CfP SPEC 2019

14 maart 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.

15th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2019) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 26-28, 2019.

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 issues in the following journals: (TBC)


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