Track 3

Track 3: Security, Privacy and Trust

Track Chair:
Monther Aldwairi, Zayed University, UAE

Aimeur Esma, Université de Montréal, Canada
Saed Alrabaee, United Arab Emirate University, UAE


The Security, Privacy and Trust track is concerned with important role of information security in today’s digital world. The focus of the track is on advances in information security technologies, new attacks and hacker exploits, artificial intelligence and deep learning for information security, digital crime and forensics, intrusion detection and incident response, malware and attach analysis, privacy and data breaches, and governance and information security management.

We are soliciting submissions of original unpublished scholarly work that is not under consideration by another journal or conference.


• Information, network and applications security
• Information security technologies
• Cyber warfare, cyber terrorism and cybercrime
• Access control, web filters and firewalls
• Encryption, steganography, and VPN technologies
• Intrusion detection and incident response
• Digital forensics and crime sconce investigations
• Security of hardware and industrial systems
• Vulnerability assessment and mitigating attacks
• Wireless network security
• Botnets and fast flux networks
• IoT and cloud security
• Malware analysis and reverse engineering
• Antimalware, Antivirus, Spam filters, AdBlockers…etc
• Internet trolls, cyberbullying and cyberstalking
• Fact checking, fake news and social media posts
• Stylometrics and author attribution of malicious actors
• Social engineering and phishing attacks
• Privacy considerations in information security
• Anonymity and proxies
• Information security management and governance.
• Software piracy
• Software security and secure coding

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