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NISK 2017 : NISK 2017: The Norwegian Information Security Conference 2017


When Nov 27, 2017 - Nov 29, 2017
Where Oslo, Norway
Submission Deadline Sep 2, 2017
Notification Due Oct 1, 2017
Final Version Due Oct 20, 2017
Categories    security   biometrics   cryptography

Call For Papers

The 10th Norwegian Information Security Conference (no. Norsk Informasjonssikkerhetskonferanse – NISK), takes place at Grand Hotel – Oslo in the period 27.–29. November 2017. NISK 2017 is organised in conjunction with NIK 2017, NOKOBIT 2017, and UDIT 2017. NISK brings together people working in ICT security mainly from the national community, but also from the international community.

We invite researchers, practitioners, Master’s and PhD students to submit contributions to NISK 2017. Master’s students in particular – who normally do not publish at conferences – are encouraged to submit papers describing their Master’s thesis work. Independent reviewers will review all submissions. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by Bibsys Open Journal Systems. NISK publications give publication points at level 1.

Submission Guidelines

NISK 2017 invites full-length paper submissions that report ongoing or finished research (maximal 12 pages), or short papers of early stage work (maximal 4 pages). Student submissions can be either long or short paper, and some accepted student submissions will receive support in the form of conference fee waivers. Papers can be written in Norwegian or English and should be formatted according to the NIK layout. Papers formatted with LaTeX can use the NIK LaTeX class, papers formatted with Microsoft Word can use the NIK MS Word template. Papers formatted with OpenOffice or other word processing tool should follow the guidelines below:

Right and left margins: 3.0 cm
Top and bottom margins: 2.5 cm
Use the font Times New Roman or other easily legible font with the following sizes:
Title: 16 pt bold
Author names: 14 pt
Author affiliation: 12 pt
Abstract: 12 pt
Section titles: 16 pt bold, numbered
Subsection titles: 14 pt bold, numbered or unnumbered
Subsubsection titles: 12 pt italics
Body text: 12 pt
No page headers or footers
No page numbers

The front page must contain footnote with text:

Presented at the Norwegian Information Security Conference 2017 (NISK 2017).

Or in Norwegian:

Presentert på Norsk Informasjonssikkerhetskonferanse 2017 (NISK 2017).

Submissions must be original and not be published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Accepted papers must be presented at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper must register to attend the conference. Any paper without a registered author will not be included in the conference proceedings.

List of Topics

Information Security
Network Security
Software Security
Privacy by design
Information Security Management
Security Awareness

Chair & Committees

Conference chair: Prof. Audun Jøsang (, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo

Program Committee Chair: László Erdődi (, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo

Publicity chair:
Kamer Vishi (, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo


The conference will be held at Grand Hotel - Oslo, Norway.


All questions about submissions should be emailed to the PC chair: László Erdődi (

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