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International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF)

An Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association
Published Quarterly. Est. 2009.
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DOI: 10.4018/IJDCF, ISSN: 1941-6210, EISSN: 1941-6229
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The International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF) provides state-of-the-art coverage in the development of legal evidence found in computers and electronic storage mediums. IJDCF addresses the use of electronic devices and software for crime prevention, investigation, and the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to the legal system. This fully refereed journal contains high quality theoretical and empirical research articles, research reviews, case studies, book reviews, tutorials, and editorials in this field.


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The mission of the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF) is to provide and foster a forum for advancing research and development of the theory and practice of digital crime prevention and forensics. IJDCF addresses a broad range of digital crimes and forensic disciplines that use electronic devices and software for crime prevention and investigation. This journal informs a broad cross-sectional and multi-disciplinary readership ranging from the academic and professional research communities, to industry consultants and practitioners. IJDCF publishes a balanced mix of high quality theoretical and empirical research articles, case studies, book reviews, tutorials, and editorials.


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Topics Covered

  • Computational approaches to digital crime preventions
  • Computer Virology
  • Crime Scene Imaging
  • Criminal investigative criteria and standard of procedure on computer crime
  • Cryptological techniques and tools for crime investigation
  • Data carving and recovery
  • Digital document examination
  • Digital evidence
  • Digital signal processing techniques for crime investigations
  • Identity theft and biometrics
  • Information Warfare
  • Machine learning, data mining, and information retrieval for crime prevention and forensics
  • Malicious Codes
  • Network access control and intrusion detection
  • Policy, standards, protocols, accreditation, certification, and ethical issues related to digital crime and forensics
  • Practical case studies and reports, legislative developments, and limitations, law enforcement
  • Small digital device forensics (cell phones, smartphone, PDAs, audio/video devices, cameras, flash drives, gaming devices, GPS devices, etc.)
  • Steganography and steganalysis
  • Terrorism knowledge portals and databases
  • Terrorism related analytical methodologies and software tools
  • Terrorist incident chronology databases
  • Watermarking for digital forensics

Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Dr. Weiqi Yan is a senior lecturer at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. His research areas include intelligent forensics, intelligent surveillance, intelligent network and computing security, with publications that covered the majority of journals and conferences within his research area. Dr. Yan has supervised over 100 students including research visitors/postdoctoral fellows, he is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), a senior member of the IEEE, TC members of the IEEE, a member of the ACM, and a associate editor of two international journals. Dr Yan's TPC services covered the major conferences of his research area. Dr. Yan is also a guest professor with PhD supervision of the State Key Laboratory of Information Security (SKLOIS) China. Dr Yan has long-standing collaborations with those world famous computer scientists from USA, UK, Singapore, China.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Thomas M. Chen, Swansea University, UK
Edward Delp, Purdue University, USA
Roland Wilson, University of Warwick, UK

Associate Editors
Mauro Barni, Università di Siena, Italy
Abhir Bhalerao, University of Warwick, UK
Rainer Böhme, Technische Universität, Germany
Patrizio Campisi, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
Thomas M. Chen, Swansea University, UK
Bruno Crispo, University of Trento, Italy
Simson Garfingel, US Naval Postgraduate School and Harvard University, USA
Zeno Geradts, The Netherlands Forensic Institute, The Netherlands
Yongjian Hu, South China University of Technology, China
Jiwu Huang, Shenzhen University, China
Hongxia Jin, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Andrew Ker, University of Oxford, UK
Richard Leary, Forensic Pathway, UK
Sangjin Lee, Korea University, Korea
Yue Li, Nankai University, China
Der-Chyuan Lou, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Richard Mislan, Purdue University, USA
Emilio Mordini, Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship, Italy
Tae Oh, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Jeng-Shyang Pan, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan
Marios Savvides, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Yun-Qing Shi, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Jill Slay, University of South Australia, Australia
Matthew Sorell, University of Adelaide, Australia
Peter Sommer, London School of Economics, UK
Tieniu Tan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Massimo Tistarelli, Universita di Sassari, Italy
Philip Turner, QinetiQ and Oxford Brookes University, UK
S. Venkatesan, University of Texas, USA
Weiqi Yan, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

International Editorial Review Board
Andre Aarnes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Kostas Anagnostakis, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Sergio Barvo-Solorio, University of Warwick, UK
Barry Blundell, South Australia Police, Australia
Ahmed Bouridane, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
Roberto Caldelli, Universita' degli Studi Firenze, Italy
Brian Carrier, Basis Technology, USA
François Cayre, GIPSA-Lab / INPG - Domaine Universitaire, France
Michael Cohen, Australian Federal Police, Australia
Heather Dussault, SUNY Institute of Technology, USA
Jordi Forne, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Pavel Gladyshev, University College Dublin, Ireland
Julio César Hernández-Castro, Portsmouth University, UK
Raymond Hsieh, California University of Pennsylvania, USA
Arshad Jhumka, University of Warwick, UK
Huidong Jin, Nationa ICT, Australia
Stefan Katzenbeisser, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Hae Yong Kim, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Michiharu Kudo, IBM Tokyo Research Lab, Japan
Gian Luca Marcialis, University of Cagliari, Italy
Phil Nobles, Cranfield University, UK
Jong Hyuk Park, Seoul National University of Technology, Korea
Fei Peng, Hunan University, China
Indrajit Ray, Colorado State University, USA
Golden G. Richard III, University of New Orleans, USA
Khaled Salah, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Pedro Luis Próspero Sanchez, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hiroyuki Sato, University of Tokyo, Japan
Qi Shi, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Christopher Smith, Southwest Research Institute and University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Gale Spring, RMIT University, Australia
Efstathios Stamatatos, University of the Aegean, Greece
Martin Steinebach, Fraunhofer-Institute for Secure Information Technology, Germany
Peter Stephenson, Norwich University, USA
Natasa Terzija, University of Manchester, UK
Helen Trehame, University of Surrey, UK
Theodore Tryfonas, University of Bristol, UK
Jianying Zhou, Institute of Infocomm Research, Singapore
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