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ICISSP is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


The International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy is an event where researchers and practitioners can meet and discuss state-of-the-art research about the technological, social, and regulatory challenges that regard the security, privacy, and trust of modern information systems. The conference welcomes papers of either practical or theoretical nature, and is interested in research or applications addressing all aspects of trust, security and privacy, and encompassing issues of concern for organizations, individuals and society at large.


Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:



  • Regulatory and Technical Compliance Aspects of Security and Privacy
  • Risk and Reputation Management
  • Identity and Trust Management
  • Threat Awareness
  • Intrusion Detection and Response
  • Security Awareness and Education
  • Malware Detection
  • Vulnerability Analysis and Countermeasures
  • Security and Privacy Metrics


  • Web Applications and Services
  • Distributed Ledgers and Blockchain Technologies and Applications
  • Security and Privacy in Cloud and Pervasive Computing
  • Privacy, Security and Trust in Social Media, Metaverse, and other Online Contexts
  • AI and Machine Learning for Security
  • Security in IoT and Edge Computing
  • Mobile Security


  • Trusted Computing
  • Access and Usage Control
  • Security Testing
  • Data and Software Security
  • Privacy-Enhancing Models and Technologies
  • Privacy and Security Models
  • Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Security Frameworks, Architectures and Protocols
  • Authentication, Biometrics, Identification
  • Security Architecture and Design Analysis


ICISSP 2024 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.


Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

When submitting a complete paper please note that only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted complete papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, DBLP, Semantic Scholar, EI and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.


Conference Date: 26 - 28 February, 2024

Paper Submission: October 9, 2023
Authors Notification:
December 5, 2023
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 19, 2023

Paper Submission: November 17, 2023
Authors Notification:
December 22, 2023
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 8, 2024

Workshop Proposal: October 20, 2023

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: January 1, 2024
Authors Notification: January 12, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration: January 22, 2024

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: October 20, 2023

Tutorial Proposal: January 12, 2024

Demo Proposal: January 12, 2024

Panel Proposal: January 12, 2024

Abstract Submission: January 1, 2024
Authors Notification: January 12, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration: January 22, 2024


ICISSP Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Available soon.


Steven FurnellUniversity of Nottingham, United Kingdom


Gabriele LenziniUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Paolo MoriConsiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy


Alexander O. Akande, Capella University, United States
Ammar Alazab, Melbourne Institue Technology, Australia
Ja'far Alqatawna, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates
Morteza Amini, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Yudistira Asnar, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Alessandro Barenghi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Rana Barua, Institute of Advancing Intelligence, India
Montserrat Batet, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Francesco Bergadano, University of Torino, Italy
Matt Bishop, University of California Davis, United States
Paul E. Black, National Institute of Standards And Technology, United States
Chiara Bodei, Università di Pisa, Italy
Peter Bodorik, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada
Christos Bouras, University of Patras, Greece
Achim D. Brucker, The University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Francesco Buccafurri, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Fidel Cacheda, Department of Information and Communication Technologies, University of A Coruña, Spain
Massimo Cafaro, University of Salento, Italy
Valentina Casola, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Luigi Catuogno, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Hervé Chabanne, Idemia & Télécom Paris, France
Feng Cheng, Hasso-Plattner-Institute at University of Potsdam, Germany
Estelle Cherrier-Pawlowski, GREYC ENSICAEN, France
Hung-Yu Chien, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Stelvio Cimato, Università degli Studi di Milano - Crema, Italy
Nathan Clarke, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Lynne Coventry, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
David Croasdell, University of Nevada, United States
Paolo D'arco, University of Salerno, Italy
Ashok Kumar Das, International Institute of Information Technology, India
Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis, France
Luca Durante, Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, Italy
Jan Eloff, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Anna Lisa Ferrara, University of Molise, Italy
Mathias Fischer, University Hamburg, Germany
Alban Gabillon, Laboratoire GePaSud - Université de la Polynésie Française, French Polynesia
Clemente Galdi, Università di Salerno, Italy
Letterio Galletta, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy
Bok-Min Goi, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Giulio Di Gravio, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Yong Guan, Iowa State University, United States
Gilles Guette, University of Rennes, France
Swee-Huay Heng, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Yuxiang Hong, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Fu-Hau Hsu, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Dieter Hutter, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Biju Issac, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Kallol K. Karmakar, University of Newcastle, Australia
Dong-Seong Kim, , Korea, Republic of
Zbigniew Kotulski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Panayiotis Kotzanikolaou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Gianluca Lax, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Byoungcheon Lee, Joongbu University, Korea, Republic of
Wenjuan Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Konstantinos Limniotis, Hellenic Data Protection Authority, Greece
Chu-Hsing Lin, Tunghai University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Shaohui Liu, Harbin Institute Of Technology, China
Haibing Lu, Santa Clara University, United States
Flamina Luccio, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy
Bradley Malin, Vanderbilt University, United States
Ilaria Matteucci, Istituto di Informatica e Telematica, CNR, Italy
Gianluigi Me, Luiss University, Italy
Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Francesco Mercaldo, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
Alessio Merlo, University of Genoa, Italy
Ali Miri, Ryerson University, Canada
Antonino Nocera, University of Pavia, Italy
Federica Paci, University of Verona, Italy
Esther Palomar, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom
Mauricio Papa, University of Tulsa, United States
Fernando Pereñiguez, University Centre of Defence, Spanish Air Force Academy, Spain
Günther Pernul, University of Regensburg, Germany
Hiep C. Pham, RMIT University Vietnam, Vietnam
Pedro Pinto, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo and INESC TEC, Portugal
Nikolaos Pitropakis, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Bo Qin, Independent Researcher, China
Silvio Ranise, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Indrajit Ray, Colorado State University, United States
Wolfgang Reif, University of Augsburg, Germany
David G. Rosado, University of Castilla-la Mancha, Spain
Neil Rowe, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
Antonio Ruiz-Martínez, University of Murcia, Spain
Christoph K. Ruland, University of Siegen, Germany
Nader S. Safa, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Hossein Saiedian, University of Kansas, United States
Andrea Saracino, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Informatica e Telematica, Italy
Andre Scedrov, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Ali Aydin Selcuk, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
Nilanjan Sen, Western Illionis University, United States
Nicolas Sklavos, University of Patras, Greece
Florian Skopik, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Daniel Slamanig, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Gautam Srivastava, Brandon University, Canada
Mario Südholt, IMT Atlantique (Nantes campus), France
Cihangir Tezcan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Raylin Tso, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Kurt Tutschku, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Shambhu J. Upadhyaya, University at Buffalo, United States
Catalin V. Birjoveanu, Al.I.Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Adriano Valenzano, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Rakesh M. Verma, University of Houston, United States
Yongge Wang, University of North Carolina, United States
Huapeng Wu, University of Windsor, Canada
Nicola Zannone, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

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