Call for Papers


October 12-13, 2016, Oxford, UK


International Conference on Web and Mobile Application Security (Mobile AppSecurity 2016) is an international referred conference dedicated to the advancement of Web and Mobile Application Security. We welcome new and innovative contributions that provide insight to theoretical and practical underpinnings to web security, mobile application security, and portable application security.


The aim of the Mobile AppSecurity 2016 is to encourage participation and promotion of collaborative scientific, industrial and academic inter-workings among individual researchers, practitioners, members of existing associations, academia, standardisation bodies, and including government departments and agencies. The purpose is to build bridges between academia and industry, and to encourage interplay of different cultures.


Mobile AppSecurity 2016 invites researchers and industry practitioners to submit papers that encompass principles, analysis, design, methods and applications. All submitted papers will be independently peer-reviewed.


The conference proceedings will be published and submitted for bibliographic indexing and listing by the following: IEEE Xplore Digital Library, DBLP Computer Science, Scopus, CiteSeerX, Computer Science Index, EI Compendex, Academic Search Complete, CiteULike, Google Scholar & Microsoft Academic Search.



Mobile AppSecurity 2016 is co-located with other conferences part of Counter Fraud 2016.

  • Posters will be presented during the conference.
  • Industry track is available for discussing and publishing pilot and proof of concepts.
  • Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work.
  • Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages assessment.
  • PhD Seminar track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research.

All accepted submissions, including Industry track, Work in Progress track, Research Ideas track and PhD Seminar track will be published in the conference proceedings.


All submissions, including abstracts and full papers should be submitted via the Easychair Conference Site


Topics of Interest

Original papers are invited on recent advances in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance. The topics in Mobile AppSecurity 2016 include but not limited to:


Security Strategies for Mobile Platform

Analysis, Detection and Evaluation of Malicious Mobile Apps

Security Algorithms & Protocols

Policies and Framework for Mobile Apps


App Store Security

Validation, Verification and Signing of Mobile Apps

Advanced Security

Biometric Authentication

Multilevel Authorisation

Gesture Navigation

Application Reputation Scoring

Identity Management

3rd Party Apps, Trust and Assurance


Rooting and Jailbreaking

Mobile OS

iOS, Android, Symbian, Firefox OS

Root Privilege Management

Access Management

Detecting Mobile Malware

Compliance and Legal

EUC & End User Licensing Agreements


Mobile in BYOD Corporate Environment

Enterprise BYOD Policies

Enforcement of BYOD Policies, Strategies and Standards


Open Source Mobile Operating System


Firefox OS




Sailfish OS


Open Source Mobile Application



Tizen Mobile Platforms




Web & Mobile Security Testing

Code Reviews

Code Signing & Integrity

IT Health Check

Mobile Apps Code Security

OWASP Mobile Security Project


Societal Impact of Smartphone, Tablets and PDAs

Usage, Usability and Changing Lifestyles

Smartphone for Everything – e-Banking, Social Media, e-Journalism, e-Gaming, e-Commerce & Communication

Paradigm Change

Privacy & Trust


All the accepted papers will appear in the proceedings!


Best Papers

The best paper of each section will be selected and their author(s) will receive a corresponding Award Certificate.

Authors of the Best 20%-25% papers presented at the conference will be invited to adapt their papers for their publication in one of the special issues peer reviewed journals.

Web Fraud Detection Journal Cyber Security IJEDIT Journal