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Call For Papers

General Information

ProvSec 2020 - the 14th International Conference on Provable and Practical Security - will take place in Singapore from 28 November to 01 December 2020. Authors are invited to submit original research papers on provable and practical security. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Provable security for asymmetric cryptography

* Provable security for symmetric cryptography

* Provable security for physical attacks

* Privacy and anonymity technologies

* Secure cryptographic protocols and applications

* Security notions, approaches, and paradigms

* Leakage-resilient cryptography

* Lattice-based cryptography and post-quantum cryptography

* Steganography and steganalysis

* Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

* IoT Security

* Cloud security

* Access control

* Privacy-enhancing technologies

* Database security

* Big data security and privacy

* Biometric Security

* Network security

* Formal methods for security

* Embedded systems security

* Lightweight security

* Cyber-physical security

Instructions for Authors

Submissions must be at most 16 pages excluding the bibliography, well-marked appendices, and supplementary material, and using the Springer LNCS format. Details on the Springer LNCS format can be obtained HERE.

Authors should not change the font or the margins of the LNCS format. There is no page limit on the appendices and supplementary material. Note that reviewers are not required to read the appendices or any supplementary material. It is strongly encouraged that submissions are processed in LaTeX. All submissions must have page numbers.

All submissions will be blind-refereed and thus must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgments, or obvious references. Submissions must be submitted electronically in PDF format. Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel to a journal or any other conference/workshop that has proceedings. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other conference or workshop that has proceedings. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline: 03 July 2020 15 July 2020 (Anywhere on Earth)

Author Notification: 31 August 2020

Camera-ready and Registration: 14 September 2020

Conference Dates: 29 November - 01 December 2020

Conference Proceedings

Proce​edings will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science and will be available at the conference.