23rd European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
27 - 28 June 2024, Jyväskylä , Finland

University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Welcome to ECCWS 2024

It is now 22 years since the European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS) was established. It has been held in Greece, Ireland, Germany, Finland, Estonia, Portugal, to mention only a few of the countries which have hosted it. This conference 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.

 Conference Chair

Dr. Martti Lehto

Programme Chair

Dr. Mika Karjalainen


Personal Message from the Conference Chairs

The 23rd European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security will be returning to Jyväskylä, Finland and in 2024 will be organised by the Finnish Center of Expertise for Cyber-Security (FICEC). FICEC is the cooperative organization by the University of Jyväskylä and the JAMK University of Applied Science. The conference venue is the Agora building which is located 1,5 km from Jyväskylä downtown. We will be organizing a great event with both the international conference community and local researchers and professionals. We look forward to welcoming you in Jyväskylä, a national Cyber Security city.


Important Dates

Abstract submission deadlineSTILL ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
Notification of abstract acceptance20 December 2023
Full paper due for review25 January 2024
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)4 April 2024
Earlybird registration closes18 April 2024
Final paper due (with any changes)2 May 2024
Final Author registration date23 May 2024
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

Conference Publications


Papers accepted for the ECCWS 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:

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



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

      • listed in the Web of Science (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
      • Ranked by the Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers

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