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SPDF-Mobile 2017 : Special Issue on “The Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Networks and Mobile Cloud”


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Submission Deadline Sep 29, 2017
Notification Due Dec 8, 2017
Final Version Due Jan 12, 2018
Categories    security   privacy   digital forensics   mobile

Call For Papers

To many people, smartphones and other mobile devices have been an indispensable part of daily life and work. With personal financial and medical information and job related data being processed on mobile devices, systems and networks as well as the connected mobile cloud, it is critically important that the development and advancement of secure mobile operating systems, secure mobile applications, secure smartphone devices, secure cellular networks and secure mobile cloud all keep up with the ever‐growing mobile usage. For this reason, this research area has been a very important sector in the network, telecommunication and cloud industry and a focus of funded research projects in many research institutes.

The scope of The Special Issue on The Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Networks and Mobile Cloud encompasses the security, privacy, and digital forensics of mobile systems, mobile networks and mobile cloud, including but not limited to Android, iOS and Windows Mobile operating systems, smartphones and applications for these platforms and devices, as well as cellular networks and mobile cloud and applications. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following subject categories:
 Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile security and privacy
 Digital forensics on mobile operating systems, applications and smartphones
 Secure mobile application development
 Smartphone and mobile device/hardware security
 Mobile application and mobile cloud application security and digital forensics
 Mobile user and mobile cloud user authentication and authorization
 Multi‐factor mobile system and mobile cloud authentication
 Mobile user and mobile cloud user privacy
 Mobile vulnerability detection and remediation
 Intrusion detection and disaster recovery on mobile OS, applications, smartphones, cellular networks and mobile cloud
 Mobile device and mobile cloud management
 Modeling, design and testing for secure mobile cloud
 Secure algorithms and methodologies for mobile cloud
 Secure and efficient private mobile cloud
 4G and 5G security
 Security and privacy in mobile edge computing

Paper Submission
DCN, fully open and accessed by ScienceDirect, publishes rigorously peer‐reviewed and high quality original articles and authoritative reviews. Only original and unpublished research papers will be considered in this special issue. Authors should follow the Digital Communications and Networks (DCN) manuscript format described in the Information for Authors at DCN journal website (‐communications‐and‐networks/ ).
Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy to the Elsevier DCN on‐line manuscript system via ( according to the following timetable and choose the article type as “SI: The Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Networks and Mobile Cloud”.

Time Table
Manuscript submission: September 29, 2017
Acceptance notification: December 8, 2017
Final manuscript due: January 12, 2018
Publication date: February 2018

Guest Editors
Dr. Lei Chen, Georgia Southern University, USA (Email:
Dr. Guofei Gu, Texas A&M University, USA (Email:
Dr. Wenjia Li, New York Institute of Technology, USA (
Dr. Rami Haddad, Georgia Southern University, USA (Email:

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