The 2018 IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing

Kaohsiung • Taiwan | December 10—13, 2018

Online Submission

IEEE DSC 2018 uses EasyChair for the online paper submission. Please prepare your paper according to the instructions provided below (Manuscript Format). DSC adopts a single-blind review model. Paper submissions are not anonymous.

Manuscript Format

Papers should describe the original work with focus details. It should be no more than 8 pages for regular papers and 2 pages for experience and practice papers. Each submission will only be considered for one track - either the main conference track or the experience track, but not both. Papers must be written in English conforming to the IEEE standard conference format (US letter, two-column). All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings and will be eligible for submission to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to three famous international SCI journals, Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS, SCI, IF=3.997, Ranking: 10/104 in Computer Science, Theory & Methods), Journal of Internet Technology (JIT, SCI, IF=1.930, Ranking: 69/146 in Computer Science, Information Systems), and International Journal of Information Security (IJIS, SCI, IF=1.915, Ranking: 70/146 in Computer Science, Information Systems) for further publication consideration.


Paper templates can be downloaded from IEEE website.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission due: June 16, 2018 June 27, 2018 (FIRM deadline) (Main conference due date)
  • Paper acceptance notification: August 14, 2018
  • Workshop/poster submission due: August 21, 2018
  • Workshop/poster acceptance notification: August 28, 2018
  • Conference/Workshop Camera ready (final version): September 11, 2018
The dates are in AoE timezone.

Registration Fee

Early Registration (till Nov. 1) Late Registration (Nov. 2 – Dec. 9) On-site (Dec. 10 – Dec. 13)
IEEE Member TWD 17,000 TWD 20,000 TWD 21,500
Non-IEEE Member TWD 21,500 TWD 24,500 TWD 25,700
IEEE Student Member TWD 7,500 TWD 10,500 TWD 12,000
Non-IEEE Student Member TWD 10,500 TWD 12,000 TWD 13,500

Submission Procedure

  • Step 1: Login the submission system via this link. If you do not have an account, please click the "create an account" link and create an account in EasyChair. Once you have logged in, please enter the system as an author.

  • Step 2: Please select the track you plan to submit your paper. Currently we have two tracks:
    1. IEEE DSC 2018 Main Conference (Regular paper/Experience and Practice)
    2. 2018 Workshop on System Dependability and Security [Oral & Poster] (conjunction with the DSC 2018 conference)
    Select your preferred track and then click "Continue."

  • Step 3: Fill the paper information, upload the your paper pdf file (and video file for Experience and Practice) , and then click "Submit" to submit the paper.

    You may register your paper and update it until the paper submission deadline. For more information or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact program co-chairs of the corresponding track.

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