18th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
9 - 10 March 2023, Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA

Towson University, USA


Welcome to ICCWS 2023

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

For the past 18 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.

Conference Co-Chairs

Richard Wilson   
Major Brendan Curran


Personal Message from the Conference Chairs

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 18th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS) to be held on 9-10 March 2023 at the Towson University, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA. This conference goes to the heart of all matters relating to cybersecurity. It will bring together distinguished cybersecurity researchers and practitioners worldwide to explore innovative solutions in addressing complex cybersecurity problems.

We welcome you to the ICCWS and look forward to your participation.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadlineSTILL ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS
Notification of abstract acceptance09 September 2022
Full paper due for review15 October 2022
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)15 December 2022
Earlybird registration closes20 December 2022
Final paper due (with any changes)12 January 2023
Final Author registration date2 February 2023
We are planning to run our series of conferences as physical events with the option for participants to join virtually. We urge you to continue to submit your abstracts and papers in line with the published dates (extensions will be granted on request). For more details contact info@academic-conferences.org

Conference Publications


Papers accepted for the ICCWS after the double-blind peer review process, 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. Proceedings are accessible here: https://papers.academic-conferences.org/index.php/iccws

Additionally, papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development and possible publication in the journals listed below. Note that journal editors are provided with the conference proceedings and will make selections if they feel work is appropriate and of sufficient quality for the journal. If invited to publish in a journal authors will be expected to develop the work by 40-50%, including a change of title and abstract. Individual journal procedures will need to be followed and there is no guarantee of publication.

Conference Accreditations

 The Proceedings of the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS) will be submitted to the following bodies for indexing:

  • BowkerLink Publisher Access System
  • British Library Legal Deposit
  • Curran Associates Proceedings
  • EBSCO database of Conference Proceedings
  • Elsevier Scopus
  • Google Scholar
  • Google Book Search
  • Web of Science (WoS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK
  • Nielsen
  • Publishers’ Licensing Services
  • ProQuest

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.