SPACE 2016

Call for Papers (Text, PDF)

SPACE 2016 is the sixth in this series of conferences which started in 2011. This annual event is devoted to various aspects of security, privacy, applied cryptography, and cryptographic engineering. SPACE 2016 is being organized by C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad-India (AIMSCS). The conference will include invited tutorials and keynote talks from world-renowned experts. The conference will be accompanied by two days of tutorials aiming at Master's and Ph.D. students featuring lectures in the mornings and practical sessions in the afternoon.

Original papers are invited on all aspects of security, privacy, and cryptography engineering, in particular the following topics:

Topics of Interest
Cryptographic Engineering
Design of Cryptographic primitives
Random Number Generators and PUFs
Cryptographic Hardware
Cryptographic Software
Cryptographic Protocols
Formal Methods in Cryptographic Engineering
Evaluation of Cryptosystems
Attacks and Countermeasures
Side-channel Analysis and Countermeasures
Fault Analysis and Countermeasures
Reverse Engineering and Tampering
Hardware Trojans and Counterfeit Detection
Security and Privacy
Secure Networking Protocols
Authentication and Authorization
Intrusion Detection
Operating Systems Security
Trustworthy Computing
Malware and Malware Detection
Testing for Security
Instructions for Authors

Authors are invited to submit original research papers via electronic submission through EasyChair Details of the submission procedure are posted on the conference webpage. The submission must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references. It should begin with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords. The paper should be at most 20 pages (including the bibliography but excluding clearly marked appendices), using the plain LNCS format. Note that reviewers are not expected to read the appendices and that the appendices will not be included in the final printed version of the paper. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. All submissions will be blind refereed. Only original research contributions will be considered. Submissions which substantially duplicate work that any of the authors have published elsewhere, or have submitted in parallel to any other conferences or workshops that have proceedings, will be instantly rejected. The IACR Policy on irregular submissions ( will be strictly enforced.

Conference Proceedings

The SPACE 2016 conference proceedings will be published by Springer as an LNCS volume. Accepted papers should follow the LNCS author instructions at In order to be included in the proceedings, at least one author of an accepted paper must complete a Conference registration within one week of submitting the final camera-ready manuscript to SPACE'16.

Important Dates
Submission deadline: 30 June 2016 Extended: 15 July 2016 (Submission Link)
Notification: 10 August 2016
Final version due: 1 September 2016
Conference: 16-18 December 2016
Tutorials: 14-15 December 2016
SPACE 2016 Program Committee
Program Committee
Lejla Batina
Guido Marco Bertoni
Francesco Buccafurri
Claude Carlet (co-chair)
Rajat Subhra Chakraborty
Pandu Rangan Chandrasekaran
Ashish Choudhury
Giovanni Di Crescenzo
Sylvain Guilley
Indivar Gupta
Anwar Hasan (co-chair)
Thomas Johansson
Marc Joye
Subhamoy Maitra
Keith Martin
Mitsuru Matsui
Willi Meier
Debdeep Mukhopadhyay
Elisabeth Oswald
Gilles Piret
Emmanuel Prouff
Subrata Rakshit
Matthieu Rivain
Bimal Roy
Dipanwita Roy Chowdhury
Rei Safavi-Naini
Rajeev Anand Sahu
Somitra Sanadhya
Vishal Saraswat (co-chair)
Palash Sarkar
Kannan Srinathan
Sirisinahal Srinivasachary
Francois-Xavier Standaert
Y V Subba Rao
V Ch Venkaiah
Amr Youssuf
Conference Organizers
Chief Patron
V. K. Saraswat, NITI Aayog
Alok Joshi, NTRO
General Co-Chairs
M Arun Kumar, CRRao AIMSCS
Arun Agarwal, SCIS, University of Hyderabad
Sitaram Chamarty, Tata Consultancy Services
Program Co-Chairs
Claude Carlet, University of Paris 8
Anwar Hasan, University of Waterloo
Vishal Saraswat, CRRao AIMSCS
Steering Committee
Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, IIT Kharagpur
Veezhinathan Kamakoti, IIT Madras
Sanjay Burman, CAIR-DRDO

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