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Privacy, Security and Trust  2017 (PST 2017) will be  held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, August 28-30,  2017.  PST 2017 is the 15th conference in this series, providing a forum for researchers and practitioners to present their latest research results, developments and ideas in areas of privacy, security and trust.


General Information

PST 2017 topics are inter-disciplinary across privacy, security and trust. Technologies of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Access Control
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Anonymity,  Accountability and Audit
  • Attacks on Security and Privacy
  • Authentication
  • Biometrics
  • Blockchain and Related Technologies
  • Computer and Network Forensics
  • Cryptographic Protocols
  • Distributed Trust and Consensus
  • Formal Methods for Security and Privacy
  • Identity Management
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Key Management
  • Metrics for Security and Privacy
  • Privacy Preserving/Enhancing Technologies
  • Program Analysis for Security and Privacy
  • Quantum-resistant Cryptography
  • Reputation Systems
  • Threat modeling and risk analysis

More details on the publication process will be announced on the conference website.

Best Paper Award(s) will be presented.


Important dates

    • Submission deadline: May 26, 2017  June 1, 2017  (now closed) - Call for Posters is open
    • Notification of Acceptance: July 10, 2017
    • Author registration: July 20, 2017
    • Pre-proceedings deadline: July 25, 2017
    • Conference dates: August 28-30, 2017


Instructions to Authors

We are looking to receive high-quality papers in all PST related areas that, at the time of submission, are not under review and have not already been published or accepted for publication elsewhere are solicited.

The conference proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore as in previous editions of the conference. At least one author of an accepted paper must register by July 20, 2017. A regular registration is required. Accepted (short or regular) papers will be published in the proceedings.

Paper Formatting

  • 'Regular' papers can be up to 10 pages, including references.
  • 'Short' papers can be up to 6 pages, including references.
  • Papers can include appendices, but reviewers are not required to consider them in their evaluation.
  • Papers are to be anonymized for blind peer review.
  • The standard IEEE two-column conference format should be used for all submissions.
  • IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings can be downloaded here.

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