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Paper Submission is now open for the 3rd edition of EAI AC3! Check out the Call for Papers.
Take a look back at the previous edition of AC3 here.
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About AC3 2023

The AC3 conference is an annual conference intends to bring together researchers and practitioners from all areas of applied cryptography in computer and communication systems. The conference encourages submissions on all technical aspects of applied cryptography, including but not limited to cryptographic algorithms, protocols, implementations, standards and practices, and cryptographic applications in computer, information, and system security. The conference also encourages submissions on the utilization of cryptographic technologies to solve real-world security problems in cloud computing, Internet of things, edge computing, distributed systems, information-centric networks, cyber-physical systems, data science, etc.


We welcome contributions from the following fields:

  • Authentication and Key Management
  • Provable Security against Cryptanalysis
  • Cryptographic Privacy Protection Techniques
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • Digital Signature
  • Key Exchange/Agreement
  • Searchable Encryption
  • Cryptographic Protocols
  • Secure Multi-Party Computation
  • Financial Cryptography
  • Post-Quantum Cryptography
  • Side Channel Attacks and Preventions
  • Cryptographic Standards and Regulations
  • Data Protection and Database Security
  • Trust Management
  • Cryptographic Hardware and Implementations
  • Applied Cryptography in Blockchains
  • Applied Cryptography in IoT/CPS
  • Applied Cryptography in Cloud Computing
  • Applied Cryptography in Mobile Systems
  • Applied Cryptography in the Internet of Vehicles
  • Applied Cryptography in Information-Centric Networks
  • Applied Cryptography in Edge Computing
  • Applied Cryptography in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
  • Applied Cryptography in Software-defined Networks


All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Web of Science, Compendex, Scopus, DBLP, EU Digital Library, IO-Port, MatchSciNet, Inspec and Zentralblatt MATH.

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About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

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Previous AC3 editions

2022 – Virtual conference
2021 – Virtual conference