International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE)

Submit a Paper to the International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE)

Published Semi-Annually. Est. 2019.

The International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE) is a high quality, peer-reviewed journal that covers applied, theoretical, and operational research, sponsored academic education and corporate training, and the application to knowledge in academia, government, corporate, and law enforcement. The journal will provide a unique place for scholars and practitioners to address emerging cyber and law enforcement challenges which are growing in scope and urgency as countries around the world are becoming increasingly dependent on digital information and networks. The journal is committed to providing quality empirical research as well a scholarship grounded in real-world implications and solutions.

ISSN: 2577-4816|EISSN: 2577-4824|DOI: 10.4018/IJCRE
The Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, the coverage and the guidelines for submission to IJCRE.


The International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE) publishes empirical research that enhances insight and contributes to the better understanding of matters pertaining to the advancement of cyber security, cybercrime, digital evidence, forensics and forensic science and technologies, and law enforcement in a digital world. All empirical methods include qualitative, quantitative, field, laboratory, and mixed methods are encouraged. In order to be published in IJCRE, a manuscript must make a strong experiential and theoretical contribution and highlight the significance of those contributions to the field of cyber and law enforcement. Thus, preferential consideration will be given to submissions that test, extend, or build strong theoretical frameworks while critically examining issues with high importance for best practice, heightened awareness, and innovative solutions. IJCRE is committed to upholding the highest standards of academic rigor. As one of the important aims of this journal is to increase the use and impact of knowledge as well as increasing the visibility of scientific materials, IJCRE does not charge contributors for any review or publication fee for accepting or publishing their materials in the journal.


The IJCRE publishes research manuscripts, case studies, and white papers written at a level appealing to a broad audience of cyber experts, law enforcement practitioners, and academic and corporate personnel and researchers. The manuscripts submitted to the journal are reviewed for their contribution to the advancement of applied research and education/ training in the area of cyber and law enforcement. Manuscripts must be prepared in Microsoft Word and submitted with necessary graphics, citations, and references in accordance with the current APA standards. All abstracts and manuscripts will undergo a peer-review process from the Journal's Editorial Review Board.

The International Journal of Cyber Research and Education covers the following topics (but not limited to):

  • Computer Crime Prevention/Detection, Computer Forensics and Security
  • Computer/Mobile Device/Network/Software Forensics, Anti-Forensics Applications
  • Cyber security, Cybercrime, and Digital Evidence
  • Cybercrime and Related Law Enforcement Legislation
  • Cyber-Related Research and Practice in the Sectors of Academia, Government, Corporate, and Law Enforcement
  • Digital Crimes and Forensic Disciplines that Use Electronic Devices and Software for Crime Prevention and Investigation
  • Digital Forensics Tools/Techniques/Standardization/Testing Forensic Tools
  • Emerging Digital Forensic and Investigative Technologies and Tools, Procedures, and Techniques
  • Forensics and Forensic Science and Technologies
  • Identity Theft, Attacks on Management Systems, Denied Access to Management Systems
  • International Geographical Aspects of Cybercrime
  • Internet Abuse, Network Intruder Prevention, Internet/Network Security
  • Investigative Techniques, Judicial Processes and Related Legal/Ethical Issues
  • Law enforcement in a Digital World
  • Network Access Control and Intrusion Detection Related to Cyber Crimes
  • Practical Case Studies and Reports, Legislative Developments, and Investigations
  • Privacy and Anonymity on the Internet, Internet Fraud and Identity Theft
  • Research in Cyber Security, Privacy, and Law
  • Safety Issues Related to Mobile Phones, Internet, Networks, etc.
  • Security in Mobile Platforms, Mobile Agents/Artificial Intelligence
  • Shared Studies of Impact of Cybercrimes in Academia, Government, Corporate, and Law Enforcement
  • Technology Gap, Cybercrime, Digital Forensics, Cyber-Attacks, Digital Forensics Tools
  • White Papers Addressing Contemporary Issues in Cyber and Law Enforcement


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Lawrence A. Tomei
International Journal of Cyber Research and Education (IJCRE)