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SecSI-2-Call 2016 : Special Issue on Security Trends in Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Social Networking


When Jan 30, 2016 - Dec 30, 2016
Where USA
Submission Deadline Jan 25, 2016
Categories    mobile cloud   security   big data   cloud computing

Call For Papers

EURASIP Journal on Information Security welcomes submissions to the new special issue on Security Trends in Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Social Networking.

Cyber security is an essential need for modern society where information technology and services pervade every aspect of our lives. However, it is challenging to achieve, as technology is changing at rapid speed and our systems turn into ever more complex. We are gradually more dependent upon such information and communications infrastructures, and the threats we face are organized and exploit our dependency by the attackers or cyber criminals. Moreover, cyber space is considered as fifth battle-field after land, air, water and space.

Mobile cloud computing, web and social networking have gained more and more attention in recent years. There are still significant security challenges in the development of cloud infrastructure, web and mobile terminal devices.

This special issue will focus on state-of-the-art research paradigms on security aspects in social networking, Web and cloud computing, particularly on advances in mobile computing technologies and related areas. Moreover, this issue will spotlight on the research challenges and issues in the mobile cloud computing security. This special issue is open for submission for high quality research contributions from academia and professionals. Original research papers and state of the art reviews will be accepted. We anticipate that the special issue will open new entrance for further research and technology improvements in this important area.

Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Security and privacy of mobile cloud computing
Security of Mobile, peer-to-peer and pervasive services in clouds
Security of Mobile commerce and mobile internet of things
Security of Operating system and middleware support for mobile computing
Security of Pricing and billing for mobile cloud computing services
Security and privacy in Smartphone Devices
Security and privacy in sensor networks
Security and privacy in social applications and networks
Web service security
Security of 3G/4G systems, Wi-MAX, Ad-hoc, Petrinets
Security of Mobile social networks
Near field communication services
Security of Smart cities, smart environments and smart grid
Security of Smart transportation
Security of Smart vehicular networks
Service-oriented architectures, service portability, P2P
Network virtualisation and cloud-based radio access networks

Submission instructions:

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the Instructions for Authors for EURASIP Journal on Information Security. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the EURASIP Journal on Information Security submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on Security Trends in Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Social Networking. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Deadline for submissions: 30 December, 2015

Lead guest editor:

Dr. B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India

Guest editor:

Dr. Shingo Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi University, Japan

Dr. P. Raj, IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (COE), IBM, India

Submissions will also benefit from the usual benefits of open access publication:

Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

If you would like to let your peers know about this open special issue, download this Call for Papers.

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