Call for Papers

Cyber space has become an integrated part of human society. At the same time, has also been providing convenient platforms for crimes, such as financial fraud, information phishing, distributed denial of service attacks, and fake message propagation. Especially, the emergence of social networks has introduced significant security and privacy issues to the public. It is a great and new challenge of fighting against criminals in the cyber space. This field involved various disciplines, such as networking, information theory, mathematical modelling, data mining, machine learning, image and voice processing, neural network, pattern recognition, cryptography and forensic criminology.

NFSP-2014 will be held at Madrid, Spain, injunction with ICDCS 2014 (, which is a top conference in computer science.

Submission guidelines

To submit your paper, please go to Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. All paper submissions should follow the IEEE 8.5" x 11" Two-Column Format. Long Paper submission can have 10 pages plus up to 2 over-length pages. If the paper is accepted for publication, an over-length fee will be charged to each of the over-length pages, at $200 per page in the final camera-ready version. Short Papers, on the other hand, are allowed to be up to 5 pages. Papers will be selected based on their originality, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation assessed by at least three reviewers. Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

The accepted papers will be published by IEEE digital library, and indexed by DBLP and EI.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2014 (extended, firm)

Authors Notification: March 24, 2014

Final Manuscript Due: April 7, 2014


General co-chairs:

  • Prof Guojun Wang, Central South University, China
  • Prof Miguel Soriano, Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya, Spain

Program co-chairs:

  • Dr Shui Yu, Deakin University, Australia
  • Prof Javier Lopez, University of Malaga, Spain