15th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
7-8 July 2016, Munich, Germany

Location of Conference

Bundeswehr University, Munich, Germany

Welcome to ECCWS 2016

Welcome to ECCWS 2016

It is now 15 years since the European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS) was established. It has been held in Finland, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, England, The Netherlands to mention only a few of the countries which have hosted it. This conferences attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, military personnel, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of the cyber security community. ECCWS is generally attended by participants from more than 30 countries. The Journal of Information Warfare regularly publishes a number of the papers presented at this conference.

ECCWS 2016 is being held at the Bundeswehr University, Munich, Germany where the Conference Chair is Prof. Dr. Gabi Dreo Rodosek.

A recent addition to this conference are the Workshops which are held on the day preceding the conference.

ECCWS Chairs

Conference Chair

Gabi Rodosek

Gabi Rodosek

Programme Chair

robert koch

Robert Koch

A personal message from the Conference Chair

We are pleased to invite you to the 15th ECCWS Conference at the Bundeswehr University in Munich to share your experience with us. The main research activity at our university takes place in four faculties comprising computer science and engineering and we educate some 3700 German officers through bachelor, master or doctorate degrees. The University founded the Research Center for Cyber Defence (CODE) in 2013. The RC CODE brings researchers from different scientific disciplines across faculties together and integrates experts from industry and public service.

ECCWS offers a unique opportunity for sharing ideas and learning from others. We are looking forward to meeting you all and welcoming you to Munich.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline3 December 2015 Extended until 16 December
Notification of abstract acceptance10 December 2015 Completed
Full paper due for review4 February 2016 Completed
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)14 April 2016 Completed
Earlybird registration closes20 April 2016 Now closed
Final paper due (with any changes)12 May 2016 Completed
Final Author registration date2 June 2016

ECCWS Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities



ECCWS Publication Opportunities

Papers accepted for the ECCWS will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The conference proceedings have an ISSN (2049-9870) and will be assigned an ISBN on publication.

Papers that have been presented at the Conference will be considered for further development and publication in the following journals:

ECCWS Conference Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings




ECCWS 2016 Conference and Journal Accreditations

Proceedings of the European Conference on Cuber Warfare and Security (ECCWS) are:

  • indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI  (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
  • listed in EBSCO database of Conference Proceedings
  • listed in the ProQuest database
  • indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK
  • listed on Google Scholar
  • listed on Google Book search
  • indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS

Conference proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body, this process can take several months.