Central European
Cybersecurity Conference

15–16 November 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hotel Lev, Vošnjakova ulica 1, 1000 Ljubljana

About the Conference

The second Central European Cybersecurity Conference – CECC 2018 aims at establishing a venue for the exchange of information on cybersecurity and its many aspects in central Europe. CECC 2018 encourages the dialogue between researchers of technical and social aspects of cybersecurity, both crucial in attaining adequate levels of cybersecurity. Complementary contributions dealing with its economic aspects as well as any legal, investigation or other issues related to cybersecurity are welcome, too.


Online registration is available.

20 July 2018

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Universal Computer Science.

14 June 2018

The conference will offer a Best Paper Award sponsored by Future Internet.

13 June 2018

Paper submission deadline extended to 9 July 2018.

11 June 2018

Call for Papers

The official Call for Papers is available at (EasyChair):


The conference is devoted to presenting and exploring scientific and technological advancements and original innovative applications in the field of cybersecurity. Topics for this conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Cybersecurity and cyber resilience
  • Cyber insurance
  • Digital privacy
  • Digital currency, blockchains and cybercrime
  • Law, investigation, internet jurisdiction and ethics
  • Child safety in the cyberspace
  • Cyber forensics
  • Surveillance, interception, blocking and sovereignty
  • Cyber warfare
  • Network security
  • Critical infrastructure security
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Information security governance
  • Security management
  • Cloud security
  • Internet of things security
  • Big data and cybersecurity
  • Healthcare information security
  • Software development security

Important dates

9 Jul 2018
Submission deadline
12 Aug 2018
Author notification
10 Sep 2018


Online registration is available.

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Regular registration

300 €

Early-bird registration

200 €

Student registration

50 €

The regular registration fee includes entrance to all conference sessions and the social events. The regular registration fee does not include the accommodation.

Cancellation fee is € 50. Substitution is welcome. No cancellation will be allowed after 30 October 2018.

Early-bird registration fees must be paid before 30 September 2018.

Students have to show a valid student ID at the conference site. The student registration fee includes the entrance to all conference sessions but not the social events. The student registration fee does not include the accommodation.

Registration fees must be paid in advance via bank transfer. Please make sure all bank fees are covered by the submitting account and that the payment is free of charge for the receiver account.

Account holder: UM FVV, Kotnikova 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
IBAN: SI56 0110 0600 0006 231
Reference number: SI00 6007-2017

Please mention your first and last name on the bank transfer.

Participants receive the original copy of the receipt on the first day of the conference.

Best Paper Award

The symposium will offer a best paper award of 500 Swiss franc (CHF) sponsored by Future Internet journal, MDPI. The award which will be announced and bestowed at the symposium closing session. The award will be conferred to the author(s) of a paper presented at the conference, selected by the symposium chairs. The decision criterion will consider both the paper quality (assessed by the program committee), and the oral presentation quality (feedback given by session chairs at the conference venue).


CECC 2018 proceedings will be published by Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) in the ACM Digital Library within its International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS) using its new Open Access model.

Selected accepted and presented research papers will be published, after further revision to ensure adequate quality for journal papers, in a special issue of the Journal of Universal Computer Science (ISSN 0948-695x / 0948-6968).

Submission Guidelines

The official language of the conference is English. Papers are limited to 6 pages.

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

  • Full papers reporting on original research findings (5-6 pages).
  • Short papers reporting on original research findings (2-4 pages).

Papers submitted to CECC 2018 have to use the ACM SigConf template. Please, read template instructions carefully before submitting the paper.

The quality of the research papers will be assessed based on its originality, significance and clarity.

All submitted research papers will undergo a double-blind reviewing process. Please, make sure that submitted papers do not contain author names or obvious self-references.

Submission of a paper implies that at least one of the authors will register and present the paper at the conference if the paper is accepted.

Submit research papers using the CECC 2018 submission system.


Conference co-chairs

Lothar Fritsch, Karlstad University (Sweden)
Bela Genge, Petru Maior University (Romania)
Joerg Keller, FernUniversitaet in Hagen (Germany)
Wojciech Mazurczyk, Warsaw University of Technology (Poland)
Simon Vrhovec, University of Maribor (Slovenia)

Program committee

Igor Bernik, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Krzysztof Cabaj, Warsaw University of Technology (Poland)
Luca Caviglione, IMATI - CNR (Italy)
Michal Choras, University of Science and Technology (Poland)
Boštjan Delak, Faculty of Information studies in Novo mesto (Slovenia)
Tobias Eggendorfer, University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten (Germany)
Jan Eloff, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Mariki Eloff, University of South Africa (South Africa)
Petra Grd, University of Zagreb (Croatia)
Mordechai Guri, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
Piroska Haller, Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures (Romania)
Georgios Karopoulos, Joint Research Centre (Italy)
Stefan Katzenbeisser, Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany)
Jean-Francois Lalande, CentraleSupélec / Inria (France)
Olaf Maennel, Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia)
Bradley A. Malin, Vanderbilt University (USA)
Blaž Markelj, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Jorge T. Martins, University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Anže Mihelič, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Pal-Stefan Murvay, Politehnica University of Timisoara (Romania)
Kaja Prislan, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Gerardo I. Simari, Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahía Blanca and CONICET (Argentina)
Kai Simon, Kai Simon Consulting (Germany)
Daniel Spiekermann, FernUniversitaet in Hagen (Germany)
Damian Weber, University of Applied Sciences in Saarbrücken (Germany)
Edgar R. Weippl, SBA Research (Austria)
Steffen Wendzel, Worms University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
Dirk Westhoff, Offenburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
Christos Xenakis, University of Piraeus (Greece)
Aleš Završnik, Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Sabina Zgaga, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovenia)

Organizing chair

Blaž Markelj, University of Maribor (Slovenia)

Organizing comittee

Igor Bernik, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Aleksander Podlogar, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Anita Urbanija, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Simon Vrhovec, University of Maribor (Slovenia)

Publication chair

Igor Bernik, University of Maribor (Slovenia)


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