Co-organized by IEICE & IPSJ
November 18-20, 2013
Okinawa, Japan


The 8th International Workshop on Security, IWSEC2013, will be held at Okinawa, Japan, between 18-20 November, 2013. The proceedings were published as the Springer LNCS (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) volume entitled "Advances in Information and Computer Security".

Best Paper Award

Shotaro Sano, Takuma Otsuka and Hiroshi G. Okuno, "Solving Google's Continuous Audio CAPTCHA with HMM-based Automatic Speech Recognition"

Best Student Paper Award

Yun-Ju Huang, Christophe Petit, Naoyuki Shinohara and Tsuyoshi Takagi, "Improvement of Faugère et al.'s method to solve ECDLP"

Best Poster Award

Shota Yamada, Nuttapong Attrapadung, Goichiro Hanaoka, and Noboru Kunihiro, "New Security Proof for a Variant of the BGW Broadcast Encryption Scheme"

Yuntao Wang, Hui Zhang, and Tsuyoshi Takagi, "Improving BKZ Algorithm with Reordering Technique"

What's New

November 18, 2013


Excursion page is released.

November 16, 2013

Workshop program w/ chairs

Workshop program is updated.

November 13, 2013


The proceedings were published as an LNCS volume entitled "Advances in Information and Computer Security" from Springer.

November 8, 2013

Extended the poster submission deadline

Extended the submission deadline to November 15, 23:59 UTC. See also the CFPo page.

November 6, 2012

List of posters

List of posters is released.

November 5, 2013

Hotel Accommodation

Hotel accommodation added to the venue page.

October 25, 2013

Workshop program

Workshop program is released.

October 22, 2013

Keynotes and SCIS/CSS Invited Sessions Released

October 16, 2013

Call for Posters Released

Call for Posters is released.

August 21, 2013

Accepted Paper List

Accepted Paper List is released.

August 14, 2013

Registration information

IWSEC Cup 2013

June 4, 2012

Changed the date of notification of decision and the final version due.

New date of notification of decision: July 22, 2013

New final version due: August 17, 2013

May 13, 2013

Extended the submission deadline

Extended the submission deadline to May 27, 23:59 UTC.

April 25, 2013


Electronic Submission is started.

Conference topics

Original papers on the research and development of various security topics, as well as case studies and implementation experiences, are solicited for submission to IWSEC 2013. Topics of interest for IWSEC 2013 include but are not limited to:

  • Anonymity
  • Application Security
  • Authentication, Authorization and Access Control
  • Biometrics
  • Block/Stream Ciphers
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Cryptographic Implementations and their Analysis
  • Cryptographic Protocols
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Data and System Integrity
  • Database Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Digital Signatures
  • E-business/e-commerce/e-government Security
  • Hash Functions
  • Information Hiding
  • Information Law and Ethics
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Intrusion Prevention and Detection
  • Malware Prevention and Detection
  • Mobile System Security
  • Network Security
  • Privacy Preserving Systems
  • Public Key Cryptosystems
  • Quantum Security
  • Risk Analysis and Risk Management
  • Security Architectures
  • Security for Consumer Electronics
  • Security for Critical Infrastructures
  • Security Management
  • Secure Multiparty Computation
  • Security for Ubiquitous/Pervasive Computing
  • Smart Card and RFID Security
  • Software Security
  • System Security
  • Web Security