International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2014)
Hyderabad, INDIA - 16-20 December 2014


The conference series ICISS (International Conference on Information 
Systems Security), held annually, provides a forum for disseminating 
the latest research results in information and systems security.

ICISS 2014, the 10th edition of this annual conference, will be held at 
IDRBT, Hyderabad, India during 16-20 December 2014. 

ICISS 2014 encourages submissions from the academia, industry and 
government addressing theoretical and practical problems in information 
and systems security and related areas. Topics of interest include, but 
not limited to:

Access Control
Application Security
Attacks and Defenses
Auditing and Accountability
Banking/Finance and Security
Biometric Security
Cyber-Physical Systems Security
Digital Forensics
Distributed Systems Security
Embedded Systems Security
Hardware Security
Intrusion Detection and Recovery
Language-based security
Mobile Devices and Security
Network Security
Operating Systems Security
Privacy and Anonymity
Secure Information Flow
Security Modeling and Analysis
Security Testing
Usability and Security
Web Security

ICISS is interested in all aspects of information systems security. Papers 
without a clear application to security of information systems, however, will 
be considered out of scope and may be rejected without a full review. All 
the previous proceedings of this conference series are indexed by DBLP. 
The acceptance ratio of the last nine conferences has averaged less than 30%, 
and the proceedings have been published as part of the Springer Verlag series 
of Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

Manuscript Submission (Full Paper): 14 Jul 2014
Notification of Acceptance: 25 Aug 2014
Camera-ready Manuscript Due: 14 Sep 2014

Submitted full papers must not exceed 20 LNCS pages. The page limit
includes title, abstract, figures and references. Additional details
may be included in a clearly-marked appendix that will be read at the
discretion of the program committee. All papers must use at least
10-point Times Roman font and be formatted as per the "LNCS
style". Submissions deviating from these guidelines will not be
reviewed. Accepted submissions will be published by Springer in the
LNCS series.  More details about LNCS formatting styles are available
at: LNCS-Web ( At
least one author of each accepted paper must register for the
conference and present the paper.  Papers should be submitted via the
EasyChair submission management System at:

Call for Short Talks

A new feature of the conference is a session of 10-minute talks where
students and attendees can present a short overview of preliminary
research ideas or preliminary research results. Short talk abstracts
(one-page PDF or plain-text file) can be submitted to on or before 31st August 2014. The
abstracts are not published in the final proceedings. The main purpose
of the short talks is to get a chance to share your preliminary ideas
with the research community and to solicit input. Short-talks will
generally be accepted as long as they are relevant and slots are
available in the order they are received.

Call for Tutorials

The organizing committee of ICISS 2014, solicits half-day (3 Hours) or
full-day tutorial (6 hours) proposals to be held during 16-17 December
2014, before the main conference begins on 18th December. Tutorial
proposals should address either emerging or established research
topics that will be of broad interest to the ICISS community and as
listed in the Call for Papers so that participants can acquire
technical knowledge in emerging and/or established research
areas. Proposals should not exceed 3 pages containing Title, Abstract,
Target audience, Prerequisites, Expected enrolment along with the
basis of such enrolment, List of topics to be presented with their
estimated duration and pointers to the associated literature, Short
biography of the tutor with relevant experience on the tutorial
topic. Tutorial proposal should be emailed to by 31 August 2014.  Tutorial proposals
will be prioritized and evaluated based on their originality,
relevance to the conference, quality and level of details,
qualifications of the tutors on the proposed topic, and their
potential to attract participants to the conference.

Call for Doctoral Symposium

The objective of ICISS Doctoral Symposium is to provide a forum for
Ph.D. students to present their research ideas, current progress and
future plans. Its an opportunity to receive constructive criticism and
insights related to their future work and career perspectives. A
mentor (a senior researcher who is active in the field) will be
assigned to each student to provide individual feedback. Selected
students will have the opportunity to present an overview of their
research plan at the ICISS conference during December 16-20,
2014. Papers for the Doctoral Symposium should be emailed to on or before 31st August 2014.

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Looking forward to meeting you at ICISS 2014 in Hyderabad, India.

General Chairs
Atul Prakash, Univ. of Michigan, USA
R. K. Shyamasundar, TIFR, India

Program Chairs
Venu Govindaraju, SUNY Buffalo, USA
B. M. Mehtre, IDRBT, Hyderabad, India