The International Workshop on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks

(S&PWM 2017)



Security and Privacy is the top and the most critical research topic around the globe. This workshop in conjunction with 10th Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference (WMNC 2017) seeks submissions from academia, and industry to debate the issues in every aspect, and the novel theoretical and practical solutions related to security and privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks.

Topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Threat and vulnerability identification and modelling
  • Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Firewalls, Packet Filters
  • Malware Analysis and Detection including Botnets, Trojans and APTs
  • Web and Systems Security
  • Distributed Denial of Service Attacks and Defenses
  • Communication Privacy and Anonymity
  • Circumvention and Anti-Censorship Technologies
  • Forensics Techniques
  • Public Key Infrastructures, Key Management, Credential Management
  • Formal methods for security
  • In Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, e.g., RFIDs
  • In Peer-to-Peer and Overlay Networks
  • In Emerging Technologies: VoIP, Internet-of-Things, Social Networks
  • In Cloud, Data Center and Software-Defined Networks
  • In Cyber-Physical Systems

Important Dates

Paper Submission: June 20 2017

Acceptance Notification: June 30, 2017

Camera Ready Submission: July 15, 2017


Paper Submission

Authors who wish to participate in the conference will create documents consisting of a complete description of their ideas and applicable research results in maximum 8 pages (two-column format).

Papers should be formatted according to the Author Guidelines described here. All papers must be written in English and submitted in PDF format, for template and other details Click here.


Evaluation Process

Paper submissions will be reviewed by experts selected by the conference committee for their demonstrated knowledge of particular topics. The progress and results of the review process will be posted on this website, and authors will also be notified of the review results by email. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings with an ISBN.


Instructions and Policies

Single blind review: WMNC 2017 reviewing is single blind, which means that authors do not know the names of the reviewers of their papers, and reviewers do know the names of the authors.

Dual submissions: By submitting a manuscript to WMNC, the authors guarantee that it has not been previously published (or accepted for publication) in substantially similar form. Furthermore, no paper which contains significant overlap with the contributions of this paper either has been or will be submitted during the WMNC 2017 review period to either a journal or a conference.


Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and will be indexed in IEEE Xplore. Authors of papers of special merit will be invited to send their extended versions to a Special Issue organized for this purpose in International renowned Journals.


Important IEEE Policy Announcement

The IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (including its removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented.



Kashif Saleem and Jalal Al-Muhtadi

Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA),

King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.



Adel Ali Ahmed, King Abdulaziz University, KSA

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Southeast University, Bangladesh

Alois Paulin, Technische Universität München-KRI, Germany

Amjad Gawanmeh, Khalifa University, UAE

Armin Schneider, Klinikum r. d. Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany

Basit Shahzad, King Saud University, KSA

Christoph Thuemmler, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Fernando Koch, Samsung Research Institute Brazil

Haider Abbas, CoEIA, King Saud University, KSA

Isabel de la Torre Díez, University of Valladolid, Spain

Jalal Al-Muhtadi, CoEIA, King Saud University, KSA

Joel Rodrigues, National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil; Instituto de Telecomunicações, UBI, Portugal

Kalloniatis Christos, University of the Aegean, Greece

Mehmet Orgun, Macquarie University, Australia

Mohamed H. Eldefrawy, CoEIA, King Saud University, KSA

Mohd Adib Sarijari, University Technology Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia

Mubashir Rehmani, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology , Pakistan

Muhammad Imran, King Saud University, KSA

Rajan Shankaran, Macquarie University, Australia

Sayim Khalil, CoEIA, King Saud University, KSA

Yacine Challal, SURES Research Team, Ecole nationale Supérieure d'Informatique, Algiers

Yaqoub S. Baguda, King Abdulaziz University, KSA