12th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
2 - 3 March 2017, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Location of Conference

Wright State University & the Center for Cyberspace Research, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, USA.

Welcome to ICCWS 2017

Welcome to ICCWS 2017

ICCWS uniquely addresses cyber security, cyber warfare and information warfare.

For the past 11 years ICCWS has developed into an important conference in the cyber-security field, attracting academics, military professionals and practitioners from around the world to present their research findings in the form of empirical studies, case histories and other theoretical and practical contributions. In addition doctoral degree candidates find this conference a valuable opportunity to network with others and have the opportunity to present papers and posters.

Over the years the Conference has been attended by a variety of security and military organisations including Cyber Security Policy Research Institute, more than 10 national defence colleges, NATO, SHAPE etc.

ICCWS Chairs

Conference Co-Chairs


Dr. Adam R. Bryant


Dr. Robert F. Mills






Programme Chair


Dr. Juan Lopez Jr


A personal message from the Conference Chair


On behalf of Wright State University and the Air Force Institute of Technology, we welcome you to Dayton Ohio and the 2017 International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security. Wright State University serves 18,000 student with over 230 accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including our Master's of Cyber Security which can be completed entirely online.

Known as The Birthplace of Aviation and so much more, Dayton is home to the Wright Brothers, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, the Wright family mansion Hawthorn Hill, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum and the state’s most visited free tourist attraction), and Wright Patterson Air Force Base where scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratories are developing the latest in aerospace technology.

Dayton, in Montgomery County, is located at one of the busiest crossroads of America, where I-75 north/south meets I-70 east/west, and also boasts an international airport serviced by the major carriers. Accessible and affordable, Dayton in Montgomery County offers world-class attractions, diverse accommodations, fantastic arts and culture performances, beautiful parks with bike and recreation trails, a variety of sporting venues and events, plus fabulous shopping and dining.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline11 August 2016 Extended until
23 August 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance21 August 2016 Completed
Full paper due for review29 September 2016 Completed
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)8 December 2016
Earlybird registration closes22 December 2016
Final paper due (with any changes)5 January 2017
Final Author registration date26 January 2017

ICCWS Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities



ICCWS Publication Opportunities

Papers accepted for the ICCWS 2017 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:

ICCWS Conference Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings




ICCWS 2017 Conference and Journal Accreditations

Proceedings of the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS 2017) are:

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

The Conference Proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body this process can take up to several months.

This conference is a private event and does not reflect sponsorship or the official policy or position of the United States Air Force,  Department of Defense, or the United States Government