[FM-India] EICC 2021, 10-11 Nov 2021, online

Simon Vrhovec (EICC) eicc.pr at gmail.com
Wed May 19 12:34:09 IST 2021

EICC 2021: European Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Conference

10-11 Nov 2021, online only


Submission Deadline:    14 Jun 2021
Notification Due:        9 Jul 2021
Final Version Due:      27 Sep 2021

EICC 2021 proceedings will be published by ACM in ICPS.

Regular registration:   75 € (early-bird) / 100 €
Student registration:   50 € (early-bird) / 65 €

The European Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Conference – EICC 2021 aims 
at establishing a venue for the exchange of information on cybersecurity 
and its many aspects between academics and practitioners in Europe. EICC 
was until 2019 known as the Central European Cybersecurity Conference – 
CECC and has been rebranded to underscore the interdisciplinarity of the 
conference and broaden its reach. EICC 2021 encourages the dialogue 
between computer scientists and researchers in all other fields related 
to cybersecurity, such as behavioral sciences, sociology, criminology, 
investigations and law. Interdisciplinary contributions are especially 

EICC 2021 is organized by NISLAB at the George Emil Palade University of 
Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Târgu Mureş, Romania 

== COVID-19 Update ==

EICC 2021 switched to a fully virtual conference. Conference proceedings 
will be published by ACM as planned.

== Scope ==

The conference is devoted to exploring and presenting original 
innovative applications, scientific and technological advancements in 
the field of cybersecurity. Topics for this conference include, but are 
not limited to:

- Cybersecurity and cyber resilience
- Cyber insurance
- Digital privacy
- Digital currency, blockchains and cybercrime
- Law, investigation, internet jurisdiction and ethics
- Child safety in the cyberspace
- Cyber forensics
- Surveillance, interception, blocking and sovereignty
- Cyber warfare
- Network security
- Critical infrastructure security
- Embedded systems security
- Business continuity and disaster recovery
- Information security governance
- Security management
- Cloud security
- Internet of things security
- Big data and cybersecurity
- Healthcare information security
- Software development security

== Publication ==

EICC 2021 proceedings will be published by Association for Computer 
Machinery (ACM) in the ACM Digital Library within its International 
Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS).

Proceedings from the previous conferences are available here:

- EICC 2020: https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/3424954
- CECC 2019: https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/3360664
- CECC 2018: https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/3277570
- CECC 2017: https://press.um.si/index.php/ump/catalog/book/296

== Submission guidelines ==

The official language of the conference is English. Papers are limited 
to 6 pages.

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another 
journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

- *Full papers* reporting on original research findings (5-6 pages)
- *Short papers* reporting on original research findings (2-4 pages)
- *Posters* (extended abstracts) reporting on original research findings 
(1-2 pages)
- *Doctoral Symposium papers* (2-4 pages)

The conference will offer a Best paper award and a Best Doctoral 
Symposium paper award. The awards will be announced and bestowed at the 
conference closing session. The award will be conferred to the author(s) 
of awarded papers who will be present at the conference. The decision 
criterion will consider both the paper quality and the oral presentation 

Papers submitted to EICC 2021 have to use the ACM SigConf template 
(https://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template). Please, read 
template instructions carefully before submitting the paper. The use of 
the Latex template is strongly encouraged. Non-proficient Latex users 
are encouraged to use the Overleaf online collaborative Latex platform 
(ACM Latex template on Overleaf; 

The quality of the research papers will be assessed based on its 
originality, significance and clarity.

All submitted research papers will undergo a double-blind reviewing 
process. Please, make sure that submitted papers do not contain author 
names or obvious self-references. Please note that the page limit 
applies to papers with authors and not the submitted anonymized version.

Each paper will be reviewed by 2-3 reviewers. Afterwards, a discussion 
will be held by the chairs and reviewers to determine the outcomes of 
the peer-review.

Authors of accepted posters should prepare A1 sized posters (portrait or 
landscape) for the poster exhibition. Other designs may be considered. 
Titles of poster submissions should be prefixed with POSTER (e.g., 
POSTER: The role of information sensitivity in adoption of E2EE 
communication software).

Titles of papers submitted to the Doctoral Symposium should be prefixed 
with DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM (e.g., DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM: A novel approach for 
acquiring training and software security requirements).

Submission of a paper / poster implies that at least one of the authors 
will register and present the paper / poster at the conference if the 
paper / poster is accepted. If an author has more than one accepted 
paper / poster, each additional accepted paper / poster costs the same 
fee as the first.

Submit papers using EICC 2021 submission system: 
Simon Vrhovec
EICC Steering Committee

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