The Fifth International Conference on Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems

CYBER 2020

October 25, 2020 to October 29, 2020 - Nice, France



Jul 20, 2020


Aug 18, 2020


Aug 30, 2020

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Sep 11, 2020

Deadlines differ for special tracks. Please consult the conference home page for special tracks Call for Papers (if any).


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CYBER 2020 - The Fifth International Conference on Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems

October 25, 2020 - October 29, 2020

CYBER 2020

ISSN: 2519-8599
ISBN: 978-1-61208-818-1

CYBER 2020 is colocated with the following events as part of NexTech 2020 Congress:

  • UBICOMM 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies
  • ADVCOMP 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advanced Engineering Computing and Applications in Sciences
  • SEMAPRO 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advances in Semantic Processing
  • AMBIENT 2020, The Tenth International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies
  • EMERGING 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence
  • DATA ANALYTICS 2020, The Ninth International Conference on Data Analytics
  • GLOBAL HEALTH 2020, The Ninth International Conference on Global Health Challenges
  • CYBER 2020, The Fifth International Conference on Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems

CYBER 2020 General Chair


Steve Chan
Decision Engineering Analysis Laboratory




CYBER 2020 Steering Committee


Carla Merkle Westphall


Barbara Re
University of Camerino


Rainer Falk
Siemens AG, Corporate Technology


Soultana Ellinidou
Cybersecurity Research Center | University Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)


Anne Coull
University of New South Wales


Patrik Österberg
Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall


Daniel Kästner
AbsInt GmbH


Steffen Fries


Special tracks:

SCADD: Side Channel Attacks, Detection & Defenses
Chairs and Coordinators:
Dr. Khurram Bhatti, Associate Professor, Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore, Pakistan
Dr. Maria Mushtaq, Scientific Researcher, LIRMM –CNRS, University of Montpellier, France

IoTApp: Applications of IoT Technologies
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Xing Liu, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, B.C., Canada

SIAS: Security of Intelligent Autonomous Systems
Chair and Coordinator: Ramesh Kumar Rakesh, Researcher, R&D Centre, Hitachi Ltd, India
Co-Chair: Prof. Dr. Chiranjib Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India


CYBER 2020 conference tracks:

Trends in Cybersecurity

Blockchain and machine learning for cybersecurity; Behavioral biometrics authentication; Privacy by design; Anonymity of blockchain and cryptocurrencies; Threat categorization and threat detection; Threats on critical national infrastructures; Gift card hacking techniques; Medical IoT Device-to-Device communication; Blockchain in supporting critical infrastructures; Vulnerability on social media spaces; Internet of Medical Things (IOMT); Cybersecurity for digital vehicles; Potential radicalization on social media; Blockchain and healthcare systems; Risk-based human behavior profiling; Forensic recovery of cloud evidence; Hacking pacemakers; Prediction of cyber attacks; Ransomware cyberweapon; Liability attribution in smart workplaces; Cybersecurity,  laws and regulations;  Information from browsers by online advertising platforms; Predicting social engineering victims; Cybercrime awareness

Cyber Resilience

Cyber security assessment; Data analytics for Cyber resilience; Organizational security (government, commercial); Resilient smart cities; Resilient Internet of Things (RIOT); Cyber-cities and Cyber-environments; Critical infrastructure security; Back up and recovery for systems of systems; Disaster planning and management from Cyber perspective; Integrated and smarter sensors

Cyber Security

Security management [overall information security management in the sense of 27000 series applied to cyber systems]; Compliance management [verify/check compliance with defined policies, provide corresponding management reports]; Security administration of cyber systems [technical security management of security services]; Security and privacy regulations and laws; Securely interconnected cyber systems [firewalls, cross-domain security solutions]; Self-securing and self-defending cyber systems; Trust management, trust-based information processing [using possibly untrustworthy data sources in a controlled way]; Security technologies for protecting cyber systems and devices; Identity and access management in cyber systems; Anti-counterfeiting; Secure production and supply chain; Cloud computing security; Big-data security; Advanced persistent threats; Network traffic analysis and trace-back; Cyberspace operations; Incident response, investigation, and evidence handling; Intrusion detection and prevention; Cyberspace protection and anti-malware; Cooperation and sharing for Cyber-defense

Cyber Infrastructure

Cyber-Cities and Cyber-environments; Information technology infrastructure; Telecommunications and networks; Cyber-space and data centers; Cyber-enabled control systems; Cyber-enabled critical infrastructure systems; Cyber-physical systems and Internet of Things; Special application domains (smart grid, traffic management systems, autonomous driving, etc.); Embedded processors and controllers; Mobility in Cyber-space; Virtualization in Cyber-space

Cyber Forensics

Computer and networks forensics; Social networking forensics; Digital forensics tools and applications; Applications of information hiding; Identification, authentication, and collection of digital evidence; Anti-forensic techniques and methods; Watermarking and intellectual property theft; Privacy issues in network forensics; Tools, applications, case studies, best practices

Cyber Crime

Cyber-crimes: Challenges in detection/prevention; Anomalies detection; Advanced Persistent Threats and Cyber-resilience; BotNets and MobiNets; Cyber crime-related investigations; Challenges and detection of Cyber-crimes; Network traffic analysis, traceback; Security information and event management (SIEM); Stealthiness improving techniques: information hiding, steganography/steganalysis, etc.

Nature-inspired and Bio-inspired Cyber-defense

Bio-inspired anomaly & intrusion detection; Autonomic and Adaptive Cyber-Defense; Adaptive and Evolvable Systems; Cooperative defense systems; Network artificial immune systems; Adaptation algorithms for cyber security; Biometrics related to cyber defense; Bio-inspired security and networking algorithms and technologies; Biomimetics related to cyber security; Bio-inspired cyber threat intelligence methods and systems; Bio-inspired algorithms for dependable networks; Correlations in moving-target techniques; Neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and genetic algorithms for cyber security Prediction techniques for cyber defense; Information hiding solutions (steganography, watermarking) and detection

Social-inspired opportunistic mobile Cyber-systems

Design of cyber-physical applications for opportunistic mobile systems based on behavioral models; Social metrics for networks and systems operations; Application of mixed physical and online social network sensing; Social-aware modeling, design and development of routing algorithms in cyber-physical; Incentive mechanisms, reputation systems and key management algorithms in cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems; Participatory mobile sensing for mining integration in cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems; Experiments with cyber-physical opportunistic mobile systems



Jul 20, 2020


Aug 18, 2020


Aug 30, 2020

Camera ready

Sep 11, 2020

Deadlines differ for special tracks. Please consult the conference home page for special tracks Call for Papers (if any).

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