ACNS is an annual conference focusing on innovative research and current developments that advance the areas of applied cryptography, cyber security and privacy. Both academic research works with high relevance to real-world problems as well as developments in industrial and technical frontiers fall within the scope of the conference.

The 15th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS2017) will be held in Kanazawa in Japan, on July 2017. It will be organized by Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) and Osaka University. The proceedings of ACNS 2017 will be published as a separate LNCS volume by Springer.

Let's meet in Kanazawa, where is one of the most historical attractive cities in Japan!

Important dates and deadlines

Submission:3 February 2017, 23:59 JST
10 February 2017, 23.59 JST
Notification:7 April 2017
Final version:17 April 2017
Conference:10-12 July 2017


February 8, 2017Visa information is online
February 1, 2017The submission deadline is extended
January 22, 2017The paper submission is available
November 8, 2016Important dates are revealed
August 13, 2016Conference website goes live

Sponsored by

  • National Insitute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) International Exchange Program
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Support Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology Research, Foundation
  • Microsoft Corporation