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Title: International Conference on Security and Cryptography

  • Importante Dates:
 Full Paper Submission: April 15, 2008
 Authors Notification: May 29, 2008
 Final paper submission and registration: June 11, 2008

  • Venue:

Meliá Gaia Porto Hotel

Rua Diogo Macedo, 220

4400 - 107 Vila Nova de Gaia

Porto - Portugal

  • Description:

SECRYPT is organized by INSTICC - Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, and is part of ICETE - The International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications.

The purpose of SECRYPT 2008 the International Conference on Security and Cryptography is to bring together researchers, mathematicians, engineers and practitioners interested on security aspects related to information and communication. Theoretical and practical advances in the fields of cryptography and coding are a key factor in the growth of data communications, data networks and distributed computing. In addition to the mathematical theory and practice of cryptography and coding, SECRYPT also focus on other aspects of information systems and network security, including applications in the scope of the knowledge society in general and information systems development in particular, especially in the context of e-business, internet and global enterprises.

Information theory and information security are hot topics nowadays, ranging from statistics and stochastic processes to coding, from detection and estimation to Shannon theory, from data compression to data networks and systems security, cryptography as well as many other topics that can be listed, as indicated below. SECRYPT is mainly interested in contributions related to ideas on how to analyze and approach security problems by combining information and communication technologies with the appropriate theoretical work including information theory and communication theory, either in the scope of R&D projects, engineering or business applications, are welcome. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.

Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of SECRYPT, with an ISBN. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

The best papers will be selected to appear either in an international journal or in a book to be published by Springer.

Special sessions, case-studies and tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics related to the main conference are also envisaged: researchers interested in organizing a special session, or companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat. Additional information can be found at

  • Conference Areas:

- Access Control and Intrusion Detection

- Network Security and Protocols

- Cryptographic Techniques and Key Management

- Information Assurance

- Security in Information Systems

  • Contacts:
Address: Av. D.Manuel I, 27 A 2.º esq.
         2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal 
Phone: +351 265 520 185
Fax:   +44 203 014 5432
Secretariat e-mail:[mailto:]