Call for Papers

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The Cyber ICS workshop seeks submissions that present innovative ideas, proof of concepts, use cases, and results from a variety of topics, including (but not limited to) the following ones:

  • ICS Governance

    • Security policies
    • Risk analysis and management
    • Vulnerability assessment and metrics
    • Awareness, training and simulation
    • New ICS security standards  / updates in existing standards
  • ICS System and Network Security

    • Security architectures
    • Access control in ICS systems
    • Malware and cyber weapons
    • Intrusion detection and visualisation
    • Defense in depth
    • Monitoring and real time supervision
    • Applied cryptography
    • Perimeter security
    • Safety-security interactions
    • Cyber security engineering
    • Secure communication protocols
    • Formal models for ICS security
    • Anonymity
  • ICS Hardware Security

    • Resilient Systems
    • Application Security
    • Secure Firmware
  • ICS Response and Forensics

    • Forensics in ICS
    • Incident Response
    • Accountability
    • Digital Laws
  • Case Studies

    • The use cases of interests are broad, ranging from the energy, utility, chemical, transportation, manufacturing, and other industrial and critical infrastructure organizations.


The workshop proceedings will be published by Springer in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (


The event will be held in conjunction with ESORICS 2015 and hosted in Vienna (Austria), historical capital of Austria, which at various times has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, and Germany.

Submissions Guidelines:

the LNCS series. Submissions in English, of at most 15 pages and complying with the LNCS formatting (see: must be submitted before July 5th at At least one author of each accepted paper must register and present the paper at the workshop.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline July 5th, 2015
Acceptance Notification:  August 4th, 2015
Camera ready: September 1st, 2015
Workshop date/place: 21st - 22nd September 2015, Vienna, Austria


General Chair:

  • Adrien Bécue (Airbus Defence & Space)

Program Committee Chairs:

  • Nora Cuppens-Boulahia (Télécom Bretagne, FR)
  • Frédéric Cuppens (Télécom Bretagne, FR)

Program Committee

  • Adrien  Bécue (Airbus DS CyberSecurity, France)
  • Ari Takanen (Codenomicon, Finland)
  • David Espes (University of Brest, France)
  • Ernesto Damiani (University of Milan, Italy)
  • Frédéric Cuppens (IMT-Telecom Bretagne, France)
  • Jean Leneutre (Telecom ParisTech, France)
  • Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro (Telecom SudParis, France)
  • Jozef Vyskoc (VaF, Slovakia)
  • Khan Ferdous Wahid (Airbus Group Innovations, Germany)
  • Mauro Conti (University of Padua, Italy)
  • Michele Bezzi (Sap, France)
  • Mourad Debbabi (Concordia University, Canada)
  • Nora Cuppens-Boulahia (IMT-Telecom Bretagne; France)
  • Radu State (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
  • Reda Yaich (IMT-Telecom Bretagne, France)
  • Safaa Hachana (Swid web performance, France)
  • Waël Kanoun (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs)
  • Yves Roudier (EURECOM, France)

Publicity Chair

  • Reda Yaich (IMT-Telecom Bretagne, France)


  • Said Oulmakhzoune (IMT-Telecom Bretagne, France)

Quick information

Workshop date/place:
21st - 22nd September 2015, Vienna, Austria

Submission deadline:
July 5th, 2015,

Acceptance Notification:
August 4th, 2015

Camera ready:
September 1st, 2015