Call for Papers


The 16th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-17) will be held in Sydney, Australia from 1st to 4th August, 2017. The conference aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners in the world working on trusted computing and communications, with regard to trust, security, privacy, reliability, dependability, survivability, availability, and fault tolerance aspects of computer systems and networks, and providing a forum to present and discuss emerging ideas and trends in this highly challenging research field.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Trust Track

  • Trust semantics, metrics and models
  • Trusted computing platform
  • Trusted network computing
  • Trusted operating systems
  • Trusted software and applications
  • Trust in social networks
  • Trust in e-commerce and e-government
  • Trust in mobile and wireless communications
  • Risk and reputation management
  • Survivable computer systems/networks
  • Trust in 5G networks
  • Miscellaneous trust issues in  cyber Security

Security Track

  • Network and Cyber security
  • Computer security
  • Database security
  • Web applications security
  • Security policy, model and architecture
  • Security in social networks
  • Security in parallel and distributed systems
  • Security in mobile and wireless communications
  • Security in cloud/pervasive computing
  • Authentication, authorization and accounting
  • Security of 5G Networks
  • Miscellaneous security issues

Privacy Track

  • Privacy in Web-based applications and services
  • Privacy in database systems
  • Privacy in parallel and distributed systems
  • Privacy in cloud/pervasive computing
  • Privacy in mobile and wireless communications
  • Privacy in e-commerce and e-government
  • Privacy in network deployment and management
  • Privacy and trust
  • Privacy and security
  • Privacy and anonymity
  • Privacy preservation in 5G
  • Miscellaneous privacy issues

Forensics and Analytics Track

  • Anti-forensics
  • Biometrics
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Cyber Analytics
  • Big data forensics
  • CCTV forensics
  • Cloud forensics
  • Computational forensics
  • Cyber-physical system forensics
  • Datamining for forensics
  • Facial recognition 
  • Fingerprint forensics
  • Image forensics
  • Malware forensics
  • Mobile app forensics (e.g. Skype, WeChat and Facebook)
  • Mobile device forensics
  • Multimedia forensics
  • Network forensics
  • Steganography and steganalysis
  • System reverse engineering
  • Watermarking

Submission Guidelines
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. Papers must be clearly presented in English, must not exceed 8 pages, including tables, figures, references and appendixes, in IEEE Computer Society proceedings Format with Portable Document Format (.pdf).

The Submissions are now closed. Selected papers will be announced during the author notification period.

Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. 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. Accepted and presented papers will be included in the IEEE CPS Proceedings. Distinguished papers presented at the conference, after further revision, will be recommended to high quality international journals.


Important Dates

Submission deadline: 15 March 2017 26 March 2017 (Submissions Closed)
Authors notification:  1 May 2017 15th May 2017
Camera-ready due: 1 June 2017 15th June 2017 (Firm Deadline)
Registration: 1 June 2017 15th June 2017 (Firm Deadline)


Organization Committee

Honorary Co-Chairs

  • Glenn Wightwick - University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Y Jay Guo - University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Albert Zomaya - University of Sydney, Australia

General Co-Chairs

  • Xiangjian He - University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Prasant Mohapatra - University of California, Davis, USA
  • Ravi Sandhu - University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Program Co-Chairs

  • Priyadarsi Nanda - University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Yang Xiang - Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Yi Mu - University of Wollongong, Australia

Trust Track Chairs

  • Surya Nepal - Data 61, Australia

Security Track Chairs

  • Vijay Laxmi - Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India

Privacy Track Chairs

  • Gabi Dreo Rodosek - Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany

Forensics Track Chairs

  • Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo - University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Steering Co-Chairs

  • Guojun Wang - Central South University, China 
  • Laurence T. Yang - St. Francis Xavier University, Canada 

Steering Committee

  • Jiannong Cao - Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Hsiao-Hwa Chen - National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Minyi Guo - Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Weijia Jia - City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Jie Li - University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Jianhua Ma - Hosei University, Japan
  • Gregorio Martinez - University of Murcia, Spain
  • Peter Mueller - IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland
  • Maria S. Perez-Hernandez - Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Indrakshi Ray - Colorado State University, USA
  • Srinivas Sampalli - Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Kouichi Sakurai - Kyushu University, Japan
  • Bhavani Thuraisingham - The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
  • Jie Wu - Temple University, USA
  • Wanlei Zhou - Deakin University, Australia

Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chairs

  • Doan Hoang - University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Ryan Ko - University of Waikato, New Zealand

Publicity Co-Chairs

  • Yan Wang - Macquarie University, Australia
  • Manoj S Gaur - Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India
  • Isabelle Chrisment - Loria, INRIA, France

Publication Chair

  • Gengfa Feng - University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Finance Chair

  • Wenjing Jia - University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Web Chair

  • Ashish Nanda - University of Technology Sydney, Australia