The 12th China International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (Inscrypt 2016) will be held in Beijing, from November 4 to 6, 2016, co-organized by the State Key Laboratory of Information Security, the Chinese Association for Cryptologic Research of China, and In Cooperation with IACR. It is an annual conference targeting the top research results in the related area. Topics of interest encompass research advances in ALL areas of information security, cryptology, and their applications. Inscrypt 2016 seeks high-quality research contributions in the form of well-developed papers, and two successive tracks for crypto and security respectively will be organized. The conference proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in LNCS series.


Authors are invited to submit full papers presenting new research results related to cryptology, information security and their applications for either crypto track or security track. All submissions must describe original research that is not published or currently under review by another conference or journal. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Crypto Track:

Security Track

Instruction for Authors

Conference language is English. All submissions must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgments, or obvious references. It should begin with a title, a short abstract, and a list of key words, and its introduction should summarize the contributions of the paper at a level appropriate for a non-specialist reader. The paper should be intelligible and self-contained within 20 pages including references and appendices and must be submitted electronically to easychair. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. It is highly advised to prepare the submissions in the Springer LNCS format. More information can be found at conference web site

Important Dates

Deadline for Submission: August 10, 2016 August 30, 2016

Notification of Acceptance: October 8, 2016

Pre-proceedings version deadline: October 23, 2016

Proceedings version deadline: Novemeber 20, 2016

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