Call for Papers: IS2 2020

May 27th –28th, Prague, Czech Republic

General information

The 21st International Conference on cybersecurity IS2 (Information Security Summit) will be held at Prague, Czech Republic on 27th and 28th May, 2020. The conference is aimed at cybersecurity and data protection topics. The main theme for IS2 2020 is: “Cyberspace in our lives … threats and blurred frontiers”


Contributions from IS2 202 candidate speakers shall preferably be focussed on one of the following topics:
  • Artificial Intelligence and Security
  • Cloud Security
  • How to manage Cloud Services (CASB, Federated identities, Conditional Access, ...)
  • Hybrid Cloud related Threats
  • Evolution of DevOps into SecDevOps
  • Blockchain …
  • Modern Security Operations & Compliance
  • Cyber Threats Intelligence
  • APT (Advanced Persistent Threats)
  • Ransomware, Malware, Spyware, 0-day Vulnerabilities and Future Trends
  • Development of Secure Protocols (DNSSec, SPF/DKIM, etc.. )
  • Trustworthy platforms – how can they help us ( , Fenix, etc.)
  • From the Perimeter Defense towards Defense on End Points (EDR, AI, …)
  • Role of IT Security in the Organization – Trends
  • Cyber Security in Enterprise Risk Management
  • Data Digitization, Collection and Mining versus Security & Compliance
  • Practical Benefits of Bank Identity
  • Industrial Security (SCADA)
  • Security of Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Security Challenges in eHealth
  • Cybersecurity – Importance of Trusted Supply Chains (5G, Huawei,…)
  • Protection of “Critical Infrastructure” • Deep Fake, Identity Forgery, …
  • Cyber Security Awareness at the workplace and in private life
  • Good Behavior and Hygiene for Cyberspace
  • How to Deal with Information & Disinformation
  • Defending Your Privacy against Global Players (of the GAAFA league)
  • ePrivacy 2.0
  • GDPR Breaches and Issues
  • Regulation of Internet (content filtering, …)
  • Darkweb – Where is it heading to?
  • Cyberwar – military and political goals & targets
  • International Cooperation in Cybersecurity
  • Agenda of the EU on Cybersecurity
  • Initiatives of UN in the Cybersecurity area
Abstracts (ca. 2000 letters), together with the author’s brief CV, e-mail address and phone number must reach the Program Committee (“PC”) at latest by November 29th, 2019. Electronic submissions shall be sent exclusively in DOC, RTF, PDF or ASCII formats. Content of the contribution shall respect the target audience, correlate with the main theme of the Conference, must be original and independent (free of commercials and solution agnostic). Compliance with copyright, author and IP laws is within responsibility of the author.

Authors will be notified whether their initial submission have passed through the selection of PC by December 17th, 2019 and asked to prepare draft of their Paper. Draft of Paper (ca. 7000 letters of text) must reach the PC by January 31st, 2020 for the final evaluation. Only the best fitting contributions will be included into the conference proceedings and PC will announce the results to Authors by February 21st, 2020. Authors of confirmed submissions shall provide the Final version of their Paper (to be included into the almanach) to PC by April 24th, 2020 in Czech or in English language. Papers and presentations are required to be presented using the provided IS2 slide-deck and Paper templates. Final version of the slide-deck shall be provided to PC latest by May 20th, 2020. Please note that failing to provide the required materials at the indicated deadlines might lead to the refusal of the submission.

Address for submission

Please add following email subject: “IS2 2020 – CFP Answer".