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ISI'' 2017 : IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics
Submission Date:
2017-04-25 Extended
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Conference Date:
Beijing, China
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Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) research is an interdisciplinary research field involving academic researchers in information technologies, computer science, public policy, bioinformatics, medical informatics, and social and behavior studies as well as local, state, and federal law enforcement and intelligence experts, and information technology industry consultants and practitioners to support counterterrorism and homeland security’s missions of anticipation, interdiction, prevention, preparedness and response to terrorist acts.

The annual IEEE International Conference on ISI (IEEE ISI) was started in 2003 in Tucson, Arizona. Since then, the conference has been hosted in Atlanta, San Diego, New Brunswick, Taipei, Dallas, Vancouver, Beijing, Seattle, Washington DC, the Hague, Baltimore and Tucson. Over the past 14 years, the IEEE ISI Conference has evolved from its traditional orientation of intelligence and security domain towards a more integrated alignment of multiple domains, including technology, humans, organization, and security. The scientific community has increasingly recognized the need to address intelligence and security threats by understanding the interrelationships between these different components, and by integrating recent advances from different domains. This year, the IEEE ISI conference will be held in Beijing, China.


The conference theme is Security and Big Data.We invite academic researchers in the field of Intelligence and Security Informatics and related areas as well as law enforcement and intelligence experts, and industry consultants and practitioners in the field to submit papers and workshop proposals.

ISI 2017 will be organized in four main tracks focusing on:

Security Analytics and Threat Intelligence
Data Science and Analytics in Security Informatics
Human Behavior and Factors in the Security Applications
Organizational, National, and International Issues in Counter-terrorism and other Security Applications

Submissions may include systems, methodology, test-bed, modeling, evaluation, and policy papers.  Research should be relevant to informatics, organization, public policy, or human behavior in applications of counter-terrorism or protection of local/ national/ international security in the physical world and/or cyberspace.  See specific topic suggestions below.


Security Analytics and Threat Intelligence

    Threat pattern models and modeling tools
    Real-time situational awareness
    Intrusion and cybersecurity threat detection and analysis
    Cyber-physical-social  system security and incident management
    Computing and networking infrastructure protection
    Crime analysis and prevention
    Forecasting threats and measuring the impact of threats
    Surveillance and intelligence through unconventional means
    Information security management standards
    Information systems security policies
    Mobile and cloud computing security
    Big data analytics for cybersecurity
    Resilient cyber infrastructure design and protection

Data Science and Analytics in Security Informatics

    Data representation and fusion for security informatics
    Criminal/intelligence information extraction
    Data sharing and information visualization for security informatics
    Web-based intelligence monitoring and analysis
    Spatial-temporal data analysis for crime analysis and security informatics
    Criminal/intelligence machine learning and data mining
    Bio-terrorism tracking, alerting, and analysis
    Digital forensics and computational criminology
    Financial and accounting  fraud analysis
    Consumer-generated content and security-related social media analytics
    Security-related social network analysis (radicalization, recruitment, conducting  operations)
    Authorship analysis and identification
    Terrorism related analytical methodologies and software tools

Human Behavior and Factors in Security Applications

    Behavior issues in information systems security
    HCI and user interfaces of relevance to intelligence and security
    Social impacts of crime and terrorism
    Board activism and influence
    Measuring the effectiveness of counter-terrorism campaigns
    Citizen education and training
    Understanding user behavior in that has potential security risks
    Security risks about user behavior in information systems
    Human behavior modeling, representation and prediction for security applications

Organizational, National, and International Issues in Counter-terrorism and other Security Applications

    Best practices in counter-terrorism or security protection
    Information sharing policy and governance
    Privacy, security, and civil liberties issues
    Emergency response and management
    Disaster prevention, detection, and management
    Protection of  transportation and communications infrastructure
    Communication and decision support for research and rescue
    Assisting citizens' responses to terrorism and catastrophic events
    Border security
    Accounting and IT auditing
    Corporate governance and monitoring
    Election fraud and political use and abuse


We accept three types of  paper submissions on the topics of the proposed tracks and related topics: long paper (max. 6 pages), short paper (max. 3 pages), and poster (1 page). Submission format is PDF.  Consult the IEEE publications page at for information on formatting. Papers will be submitted through the EasyChair submission and review system.The submission Web page for IEEE ISI 2017:

The accepted papers  from ISI 2017 and its affiliated workshops will be published by the IEEE Press in formal Proceedings. IEEE ISI Proceedings are EI-indexed.
Last updated by Dou Sun in 2017-04-13
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