International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP)
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International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP)

Editors-in-Chief: Michele Tomaiuolo (University of Parma, Italy) and Monica Mordonini (University of Parma, Italy)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC and 16 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2007
ISSN: 1930-1650|EISSN: 1930-1669|DOI: 10.4018/IJISP


As information technology and the Internet become more and more ubiquitous and pervasive in our daily lives, there is an essential need for a more thorough understanding of information security and privacy issues and concerns. The International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP) creates and fosters a forum where research in the theory and practice of information security and privacy is advanced. IJISP publishes high quality papers dealing with a wide range of issues, ranging from technical, legal, regulatory, organizational, managerial, cultural, ethical and human aspects of information security and privacy, through a balanced mix of theoretical and empirical research articles, case studies, book reviews, tutorials, and editorials. This journal encourages submission of manuscripts that present research frameworks, methods, methodologies, theory development and validation, case studies, simulation results and analysis, technological architectures, infrastructure issues in design, and implementation and maintenance of secure and privacy preserving initiatives.

Topics Covered

  • Agents and mobile communication systems
  • Authentication and authorization of users, systems, and applications
  • Businesses models and systems with security and privacy requirements and management
  • Case studies in security and privacy
  • Civil rights and liberties
  • Computer worms and viruses
  • Consumer and business practices and trends
  • Cryptographic techniques and protocols
  • Database issues in privacy protection
  • Developing enterprise management of security and privacy policies and infrastructures
  • Development of formal models and definitions
  • Distributed marketplaces, auctions, and gaming
  • Distributed, forward, and proactive policies and procedures
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Electronic commerce, banking, and payment protocols
  • Encryption, authentication, and access control
  • Enhancements for storage area networks
  • E-services, e-voting, and e-government
  • File and file system security and privacy
  • Firewall technologies, policies, and trends
  • Global issues
  • Hacking and corruptions
  • Hacking, cyber-terrorism, and intrusion detection
  • Heterogeneous and large-scale environments
  • Identity and privacy confidentiality
  • Legal, regulatory, and compliance issues
  • Malicious codes and attacks against networks
  • Multiparty communications, co-operations, and computations
  • Networks and security protocols
  • Peer-to-Peer computing
  • Preserving and enhancing technologies and initiatives
  • Relationships and trade-offs between security and privacy
  • Security and privacy techniques, management, and protocols
  • Tools, techniques, methods, and frameworks
  • Trends and new developments
  • Trust architectures and underlying infrastructures
  • World Wide Web authentication and authorization

Mission and Scope

The overall mission of the International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP) is to create and foster a forum where research in the theory and practice of information security and privacy is advanced. The journal strives to serve a diverse readership by publishing articles in a range of topics in information security and privacy that would appeal to a broad cross-sectional and multi disciplinary readership ranging from the academic and professional research communities to industry practitioners. The journal seeks to publish a balanced mix of high quality theoretical or empirical research articles, case studies, book reviews, tutorials, editorials as well as pedagogical and curricular issues surrounding information security and privacy.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Open Access Articles
Volume 13: 4 Issues (2019): 1 Released, 3 Forthcoming
Volume 12: 4 Issues (2018)
Volume 11: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 10: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 9: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 8: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2010)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2009)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2008)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2007)
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Reviews and Testimonials

The exponential growth of information storage has lead to a large scale of infringement of data in enterprise. The International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP) is a forum in which researchers have contributed their ideas and concepts relatedt o information security and privacy. This journal serves the important purpose of bringing together researchers and practitioners in the area of information security and privacy. The well reviewed articles are a useful resource to researchers. The journal is a definite asset to academic library.

– Latha Parameswaran, Amrita Unviersity, India

In today's world, as one starts giving more and more importance to security issues, there is every possibility that an individual's rights to privacy will be affected. The International Journal of Information Security and Privacy attempts to address both requirements by publishing articles with a quick turnaround time while maintaining the highest quality expected from it's renowned editorial board.

– Shamik Sural, IIT Kharagpur, India


Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Dalei Wu, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States
Li Yang, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States
International Advisory Board
Ananda raj, SREC, India
Associate Editors
Ahmed Abbas, The American University In Cairo, Egypt
Syed Siraj Ahmed N, VIT University, India ORCID
Ankur Singh Bist, KIET Ghaziabad, India
Sowmyarani C. N., Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, India
Wei Cai, University of California, United States
Rudresh Dwivedi, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
Yassine Maleh, The National Port Agency, Morocco ORCID
Anand Nayyar, Duy Tan University, Viet Nam ORCID
Selva Nidhyananthan, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India
KRISHNA CHAITANYA NOSINA, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India ORCID
Yudi Prayudi, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia ORCID
Trishana Ramluckan, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Adesh Rampat, Republic Bank Limited ORCID
Babak Sokouti, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Salam Thajeel, Mustansiriyah University, Iraq ORCID
Yi Wang, Manhattan College, United States
Editorial Review Board
Haider Abbas, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi, University of London, United Kingdom
Marios Anagnostopoulos, University of the Aegean, Greece ORCID
Rabindra Barik, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, India ORCID
Rita Barrios, University of Detroit Mercy, United States
Peter Bearse, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States
Said Bouchkaren, Abdelmalek Essaadi University/ National School of Applied Sciences of Tangier, Morocc
Srinivasa L. Chakravarthy, Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering(A), India
Junaid Chaudhry, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Alexander Chefranov, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Chandramohan Dhasarathan, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science, India
Moses Dlamini, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Paolo Fornacciari, University of Parma, Italy
Angelina Geetha, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India ORCID
C P Gupta, Rajasthan Technical University, India
Seyed Mahmood Hashemi, Beijing University of Technology, China
Mathanan Jayanthi, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India
Sudhanshu Joshi, Doon University, India ORCID
Rashi Kohli, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, United States
Nitin Kumar, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand, India
David Hong Jer Lang, Evault Technologies, Malaysia
Chengqing Li, Hunan University, China
xueping liang, tennessee state university, United States ORCID
Joo Soon Lim, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Gianfranco Lombardo, University of Parma, Italy
Sumana M, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India ORCID
Adiline Macriga, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, India
Leandros Maglaras, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
M Manikandakumar, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India
Rajakani Manoharan, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India
Mohammad rasoul Momeni, Golpayegan University of Technology ORCID
Antonio Muñoz, University of Málaga, Spain
Susila N, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, India
nivedita nahar, NITTTR, Chandigarh, India ORCID
Ghizlane Orhanou, Mohammed University in Rabat, Morocco
Ravi Kiran Varma P, MVGR, India
Supraja P, SRM University, India
vasudeva Reddy P, Andhra University, India
Kalpdrum Passi, Laurentian University, Canada
Chirag Patel, Charotar University of Science and Technology, India
Harold Patrick, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Pedro Pina, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
KRISHNA PRAKASHA, Manipal Academy of Higher Education,Manipal ORCID
Brijendra Pratap Singh
E Priya, Sri Sairam Engineering College, India
Ishaani Priyadarshini
Ciprian Pungila, West University of Timișoara, Romania
Senthilprabha Rajagopal, PSG College of Technology, India
KASARAPU RAMANI, Sree ViDyanikethan Engineering College, India
Dr. Sivaranjani Reddi, ANITS, India
Rahul Saha, Lovely Professional University, India
Mattia Salnitri, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Mohammad Samadi Gharajeh, Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCID
Laura Sani, Italy
Mary Schmeida, Kent State University, United States
Ali Shakir, Mustansiriyah University, Iraq ORCID
Anurag Shukla, NIT Raipur, India
Dushyant Singh, MNNIT Allahabad, India
Sarvesh Tanwar, Mody University of Science and Technology, India
Homero Toral-Cruz, University of Quintana Roo, Mexico
Sang-Bing Tsai, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China and Wuyi Univers, Taiwan ORCID
Elochukwu Ukwandu, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Brett van Niekerk, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ORCID
Dr. Aisha Banu W, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, India
Ding Wang, Peking University, China
Edgar Weippl, SBA Research, Austria


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 3,000–5,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

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