Third ISEA International Conference on
Security and Privacy 2020, 27 Feb - 1 Mar 2020,
IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India

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The third ISEA International Conference on Security and Privacy (ISEA-ISAP 2020) will be held in Guwahati, Assam, India on the beautiful campus of IIT Guwahati. The conference will feature a comprehensive high quality technical program, Doctoral Dissertation Award, a variety of tutorials and PhD forum. Top three best papers and dissertations will be awarded prize money. ISEA-ISAP 2020 will include keynotes and invited talks from prominent researchers from academia and industry.

 Topics of interest (not limited to)

  • Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
  • System Security/ Secure OS
  • Hardware Security
  • Network Security
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Web and Cloud Security
  • IoT Security
  • SDN Security
  • Language based security
  • Secret Sharing
  • Social network analytics/ Privacy preservation in social networks
  • Malware and Botnet Detection
  • Side Channel Attacks
  • Privacy-preserving Security
  • Data Security and Privacy
  • Mobile System Security / Android Security
  • Biometric Security & Privacy
  • Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing
  • Anonymization
  • Security in cashless transactions
  • Block-chain, FinTech

REGULAR / SHORT PAPERS : Submissions are invited for regular papers (10 pages) /short papers (6 pages). Top three best papers will be awarded prize money of Rs 25 K, Rs 15 K and Rs 10K respectively. All selected papers will be submitted for publication in IEEE Xplore (pending approval).

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AWARD : Submissions of dissertations are invited from doctoral students who have carried out their research in India, in the area of security. The dissertation should have been submitted between 1-Mar-2015 to 31-Dec-2019. Top three thesis will be awarded prize money of ` 50 K, ` 30 K and ` 20 K respectively.

TUTORIALS : Proposals are invited for half- or full-day tutorials in all security and privacy topics.

PHD FORUM : A three page extended abstract submission is invited from graduate students (Master’s and PhD) to showcase early stage research.


  • Paper/Tutorial submission: 10 Nov 2019
  • PhD forum submission: 30 Nov 2019
  • PhD dissertation submission: 31 Dec 2019
  • Paper acceptance notification: 10 Jan 2020
  • Dissertation (final round candidates): 25 Jan 2020
  • Camera ready: January 30, 2020
  • Fellowship application: February 5, 2020


Steering Committee

Prof. N Balakrishnan, IISc

Prof. CE Veni Madhavan, IISc

Prof. R. K. Shyamsundar, IIT Bombay

Prof. V. Kamakoti, IIT Madras

Dr Jaideep Kumar Mishra, MeiTY

Sh. Sanjay Kumar Vyas, MeITy

General Chair

Prof. Sukumar Nandi, IIT Guwahati, India

TPC Chairs

Dr. Ashok Singh Sairam, IIT Guwahati, India

Dr. Shuangqing Wei, Louisiana State University, USA

Organising Chair

Dr. John Jose, IIT Guwahati, India

Publication Chair

Dr. Manas Khatua, IIT Guwahati, India

Dr. Mayank Agarwal, IIT Patna, India

Finance Chairs

Dr. Sanasam Ranbir Singh, IIT Guwahati, India

PhD Conclave Chairs

Dr. Moumita Patra, IIT Guwahati, India

Dr. Chandan Karfa, IIT Guwahati, India

Publicity Chair

Dr. Joydeep Chandra, IIT Patna

Dr. Alwyn Roshan Pais, NITK, Surathkal

Sh. Ch A S Murthy, CDAC, Hyderabad

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Sponsored by: Information Security and Education Awareness Project – Phase II (ISEA-II), Ministry of Electronics and IT, Govt. of India

Technical Sponsor: IEEE Kolkata Section





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