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International Journal of Embedded Systems
International Journal of Embedded Systems


Special Issue on: "Advances in Cyber Security, Analytics and Human Factors in IT"

Guest Editors:
Dr. B.B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
Dr. Shingo Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi University, Japan

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.

Subject Coverage
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

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 31 May, 2016