[hpc-announce] [Extended CFP] 4th International workshop in Artificial Intelligence and Industrial Internet-of-Things Security (AIoTS)

Sergio González Muriel callforpapers.aiots at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 06:58:38 CST 2022

4th International workshop in Artificial Intelligence and Industrial 
Internet-of-Things Security (AIoTS)

Co-located with ACNS2022 (June 20-23), Rome, Italy.

*** Best Paper Award: Two awards have been announced: 1) Best paper 
award for the AIoTS 2022 workshop papers, and 2) Best paper award from 
all the workshops, in which AIOTS workshop best paper shall compete with 
other workshop's best paper. Moreover, the selected papers will be 
invited to submit an extended version to the Frontiers in Communications 
and Networks journal.

Workshop description:

In recent years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has got a lot of 
attention, especially, for the success of deep learning to address 
problems that were considered hard before. Big players such as Google, 
Amazon and Baidu are exploring the application of AI in different 
markets like healthcare, FinTech and autonomous vehicles. Along with AI, 
other technologies such Internet-of-Things (IoT) have boosted other 
areas like the case of Industry 4.0, where through the adoption of 
Industrial-IoT (IIoT) into the production chain companies want to have a 
smarter manufacture that can be adapted to their customers’ needs. The 
accelerating adoption of new technologies brings new challenges 
especially associated with the cybersecurity of the applications, where 
confidentiality, integrity and availability of data are important. 
Security incident in IIoT impacts the safety properties since 
applications interact physically with people or other assets. The 
intersection of AI and cybersecurity can be seen as a two-fold 
relationship. On the one hand, AI techniques can be adopted to improve 
the state-of-the-art of security solutions, while on the other hand, 
cybersecurity can contribute to improving the study of the security of 
AI algorithms through the exploration of adversarial machine learning. 
This workshop aims to open a space where new research ideas from 
different areas converge into the intersection of AI, IIoT, 
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and cybersecurity. We encourage researchers 
and experts in the fields of AI, embedded systems, CPS and cybersecurity 
to take the opportunity to use this workshop for sharing their work and 
open the discussion of new ideas in this always-evolving topic.


AIoTS aims to cover various fields of application in the area of 
security and privacy within the fields of artificial intelligence and 
industrial IoT. Thus, suggested topics include, but are not limited to, 
the following points:

Formal security and resilience analysis on AI and IIoT/CPS

Risk management and governance for AI and IIoT-based Application

AI-Assisted Critical Infrastructure Security

(Federated) Adversarial Machine Learning

AI for Detection, Prevention, Response and Recovery against Potential 

AI for Wide-Area Situational Awareness and Traceability

Applied Cryptography for AI and IIoT

Security and Privacy of Cyber-Physical Systems and/or IIoT

Applications of Formal Methods to IIoT Security

Blockchain for Trustworthy IIoT/CPS-based applications

Embedded Systems Security

Cyber Threat Intelligence for AI and IIoT/CPS

Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning

For more details on submission, please have a look at the AIoTS2022 

Co-Program Chairs:

Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain

Sridhar Adepu, University of Bristol, UK

Important Dates:

Paper Submission Deadline: March 22, 2022

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: April 22, 2022

Submission of camera-ready papers for pre-proceedings: May 8, 2022

Workshop date: one day between June 20 and June 23, 2022

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