18 March 2016

Call for papers: "Advances in Cyber Security, Analytics and Human Factors in IT"

For a special issue of the International Journal of Embedded Systems.

Today we are becoming more and more dependent on information technology and services as they pervade every aspect of our lives. However, cyber security, analytics and human factors in information technology play an important role in the development of superlative organisations where new technologies and applications are put into practice to strengthen everyday business processes. A reliable information technology system requires a solid security framework that ensures confidentiality, integrity, availability and authenticity of the organisation’s critical assets.

This special issue will focus on state-of-the-art research paradigms and recent advances in cyber security, analytics and human factors in IT and related areas. The issue is open to high-quality research contributions from a wide range of professionals including scholars, researchers, academicians and industry. Original research papers and state-of-the-art reviews are welcome. We anticipate that the special issue will open new avenues for further research and technology improvements in this important area.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Security and privacy in social networks and applications
  • Security and privacy in smartphone devices
  • Security and privacy in mobile cloud computing
  • Security of mobile commerce and mobile internet of things
  • Security of 3G/4G systems, Wi-MAX, ad-hoc, petrinets
  • Web service security
  • Web analytics
  • Digital analytics
  • Role of R in data analysis
  • Information trust
  • Information retrieval
  • Semantic web
  • IT security, ethical and societal challenges
  • Security and privacy in cloud computing
  • Security of mobile, peer-to-peer and pervasive services in clouds

Important Dates
Submission of manuscripts: 31 May, 2016

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