5th International Conference on Cryptography and Security Systems (C&SS'18)

Poznań, Poland, 9 - 12 September, 2018

Cryptography and security systems are two fields of security research that strongly interact and complement each other. The International Conference on Cryptography and Security Systems (CSS) is a forum of presentation of theoretical, applied research papers, case studies, implementation experiences as well as work-in-progress results in these two disciplines.


The main topics of interests include:

  • network security
  • cryptography and data protection
  • peer-to-peer security
  • security of wireless sensor networks
  • security of cyber physical systems
  • security of Internet of Things solutions
  • heterogeneous networks security
  • privacy-enhancing methods
  • covert channels
  • steganography and watermarking for security applications
  • cryptographic protocols
  • security as quality of service, quality of protection
  • data and application security, software security
  • security models, evaluation, and verification
  • formal methods in security
  • trust and reputation models
  • reputation systems for security applications
  • intrusion tolerance
  • system surveillance and enhanced security
  • cybercrime: threats and countermeasures
  • 5G Security
  • DDoS attacks: detection and mitigation
  • Security of Smart Grid systems

Paper submission

  • Authors should submit draft papers (as Postscript, PDF or MSWord file).
  • The total length of a paper should not exceed 10 pages IEEE style (including tables, figures and references). IEEE style templates are available here.
  • Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the workshop.
  • Preprints containing accepted papers will be published on a USB memory stick provided to the FedCSIS participants.
  • Only papers presented at the conference will be published in Conference Proceedings and submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore® database.
  • Conference proceedings will be published in a volume with ISBN, ISSN and DOI numbers and posted at the conference WWW site.
  • Conference proceedings will be indexed in BazEkon and submitted for indexation in: Thomson Reuters - Conference Proceedings Citation Index, SciVerse Scopus, InspecIndex CopernicusDBLP Computer Science Bibliography and Google Scholar
  • The selected paper will be invited to submit extended version of the paper for post-conference publication in one of the recognised journal indexed by JCR (with IF).
  • Organizers reserve right to move accepted papers between FedCSIS events.


Past Conferences

Important dates

  • Call for event proposals: November 14, 2017
  • Call for dissemination event proposals: February 28, 2018
  • Paper submission (strict deadline): May 15 2018 23:59:59 pm HST
  • Position paper submission: June 12, 2018
  • Authors notification: June 24, 2018
  • Final paper submission and registration: July 23, 2018
  • Final deadline for discounted fee: August 01, 2018
  • Conference dates: September 9-12, 2018

FedCSIS is organized by


Under auspices of

Minister of Science and Higher Education
Jarosław Gowin

Minister of Digital Affairs
Anna Streżyńska

Mayor of Poznań
Jacek Jaśkowiak

The National Center for Research and Development