16th International Conference on Information Systems Security

December 16-20, 2020
IIT Jammu, India



The 16th ICISS will be held in the scenic backdrop of Jammu (the Himalayan
region of India) between December 16 and 20, 2020. This annual conference
provides a forum for researchers and industry
practitioners of security to present their cutting-edge research and use
case experiences. ICISS is soliciting previously unpublished technical
papers in the field of Security & Privacy. Papers that involve innovative
solutions, usability studies, longitudinal studies, socio-economic aspects,
SoK, are also welcome. A broad, non-exhaustive list of topics of interest
is given below:

 - Operating systems
                             - Networks, Communication
 - Distributed systems
                             - APTs, Attacks & defenses
 - Access control, authorization
                             - Trust management, PKI
 - Authentication, identity
                             - Web applications, APIs
 - Information flow control
                             - Cyber physical systems
 - Language, program analysis
                             - Malware design, analysis
 - Threat modelling
                             - Honeypots, Botnets
 - Blockchain, cryptocurrency
                             - Digital payments, AML
 - Platform/Data economy
                             - IoT, RFID, embedded sys.
 - Protocol analysis
                             - Social networks/graphs
 - Applied cryptography
                             - Formal models, verification
 - Privacy, Anonymity
                             - Analytics, Econometrics
 - Online advertisements
                             - Adware, Trackware
 - Surveillance & Censorship
    - Cybercrime, Cyber forensics
 - Fake news & Disinformation
                            - Electronic voting
 - Smart cities/grids/homes
                            - AI/ML models, xAI
                            - Cloud, hypervisors, VMs
 - Databases, Big-data
                             - CHI, Usability, Social Engg.
 - Frameworks & Standards
                            - Metrics, Policies
 - Hardware/software exploits
                            - IDS, IPS, SIEM, tools

All submissions must be written in English and the PDF version should
not exceed 20 pages; including bibliography and appendices. Authors
must use LNCS template to create the manuscript. The conference
proceedings will appear in Springer LNCS series. Past proceedings of
ICISS conferences are available at: http://dblp.org/db/conf/iciss. The
extended versions of a select few accepted papers will be invited for
publication in the Indian Academy of Sciences' journal - SADHANA
http://www.ias.ac.in/sadhana. ICISS will also have a best paper award!

*Submissions due on:*             August 17, 2020
*Notifications to authors:*       October 05, 2020
*Camera-ready due on:*            October 15, 2020

Aditya Bagchi, ISI Kolkata, India
Venu Govindaraju, University at Buffalo SUNY, USA
Sushil Jajodia, George Mason University, USA
Somesh Jha, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Arun Majumdar, IIT Kharagpur, India
Chandan Mazumdar, Jadavpur University, India
Atul Prakash, University of Michigan, USA
AS Ramasastri, IDRBT Hyderabad, India
Pierangela Samarati, University of Milan, Italy
RK Shyamasundar, IIT Bombay, India

*GENERAL CHAIR:* Manoj Gaur, IIT Jammu

Salil Kanhere, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Vishwas Patil, IIT Bombay, India
Shamik Sural, IIT Kharagpur, India

Venkata Badarla, IIT Tirupati
Jimson Mathew, IIT Patna
Somnath Tripathy, IIT Patna