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 17 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2007
ISSN: 1930-1650|EISSN: 1930-1669|DOI: 10.4018/IJISP
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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 15: 4 Issues (2021): 1 Released, 3 Forthcoming
Volume 14: 4 Issues (2020)
Volume 13: 4 Issues (2019)
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, Presidency University, India
Associate Editors
Adesh Rampat, Republic Bank Limited ORCID
Alexander Chefranov, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Anand Nayyar, Duy Tan University, Viet Nam ORCID
Angelina Geetha, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India ORCID
Antonio Muñoz, University of Málaga, Spain
Babak Sokouti, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Brett van Niekerk, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ORCID
Dr.KRISHNA CHAITANYA NOSINA, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University/PBR VITS, India ORCID
Ghizlane Orhanou, Mohammed University in Rabat, Morocco ORCID
Gianfranco Lombardo, University of Parma, Italy
Jorge Bernardino, Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
Marios Anagnostopoulos, University of the Aegean, Greece ORCID
Mattia Salnitri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy ORCID
Rashi Kohli, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, United States ORCID
Salam Abdulnabi Thajeel, University of Mustansiriyah: Baghdad,Iraq, Iraq ORCID
Syed Siraj Ahmed N, VIT University, India ORCID
Wei Cai, University of California, United States
Yassine Maleh, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco, Morocco ORCID
Yi Wang, Manhattan College, United States, United States
Yudi Prayudi, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia ORCID
Editorial Review Board
ABBA ELGUJJA, University of Salford, United Kingdom ORCID
Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi, University of London, United Kingdom ORCID
Aderonke Sakpere, University of Ibadan, Nigeria ORCID
Adiline Macriga, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, India ORCID
Ali Shakir Mahmood, Mustansiriyah University, Iraq ORCID
Anurag Shukla, NIT Raipur, India
Asha Joseph, VIT University, India ORCID
Ashish Kurmi, Uber Technologies, United States
Ashwani Kumar, Department of Computer Science & Engineering Vardhaman College of Engineering, Shamshabad, Hyderabad, India ORCID
Ben van Lier, Centric, Netherlands ORCID
Bharat Bhushan, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, India ORCID
Bouchra Echandouri, Mohammed V university, Faculty of sciences in Rabat Morocco, Morocco ORCID
C P Gupta, Rajasthan Technical University, India ORCID
Chen Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China ORCID
Chirag Patel, Charotar University of Science and Technology, India
Dhanya Pramod, Symbiosis International University, India ORCID
Ding Wang, Nankai University, China
Dr. Aisha Banu W, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, India ORCID
Dr. Sivaranjani Reddi, ANITS, India ORCID
E Priya, Sri Sairam Engineering College, India
Elochukwu Ukwandu, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Vocational School of Social Sciences, Turkey ORCID
Ferda Özdemir Sönmez, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Giacomo Fiumara, University of Messina ORCID
Giridhar Maji, Asansol Polytechnic, West Bengal, India, India ORCID
Harold Patrick, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ORCID
Ishaani Priyadarshini, United States ORCID
Ishaani Priyadarshini, University of Delaware, United States ORCID
Israa AbdulJabbar, University of Technology - Iraq, Iraq ORCID
Janardan Misra, Accenture Labs, India
Joo Soon Lim, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Jyotir Chatterjee, Lord Buddha Education Foundation, Nepal ORCID
Kalpdrum Passi, Laurentian University, Canada
KASARAPU RAMANI, Sree ViDyanikethan Engineering College, India
KRISHNA PRAKASHA, Manipal Academy of Higher Education,Manipal ORCID
Leandros Maglaras, De Montfort University, United Kingdom ORCID
Lin Gao, Tianjin Chengjian University, China ORCID
M Manikandakumar, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India ORCID
Manu Vardhan, NIT Raipur, India ORCID
Maxim Anikeev, Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Rostov-on-Don, Russia ORCID
Mohammad Samadi Gharajeh, Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCID
Mohammad rasoul Momeni, Golpayegan University of Technology ORCID
Mohammed Benabdellah, Mohammed First University, Morocco ORCID
Moses Dlamini, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa ORCID
Nana Wang, Jiangsu Normal University, China
Nassira Ghoualmi, Badji Mokhtar University, Algeria ORCID
Nitin Kumar, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand, India
Padma Pradhan, Satya Institute of Technology & Management, India ORCID
pavani konagala, University of MIssissippi, United States
Pedro Pina, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
Prakash Mohan, Karpagam College of Engineering (Autonomous), India ORCID
Prathamesh Churi, NMIMS University, India ORCID
Rahul Saha, Lovely Professional University, India
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, Raipur, India ORCID
RANDHIR KUMAR, National Institute of Technology Raipur, India ORCID
Ravi Kiran Varma P, MVGR, India ORCID
Richard Omollo, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Kenya ORCID
ROHIT TANWAR, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India ORCID
Rudresh Dwivedi, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
S. Selvakanmani, Velammal Institute of Technology ORCID
Said Bouchkaren, Abdelmalek Essaadi University/ National School of Applied Sciences of Tangier, Morocc
Sang-Bing Tsai, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China and Wuyi Univers, Taiwan ORCID
Saqib Ali, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman ORCID
Shailesh Rangari, NVIDIA Corporation, United States
Sowmyarani C. N., Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, India
Srinivasa L. Chakravarthy, GITAM University, Visakhpatanam, India ORCID
Sumana M, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India ORCID
Sunil Kumar, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India ORCID
Sunita Dhavale, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, India
Suresh Kumar, Saveetha Engineering College, India ORCID
Susila N, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, India
Uttam Ghosh, Vanderbilt University, United States ORCID
Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark ORCID
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States


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.

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