40th 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 2019 Symposium will mark the 40th annual meeting of this flagship conference.

The Symposium will be held on May 20-22, 2019, and the Security and Privacy Workshops will be held on May 23, 2019. Both events will be in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency.

In cooperation with the Symposium, the GREPSEC Workshop will be held the prior weekend, May 18-19, 2019 in San Francisco. This pre-event workshop is for women and underrepresented groups interested in computer security research, and has a separate application and registration process, accessible through its website.

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Accepted Papers

Accepted papers for the symposium are available in the IEEE Computer Society’s Digital Library. More are added every month!

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 Mark Gondree Sonoma State University
Program Chairs Christopher Kruegel University of California Santa Barbara
Hovav Shacham The University of Texas at Austin
Vice Chair / Registration Gabriela Ciocarlie SRI International
Treasurer Alvaro Cárdenas University of Texas at Dallas
Donations Chair Rakesh Bobba Oregon State University
Publications Chair Bogdan Copos SRI International
Ashley Podhradsky Dakota State University
Site Chair Cara Candler ExecutiveEvents, Inc.
Registration Manager Brenda Ramirez ExecutiveEvents, Inc.
Publicity Chair Scott Routi University of Tennessee
Student Travel Committee Chair Yao Liu University of South Florida
Workshops Chair Hassan Takabi University of North Texas
Posters Chair Michelle Mazurek University of Maryland
Short Talks Chair Arkady Yerukhimovich George Washington University
Awards Chair EJ Jung University of San Francisco
Student PC Chair Thomas Moyer University of North Carolina Charlotte
Web Chair Benjamin Andow NC State University
40th Celebration Chair Mathias Payer EPFL
General Chair Emeritus Jason Li Intelligent Automation Inc.


Papers Paper submission deadline New submissions are no longer being accepted for the 2019 Symposium. Rolling submissions for the 2020 Symposium begin on January 1, 2019. See the 2020 Call for Papers for more information.
Submission site open for acceptance 1 week before the rolling deadline
Acceptance notification 2 months after submission
Camera-ready deadline 1 month after acceptance

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