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12th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2016)
16-20 December, 2016
        Organized by
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India
Jaipur, India



The conference series ICISS (International Conference on Information
Systems Security), held annually, provides a forum for disseminating
latest research results in information and systems security. ICISS
2016, the twelfth in the series, will be held in Jaipur, India from
December 16 to 20, 2016. The acceptance ratio of the first ten
conferences has averaged less than 30%. Like previous years,
proceedings of the conference will be published as part of the
Springer Verlag series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
Submissions are encouraged from academia, industry and government,
addressing theoretical and practical problems in information and
systems security and related areas. Topics of interest include but are
not limited to:

   Access and Usage Control
   Authentication and Audit
   Cloud Security
   Cyber-physical Systems Security
   Digital Forensics
   Distributed Systems Security
   Identity Management
   Intrusion Tolerance and Recovery
   Language-based Security
   Network Security
   Privacy and Anonymity
   Security and Usability
   Sensor and Ad Hoc Network Security
   Software Security
   Vulnerability Detection and Mitigation
   Application Security
   Biometric Security
   Cryptographic Protocols
   Data Security and Privacy
   Digital Rights Management
   Formal Models in Security
   Intrusion Detection and Prevention
   Key Management
   Malware Analysis and Mitigation
   Operating Systems Security
   Secure Data Streams
   Security Testing
   Smartphone Security
   Usable Security
   Web Security


Papers should be formatted as they would appear in the final LNCS
proceedings. Papers should be at most 20 pages in length, including
the bibliography and appendix (if any). PDF version of the paper
should be submitted via the EasyChair submission site - - by the deadline 29
July 2016.

Starting with ICISS 2016, the conference has instituted two awards  a Best
Paper Award and a Best Student Paper Award. For a paper to be considered for the
Best Student Paper award, the paper must have been authored with a student as the
first author. For student papers, the authors must indicate so at the time
of submission.

Detailed submission instructions can be found at the
conference web site - One of the authors of
an accepted paper must attend the conference to present the
paper. ICISS accepts only electronic submissions in PDF
format. Camera-Ready manuscripts must be submitted in source format in LaTeX.

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers published
or currently submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings.

Manuscript Submission:      29 July, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: 15 September, 2016
Camera-Ready Manuscript:    26 September 2016

General Chairs (for all conference related questions except paper submission)
Manoj S. Gaur, MNIT Jaipur <[log in to unmask]>
Dheeraj Sanghi, IIIT Delhi <[log in to unmask]>

Program Co-Chairs (for paper submission related questions)
Indrajit Ray, Colorado State University, USA <[log in to unmask]>
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy <[log in to unmask]>
V. Kamakoti, IIT, Madras <[log in to unmask]>