyhanitabar (KU Leuven, Belgium)
  •   Yusuke Sakai (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
  •   Yannick Seurin (Agence Nationale de la Securite des Systemes d'Information, France)
  •   Willy Susilo (University of Wollongong, Australia)
  •   Katsuyuki Takashima (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan)
  •   Mehdi Tibouchi (NTT, Japan)
  •   Giorgos Vasiliadis (Qatar Computing Research Institute HBKU, Greece)
  •   Sven Wohlgemuth (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)
  •   Takeshi Yagi (NTT, Japan)
  •   Kan Yasuda (NTT, Japan)  Chair 
  •   Rui Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)


(Last Update: February 16, 2018)


Dr. Sven Wohlgemuth
Hitachi, Ltd. Research & Development Group
Center of Technology Innovation - Systems Engineering
TEL: +81-50-3198-4164 (ext.), 712-80664 (int.)
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