EAI SecureComm 2020 will be held as a fully-fledged online conference.

Due to the safety concerns and travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, EAI SecureComm 2020 will take place online in a live stream.
Participants will still be able to enjoy unique interactive benefits – learn more.
If you are a registered author, please read carefully: Paper Presentation Instructions.

EAI SecureComm 2020 – 16th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks

October 21-23, 2020
Washington DC, United States Cyberspace

SecureComm authors have enjoyed over 325.000 paper downloads!

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Thank you for your participation. We are looking forward to see you at the next edition in Canterbury, Great Britain on September 6-9, 2021!

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Update: Proceedings have been published in SpringerLink Digital Library (Part I and Part II).

Best Paper Award Announcement!

The Best Paper Award of EAI SecureComm 2020 goes to the authors of the paper:

TransNet: Unseen Malware Variants Detection Using Deep Transfer Learning

Candong Rong ; Gaopeng Gou ; Mingxin Cui ; Gang Xiong ; Zhen Li ; Li Guo from the:
Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China & School of Cyber Security, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

The Best Paper Award Finalist goes to the authors of the paper:

SmartSwitch: Efficient Traffic Obfuscation against Stream Fingerprinting

Haipeng Li (University of Cincinnati)
Ben Niu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Boyang Wang (University of Cincinnati)



All registered papers will be submitted for publication by Springer to be made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

SecureComm proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

Additional publication opportunities:


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Security & Privacy in Wired, Wireless, Mobile, Hybrid, Sensor, Ad Hoc networks
  • Security & Privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Security & Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
  • Security & Privacy in next-generation communication systems (e.g., VoIP, 5G)
  • Secure applications of blockchain technology
  • Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Firewalls, Packet Filters
  • Malware Analysis and Detection including Botnets, Trojans and APTs
  • Web and Systems Security
  • Distributed Denial of Service Attacks and Defenses
  • Communication Privacy and Anonymity
  • Circumvention and Anti-Censorship Technologies
  • Network and Internet Forensics Techniques
  • Authentication Systems: Public Key
  • Infrastructures, Key Management, Credential Management
  • Secure Routing, Naming/Addressing, Network Management
  • Security & Privacy in Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, e.g., RFIDs
  • Security & Privacy in Peer-to-Peer and Overlay Networks
  • Security & Isolation in Cloud, Data Center and Software-Defined Networks

About SecureComm 2020

SecureComm seeks high-quality research contributions, which have not been previously published or in parallel submission to another conference or journal. Topics of interest encompass research advances in ALL areas of secure communications and networking. Topics in other areas (e.g., formal methods, database security, secure software, theoretical cryptography) will be considered only if a clear connection to private or secure communication/networking is demonstrated.

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
19 May 2020 25 June 2020
Notification deadline
26 June 2020 26 July 2020
Camera-ready deadline
16 August 2020 31 August 2020 7 September 2020
Video submission deadline
31 August 2020
14 September 2020
Start of Conference
21 October 2020
End of Conference
23 October 2020
EmergencyComm Workshop (date changed)
24 October 2020

Previous SecureComm editions

2019 – Orlando, United States
2018 – Singapore, Singapore
2017 – Niagara Falls, Canada
 – Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China
2015 – Dallas, United States
2014 – Beijing, People’s Republic of China
2013 – Sydney, Australia
2012 – Padua, Italy
2011 – London, Great Britain
2010 – Singapore, Singapore
2009 – Athens, Greece
2008 – Istanbul, Turkey
2007 – Nice, France
2006 – Baltimore, Maryland, United States
2005 – Athens, Greece