A collection of useful resources for (Cybersecurity) researchers.


Research is creating new knowledge. ― Neil Armstrong

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General Research Resources

The following websites provide useful resources for researchers.

Anonymous GitHub

URL: https://anonymous.4open.science/

Anonymous GitHub allows you to simply anonymize your GitHub repository. Several anonymisation options are available to ensure that you do not break the double-anonymise such as removing links, images or specific terms. You still keep control of your repository and define an expiration date to make your repository unavailable after the review.

Conference Ranks

URL: https://www.conferenceranks.com URL: https://scie.lcc.uma.es/

Conference Ranks and GII-GRIN-SCIE (GGS) Conference Rating are websites that allow you to lookup the rank of a conference.

Connected Papers

URL: https://www.connectedpapers.com/

Connected Papers is a visual tool to help researchers and applied scientists find academic papers relevant to their field of work.


URL: https://elicit.org/

Elicit can find relevant papers without perfect keyword matches, summarise takeaways from the paper specific to your question, and extract key information from the papers.

Google Scholar

URL: https://scholar.google.com/

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.


URL: https://www.grammarly.com/

Grammarly is an American cloud-based typing assistant. It reviews spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, engagement, and delivery mistakes in English texts, detects plagiarism and suggests replacements for the identified errors. It also allows users to customise their style, tone, and context-specific language.

A valid open-source alternative is Language Tool: https://languagetool.org/.


URL: https://www.mendeley.com/search/

Mendeley is a reference manager software founded in 2007 by PhD students Paul Foeckler, Victor Henning, Jan Reichelt and acquired by Elsevier in 2013. It is used to manage and share research papers and generate bibliographies for scholarly articles.


URL: https://www.overleaf.com/

Overleaf is a collaborative cloud-based LaTeX editor used for writing, editing and publishing scientific documents. It partners with a wide range of scientific publishers to provide official journal LaTeX templates and direct submission links.


URL: https://www.researchgate.net/

ResearchGate is a European commercial social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators.


URL: https://sci-hub.ru/

Sci-Hub is a shadow library website that provides free access to millions of research papers and books, without regard to copyright, by bypassing publishers’ paywalls in various ways. Sci-Hub was founded in Kazakhstan by Alexandra Elbakyan in 2011, in response to the high cost of research papers behind paywalls.


URL: https://www.scimagojr.com/

The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus database.

SciSpace Copilot

URL: https://scispace.com/

SciSpace is an AI-powered tool to help you understand research papers better. It can explain and elaborate most academic texts in simple words.

Scopus Index

URL: https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/scopus/how-scopus-works/content#Titles

Excel file that contains a list of all Scopus-indexed journals and conferences.


URL: https://www.zotero.org/

Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials.


URL: https://zbib.org/

ZoteroBib helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software.

CySec Research

Top CySec Conferences Ranking

URL: http://jianying.space/conference-ranking.html

A CIF-based ranking of top cybersecurity conferences, for informal reference only. The ranking is adjusted once a year.

CySec Conferences Deadlines and Events

The following websites provide deadline details of relevant Cybersecurity conferences:

The following websites provide details of relevant Cybersecurity events: