Call for Papers:

HOST 2020

Abstract or Paper Registration Deadline
August 15, 2019
Final Submission Deadline
August 15, 2019

IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST)
San Jose, USA
May 4-8, 2020

HOST 2019 – the premier event aims to facilitate the rapid growth of hardware-based security research and development and highlight new results in the area of hardware security – has opened the call for contributions. Starting this year, HOST has two submission windows (Aug. 15th and Nov. 15th) with no abstract deadlines and no extensions. The 13th annual HOST will be held 4-8 May 2020 in San Jose, California, the capital of Silicon Valley. HOST 2020 invites original contributions in all areas of overlap between hardware and security. This includes but is not limited to the following:

– Security primitives
– Computer-aided design (CAD) tools
– Emerging and nanoscale devices
– Trojans and backdoors
– Side-channel attacks and mitigation
– Fault injection and mitigation
– (Anti-)Reverse engineering and physical attacks
– Anti-tamper
– Anti-counterfeit

– Trusted execution environments
– Cache-side channel attacks and mitigation
– Privacy-preserving computation
– System-on-chip (SoC)/platform security
– FPGA and reconfigurable fabric security
– Cloud computing
– Smart phones and smart devices

– Internet-of-things (IoT) security
– Sensors and sensor network security
– Smart grid security
– Automotive/autonomous vehicle security
– Cyber-physical system security
– (Adversarial) Machine learning and cyber deception

Paper Submission (Two Submission Windows):
* Summer Deadline
Full Paper Submission: Aug. 15, 2019
Rebuttal: Sept. 30 – Oct. 4, 2019
Notification: Oct. 20, 2019
Camera-ready: Nov. 19, 2019
Submission Site:
* Fall Deadline
Full Paper Submission: Nov. 15, 2019
Rebuttal: Jan. 8 – 15, 2020
Notification: Jan. 30, 2020
Camera-ready: Feb. 1, 2020
Submission Site: TBD

Tutorial Proposal Submission (Notification): Oct. 4, 2019 (Nov. 15, 2019)
HW Demo Proposal Submission (Notification): Dec. 15, 2019 (Jan. 16, 2020)

Submit your paper on the symposium submission website ( The page limit is 10 pages, double column, IEEE format, with a minimum font size of 10pt. Submissions must be anonymous and must not identify the authors, directly or indirectly, anywhere in the manuscript. All submission information and topic details can be found at