Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline:

June 15, 2021 (AoE)
July 31, 2021 (AoE)
Aug 14, 2021 (AoE)
Aug 22, 2021 (AoE)

Authors' Notification:

September 30, 2021 (AoE)
October 14, 2021 (AoE)

Camera-ready Deadline:

October 15, 2021 (AoE)
October 21, 2021 (AoE)

Camera-ready Instructions

Authors should consult Springer's authors' guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs ( in their papers. In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form. The corresponding author signing the copyright form should match the corresponding author marked on the paper. Once the files have been sent to Springer, changes relating to the authorship of the papers cannot be made.


   October 21, 2021

Paper formatting

You must format your paper following Springer's guidelines for LNCS proceedings. Details and templates for LaTeX and Microsoft Word are available here.
The page limit (including bibliography) is 20 pages for regular papers and 12 pages for short and work-in-progress (WiP) papers in the format at the url above.

Paper submission

You must submit your camera-ready paper by the deadline above on the original submission link:
Microsoft cmt url: Submission link
You need to upload the following documents on this page:

  • A PDF of your camera-ready paper
  • A ZIP (.zip) file containing all the LaTeX or Word sources of your paper, including any bibliography files. These are needed by Springer to complete their editorial work.
  • A completed, signed copyright transfer form that gives Springer the permission to publish your paper. The blank form is available here. You must fill the form, sign it and upload its PDF. You can create the completed PDF by filling and signing the form on an electronic medium like a tablet or a touchscreen, or by printing, filling, signing and scanning the form. In the "Title of the Book or Conference Name", write "17th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2021)". In the "Volume Editor(s) Name(s)" field, write "Somanath Tripathy, Rudrapatna K. Shyamasundar and Rajiv Ranjan". Fill the remaining fields as per the details of your paper. Your paper cannot be published unless the form is correctly filled and signed.


After Springer has copy-edited your paper, they may send an email to the primary contact author with a 72-hour window to allow the detection of any editorial/formatting mistakes introduced by Springer. We cannot predict when this 72 hour window will be. Consequently, please make sure that the contact authors of your paper check their email regularly between October 22 and the conference.

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