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Call for Participation - Cybersecurity Education, Research & Practice

Call for participants and sponsors - 2018 Conference on Cybersecurity Education Research & Practice at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA, October 19th to 20th. Industry and research event, hosted by the center for Information Security Education, Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University


On Friday, CCERP will host an industry security day, with invited presentations from industry executives in the region making presentation on information security issues of concern to both industry and academic professionals.

Organizations interested in setting up display tables are invited to sponsor the event. Details may be viewed at, then select Exhibitors from the menu. Please email us at for additional information or to propose a speaker. Presentations will not highlight an individual product or company and must be suitably vendor agnostic.


The Conference on Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Practice (CCERP) seeks to provide academics, researchers, and practitioners with an opportunity to share their perspectives on the various aspects of innovation in security research, industry best practices and pedagogical developments of interest with teaching and researching faculty members. Papers offering novel research contributions in any aspect of information security are solicited for submission to the 2018 CCERP Conference. The primary focus is on high-quality, original, unpublished research, case studies and implementation experiences.

For authors interested in submitting papers: Papers should have relevance to the teaching, research and practice of information security / cybersecurity. The primary criteria for appropriateness are demonstrated practical relevance and topics of interest to academic researchers and instructors. The conference will include three tracks: education, research, and practice. Note that work in progress papers can be accepted if substantial progress has already been made and completion is expected by the conference date.

Every paper author who submits will be expected to serve as a reviewer for other, non-conflicted submissions. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference by September 15 for the paper to be included in the proceedings. Best papers will be invited to appear in the Journal of Cybersecurity, Education, Research, and Practice, a Digital Commons @ KSU publication. If you have any questions or comments about submissions or requirements please direct them to, or visit the conference submission web site at The conference web site is

Authors may submit up to 3 papers; however, no more than 2 papers from any one author will be accepted

  • August 1 - Submission Deadline for all academic papers and industry presentations.
  • September 1 - Reviews and acceptances to authors / presenters
  • September 15 - Final copies submitted. Authors for Accepted Papers / Poster Sessions must pre-register for the conference.

All submissions are via the conference proceedings site at To be added to the conference’s list server or if you have any questions, please send an email to

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