In the Applied Research Competition, students are invited to enter the running for the CSAW Best Paper Award.

Eligible submissions include any paper published between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, on any topic related to the application or implementation of security technologies or security systems.

Accepted papers are presented by one of the student authors in poster-format during CSAW Finals. Industry experts serving as judges evaluate the originality, relevance, and accuracy of the research. 

With eligibility limited to previously published papers, this competition has a reputation for drawing some of the best doctoral security research worldwide.

Submission phase now open

CSAW'17 Submission Deadline: 

3:59 UTC Saturday, September 9, 2017 

CSAW'17 Final Presentations: 

November 9 - 11, 2017 at all participating international locations 

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The preliminary and final round reviewers.

Awards given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.