Call for Research Papers

event logo The fourteenth Symposium on Electronic Crime Research (eCrime 2019) will be held November 13th-15th, 2019 on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. This year's program is co-hosted by our event partner CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University's Security and Privacy Institute.

eCrime 2019 consists of a 4 day program. One day of Workshops and CTF followed by 3 days of keynote presentations, technical and practical sessions, and interactive panels. An overarching goal of these meetings is bringing together academic researchers, industry security practitioners, and law enforcement to discuss and exchange ideas, experiences and lessons learnt combating cybecrime.

The conference offers travel grants to students of accepted work who are having issues finding the funding to attend. Note that there is a set final date for requesting the stipend, please get your requests in as soon as possible after hearing back about your paper’s acceptance. eCrime 2019 also has a best paper and runner-up award that is accompanied by a cash reward for the top papers submitted.

Important Dates:
    Full Papers registration and submission due: August 16, 2019
    Paper Notifications due: September 30th, 2019
    Request for a stipend: October 10th, 2019
    Camera ready due: TBA
    Conference: November 13th-15th, 2019

Submission topics include but are not limited to:

  • Detecting and/or mitigating eCrime (e.g. online fraud, malware, phishing, ransomware, etc.)
  • Measuring and modeling of eCrime
  • Economics of online crime
  • eCrime delivery strategies and countermeasures (e.g. spam, mobile apps, social engineering, etc.)
  • Security assessments of mobile devices
  • Public Policy and Law for online crime

Instructions for Authors:

Papers publication details will be posted soon. Cash awards will be given for the best paper overall and the honorable mention student co-authored papers.

Authors will be asked to indicate whether their submissions should be considered for the best student paper award; any paper co-authored by a full-time student is eligible for this award.

Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference. A limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding to attend the conference. Students whose papers are accepted and who will present the paper themselves are given priority to receive such assistance. Requests for stipends should be addressed to the general chair after paper acceptance.

Organizing Committee

General Chair: Brad Wardman, PayPal

Program Chair: Gianluca Stringhini, Boston University
Markus Jakobsson, Amber Solutions Inc.

Program Committee: Luca Allodi, TU Eindhoven
Yun Shen, Symantec
Adam Doupe, Arizona State University
Shuang Hao, UT Dallas
Alice Hutchings, University of Cambridge
Chris Kanich, UIC
Alexandros Kapravelos, NCSU
Engin Kirda, Northeastern
Nektarios Leontiadis, Facebook
Federico Maggi, Trendmicro
Damon McCoy, NYU
Enrico Mariconti, UCL
Gang Wang, Virginia Tech
Shirin Nilizadeh, UT Arlington
Elissa Redmiles University of Maryland
Nick Nikiforakis, Stonybrook University
Tobias Fiebig, TU Delft
Hossein Siadati, Google/NYU Poly
Najmeh Miramirkhani, Stonybrook University
Platon Kotzias, IMDEA