CyberSecurity on Hardware (CyberSECHARD 2019 Workshop)

in Special Issue   Posted on June 18, 2020 

Information for the Special Issue

Submission Deadline: Thu 16 Jul 2020
Journal Impact Factor : 1.161
Journal Name : Microprocessors and Microsystems
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Special Issue Call for Papers:

The Special Issue on CyberSecurity on Hardware of the Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO) journal, is devoted to extended versions of selected papers from the 1st CyberSecurity on Hardware (CyberSECHARD) Workshop 2019, which was organized in conjunction with the 10th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), from 24 to 26 June 2019 in Canary Islands, Spain.

Areas of interest, include, but are not limited to:

• Architectures and Applications

• Attacks: Implementations and Countermeasures

• Constrained and Trusted Environments

• Cryptanalysis for Hardware

• Cryptographic Primitives

• Cyberphysical and Embedded Systems

• Energy Aware Hardware Implementations

• Evaluation & Testing

• Hardware Crypto-Processors

• Hardware Obfuscation

• Internet of Things (IoT) & Cybersecurity

• Lightweight Cryptography

• Networks, Protocols and Communications: Hardware Integrations

• Pervasive & Ubiquitous Computing, Privacy

• PUFs and TRNGs for Hardware

• Reconfigurable Cybersecurity Computing

• Reconfigurable Design & Implementation

• Reverse Engineering

• Smart Cards Cybersecurity

• System-on-Chip (SoC) Design & Implementation

• Trojans on Hardware

• Trust and Anti-Counterfeiting

• Vehicular Hardware Cybersecurity


Submission Guidelines

The papers must be written in English and describe original research which is neither published nor currently under review by any other journal. Notice that extended journal versions of conference papers must be at least 30% different with respect to the original works accepted to the conference. The call and author guidelines for preparation of manuscript can be found at

All manuscripts and any supplementary material should be submitted to the Elsevier online submission system Evise of the MICPRO journal, available at: Please choose “SI: CyberSECHARD 2019” from the special issue drop-down list.

Please send all enquiries regarding this Special Issue to the Guest Editors, via e-mail.


Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: 15 July, 2020

First author notification: 31 July, 2020

Revisions due by: 15 September, 2020

Final notification: 30 October, 2020

Expecting day of publication: Spring, 2021


Guest Editors

Nicolas Sklavos

Computer Engineering & Informatics Department (CEID),

Polytechnic School, University of Patras,

Patra, ZIP 26504, Hellas (Greece)

e-mail: [email protected] , [email protected]

Tel: +30 2610 996 983



Nesrine Kaaniche

Department of Computer Science,

Faculty of Engineering,

University of Sheffield, UK

e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: +44 114 22 21837


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