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Authors are invited to submit previously unpublished papers to this session.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 a special issue on "Emerging Technologies in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communication" in "International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence (IJITCC)"

TPC Members

  • Prof. Klaus David, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Prof. Ke-Lin Du, Concordia University, USA
  • Mr. Salim El khediri, College of Computer & Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
  • Prof. Youssef Baddi, UCD, El Jadida, Morocco
  • Prof. Jihene Rezgui, College Maisonneuve, Canada
  • Dr. Benoit Hudzia, StateStreet Bank, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Steven Latré, University of Antwerp - imec, Belgium
  • Prof. Chun-Hung Liu, Mississippi State University, USA
  • Dr. Tony Luo, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Prof. Amitabh Mishra, University Of Delaware USA
  • Dr. Cong Shen, University of Science and Technology of China
  • Dr. Catarina Silva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Prof. Angelo Spognardi Sapienza, University of Rome Italy

Important Dates

Paper SubmissionJuly 30, 2019

August 20, 2019 (extended)

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


IEEE SPS Morocco

Sponsors and Partners

High Education Ministry


Aïn Saïss

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