ISCW 2018

3rd International Workshop on Information Security and Privacy for Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Internet of Things (ISCW-2018)


Co-located with

The 19th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE2018)


November 12-15, 2018, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE

Aim and Scope

ISCW-2018 is the third International Workshop on Information Security and Privacy for Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Internet of Things. The aim of ISCW-2018 is to provide a premier international platform for wide range of professions including scholars, researchers, academicians and Industry people to discuss and present the most recent security and privacy challenges and developments in ‘Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Internet of Things' from the perspective of providing security awareness and its best practices for the real world. This workshop is open to submit novel and high quality research contributions in the field of information security and privacy. We anticipate that this workshop will open new entrance for further research and technology improvements in this important area.

Topics of Interest

The scope of this Workshop encompasses, but is not restricted to, the following topics: 

  • Security and privacy of mobile cloud computing
  • Security, privacy and reliability issues of MCC and IoT
  • Security and privacy of IoT
  • Security and privacy management in MCC
  • MCC intrusion detection systems
  • Security of pricing and billing for mobile cloud computing services
  • Security of mobile, peer-to-peer and pervasive services in clouds
  • Security of mobile commerce and mobile Internet of Things
  • Security of mobile social networks
  • Security and privacy in smartphone devices
  • Security and privacy in social applications and networks
  • Security of Mobile, peer-to-peer and pervasive services in clouds
  • Security of Mobile commerce and mobile internet of things
  • Security of Operating system and middleware support for mobile computing
  • Security and privacy in sensor networks
  • Security and privacy in social applications and networks
  • Web service security
  • Security of 3G/4G systems, Wi-MAX, Ad-hoc
  • Security of Mobile social networks
  • Near field communication services
  • Service-oriented architectures, service portability, P2P
  • Network virtualization and cloud-based radio access networks

Paper Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit papers to the Workshop. Full papers must be submitted through the workshop paper submission site. Paper should be submitted in pdf format electronically with maximum length of 15 pages and for more details click here. All papers must follow the Springer's LNCS format. All manuscripts will be reviewed and judged on merits including originality, significance, interest, correctness, clarity, and relevance to the broader community. Papers are strongly encouraged to report experiences, measurements, and user studies, and to provide an appropriate quantitative evaluation.

Submitted papers must include original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal. They should also not be under review or be submitted to another workshop, conference, or journal during the ISCW 2018 review process. Authors should submit full papers or posters electronically following the instructions from the WISE 2018 conference web site. Accepted papers will be published by Springer in its Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register and attend the workshop to present the paper. The best papers from the workshop will be invited to be published in special issues in SCI indexed Journals.

In case authors find difficulty in submitting papers though Workshop paper submission site, they can submit their full paper through email ( too.

For inquiries, you may contact to Workshop chair at e-mail id:,


Steering Committee:

Dharma P. Agrawal, OBR Distinguished Professor, University of Cincinnati, USA

Ajay Kshemkalyani, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Yang Xiang, Director, Centre for Cyber Security Research, Deakin University, Australia

Ajith Abraham, Director - Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), Washington, USA

Amiya Nayak, Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada

Workshop Chair:

B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. 

TPC Co-chair:

Shingo Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi University, Japan

Yaser Jararweh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Publicity Chair:

Nalin A.G. Arachchilage, Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS), The University of New South Wales, Australia

Technical Program Committee:

Elhadj Benkhelifa, Staffordshire University, UK

Zhiyong Zhang, Henan University of Science and Technology, China

Angela Amphawan, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia

Atsuhiro Goto, Institute of Information Security (IISEC), Japan

T. C. Wan, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia

Chinthaka Premachandra, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Thi Thi Zin, Miyazaki University, Japan

Ammar Almomani, Al- Balqa Applied University, Po.Box: 50, Irbid, Jordan

Suresh Veluru, United Technologies Research Centre Ireland, Ltd., Ireland.

Yogachandran Rahulamathavan, City University London, UK

T. Perumal, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia

Zbigniew Leonowicz, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

Sebastián García, CTU University, Prague, Czech Republic

Neminath Hubballi, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India

Selvakumar Manickam, National Advanced IPv6 Centre, USM, Malaysia

P. Raj, IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (COE), IBM, India.

S. Karuppayah, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany

Esraa Alomari, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia