IOTS 2021

The First International Workshop on Security for Internet of Things (IOTS 2021)

Workshop Chairs

Jiahai Yang, Tsinghua University, China

Fu Chen, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

Tao Lin, Amazon, USA


It’s known to all that the security is a critical element in IoT system. Especially in recently years, more and more devices have been used in daily life. IoT security has already received widespread attention in recently years. Many scholars have carried out a lot of research work. However, it is often neglected in the development of systems. In the process of IoT practice, there are still a lot of challenging security issues. Wide range of IoT applications are undeniable. Security is essential to realize the full potential of the IoT. The workshop aims to bring together academic and industrial researchers to discuss the challenges and recent results in recently years.


The workshop will solicit original contributions in, but not limited to, the following topical areas:

  • MQTT Security
  • IoT Security Paradigms and Applications
  • Security risk management in IoT environment
  • Advanced techniques on IoT data exchange
  • Attack detection, traceback and attribution in MQTT
  • Deep learning and big data technologies for IoT security
  • Measuring security in IoT communications
  • Security and Privacy Issues in IoT Environment
  • IoT security threats and defenses
  • Enhancing IoT security
  • Data Security and Privacy in the IoT
  • Detecting and preventing attacks in IoT devices
  • Test bed for the IoT security
  • IoT modelling and analysis Machine-to machine communications Security

Submit paper to this workshop

Important dates (Updates!)

Paper submission: 11 February 2021

Notification deadline: 4 March 2021

Camera Ready: 22 March 2021

Accepted and presented technical papers will be submitted for publication by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library. Workshop Papers will be published as a part of the (EAI AC3 2021) Conference Proceedings. Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

We invite workshop participation through contributions that respond to one or more of the mentioned research questions in 6 pages. Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

Technical Program Committee of the Workshop

Bo Cheng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications,

Shizhan Chen, Tianjin University, China

Wenlong Chen, Capital Normal University, China

Yueping Cai, Chongqing University, China

Dan Fan, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

Hongtao Guan, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Weiyu Guo, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

Jiwei Huang, China University of Petroleum, China

Xiaohong Huang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Bo Luo, The University of Kansas, USA

Rongheng Lin, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Weiping Li, Peking University, China

Yutao Ma, Wuhan University, China

Guangjun Shi, Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Science

En Wang, Jilin University, China

Puwei Wang, Renmin University of China, China

Hui Wang, Tsinghua University, China

Changbing Zhou, China University of Geosciences, China

Zijian Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Nengfu Xie, Agricultural Information Institute of Caas, China

Wenmao Liu, NSFOCUS Inc., China