FPS 2020 : The 13th International Symposium on Foundations & Practice of Security

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Conference Information

Submission Deadline Thursday 01 Oct 2020
Tuesday 15 Sep 2020
Proceedings indexed by :
Conference Dates Dec 1, 2020 - Dec 3, 2020
Conference Address Montreal, Canada
Conference & Submission Link https://www.fps-symposium.com/
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Conference Call for Papers


The 13th International Symposium on Foundations & Practice of Security (FPS 2020)

December 1-2-3, 2020 Montreal, Canada

Website: https://www.fps-symposium.com/


Important Dates:


– Deadline for Short / Position Papers : September 15, 2020

– Deadline for Full Papers : September 15, 2020

– Acceptance Notification : November 01, 2020



The aim of FPS is to discuss and exchange theoretical and practical ideas that address security issues in inter-connected systems. It aims to provide scientific presentations as well as to establish links, promote scientific collaboration, joint research programs, and student exchanges between institutions involved in this important and fast moving research field.

We also invite papers from researchers and practitioners working in security, privacy, trustworthy data systems and related areas to submit their original papers. The main topics, but not limited to, include:


Access control languages

Blockchain-based systems: Strengths, Weaknesses and Limitations

Code reverse engineering and vulnerability exploitation

Computer and network security

Cryptography & cryptanalysis

Data mining & watermarking

Distributed security protocols & policies

Formal foundations in information or operational security

Identity management

Information theoretic security

Malware, botnet and advanced persistent threats

Privacy & sensitive data management

Policy-based distributed information systems

Policy-based security architectures

Security & privacy in digital currencies

Security & privacy in social networks

Security in sensor networks and RFIDs

Security of big-data

Security of cloud computing, grid computing

Security of distributed embedded middleware

Security of P2P systems

Security of service oriented architectures

Security management and security policies

Side channel & physical attacks

Social engineering

Threat analysis and trust management

IoT Security

Hardware Security

Supply Chain Security

Submissions Guidelines:


All submissions must be written in English. Full papers should be at most 16 pages, including the bibliography and the appendices. Committee members are not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be intelligible without them. Short and Position papers should be up to 8 pages. Authors should indicate whether their paper is a “Position paper” to differentiate them from regular ones (“Position paper” should be mentioned in the title).

Authors must submit their papers by September 15, 2020, using the EasyChair web site (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fps2020) and following the requirements stated there. All papers will be refereed. The submitted contribution should be formatted according to Springer’s LNCS style (TeX, Word). Submissions by PhD students as well as surveys and controversial ideas are encouraged. Case studies (successful or not) are also encouraged.


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