39th IEEE Symposium on
Security and Privacy


Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. The 2018 Symposium will mark the 39th annual meeting of this flagship conference.

The Symposium will be held on May 21-23, 2018, and the Security and Privacy Workshops will be held on May 24, 2018. Both events will be in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency.

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Statement on the US Government Travel Restrictions

The IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Security and Privacy fully supports the position of the IEEE and its Computer Society on the US Government's Travel Restrictions, as expressed in their public statements (1, 2). In addition, we acknowledge our commitment to the special responsibility of the security and privacy research community to advance knowledge and technologies to enable protection of universal human rights such as freedom of opinion and expression.

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Organizing Committee

General Chair Jason Li Intelligent Automation Inc.
Program Chairs Bryan Parno Carnegie Mellon University
Christopher Kruegel University of California Santa Barbara
Vice Chair / Registration Mark Gondree Sonoma State University
Treasurer Thomas Moyer University of North Carolina Charlotte
Donations Chair Rakesh Bobba Oregon State University
Publications Chair Ashley Podhradsky Dakota State University
Site Chair Cara Candler ExecutiveEvents, Inc.
Registration Manager Yvonne Lopez ExecutiveEvents, Inc.
Brenda Ramirez ExecutiveEvents, Inc.
Publicity Chair Adam Bates University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Student Travel Committee Chair Alvaro Cárdenas University of Texas at Dallas
Student Travel Committee Co-Chair Cliff Wang US Army Research Office
Posters Chair Matthew Fredrikson Carnegie Mellon University
Short Talks Chair Michelle Mazurek University of Maryland
Workshops Chair Gabriela Ciocarlie SRI International
Workshop Publications Chair Bogdan Copos SRI International
Student PC Chair Thorsten Holz Ruhr-University Bochum
Web Chair Benjamin Andow NC State University
General Chair Emeritus Kevin R. B. Butler University of Florida


Papers Paper submission deadline
New submissions are no longer being accepted for the 2018 Symposium. Rolling submissions for the 2019 Symposium begin on January 1, 2018. See the 2019 Call for Papers for more information.
Acceptance notification 2 months after submission
Camera-ready deadline 1 month after acceptance

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