EAI SecureComm 2021 will be held as a fully-fledged online conference (with an on-site possibility).
In 2020, EAI successfully launched an online conference format to ensure the safety, comfort and quality of experience for attendees and a successful course of the events, all while retaining fully live interaction, publication and indexing. Due to the unrelenting global pandemic, this will also be the case in 2021.
Although we will miss having everyone meet and connect in person, we feel strongly that knowledge exchange must continue, if not more so. That is why we have equipped our online conferences with live viewing with chat, virtual Q&A, and a multitude of other measures to provide you with a great experience. Learn more about EAI’s online conferences.
If the situation allows it, the event will take place in its original location with an option to present remotely. In any case, all matters related to publication and indexing will remain unchanged.
SecureComm 2021 is calling for high-quality research contributions in ALL areas of secure communications and networking, including those addressing interdisciplinary challenges in different application domains. Topics in less related areas will be considered only if a clear connection to secure communication/networking is demonstrated in the title or the abstract.
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
- Network security and privacy (for all types of networks such as wired, wireless, mobile, hybrid, sensor, vehicular, satellite, 5G, 6G, ad hoc, peer-to-peer, and software-defined networks)
- Attacks on telecommunications and networking (e.g., malware, botnets, DoS, MitM, relay attacks, side channel attacks, phishing/pharming, DNS poisoning/hijacking, address spoofing, cybersquatting)
- Security protocols at all network layers and for different applications (e.g., for secure routing, naming/addressing, network management, remote authentication and attestation)
- Physical layer security (e.g., jamming, GPS spoofing)
- Systems security with a strong secure communication and networking element (e.g., security in cloud, edge and fog computing, IoT, RFID, cyber-physical sysytems, teleconferencing)
- Network intrusion detection and prevention, firewalls, packet filters
- Web and mobile security & privacy
- Anonymous communications and other forms of privacy-enhancing or privacy-aware communications (e.g., Tor, darknet)
- Distributed ledger technologies (blockchain and cryptocurrencies)
- Internet censorship and countermeasures
- Resilience of computer networks and critical infrastructures
- Visualisation of secure communications and networking
- Cyber (both offensive and defensive) deception related to secure communications and networking (e.g., honeypots / honeytokens, cyber fraud)
- False information online including mis-, dis- and mal-information
- Moving target defence
- Information hiding (steganography, steganalysis, and digital watermarking)
- Privacy-preserving computing in secure communication and networking
- Cryptographic systems for secure communications and networking (e.g., key management, multi-party computing, broadcast encryption, sectre sharing schemes)
- Quantum key distribution and other quantum-based secure communications
- Network, internet and cloud forensics
- Cyber threat intelligence and cyber incident responses
- Cybercrime investigation and attribution
- Data leakage/loss prevention/protection (DLP)
- Secure communication and networking applications (e.g., industry 4.0, energy, smart cities, transportation, water, logistics, waste)
- Security and privacy of contact tracing and other COVID-19 related digital interventions with a core element on telecommunications or networking
- Socio-technical aspects of secure communications and networking (e.g., usability, human behaviours, legal issues, cybercrime, economics)
All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library: SecureComm Conference Proceedings.
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:
Community Review is a service offered to Program Committees and submitting Authors of all EAI conferences designed to improve the speed and the quality of the review process.
Abstracts of all authors who opt in to Community Review during submission will be published and available for Bidding here.
Paper review will be double-blind; please ensure that your submissions have been anonymized prior to submission.
Non-blinded submissions will be rejected without review.