Kangacrypt 2018
Australian Workshop on Offensive Cryptography
Adelaide, Australia, 7–9 December, 2018


Information for the excursion.
Published list of accepted papers.
Registration site open.

Call for Papers

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Taking place in the National Wine Centre of Australia, amid the fourth largest wine collection in the southern hemisphere, the aim of the Kangacrypt workshop is to bring together practitioners and researchers interested in all aspects of breaking cryptography.

The workshop consists of four invited tutorial talks. In addition, we seek submissions of original research papers within the scope of the workshop. We anticipate that there will be space for 15–20 submissions.

Submissions may present theory, techniques and practical experience on topics including, but not limited to:

Instructions for Authors

Submissions should be made electronically in PDF format to the Kangacrypt submission web site. Submissions must be written in English, should begin with a title, a short abstract and an introduction that summarises the contributions of the paper at a level appropriate for a non-specialist reader. Submissions should follow the Springer LNCS paper format (See details here), and be at most 16 pages excluding bibliography and clearly marked appendices.

Pre-proceedings and special issue in CCDS

Accepted papers will be distributed electronically to all participants. The authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit a full paper to appear (subject to further review) in a special issue of the Springer Journal of Cryptography and Communications.

Important dates:

Important Dates

Submissions: 15 Jun 2018
Submissions: 25 Jun 2018
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Notification: 15 Aug 2018
Notification: 31 Aug 2018
Final version: 30 Sep 2018
Final version:15 Oct 2018

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