SecTrend Analysis

A data-driven analysis on 17,797 security paper from 1980 to 2020.


SecTrend Analysis is a project trying to understand past 40 years' security papers from data-driven and meta-research perspectives. In this project, we collect 17,797 security papers from 18 security conferences(1980-2020). If you are interested in the detail, please visit Intro page.

Top10 keywords in the past 40 years


Top11-20 keywords (To get reach to more keywords, have a look at Keywords .)


The keywords' popularity between tier1 and tier2 conferences. Same, the full comparison charts are avaliable at Comparison .

Title length

Authors per Paper

Subtitle Proposition

Related Work


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