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Call for Papers



DIGILIENCE is an annual conference, organized since 2019, which aims to establish the state of the art and future demands in the provision of security and resilience of ICT-intensive processes, services, and systems. Of particular interest are studies that examine systems in their interdependence or place their operation in a human or wider policy contexts, as well as evidence and data-based studies and presentations of the respective datasets.


30.05.2022 15.06.2022 – Full-text submissions

30.06.2022 31.07.2022– Notification of acceptance

30.07.2022 20.08.2022 – Submission of Final Version

28-30.09.2022 – Conference



The call for papers for DIGILIENCE 2022 is now open! We are looking forward to receiving original contributions, presenting advances or research reports in the theory, design, implementation, analysis, verification, or empirical evaluation and measurement of secure and resilient systems. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Cybersecurity Situational Awareness.
  • AI for Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity for AI.
  • Operations in Cyberspace.
  • Cryptography for Cybersecurity and Resilience.
  • Governance for Effective, Efficient, and Resilient Operations and Networks.
  • The Human Factor in Cybersecurity and Resilience.
  • Developing Critical Digital Competencies.
  • Cyber Resilience of IoT Systems and Industry 4.0.
  • Protecting Critical Infrastructures from Cyberattacks.
  • Cybersecurity of Biophysical and Biomedical Systems.
  • Resilience to Cyber/Hybrid Influence.
  • Digital Organizations in Big Data Environment.
  • Sharing Data in Support of Digital Transformation.

Accepted papers will be published in one or more dedicated issues of Information and Security: An International Journal and each registered participant will receive a hard copy at the conference.

Authors of papers, presented at the conference, will be invited to submit an amended version for publication in a volume of the Springer series “Communications in Computer and Information Science”.

DIGILIENCE 2022 accepts only original works. It is understood that submitted articles have not been previously published and are not currently under review for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts are checked for plagiarism, and self-plagiarism, and are reviewed by at least three reviewers for significance and scholarliness.

For detailed submission guidelines, deadlines, submission templates, and further details, please visit the official website of the conference at


150 EUR + 20% VAT

Early registration of an author of up to two accepted papers until September 15, 2022.


200 EUR + 20% VAT

Registration of an author of up to two accepted papers after September 15, 2022.


80 EUR + 20% VAT

Registration of a second author of an accepted paper and participants without a paper.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who will attend DIGILIENCE 2022?

The current call for papers will be disseminated to relevant structures of the European Commission in the European Defense Agency, panels, and research task groups of NATO’s Science and Technology Organization, NATO Communication and Information Agency, EU project consortia, and leading universities and research centers. We expect contributions from key Bulgarian cybersecurity policy-makers, and will invite leading practitioners from Bulgaria’s ministries of interior and defense, the State Agency “e-Government”, and the BG CERT, as well as other agencies with key cybersecurity responsibilities. Doctoral students and young researchers in information security, cybersecurity, and military sciences are also welcome to DIGILIENCE 2022.

Who is organizing DIGILIENCE 2022?

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