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IFIP SEC 2020 : 35th IFIP TC-11 SEC 2020 International Information Security and Privacy Conference


When May 26, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Where Maribor, Slovenia
Submission Deadline Jan 5, 2020
Notification Due Feb 12, 2020
Final Version Due Mar 6, 2020
Categories    security   cybersecurity   privacy   cryptography

Call For Papers

35th IFIP TC-11 SEC 2020 International Information Security and Privacy Conference
May 26 - 28, 2020
Hotel City, Maribor, Slovenia

The IFIP SEC conference is the flagship event of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 11 on Security and Privacy Protection in Information Processing Systems (TC-11, We seek submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of security and privacy protection in ICT Systems.


Not limited to
• Access control and authentication
• Applied cryptography
• Audit and risk analysis
• Big data security and privacy
• Cloud security and privacy
• Critical infrastructure protection
• Cyber-physical systems security
• Data and applications security
• Digital forensics
• Human aspects of security and privacy
• Identity management
• Information security education
• Information security management
• Information technology misuse and the law
• Managing information security functions
• Mobile security
• Multilateral security
• Network & distributed systems security
• Pervasive systems security
• Privacy protection and Privacy-by-design
• privacy enhancing technologies
• Surveillance and counter-surveillance
• Trust management


Submitted papers must be original, unpublished, and not submitted to another conference or journal for consideration. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference and included in the conference proceedings published in the IFIP AICT series by Springer Science and Business Media.
All papers must be written in English. Submissions should be at most 14 pages long in total including references and appendices. Submissions should not be anonymised. PC members are not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be intelligible without them.
Authors must follow the Springer LNCS formatting instructions. For camera-ready papers use Latex or Word style (find here:
Each paper will receive at least three reviews. At least one author of each accepted paper must register by the early registration date indicated on the conference website and present the paper.
After the conference, extended versions of selected papers will be considered for publication in the journal Computers & Security. Those papers will undergo at least one other review round.
The best student paper will receive the Yves Deswarte Best Student Paper Award. The paper must be original and carried out principally by the student presenting the paper, and the student must be the lead author. A student who is to be considered for the best paper award must be a full time (as determined by the student’s institution) registered undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student at the time of submission of the paper. Further information can be found at:
The winner of the Best Student Paper award receives a certificate, prize money of 1000 € and a free registration at IFIP SEC 2021 conference.
Further information and submission:
Papers have to be submitted via Easychair conference system, which can be found at


Submission due: January 5, 2020, 23:59 CET (EXTENDED!)
Notification of acceptance: February 12, 2020
Submission of the camera-ready papers: March 6, 2020 (including registration of authors and payments)
Conference: May 26 - 28, 2020


General Chair
Tatjana Welzer, University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor, Slovenia

Programme committee co-chairs
Kai Rannenberg, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany,
Marko Hölbl, University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor, Slovenia,

Local Chair
Lili Nemec Zlatolas, University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor, Slovenia
Programme Committee

Rose-Mharie Åhlfeldt, University of Skövde, Sweden
Raja Naeem Akram, ISG-Smart Card Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Vijay Atluri, Rutgers University, USA
Man Ho Au, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Gergei Bana, University of Missouri, USA
Joao Paulo Barraca, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Pedro Brandão, University of Porto, Portugal
Dagmar Brechlerova, Euromise Prague, Czech Republic
Ricardo Chaves, IST / INESC-ID, Portugal
Michal Choras, ITTI Ltd., Poland
K P Chow, The University of Hong Kong, China
Nathan Clarke, Centre for Security, Communication & Network Research, University of Plymouth, UK
Miguel Correia, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Nora Cuppens-Boulahia, IMT Atlantique, France
Paolo D’Arco, University di Salerno, Italy
Ed Dawson, QUT, Research Director, Australia
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Bart De Decker, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Vesna Dimitrova, FCSE, University Ss.Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, North Macedonia
Nicola Dragoni, Technical University of Denmark
Isao Echizen, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Simone Fischer-Hübner, Karlstad University, Sweden
Sara Foresti, DI – Universita` degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Steven Furnell, Plymouth University, UK
Chaya Ganesh, Aarhus University, Denmark
Hélder Gomes, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Águeda, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Jonas Hallberg, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
Lucjan Hanzlik, Stanford University, USA
Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Karin Hedström, Swedish Buisiness School, Örebro university, Sweden
Julio Hernandez, School of Computing, UK
Dominik Herrmann, University of Bamberg, Germany
Xinyi Huang, Fujian Normal University, China
Dieter Hutter, DFKI GmbH, Germany
Pedro Inácio, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Martin Gilje Jaatun, SINTEF Digital, Norway
Wojciech Jamroga, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Lech Janczewski, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Christian Damsgaard Jensen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Allen Johnston, University of Alabama, USA
Audun Josang, University of Oslo, Norway
Jan Jürjens, Fraunhofer Institute for Software & Systems Engineering ISST and University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Fredrik Karlsson, Örebro University, Sweden
Dogan Kesdogan, Universität Regensburg, Germany
Kwangjo Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Dongseong Kim, The University of Queensland, Australia
Kamil Kluczniak, CISPA − Helmholtz Center for Information Security, Germany
Andrea Kolberger, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria
Zbigniew Kotulski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Lukasz Krzywiecki, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Miroslaw Kutylowski, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Heejo Lee, Korea University, South Korea
Yingjiu Li, Singapore Management University, Singapur
Maciej Liskiewicz, Inst. f. Theoretische Informatik, University Luebeck, Germany
Luigi Logrippo, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain
Suryadipta Majumdar, University at Albany – SUNY, USA
Marian Margraf, Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
Fabio Martinelli, IIT-CNR, Italy
Vashek Matyas, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Zlatogor Minchev, Institute of ICT, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Yuko Murayama, Tsuda College, Japan
Maurizio Naldi, LUMSA Università Maria SS. Assunta di Roma, Italy
Lili Nemec Zlatolas, University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Slovenia
Sergio Nunes, ISEG-School of Economics and Management, Portugal
Balaji Palanisamy, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Brajendra Panda, University of Arkansas, USA
Sebastian Pape, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Stefano Paraboschi, Universita di Bergamo, Italy
Miguel Pardal, Universidade de Lisboa, Lizbona
Gilbert Peterson, US Air Force Institute of Technology, USA
Raphael C.-W. Phan, Monash University, Australia
António Pinto, ESTG, P.Porto, Portugal
Rami Puzis, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Arun Raghuramu, Forescout Technologies Inc., USA
Carlos Rieder, Isec ag, Czech Republic
Juha Röning, University of Oulu, Finland
Elham Rostami, Örebro University, Sweden
Reyhaneh Safavi-Naini, University of Calgary, Canada
Pierangela Samarati, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Damien Sauveron, XLIM (UMR University of Limoges/CNRS 7252), France
Ingrid Schaumüller-Bichl, Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences Campus Hagenberg, Austria
Jetzabel Maritza Serna Olvera, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Paria Shirani, Concordia University, Canada
Nicolas Sklavos, University of Patras, Greece
Daniel Slamanig, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Kane Smith, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US
Agusti Solanas, Smart Health Research Group | Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
Teodor Sommestad, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
Chunhua Su, Osaka University, Japan
Shamik Sural, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Neeraj Suri, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Kerry-Lynn Thomson, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Theo Tryfonas, University of Bristol, UK
Rossouw Vonsolms, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Jozef Vyskoc, VaF, Finland
Ding Wang, Peking University, China
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University, Canada
Edgar Weippl, SBA Research, Austria
Tatjana Welzer, University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Slovenia
Vladimir Zadorozhny, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Filip Zagorski, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Yuexin Zhang, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
André Zúquete, University of Aveiro, Portugal

The conference is organized by the University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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