Submit a Paper to the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF)

Published Quarterly. Est. 2009.

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.

ISSN: 1941-6210|EISSN: 1941-6229|DOI: 10.4018/IJDCF
The Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF) 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 IJDCF.

Mission

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.


Coverage

Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • 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


Submission

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/journals/guidelines-for-submission.aspx PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.


All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

All inquiries regarding IJDCF should be directed to the attention of:

Weiqi Yan
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics
E-mail: weiqi.yan@aut.ac.nz