Call for Papers

The call for papers is also available in pdf and poster format.

General Information
Original papers on practical and theoretical aspects of cryptology and information security are welcome for submission to BalkanCryptSec 2018, the 3rd Annual International Conference on Cryptography and Information Security. BalkanCryptSec 2018 will take place in Iasi (Romania) on September 20-21, 2018 and represents a joint event organized by “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, University of Bristol (UK) and “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi.

TOPICS
Cryptographic primitives and protocols Hardware and Architectural Support for Security Computer and Information Security
Symmetric key primitives Cryptoprocessors Authentication and identification
Public-key primitives Security Solutions for IoT Anonymity and privacy
Key management Biometrics Security Systems Application level security
Digital signatures Hardware security primitives Cloud security
Two-party and multi-party computations Side-channel analysis Biometrics based Security
Homomorphic cryptography Hardware Trojans Distributed systems security
Attributed-based cryptography Security for Embedded Systems Intrusion detection and prevention
Pairing based cryptography Automotive Cybersecurity Malware and unwanted software
Secret sharing FPGA testing and validation for security Mobile and Web security and privacy
Cryptographic and Security Protocols System-on-chip (SoC) security Network security
Formal security methods Supply chain risk mitigation Security and privacy for IoT
Post-quantum cryptography Hardware obfuscation Security architectures
Efficient software implementations RFID Systems
Cloud security

Important Dates
Submission deadline: May 27 June 10 June 17, 2018
Author notification: July 15, 2018
Final version due: July 29, 2018
Conference registration: August 20, 2018
Conference: September 20-21, 2018

Conference Proceedings
The proceedings will be published in Springer’s LNCS series after the conference, allowing using the community feedback received during the conference for the final versions of the papers. However, pre-proceedings will be available at the conference.

Best Paper Award
The program committee may choose to award a best paper award.