The 18th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and
Security (ARES 2023)
August 29 - September 01, 2023, Benevento, Italy



The 18th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and
Security ("ARES - The International Dependability Conference") will
bring together researchers and practitioners in the area of


...highlights the various aspects of dependability - with special
focus on the crucial linkage between availability, reliability and

...aims at a full and detailed discussion of the research issues of
dependability as an integrative concept that covers amongst others
availability, safety, confidentiality, integrity, maintainability and
security in the different fields of applications.

...emphasizes the interplay between foundations and practical issues
of dependability in emerging areas such as e-government, m-government,
location-based applications, ubiquitous computing, autonomous
computing, chances of grid computing etc.

...is devoted to the critical examination and research challenges of
the various aspects of Dependable Computing and the definition of a
future road map.

The acceptance rate of the ARES 2022 conference was 21,73% (full
papers only). ARES 2022 was published by the International Conference
Proceedings Series published by ACM (ACM ICPS).

ARES is ranked as B-conference in CORE.


General Chair 2023
Edgar Weippl, SBA Research & University of Vienna, Austria

Program Committee Chairs 2023 (tbc)
Riccardo Scandariato, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany.

Workshop Chair 2023
Davy Preuveneers, KU Leuven, Belgium
Andreas Unterweger, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria

EU Symposium Workshop Chair, 2023
Florian Skopik, AIT, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

Local Chair 2023
Corrado Aaron Visaggio, University of Sannio, Italy

Organisation Chair 2023
Bettina Jaber, SBA Research, Austria


Submission Deadline: March, 09,2023 AoE (Anywhere on Earth)
Author Notification: May, 23, 2023
Camera-ready Deadline (100% completed in TAPS): June 28, 2023, 2023 (AoE)
Conference: August 29 - September 01, 2023


Last year, ARES 2022 was published by the International Conference
Proceedings Series published by ACM (ACM ICPS). The same is planned
this year (to be confirmed).

The ARES submission system (EasyChair) is available here:

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers
according the following guidelines:

For the main conference as well as the workshops, submission papers
are classified into 4 categories representing original, previously
unpublished work:

- full paper (10 pages, plus up to 2 pages of references)
- short paper (6 pages, plus up to 1 page of references)
- systematization of Knowledge (SoK) paper (10 pages, plus up to 2
  pages of references)
- workshop paper (8 pages, a maximum of 10 pages is tolerated)

Formating Instructions / template:
- Please read the instructions here:
- References need to start with a new page!

Double blind review: ARES requires anonymized submissions - please
make sure that submitted papers contain no author names or obvious

Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at
least one of the authors will register and present the paper at the

Publishing preprints to Arxiv or other, open repositories is allowed
prior to the notification of ARES and does not violate the requirement
for novelty. Reviewers will be asked to not search for and ignore
preprints that can deanonymize blinded submission.

Important Note:
To avoid accepting papers for ARES 2023 which are not presenting
original work, your paper will be plagiarism checked by Docoloc
Plagarism Check. Self-plagiarism also counts as plagiarism!

In case you include previous work in your paper make sure to add the
sources accordingly. In case you have questions regarding
self-plagiarism please send us an email
(ares@sba-research.orgares@sba-research.org>). If you don't
want your paper to be checked automatically please contact us.

Program Committee

The program committee of ARES 2023 can be found here:


TOPCIS of interest include, but are not limited to:

Authorization, Authentication, and Access Control
Automated Vulnerability Repair

Availability, Confidentiality, Integrity

Botnets and Botnet Monitoring
Cloud Security
Compliance, Certification and Legal aspects related to Security and Privacy

Dependability, and Resilience

Digital Forensics

Human Factors in Security and Privacy

Identity Management

Incident Response and Prevention

Intrusion Detection and Fraud Detection

Machine Learning for Security and Privacy

Security and Privacy for Machine Learning

Mobile Security

Network Security

Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs)

Process based Security Models and Methods

Risk analysis

Side Channel Attacks
Software Security

Static and Dynamic Code Analysis for Security and Privacy

Security and Privacy for IoT, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Critical Infrastructures

Security and Privacy Awareness
Security Requirements and Secure Design of Applications

Usable Security and Privacy

Threats and Attack Modelling

Trusted Computing

Trust Models and Trust Management

Web Application Security and Privacy