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International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF)
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International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF)

This journal was converted to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Feng Liu
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 15 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1941-6210|EISSN: 1941-6229|DOI: 10.4018/IJDCF
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Published: Feb 24, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJDCF.318666
Volume 15
Vijay Kumar, Sahil Sharma, Chandan Kumar, Aditya Kumar Sahu
The development of deep convolutional neural networks has been largely responsible for the significant strides forward made in steganography over the past decade. In the field of image... Show More
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Kumar, Vijay, et al. "Latest Trends in Deep Learning Techniques for Image Steganography." vol.15, no.1 2023: pp.1-14.


Kumar, V., Sharma, S., Kumar, C., & Sahu, A. K. (2023). Latest Trends in Deep Learning Techniques for Image Steganography. , 15(1), 1-14.


Kumar, Vijay, et al. "Latest Trends in Deep Learning Techniques for Image Steganography," 15, no.1: 1-14.

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Published: Jan 20, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJDCF.317100
Volume 15
Yuwen Zhu, Lei Yu
The key network node identification technology plays an important role in comprehending unknown terrains and rapid action planning in network attack and defense confrontation. The conventional key... Show More
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Zhu, Yuwen, and Lei Yu. "Key Node Identification Based on Vulnerability Life Cycle and the Importance of Network Topology." vol.15, no.1 2023: pp.1-16.


Zhu, Y. & Yu, L. (2023). Key Node Identification Based on Vulnerability Life Cycle and the Importance of Network Topology. , 15(1), 1-16.


Zhu, Yuwen, and Lei Yu. "Key Node Identification Based on Vulnerability Life Cycle and the Importance of Network Topology," 15, no.1: 1-16.

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Published: Dec 23, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJDCF.315614
Volume 14
Zengyu Cai, Chunchen Tan, Jianwei Zhang, Tengteng Xiao, Yuan Feng
Currently, with the popularity of the internet, people are surrounded by a large number of unhealthy pages which have a serious impact on the physical and mental health of visitors. To protect the... Show More
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Cai, Zengyu, et al. "An Unhealthy Webpage Discovery System Based on Convolutional Neural Network." vol.14, no.3 2022: pp.1-15.


Cai, Z., Tan, C., Zhang, J., Xiao, T., & Feng, Y. (2022). An Unhealthy Webpage Discovery System Based on Convolutional Neural Network. , 14(3), 1-15.


Cai, Zengyu, et al. "An Unhealthy Webpage Discovery System Based on Convolutional Neural Network," 14, no.3: 1-15.

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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
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 including the use of electronic devices and software for crime prevention, investigation, and the application... Show More
Mission & Scope:
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... Show More
  • 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
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