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:
Authors are invited to submit original research papers via electronic submission through EasyChair https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=space2016 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 (http://www.iacr.org/irregular.html) will be strictly enforced.
The SPACE 2016 conference proceedings will be published by Springer as an LNCS volume. Accepted papers should follow the LNCS author instructions at http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. 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.