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The 14th International Conference on Security for Information Technology and Communications SECITC 2021 will be held on November 25-26, 2021. Due to the CoVID situation and restrictions, SECITC 2021 will take place online via Zoom.us video conference platform.

Please submit full paper until October 15th, 2021 @ https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=secitc2021 and check the deadlines.

Conference Chairs:

flag Peter Y A RYAN University of Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
flag Cristian TOMA Bucharest University of Economic Studies ROMANIA

Program Committee – Surname alphabetical order – it will be updated

flag Elena ANDREEVA Technische Universität Wien AUSTRIA
flag Ludovic APVRILLE Institut Mines-Telecom / Telecom ParisTech FRANCE
flag Gildas AVOINE INSA Rennes FRANCE
flag Claudio ARDAGNA Universita degli Studi di Milano ITALY
flag Josep BALASCH Katholieke Universiteit Leuven BELGIUM
flag Manuel BARBOSA HASLab – INESC TEC and FCUP PORTUGAL
flag Lasse BERNTZEN The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) NORWAY
flag Ion BICA Military Technical Academy ROMANIA
flag Catalin BOJA Bucharest University of Economic Studies ROMANIA
flag Guillaume BOUFFARD ANSSI FRANCE
flag Pooya FARSHIM ENS FRANCE
flag Eric FREYSSINET ENS FRANCE
flag Dieter GOLLMANN Hamburg University of Technology GERMANY
flag Johann GROSZSCHAEDL University of Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
flag Rémi GERAUD-STEWART ENS FRANCE
flag Shoichi HIROSE University of Fukui JAPAN
Mehmet Sabir KIRAZ De Montfort University UK
flag Jean-Francois LALANDE CentraleSupelec Rennes FRANCE
flag Diana MAIMUT Advanced Technologies Institute ROMANIA
flag Sjouke MAUW University of Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
flag Stig MJOLSNES Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) NORWAY
flag David NACCACHE ENS FRANCE
flag Vincent NICOMETTE LAAS/CNRS FRANCE
flag Svetla NIKOVA KU Leuven, Dept. ESAT/COSIC and iMinds BELGIUM
flag Ruxandra OLIMID NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology NORWAY
flag Victor Valeriu PATRICIU Military Technical Academy ROMANIA
flag Marius POPA Bucharest University of Economic Studies ROMANIA
flag Joachim POSEGGA University of Passau GERMANY
flag Peter ROENNE University of Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
flag Emil SIMION University ‘Politehnica’ Bucharest ROMANIA
flag Daniel SMITH-TONE NIST USA
Riccardo SPOLAOR University of Oxford UK
flag Pantelimon STĂNICĂ Naval Postgraduate School USA
flag Rainer STEINWANDT Florida Atlantic University USA
flag Ferucio Laurentiu TIPLEA Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi ROMANIA
flag Mihai TOGAN Military Technical Academy ROMANIA
flag Qianhong WU Beihang University CHINA
flag Sule YILDIRIM-YAYILGAN Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) NORWAY
flag Alin ZAMFIROIU Bucharest University of Economic Studies ROMANIA
flag Lei ZHANG East China Normal University CHINA

Call for Papers

The 14th International Conference on Security for Information Technology and Communications SECITC 2021 will be held on November 25-26, 2021.


Due to the CoVID situation and restrictions, the conference will take place online via video conference platform. The researchers all around the world may join online.

SECITC brings together computer security researchers, cryptographers, industry representatives and graduate students interested in any aspect of information security and privacy.
One of the SECITC’s primary goal is connecting security and privacy researchers as well as professionals from different communities and providing a forum that allows informal exchanges necessary for the emergence of new scientific and industrial collaborations.

The SECITC conference has a tradition regarding the publishing of the post-proceedings scientific papers in Springer LNCS – with title “Innovative Security Solutions for Information Technology and Communications”, as follows:

SECITC 2020 – Springer as LNCS vol. 12596;

SECITC 2019 – Springer as LNCS vol. 12001;

SECITC 2018 – Springer as LNCS vol. 11359;

SECITC 2017 – Springer as LNCS vol. 10543;

SECITC 2016 – Springer as LNCS vol. 10006;

SECITC 2015 – Springer as LNCS vol. 9522.

Paper submission and refereeing for SECITC 2021 will take place via EasyChair and the post-proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

The conference topics comprise all aspects of information security, including but not limited to the following areas:

Access control,

Algorithmic Tools for Security and Cryptography,

Application security,

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning applied in Cybersecurity,

Attacks and Defences,

Authentication Biometry,

Blockchain Technology and Security,

Censorship and censorship-resistance,

Certification schemes for security,

Cloud and Web Security,

Cloud and Fog Computing Security,

Cryptology,

DeFi – Decentralised Finance,

Digital Watermarking and Steganography,

Distributed systems security,

Embedded systems security,

Digital forensics,

Digital Twin,

E-Democracy and E-Gov,

Hardware security,

Edge Machine Learning for security,

Embedded Security,

Ethical Hacking and Privacy,

E-Payment Security,

Information flow analysis,

Internet of Things (IoT) Security,

Intrusion detection and prevention system,

Language-based security,

Legal regulations and Standardisation for cybersecurity,

Malware and Ransomware,

Mobile security,

Network security,

New exploits,

Policy enforcements,

Privacy and anonymity,

Protocol security,

Quantum and Post-quantum Cryptography,

Reverse-engineering and code obfuscation,

Secure Elements,

Security architectures,

Side channel attacks,

Surveillance and anti-surveillance,

System security,

Viruses and Anti-Viruses Technologies

For the submission guidelines and details, please visit the conference website: www.secitc.eu
The scientific papers management and review is within the EasyChair platform:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=secitc2021

We look forward to seeing you at the conference: www.secitc.eu

Thank you,
SECITC 2021 Chairs
Peter Y A RYAN and Cristian TOMA

Info for the authors

  • Scientific Paper Format
    • Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel for consideration of any other journal, conference/workshop with proceedings. The submission should begin with a title followed by a short abstract and keywords. Submissions must be in PDF format and should have at most 12 pages excluding the bibliography and appendices, and at most 20 pages in total, using at least 11-point fonts and with reasonable margins. All submissions must be anonymous. The reviewers are not required to read appendices—the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Authors of accepted papers should guarantee that at least one of the authors will attend the conference and present their paper.
    • Paper submission and review process is handled via EasyChair platform. All submissions must be in PDF format. For paper submission follow the following link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=secitc2021
    • As the final accepted papers will be published in LNCS by Springer, it is recommended that the submissions be processed in LaTeX2e or Word according to the instructions listed on the Springer’s LNCS Webpage: www.springer.com/lncs. These instructions are mandatory for the final papers.
    • In particular, Springer’s LNCS paper formatting requirements can be found at: https://resource-cms.springernature.com/springer-cms/rest/v1/content/19242230/data/v2
  • Registration Fees for the authors:
    • The conference registration fee is 75 € (EURO) for non-students.
    • The conference promotes results obtained by young researchers (undergraduate, graduate, master students, and Ph.D. students) by providing free participation opportunities, but the publishing and operational costs are covered by a fee of 50 € (EURO). Young researchers must provide proof of their university enrolment and must present results obtained individually or with other fellow students.
  • Payment
    • Payment can be done only by bank transfer.
    • The bank accounts (IBAN) are:
      • For ROL (Romanian currency), Transilvania Bank: RO21 BTRL RONC RT00 G606 7701
      • For EUR (European currency), Transilvania Bank: RO06 BTRL EURC RT00 G606 7701
      • The SWIFT code of Transilvania Bank is: BTRLRO22
      • BENEFICIARY DETAILS: “Asociatia Clubul Informaticii Economice – Cyber Knowledge Club” Non-Profit Association, Fiscal Registration Code (CIF) / Unique Registration Code (CUI): 31079668, No. Reg. Comm.: J84/21.11.2012, Social Address: Bld. Mărăşeşti 19/4, District 4, Bucharest, with postal address: str. Calea Dorobantilor no. 15-17, “Virgil Madgearu” Building, room 2210 / 2315, District 1, Bucharest, web: www.cyberknowledgeclub.org
      • PLEASE SPECIFY IN YOUR PAYMENT ORDER DETAILS: SECITC2021
      • Authors are requested to send to the Conference e-mail (secitc@ase.ro and secitc@gmail.com) the bank transfer confirmation document in order to validate the payment. Until the secretariat receives the document, the registration is considered incomplete.
        Authors must pay the international transfer fee requested by the bank.
        Registration benefits
      • Paper publication in the Springer’s LNCS or Conference Proceedings volume with ISBN / ISSN number.
      • Access to all conference sessions, keynote lectures
      • Authors of the papers will receive additional an invitation to submit a version of their work to a different on-line journal – e.g. IE, JMEDS or JAQM.
  • Important notes
    • Electronic registration and confirmation date is in November. For the electronic registration, it is enough to send e-mail to secitc@gmail.com with the payment order as attachment and the client details, in order to able us to reply with the electronic invoice. The SecITC Team will do its best to provide the invoice associated to the payment orders. Also please register via RSVP form from the webpage.
    • There will be no refunds for cancellations received after the registration date.
    • If the payment is made by cheque, the authors must support the extra fee for bank handling costs.
    • SECITC 2021 will take place online via Zoom platform and it will be joinable from any place on Earth.