ACNS is an annual
conference focusing on current
developments that advance the areas of applied cryptography and its
application to systems and network security. The goal is to represent
both academic research works as well as developments in industrial and
ACNS receives strong supports in the communities of cryptography and
security, which is reflected from its organizers,
program committee, and very
acceptance rate [12% - 23%].
ACNS also gives
the best student paper award,
encourage promising students to publish their best results at this
Average acceptance rate =
Average number of attendees = 95
France , Japan , Singapore , Spain , Switzerland , UK
, USA 
Chairs: Michel Abdalla, Feng Bao, Steven Bellovin,
Rosario Gennaro, Dieter Gollmann, Markus
Jakobsson, Jonathan Katz, Angelos Keromytis,
Michael Locasto, Javier Lopez, Tal Malkin, Mark
Manulis, Atsuko Miyaji,
Philippe Owezarski, David
Bart Preneel (2018), Ahmad-Reza
Samarati, Gene Tsudik, Serge Vaudenay, Frederik Vercauteren (2018),
From 36 countries:
USA , China , Japan , Germany , France , Singapore , Korea , Australia , Canada
, UK 
Based on the conference
impact factor: 1. IEEE S&P 2.
Usenix Security 3.
Eurocrypt 4. Crypto 5.
NDSS 6. CHES 7. ACM CCS 8. Asiacrypt ....
ACNS .... 20. FC