Key challenges in global cybersecurity: Efforts and trends in EU (KCYEU-2022) Workshop

CYRENE, FISHY, and IoTAC, are organizing a joint workshop trying to track current research in cybersecurity, especially in the fields of IoT and supply chain but also open to other cybersecurity research areas and projects.

The workshop will be held on 28 March, 2022, as a remote event co-located with the DRCN conference 

Call for Papers and Work-in-Progress Presentations

According to the World Economic Forum, Cybersecurity is one of the biggest concerns worldwide, being also one of the top five identified risks. The European Union is not indifferent to this concern and need, and different projects have been funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Among these projects FISHY, CYRENE and IoTAC, are organizing a joint workshop trying to track current research in cybersecurity, especially in the fields of IoT and supplychain but also open to other cybersecurity research areas and projects. The topics identified for this workshop are, although not limited to:

    • Cybersecurity certification schemes
    • How to assess Risk in a Supply Chain Service?
    • Identity and access management in IoT environments
    • AI based attack detection
    • AI attacks modelling
    • Certification of IoT architectures
    • Vulnerability prediction and secure software development
    • Supply chain vulnerability and impact assessment
    • Control access and authentication on supply of chains
    • Cybersecurity prediction maintenance
    • Trust and incident management on supply of chains

Authors are invited to submit original contributions that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Two types of submissions are solicited:

1. Original unpublished papers. They should be in pdf. IEEE 2-cloumn conference style, limited to six (6) pages. The DRCN 2022 conference is technically Co-Sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society. All accepted and presented papers will be included in the DRCN 2022 proceedings and will be subsequently submitted to IEEE Xplore for publication. At least one author is required to register, at the full rate (for online workshop), to present accepted papers at the conference and for the paper to appear in the conference proceedings and in IEEE Xplore.

2. Work-in-Progress presentations. One (1) page summary in Calibri 11pt style, plus no more than 10 ppt slides, sent in pdf format. The paper will not appear in IEEE Xplore and the registration for work-in-progress presentations will be different.

Important dates:

  • February 10, 2022

    Deadline for workshop paper submission

  • February 18, 2022

    Acceptance/rejection notification

  • February 25, 2022

    Final workshop papers

Submit your paper through:

Workshop Organizers:

    • Dora Kallipolitou, Zelus P.C.
    • Anna Marton, Safepay Systems
    • Eva Marín Tordera, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya
    • Nelly Leligou, SYNELIXIS

TPC Members:

    • Cataldo Basile (POLITO)
    • Henrique Santos (UMinho)
    • Nelly Leligou (Synelixis Solutions S.A.)
    • Admela Jukan (TUBS)
    • Diego López (Telefónica I+D)
    • Grigorios Kalogiannis (STS)
    • Sergio Sánchez López (UPC)
    • Danijela Tešendić (University of Novi Sad)
    • Srdjan Škrbić (University of Novi Sad)
    • Danijela Boberić Krstićev, (University of Novi Sad)
    • Dr. Konstantinos Georgopoulos, (Research Associate, Telecommunication Systems Institute)
    • Dr. Grigorios Chrysos, (Research Associate, Telecommunication Systems Institute)
    • Prof Christos Douligeris (University of Piraeus)
    • Prof. Erol Gelenbe (IITIS-PAN – Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics of the Polish Academy of Sciences)
    • Prof. Tadeusz Czachórski (IITiS PAN – Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics of Polish Academy of Sciences)
    • Dr. Mohammad Heydari (Stockholm University)

We are looking forward to receiving your latest work and welcoming you to the KCYEU-2022 Workshop! Reach out to us and share your views either by using our contact form or by following our social media accounts in Twitter and LinkedIn.

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This blog is signed by: the CYRENE team


Project Coordinator: Sofoklis Efremidis
Institution: Maggioli SPA
Email: info{at}
Start: 1-10-2020
Duration: 36 months
Participating organisations: 14
Number of countries: 10



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