Call for Papers

The 2018 International Workshop on Security and Privacy Assurance Technologies for Emerging Networks (SPATEN 2018) focuses on the problems of design and analysis of security, privacy, and data protection algorithms in various emerging network systems and concepts such as Internet of Things, Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Software Defined Networks, Blockchian, Cryptocurrency, etc. SPATEN 2018 will be held in conjunction with The 13th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA 2018), June 20-22, 2018, Tianjin, China. The workshop seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research, as well as experimental studies, on all theoretical and practical aspects of security, privacy, and data protection algorithms in emerging network systems.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Important Dates

Paper Submission

Authors are required to submit their papers in the Springer LNCS Format with 10 point font. For more information, please visit Information for LNCS Authors. Submitted papers must describe work not previously published. They must not be submitted simultaneously to another conference with refereed proceedings or to a journal. We regard submission of drafts which contain the essentially same results from papers under review in other conferences or journals at the moment of the submission as a simultaneous submission. All submissions should be in PDF Format. Each submission can have at most 12 pages. Questions about the submission process should be directed to Program Chairs. The submission server is now available at


The conference proceedings will be included in Proceeding of the main conference, WASA 2018, which will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. After the conference, selected papers will be published in special issues of journals: