** Second Call for Papers - please circulate this CFP to your colleagues and networks **

-- 17th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS 2021) --


On the World Wide Web

December 14-16,2021

Proceedings of IAS'21 will be published in Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, Springer (Indexed in SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago).

IAS 2020 Proceedings: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030736880
History of IAS series: http://www.mirlabs.net/ias21/previous.php

**Important Dates**
Paper submission due: September 30, 2021
Notification of paper acceptance: October 31, 2021
Registration and Final manuscript due: November 15, 2021
Conference: December 14-16, 2021

**About IAS 2021**
Information assurance and security have become important research issues in the networked and distributed information sharing environments. Finding effective ways to protect information systems, networks, and sensitive data within the critical information infrastructure is challenging even with the most advanced technology and trained professionals. The 17th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS) aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, developers, and policymakers involved in various information assurance and security disciplines to exchange ideas and learn the latest developments in this crucial field.

**Topics (not limited to)**
Information Assurance, Security Mechanisms, Methodologies and Models
Authentication and Identity
Management Authorization and Access Control
Trust Negotiation, Establishment and Management
Anonymity and User Privacy
Data Integrity and Privacy
Network Security
Operating System Security
Database Security
Intrusion Detection
Security Attacks
Security Oriented System Design
Security and Performance trade-off
Security Management and Strategy
Security Verification, Evaluations and Measurements
Secure Software Technologies
New Ideas and Paradigms for Security
Cryptographic Protocols
Key Management and Recovery
Secure System Architectures and Security Application
Image Engineering, Multimedia Signal Processing and Communication Security

**Submission Guidelines**
Submission of a paper should be made through the submission page from the conference web page.
Please refer to the conference website for guidelines to prepare your manuscript.

Paper format templates:

IAS’21 Submission Link:

**Plenary Talks**
You are welcome to attend 8 Keynote Talks offered by world-renowned professors and industry leaders. The detailed information is available on the conference website.

Speaker 1: Antônio de Padua Braga, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Title: Large margin classification with graph-based models

Speaker 2: Juergen Branke, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
Title: Learning to optimise – optimal learning

Speaker 3: Oscar Cordon, University of Granada, Spain
Title: Hybrid Intelligent Systems for Forensic Anthropology and Human Identification

Speaker 4: Kalyanmoy Deb, Michigan State University, USA
Title: TBA

Speaker 5: Andries Engelbrecht, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Title: Set-based Particle Swarm Optimization Approach to Portfolio Optimization

Speaker 6: Frédéric GUINAND, Le Havre Normandy University, France
Title: Swarms of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Speaker 7: Cengiz Toklu, Beykent University, Istanbul, Turkey
Title: Hybrid Algorithms. Applications to Structural Mechanics

Speaker 8: Günther Raidl, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Title: Combinatorial Optimization Meets (Reinforcement) Learning

** IAS 2021 Organization **
General Chairs
Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), USA
Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan, Italy
Patrick Siarry, Université Paris-Est Créteil, France

Program Chairs
Oscar Castillo, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Mexico
Patrick Hung, Ontario Tech University, Canada

**Technical Contact**
Dr. Ajith Abraham

Thanks and regards
Publicity Chair IAS 2021
Anu Bajaj

Research Associate: Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs)

Scientific Network for Innovation and Research Excellence
11, 3rd Street NW
P.O. Box 2259
Auburn, Washington 98071, USA


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