IACR Communications in Cryptology is one of several journals published by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), a global non-profit scientific organization organization with more than 2800 members (in 2023) that brings together researchers in cryptology. The journal will start in 2024 as a diamond open access journal.
Communications in Cryptology is a journal for original research papers which welcomes submissions on any cryptologic topic. This covers all research topics in cryptography and cryptanalysis, including but not limited to
- foundational theory and mathematics
- the design, proposal, and analysis of cryptographic primitives and protocols
- secure implementation and optimization in hardware or software
- applied aspects of cryptography
In addition, the journal also accepts survey and historical articles.
For further information, please view the FAQ page and the call for papers.