IEEE 2018 edition of this workshop will be held in Hong Kong. Workshop series organised by the IEEE Information Forensics and Security (IFS) Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. It's a major forum that brings researchers from related disciplines to discuss emerging challenges in Vary areas of information security and forensics, and share the latest results . This workshop serves to provide a high quality forum for advancing research and development efforts in a range of areas defining e-security and forensics.

Program Chairs General Chair
  • Ajay Kumar
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 
    Hong Kong
Award Commitee Chair Finance Chair
  • Kenneth Lam
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 
    Hong Kong
Tutorial Chair Doctoral Consortium Chair
Local Arrangements Chair
  • Allen Au
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 
    Hong Kong
Sponsorship Chair
  • Xiapu Luo
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 
    Hong Kong
Publicity Chairs Publications Chair
Call for paper

Important date

Abstract submission deadline
Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification
Final paper submission deadline

The 10th edition of WIFS 2018 will be held in Hong Kong and will feature keynotes, tutorials, special sessions, panel sessions, along with oral and poster sessions. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Biometrics

  • Cryptography

  • Data Privacy and Anoymity

  • Communication and Physical-Layer Security

  • Digital Forensics and Analysis

  • Hardware Security

  • Information Theoretic Security

  • Multimedia Content Hash

  • Network Security

  • Security of Large Networked Systems

  • Steganography and Covert Communications

  • Surveillance

  • Usability and Human Factors

  • Watermarking and Data Hiding


Regular Paper Submissions: Submitted papers may not be accepted or under review elsewhere. Submissions may be up to eight pages in conference format (double blind reviewing). Please visit conference web page for more details. Papers accepted and presented at WIFS 2018 will also appear in IEEE Xplore library. Conference Venue M1603,07, Li-Ka Shing Tower HKPolyU, Hong Kong  Biometrics  Multimedia Content Hash  Cryptography  Network Security  Data Privacy and Anonymity  Security of Large Networked Systems  Communication and Physical-Layer Security  Steganography and Covert Communications  Digital Forensics and Analysis  Surveillance  Hardware Security  Usability and Human Factors  Information Theoretic Security  Watermarking and Data Hiding Session on SPL and TIFS Papers: Authors of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security and IEEE Signal Processing Letters papers will be given opportunity to present their work during WIFS 2018, subject to availability of space and approval by program chairs. The technical program will also include demo and ongoing work session from researchers in academia/industry.

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  • Conference Date

    Dec 11



    Dec 13


  • Jun 30 2018

    Abstract Submission Deadline

  • Jun 30 2018

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Aug 20 2018

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • Sep 10 2018

    Final Paper Deadline

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