International Workshop on Information Security, Assurance, and Trust (I-SAT 2016)

The International Workshop on Information Security, Assurance, and Trust (I-SAT2016) Workshop will be held on June 9 to 11, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Campus, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers, scientists and engineers working in academia and industry to share their experiences, new ideas and research results in the areas of information and system security, assurance, and trust.

I-SAT2016 will address novel research targeting technical aspects of protecting information security and establishing trust in the digital space. New paradigms and solutions targeting emerging topics in such fields will be presented and discussed by researchers and industrial experts.

The main focus of the workshop will include, but not limited to the following:

-          Application Security and Threat Management

-          Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust

-          Modern Authentication Paradigms

-          Big data security

-          Database security

-          Digital Fraud detection

-          Social engineering and insider threats

-          Cyber threat intelligence

-          Cloud, Mobile, and Internet-of-Things security

-          Digital forensics

-          Intrusion Detection

-          Biometrics

-          Botnet and DDoS detection and control


Registration Fees


Regular Admission                        CDN 640.00

Students                                          CDN 230.00


Registration Form


  Paper Submission: Apr 4, 2016  Apr 25, 2016

  Notification of Acceptance: May 2, 2016  May 9, 2016

  Final Paper and Author Registration: May 23, 2016

  Workshop date: Jun 9-10 2016


The submission Web site for I-SAT 2016 is

Submissions should be formatted according to the Springer LNCS format standard. Initial submissions should be in PDF format, final submissions of accepted papers should be in either Word or Latex. All submissions must be 16 to 20 pages long.

Extended versions of accepted papers will be published as chapters in a book published by Springer.


General Chair:

            Dr. Issa Traore, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

Program Chair:

            Dr. Ahmed Awad, New York Institute of Technology, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Program Committee:

            Dr. Isaac Woungang, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

            Dr. Wei Lu, Keene State College, USNH, Keene, NH, USA

            Dr. Yudong Liu, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, USA

            Dr. Babak Beheshti, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA

            Dr. M. Watheq El-Kharashi, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

            Mr. Patrick Neal, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, BC, Canada

            Dr. Haytham El Miligi, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada

            Dr. Muhamad Abdulghafour, New York Institute of Technology, Nanjing, China

            Dr. Yousra Alkabani, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

            Dr. Ahmad Almulhem, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

            Dr. Julio Da Silva Dias, Santa Catarina State University (UDESC), SC, Brazil

            Dr. Maher Aburrous, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Please direct your inquiries to Dr. Ahmed Awad (