[PET] The 16th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS 2017)

Ranganathan Aanjhan raanjhan at inf.ethz.ch
Mon May 22 13:21:12 BST 2017

The 16th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS 2017)

Hong Kong, November - December 2017

Important Dates
Submission Due: July 18 (Abstract)
Notification: September 12
Conference: Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Conference Outline
The International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS) is a recognized annual conference, focusing on all aspects of cryptology, and of data, network, and computer security, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned scientists in the area.

CANS 2017 will be held in Hong Kong, organized by Department of Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Earlier editions were held in Taipei (01), San Francisco (02), Miami (03), Xiamen (05), Suzhou (06), Singapore (07), Hong Kong (08), Kanazawa (09), Kuala Lumpur (10), Sanya (11), Darmstadt (12), Parary (13), Crete (14), Marrakesh (15), and Milan (16).

The date of CANS 2017 puts it before IACR AsiaCrypt in Hong Kong. ICITS will be held in Hong Kong around the same time -- a wonderful opportunity to attend three excellent conferences in a trip!

Conference Topics
Papers offering original, high quality, unpublished research and implementation experiences are solicited for submission. Areas of interest for CANS 2017 include, but are not limited to:

Access Control
Anonymity & Pseudonymity
Applied Cryptography
Attacks & Malicious Code
Authentication, Identification
Block & Stream Ciphers
Cryptographic Algorithms
Cryptographic Protocols
Cyberphysical Security
Data and Application Security
Data and Computation Integrity
Data Protection
Denial of Service Protection
Distributed Systems Security
Malware Analysis and Detection
Embedded System Security
Formal Methods for Security
Hash Functions
Identity Management
Language-Based Security
(Future) Internet Security
Key Management
Mobile Security
Multicast Security
Network Security
Peer-to-Peer Security
Security Architectures
Security Metrics
Security Models
Security Policies
Public Key Cryptography
Security and Privacy for Big Data
Security and Privacy in the Cloud
Security in Content Delivery 
Security in Crowdsourcing
Security in Grid Computing
Security in the Internet of Things
Security in Location Services
Security in Pervasive Systems
Security in Social Networks
Sensor Network Security
Spam & SPIT Protection
Trust Management
Usable Security
Virtual Private Networks
Wireless and Mobile Security

Steering Committee
Yvo Desmedt, University of Texas (Dallas), USA
Juan A. Garay, Yahoo! Labs, USA
Amir Herzberg, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
David Pointcheval, CNRS & ENS Paris, France
Huaxiong Wang, Nanyang Tech. Uni., Singapore

Organizing Committee

Program Co-Chairs: Srdjan Capkun (ETH Zürich), Sherman Chow (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

General Chair: Kehuan Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Special Track: Security in FinTech

As happening in one of the world's most significant financial centres, CANS 2017 aims to bring together the people working on the FinTech’s security. Topics include the following are welcomed:

Consensus Protocols
Smart Contracts
Permissioned/less Blockchain
Cryptocurrency’s Anonymity Proof of Work / Stake
Crypt. Protocols for FinTech
Novel Attacks on Protocol/Platform
Security in FinTech Applications
Core Cryptographic Primitives

Program Committee
Elli Androulaki			IBM Research, Zürich
Frederik Armknecht		U. of Mannheim, Germany
Man Ho Au				Hong Kong Polytechnic U.
Lejla Batina			Radboud U. Nijmegen, NL
Iddo Bentov				Cornell University, USA
Igor Bilogrevic			Google, Switzerland
Kevin Butler			University of Florida, USA
Bogdan Carbunar			Florida Intl. University, USA
Yingying Chen			Stevens Inst. of Tech., USA
Yu Chen					Chinese Academy of Sci.
Bernardo David			Tokyo Inst. of Tech., JP
Adam Doupé				Arizona State Univ., USA
Aurélien Francillon		EURECOM, France
Gerhard Hancke			City Univ. of Hong Kong
Amir Herzberg			Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Vincenzo Iovino			University of Luxembourg
Ramya Jayaram Masti		Intel Corporation, USA
Florian Kerschbaum		Univ. of Waterloo, Canada
Aggelos Kiayias			Univ. of Edinburgh, UK 
Kwangjo Kim				KAIST, South Korea
Tancrède Lepoint		SRI International, USA
Yao Liu					Univ. of South Florida, USA
Zhe Liu					Univ. of Luxembourg
Matteo Maffei			TU Vienna, Austria
Ivan Martinovic			University of Oxford, UK
Daniel Masny			UC Berkeley, USA
Rene Mayrhofer			Johannes Kepler U. Linz, AT 
Tarik Moataz			Brown University, USA
Refik Molva				EURECOM, France
Antonio Nicolosi		Stevens Inst. of Tech., USA
C. Pandu Rangan			Indian Inst. of Tech. Madra
Panos Papadimitratos	KTH, Sweden
Stjepan Picek			KU Leuven, Belgium
Michalis Polychronakis	Stony Brook U., US
William Robertson		Northeastern Univ., USA
Pierangela Samarati		U. degli Studi di Milano, IT
Thomas Schneider		TU Darmstadt, Germany
Dominique Schröder		FAU, Germany
Stelios Sidiroglou-Douskos	MIT, USA
Elizabeth Stobert		ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Willy Susilo			U. of Wollongong, AU
Patrick Tague			CMU. USA
Nils Ole Tippenhauer	Singapore U. of Tech. & D. 
Patrick Traynor			University of Florida, USA
Mayank Varia			Boston University, USA
Ding Wang				Peking University, China
Qian Wang				Wuhan University, China
David J. Wu				Stanford University, USA
Jiang Zhang				State Key Lab. of Crypt., CN
Yongjun Zhao			Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Yunlei Zhao				Fudan University, China
Hong-Sheng Zhou			Virginia Commonw. U., US

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