The 19th International Conference on Information and Communications Security

ICICS 2017

Beijing, China    Dec. 6 (Wed.) - Dec. 8 (Fri.), 2017

Language: English| 简体中文

Call For Papers

      The 2017 International Conference on Information and Communications Security will be the 19th event in the ICICS conference series, started in 1997, that brings together individuals involved in multiple disciplines of Information and Communications Security in order to foster exchange of ideas.

      ICICS 2017 will be co-organized by Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University and Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

      Original papers on all aspects of information and communications security are solicited for submission to ICICS2017. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Access control Hardware security
Anonymity Information hiding and watermarking
Anti-virus and anti-worms Intellectual property protection
Applied cryptography Intrusion detection
Authentication and authorization Key management and key recovery
Biometric security Language-based security
Cloud security Network security
Computer and digital forensics Operating systems security
Cyber-physical systems security Privacy protection
Data and system integrity Risk evaluation and security
Database security Security for mobile computing
Digital currency Security in wearable computing and Internet of things
Distributed systems security Security models and Protocols
Electronic commerce security Security and Privacy of Big Data
Engineering issues of cryptographic and security systems Trusted computing and trustworthy computing technology
Fraud and cyber-crime Usable security

      Authors are invited to submit original papers not previously published nor submitted in parallel for publication to any other conference, workshop or journal. All submitted papers must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references.

      Submissions should be in English, as a PDF or PS file with all fonts embedded, in the Springer-Verlag LNCS format (details can be found at:, typeset with 11pt font, and using reasonable spacing and margins. Papers should not exceed 12 A4-sized pages including the bibliography, but excluding well-marked appendices. Note that papers should be intelligible without all appendices, since committee members are not required to read them. Submitted papers may risk being rejected directly without consideration of their merits if they do not follow all the above submission instructions.

      At least one author of each accepted paper should register the conference and give presentation at the conference. Submitted manuscripts must be submitted via EasyChair ( ) as PDF files (formatted for 8.5×11-inch paper).

Paper submission deadline: Fri Sep 15 23:59:59 GMT 2017
Mon Sep 25 23:59:59 GMT 2017
Notification of acceptance: October 24, 2017
Camera-ready due: November 6, 2017
Conference: December 6-8, 2017

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      ICICS has taken place in a number of different countries including China (1997, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), Australia (1999), Hong Kong (2012, 2014), Singapore (2002, 2016), Spain (2004, 2010), USA (2006), and UK (2008). The proceedings were releases as Volumes 1334, 1726, 2229, 2513, 2836, 3269, 3783, 4307, 4861, 5308, 5927, 6476, 7043, 7618, 8233, 8958, 9543 and 9977 of the LNCS series of Springer, respectively.