Workshop on Privacy and Security Intricacies on the Web (INTRICATE-SEC 2021), Toronto, Canada (May 12 - 14, 2021) .

Call for Papers ...

This edition of INTRICATE-SEC is centered on Web Security and Privacy, and will be held in conjunction with the 35th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (IEEE AINA-2021). The workshop focuses on application security and data privacy solutions on distributed computing systems, such as the Web (Internet). Workshop participants will have access to activities in the main conference such as regular presentations, and keynote addresses.


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers on the following topics (not exhaustive):

  • Authentication, Privacy, and Security Models
  • Multi-Factor Authentication Schemes
  • Online Privacy
  • Data Anonymization
  • Data Exposure, Compromises, and Access
  • User Privacy and Security - Models, Beliefs, and Perceptions
  • Privacy Metrics and Control
  • Privacy, Security, and Trust in Social Media
  • Privacy Enhancing Models and Technologies
  • Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing
  • Security Awareness and Education
  • Security Architecture and Design Analysis
  • Security frameworks, Architectures, and Protocols
  • Security Testing
  • Threat Awareness
  • Vulnerability Analysis and Countermeasures
  • Biometric Technologies and Applications
  • Identity and Trust Management
  • Intrusion Detection and Response
  • Mobile Systems Security
  • Security, Privacy, and Trust in Low-Powered Network Systems
  • Machine Learning in Security and Privacy

Program Committee

  • Anne Kayem (HPI, Germany)
  • Stephen Marsh (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
  • Cristina Alcaraz (University of Malaga, Spain)
  • Zeyar Aung (Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE)
  • Cheng Feng (Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Potsdam, Germany)
  • Dieter Hutter (DFKI GmbH, Germany)
  • Zekeriya Erkin (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
  • Ingo Stengel (University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • George Yee (Carleton University, Canada)
  • Stephen Wolthusen (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK & Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
  • Christoph Meinel (HPI Germany)

Submission Procedure

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with published proceedings. Duplications or overlap with other published or submitted papers will be considered as grounds for rejection.

Papers should be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF) only and may not be longer than 10 pages, Springer style (including references). However, authors can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment. Templates and submission instructions are available here At least one author of each accepted paper must register and present the paper.

Important Dates...

  • Paper Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021
  • Author Notification: February 20, 2021
  • Final Manuscript Due: March 5, 2021
  • Author Registration: March 5, 2021
  • Conference Dates: April 13-15, 2022

Have a question? .

Please drop us a line...(Email: anne.kayem{at}