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SECRYPT is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


SECRYPT is an annual international conference covering research in information and communication security. The 19th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2022) seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of data protection, privacy, security, and cryptography. Papers describing the application of security technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned are also encouraged. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and vision papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.


  • Access Control
  • Anonymity
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Biometrics Security and Privacy
  • Blockchains Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Integrity
  • Data Protection
  • Database Security and Privacy
  • Digital Forensics
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Ethical and Legal Implications of Security and Privacy
  • Formal Methods for Security
  • Human Factors and Human Behavior Recognition Techniques
  • Identification, Authentication and Non-Repudiation
  • Identity Management
  • Information Hiding
  • Information Systems Auditing
  • Insider Threats and Countermeasures
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Intrusion Detection & Prevention
  • Machine Learning and AI Security
  • Management of Computing Security
  • Network Security
  • Organizational Security Policies
  • Peer-to-Peer Security
  • Personal Data Protection for Information Systems
  • Privacy
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Reliability and Dependability
  • Risk Assessment
  • Secure Software Development Methodologies
  • Security and Privacy for Big Data
  • Security and Privacy in Complex Systems
  • Security and Privacy in Crowdsourcing
  • Security and Privacy in IT Outsourcing
  • Security and Privacy in Location-Based Services
  • Security and Privacy in Mobile Systems
  • Security and Privacy in Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing
  • Security and Privacy in Smart Grids
  • Security and Privacy in Social Networks
  • Security and Privacy in the Cloud
  • Security and Privacy in Web Services
  • Security and Privacy Policies
  • Security Area Control
  • Security Deployment
  • Security Engineering
  • Security in Distributed Systems
  • Security Information Systems Architecture
  • Security Management
  • Security Metrics and Measurement
  • Security Protocols
  • Security Requirements
  • Security usability
  • Security Verification and Validation
  • Sensor and Mobile Ad Hoc Network Security
  • Service and Systems Design and QoS Network Security
  • Software Security
  • Trust Management and Reputation Systems
  • Ubiquitous Computing Security
  • Wireless Network Security


Sokratis KatsikasNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Luca ViganoKing's College London, United Kingdom


Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

When submitting a complete paper please note that only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted complete papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, DBLP, Semantic Scholar, EI and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.


Conference Date: 11 - 13 July, 2022

Paper Submission: March 22, 2022 (expired)
Authors Notification:
April 28, 2022 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
May 12, 2022 (expired)

Paper Submission: April 28, 2022 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 19, 2022 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 1, 2022 (expired)

Paper Submission: May 22, 2022 (expired)
Authors Notification:
June 1, 2022 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 8, 2022 (expired)

Workshop Proposal: March 17, 2022 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: March 17, 2022 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: June 7, 2022 (expired)

Demo Proposal: June 7, 2022 (expired)

Panel Proposal: June 7, 2022 (expired)

Abstract Submission: May 25, 2022 (expired)
Authors Notification: June 7, 2022 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: June 15, 2022 (expired)


SECRYPT Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Our conference will take place at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel, this 4 star Venue was considered Portugal’s leading conference hotel.


Pierangela SamaratiUniversità degli Studi di Milano, Italy


Sabrina De Capitani di VimercatiUniversità degli Studi di Milano, Italy


Massimiliano Albanese, George Mason University, United States
Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain
Peter Amthor, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
Muhammad Asghar, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Diogo Barradas, University of Waterloo, Canada
Jonas Böhler, SAP SE, Germany
Francesco Buccafurri, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Bogdan Carbunar, Florida International University, United States
Xiaochun Cheng, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Mauro Conti, University of Padua, Italy
Frederic Cuppens, Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Nora Cuppens, Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Giovanni Di Crescenzo, Perspecta Labs, United States
Mario Di Raimondo, Università of Catania, Italy
Ruggero Donida Labati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Mohammed Erradi, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
Csilla Farkas, USC, Columbia, United States
Alberto Ferrante, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
Anna Lisa Ferrara, University of Molise, Italy
Josep-Lluis Ferrer-Gomila, Balearic Islands University, Spain
Sara Foresti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Steven Furnell, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, Télécom SudParis, France
Angelo Genovese, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Roberto Gonzalez, NEC Labs Europe, Spain
Dimitris Gritzalis, Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece
Christophe Huygens, KU Leuven, Belgium
Shinsaku Kiyomoto, KDDI Research Inc., Japan
Kees Leune, Adelphi University, United States
Albert Levi, Sabanci University, Turkey
Jay Ligatti, University of South Florida, United States
Giovanni Livraga, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Suryadipta Majumdar, Concordia University, Canada
Yunlong Mao, Nanjing University, China
Evangelos Markatos, ICS, Forth, Greece
Fabio Martinelli, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Sjouke Mauw, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
David Megias, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Alessio Merlo, University of Genoa, Italy
Guillermo Navarro-Arribas, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Rolf Oppliger, eSECURITY Technologies, Switzerland
Stefano Paraboschi, University of Bergamo, Italy
Gerardo Pelosi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Yunior Ramirez-Cruz, Finquest Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Silvio Ranise, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Carsten Rudolph, Monash University, United States
Fabio Scotti, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Pietro Tedeschi, Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates
Anselme Tueno, SAP SE, Germany
Lingyu Wang, Concordia University, Canada
Christos Xenakis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Shengzhi Zhang, Boston University, Metropolitan College, United States
Yongjun Zhao, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

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