Welcome to the 26th Information Security Conference (ISC)

The Information Security Conference (ISC) is an annual international conference covering research in theory and applications of Information Security. ISC aims to attract high quality papers in all technical aspects of information security. This includes submissions from academia, industry, and government on traditional as well as emerging topics and new paradigms in these areas, with a clear connection to real-world problems, systems, or applications.

The 26th edition of ISC will be organized by the Bernoulli Institute of the University of Groningen and the conference will be held in-person. The proceedings of ISC 2023 will be published as a separate LNCS volume by Springer.


  • Free access to the Springer volume of the conference is possible until January 11th, 2024! [15.12.2023]
  • ISC'23 was a blast! Thanks a lot to everyone who made it a success! [25.11.2023]
  • Schedule is published! [26.10.2023]
  • Registration is open. (Updated) Early Bird before October 12th. [05.10.2023]
  • The list of accepted papers is available here. [30.09.2023]
  • Extended submission deadline: August 3rd [26.07.2023]
  • Very happy to announce that we will three great keynote speakers: Herbert Bos (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Maria Eichlseder (Graz University of Technology) and Yang Zhang (CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security). Stay tuned! [07.07.2023]
  • Submission system is open! [29.05.2023]
  • PC is complete! [10.05.2023]
  • First CfPs have been sent [16.03.2023]
  • Web site is up! [18.02.2023]

Previous Editions of ISC

The Information Security Conference (ISC) was first initiated as a workshop in Tatsunokuchi, Ishikawa, Japan in 1997 (ISW’97, LNCS 1369), and then continued in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (ISW’99, LNCS 1729), and Wollongong, Australia (ISW’00, LNCS 1975).

It then changed to the current conference format when it was held in Malaga, Spain in 2001 (ISC’01, LNCS 2200). Later conferences were held in Sao Paulo, Brazil (ISC’02, LNCS 2433), Bristol, UK (ISC’03, LNCS 2851), Palo Alto, CA, USA (ISC’04, LNCS 3225), Singapore (ISC’05, LNCS 3650), Samos Island, Greece (ISC’06, LNCS 4176), Valparaíso, Chile (ISC’07, LNCS 4779), Taipei, Taiwan (ISC’08, LNCS 5222), Pisa, Italy (ISC’09, LNCS 5735), Boca Raton, FL, USA (ISC’10, LNCS 6531), Xi’an, China (ISC’11, LNCS 7001), Passau, Germany (ISC’12, LNCS 7483), Dallas, TX, USA (ISC’13, LNCS 7807), Hong Kong, China (ISC’14, LNCS 8783), Trondheim, Norway (ISC’15, LNCS 9290), Honolulu, HI, USA (ISC’16, LNCS 9866), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (ISC’17, LNCS 10599), Guildford, UK (ISC’18, LNCS 11060), New York, US (ISC’19, LNCS 11723), Online (ISC’20, LNCS 12472), Online (ISC’21, LNCS 13118) and Hybrid (ISC'22, LNCS 13640).

A list of past proceedings is available through Springer.

Further information about past ISC events is available through DBLP.