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The 24th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2019)

Twenty-fourth European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2019)

Luxembourg – September  23-27, 2019


ESORICS is the annual European research event in Computer Security. The Symposium started in 1990 and has been held in several European countries, attracting a wide international audience from both the academic and industrial communities. Papers offering novel research contributions in computer security are solicited for submission to the 2019 Symposium, to be held in Luxembourg. The primary focus is on original, high quality, unpublished research and implementation experiences. We encourage submissions of papers discussing industrial research and development.

Important Dates
* Title and Abstract deadline: April 22, 2019 (11:59 p.m. American Samoa time, UTC-11) 
* Paper submission deadline: April 29, 2019 (11:59 p.m. American Samoa time, UTC-11)
* Notification to authors: June 21, 2019
* Camera ready due: July 9, 2019

Topics of Interest
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* access control
* accountability
* ad hoc networks
* anonymity
* applied cryptography
* authentication
* biometrics
* blockchain and finance security
* data and computation integrity
* database security
* data protection
* deep learning for attack and defense
* digital content protection
* digital forensics
* distributed systems security
* embedded systems security
* inference control
* information hiding
* identity management
* information flow control
* information security governance and management
* intrusion detection
* formal security methods
* language-based security
* network security
* phishing and spam prevention
* privacy
* privacy preserving data mining
* risk analysis and management
* secure electronic voting
* security architectures
* security economics
* security metrics
* security models
* security and privacy for big data
* security and privacy in cloud scenarios
* security and privacy in complex systems
* security and privacy in content centric networking
* security and privacy in crowdsourcing
* security and privacy in the IoT
* security and privacy in location services
* security and privacy for mobile code
* security and privacy in pervasive / ubiquitous computing
* security and privacy policies
* security and privacy in social networks
* security and privacy in web services
* security and privacy in cyber-physical systems
* security, privacy and resilience in critical infrastructures
* security verification
* software security
* systems security
* trust models and management
* trustworthy user devices
* usable security and privacy
* web security
* wireless security

Paper Submission Guidelines
Submissions must be made through EasyChair at:

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference/workshop with proceedings. The symposium proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS). 

All submissions should follow the LNCS template ( available from ) from the time they are submitted. Submitted papers should be at most 16 pages (using 10-point font), excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices, and at most 20 pages total. Committee members are not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be intelligible without them. All submissions must be written in English. 

Submissions are to be made to the submission web site. Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Authors of accepted papers must agree with Springer LNCS copyright and guarantee that their papers will be presented at the conference.

Papers must be received by the aforementioned dates, 11:59 p.m. American Samoa time (UTC-11).

Organisation Committee
General Chair:

* Peter Y A Ryan, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Organization Chair:

* Peter B Roenne, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Workshop Chair:

* Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro,Telecom SudParis, France

Program Committee Chairs:

* Kazue Sako, NEC Japan 
* Steve Schneider, University of Surrey, UK

Program Committee: 

Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain
Elli Androulaki, IBM, Switzerland
Frederik Armknecht, University of Mannheim, Germany
Vijay Atluri, Rutgers University, USA
Marina Blanton, University of Notre Dame, USA
Carlo Blundo, Universita` degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Christian Cachin, University of Bern, Switzerland
Alvaro Cardenas, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Aldar Chan, University of Hong Kong, HK
Yan Chen, Northwestern University, USA
Sherman S. M. Chow, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy
Jorge Cuellar, Siemens A.G., Germany
Frederic Cuppens, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Nora Cuppens-Boulahia, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Marc Dacier, EURECOM, France
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy
Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis, France
Stéphanie Delaune, IRISA, France
Roberto Di Pietro, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, University Rovira-Virgili, Spain
Haixin Duan, Tsinghua University, China
Francois Dupressoir, University of Surrey, UK
Jose Fernandez, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada
Jose-Luis Ferrer-Gomila, UIB, Spain
Simone Fischer-Hübner, Karlstad University, Sweden
Simon Foley, IMT Atlantique, France
Sara Foresti, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy
David Galindo, University of Birmingham, UK
Debin Gao, SMU, Singapore
Dieter Gollmann, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Guofei Gu, Texas A&M University, USA
Juan Hernandez, UPC, Spain
Xinyi Huang, Fujian Normal University, China
Ghassan Karame, NEC Labs Europe, Germany
Vasilios Katos, Bournemouth University, UK
Sokratis Katsikas, NTNU, Norway
Stefan Katzenbeisser TU Darmstadt, Germany
Steve Kremer, INRIA Nancy-Grand Est, France
Marina Krotofil, FireEye, USA
Costas Lambrinoudakis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Yingjiu Li, SMU, Singapore
Kaitai Liang, University of Surrey, UK
Hoon Wei Lim, SingTel, Singapore
Joseph Liu, Monash University, Australia
Peng Liu, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Xiapu Luo, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Konstantinos Markantonakis, RHUL, UK
Fabio Martinelli, IIT-CNR, Italy
Ivan Martinovic, University of Oxford, UK
Sjouke Mauw, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Catherine Meadows, Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Weizhi Meng, DTU, Denmark
Chris Mitchell, RHUL, UK
John C. Mitchell, Stanford University, USA
Tatsuya Mori, Waseda University, Japan
Haris Mouratidis, University of Brighton, UK
David Naccache, Ecole Normale Suprieure, France
Satoshi Obana, Hosei University, Japan
Martin Ochoa, SUTD, Singapore
Rolf Oppliger, eSECURITY Technologies, Switzerland
Andrew Paverd, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK
Olivier Pereira, UCL, Belgium
Günther Pernul, Universität Regensburg, Germany
Christina Popper, New York University, US
Joachim Posegga, University of Passau, Germany
Bart Preneel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Indrajiti Ray, Colorado State University, USA
Giovanni Russello, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Mark Ryan, University of Birmingham, UK
Rei Safavi-Naini, University of Calgary, Canada
Kazue Sako, NEC, Japan
Pierangela Samarati, Universitá degli studi di Milano, Italy
Damien Sauveron, XLIM, France
Steve Schneider, University of Surrey, UK
Einar Snekkenes, Gjovik University College, Norway
Pawel Szalachowski, SUTD, Singapore
Willy Susilo, University of Wollongong, Australia
Qiang Tang, LIST, Luxembourg
Juan Tapiador, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Nils Ole Tippenhauer, SUTD, Singapore
Helen Treharne, University of Surrey, UK
Aggeliki Tsohou, Ionian University, Greece
Jaideep Vaidya, Rutgers University, USA
Luca Viganò, King’s College London, UK
Michael Waidner, Fraunhofer SIT, Germany
Cong Wang, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University, Canada
Edgar Weippl, SBA Research, Austria
Christos Xenakis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Zhe Xia, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Kehuan Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Sencun Zhu, Pennsylvania State University, USA