CSPSC Special Session

Cyber Security and Privacy for Smart Cities

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In the recent years, with the successful development and the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) architectures, cities across the world are becoming smart Cities. As result, the quality of life of citizen has been enhanced through digitalization of many services such as transportation, buildings, healthcare, education, agriculture, etc. In this context, security and individual privacy are two important challenges that that currently affect smart cities in general around the world.

The objective of this session is to bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss recent algorithms and solutions related to security and privacy for smart cities.

Authors are invited to submit previously unpublished papers to this session. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Security for Ubiquitous/Pervasive Computing
  • Big Data Analytics for Smart Cities Security
  • Security and privacy in the IoT
  • Security and privacy in smart city
  • Privacy preserving Machine learning
  • Security architectures
  • Security economics
  • Security metrics
  • AI for intrusion detection and intelligence
  • Access control, Authorization, identification & authentication
  • Security and privacy in social networks
  • Security and privacy in web services

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Mohamed Lahby : University HASSAN II of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Prof. Driss Benhaddou : University of Houston, USA
  • Prof. Jihene Rezgui : College Maisonneuve, Canada


Submission Guidelines

Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers—up to 6 pages of length, using the EDAS link: https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=25748&track=98462 for possible publication in the WINCOM 2019 Conference Proceedings, which will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore. Selected papers will further considered for possible publication in three special issues in the following Journals.

Important Dates

Paper SubmissionJuly 30, 2019
Acceptance NotificationAugust 30, 2019
Camera-readySeptember 08, 2019


Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah

Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Fès

Faculté des Sciences Dhar El Mehraz

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et d'Analyse des Systèmes

Association Mobitic

Technical Sponsorship


Sponsors and Partners

High Education Ministry



IEEE Xplore



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