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

This journal will be converting from Hybrid Open Access to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023. All article manuscripts submitted September 1, 2022 onward will be processed through as open access submissions in preparation for the 2023 conversion.
Editors-in-Chief: Yassine Maleh (Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco) and Ahmed A. Abd El-Latif (Menoufia University, Egypt)
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 18 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2007
ISSN: 1930-1650|EISSN: 1930-1669|DOI: 10.4018/IJISP
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 24 - 28 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 8 - 12 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 14%
Description & Scope
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)... Show More
Mission & 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... Show More
  • 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
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor in Chiefs
Ahmed A. Abd EI-Latif, Menoufiya University, Egypt ORCID
Yassine Maleh, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco ORCID
Associate Editors
Adesh Rampat, Republic Bank Limited, Trinidad And Tobago ORCID
Ahmed Abbas, Vodafone Group, Egypt ORCID
Alexander Chefranov, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Ammar Muthanna, St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, Russian Federation
Anand Nayyar, Duy Tan University, Viet Nam ORCID
Angelina Geetha, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, India ORCID
Antonio Muñoz, University of Málaga, Spain ORCID
Babak Sokouti, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Brett van Niekerk, Durban University of Technology, South Africa ORCID
Ghizlane Orhanou, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco ORCID
Ibrahim A. Elgendy, Menoufia University, Faculty of Computers and Information, Egypt ORCID
Jialiang Peng, Heilongjiang University, China ORCID
Jorge Bernardino, Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
Krishna Chaitanya Nosina, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University/RSR Engineering College, India ORCID
Lin Gao, Tianjin Chengjian University, China ORCID
Mohamed Hammad, Menoufia University, Egypt ORCID
Mohammed Almaiah, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia ORCID
Omar Almomani, The World Islamic Sciences & Education University, Jordan ORCID
Padma Pradhan, JNTUH/NMREC Hyderabad, India ORCID
Prathamesh Churi, NMIMS University, India ORCID
Saad Motahhir, ENSA, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco ORCID
Salam Abdulnabi Thajeel, University of Technology: Baghdad, Iraq ORCID
Saqib Ali, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman ORCID
Syed Siraj Ahmed N, Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, India ORCID
Wei Cai, Qualcomm Technology, United States
Yudi Prayudi, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Abba Elgujja, King Saud University Medical City, United Kingdom ORCID
Abdelkebir Sahid, Mega Web Plus, Morocco ORCID
Aderonke Sakpere, University of Ibadan, Nigeria ORCID
Adiline Macriga, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, India ORCID
Ali Shakir Mahmood, Mustansiriyah University, Iraq ORCID
Alti Adel, University of SETIF - 1, Algeria ORCID
Arvind Kamble, Sanjay Ghodawat Institutes Kolhapur, India
Ashish Kurmi, Plaid, United States
Ashwani Kumar, Sreyas Institute of Engineering and Technology, India ORCID
Basma Abd-El Rahiem, Menoufia University, Egypt
Beluguri Venkateswarlu, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, India
Ben van Lier, Centric, Netherlands ORCID
Chen Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China ORCID
Danish Ahamad, Shaqra University, Saudi Arabia
Dhanya Pramod, Symbiosis International University, India ORCID
Ding Wang, Nankai University, China, 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 ORCID
Elochukwu Ukwandu, Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom ORCID
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Turkey ORCID
Fatima Ezzahra Ziani, Mohammed V university in Rabat, Faculty of sciences, Morocco ORCID
Ferda Özdemir Sönmez, Imperial College of London, Turkey
G. Suseela, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India ORCID
Giridhar Maji, Asansol Polytechnic, West Bengal, India ORCID
Glorin Sebastian, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States ORCID
Harold Patrick, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ORCID
Ishaani Priyadarshini, UC Berkeley School of Information, United States ORCID
Israa AbdulJabbar, University of Technology - Iraq, Iraq ORCID
Joo Soon Lim, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Justice Kwame Appati, University of Ghana, Ghana ORCID
Jyotir Chatterjee, Lord Buddha Education Foundation, Nepal ORCID
Kalpdrum Passi, Laurentian University, Canada
Kamakshaiah Musunuru, GITAM (Deemed to be) University, India ORCID
Kasarapu Ramani, Sree ViDyanikethan Engineering College, India
Krishna Prakasha, Manipal Academy of Higher Education,Manipal, India ORCID
M Manikandakumar, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India ORCID
Manu Vardhan, NIT Raipur, India ORCID
Marius Iulian Mihailescu, SPIRU HARET University, Romania ORCID
Mattia Salnitri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy ORCID
Maxim Anikeev, Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation ORCID
Mohammad Samadi Gharajeh, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal ORCID
Mohammad rasoul Momeni, Golpayegan University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic Of 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 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
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, India ORCID
Randhir Kumar, National Institute of Technology Raipur, India ORCID
Rashi Kohli, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, United States 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
Said Bouchkaren, Abdelmalek Essaadi University/ National School of Applied Sciences of Tangier, Morocco
Salako Emmanuel, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
Sang-Bing Tsai, Wuyi University, China; International Engineering and Technology Institute, Hong Kong, Taiwan ORCID
Sowmyarani C. N., Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, India
Srinivasa L. Chakravarthy, GITAM University, Visakhpatanam, India ORCID
Sumana Maradithaya, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India ORCID
Sunita Dhavale, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, India
Susila N, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, India
Terrance Fernandez, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, India ORCID
Uttam Ghosh, Vanderbilt University, United States ORCID
Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark ORCID
Wenjuan Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong ORCID
Zahoor Soomro, Teesside University, United Kingdom ORCID
International Advisory Board
Ananda raj, Presidency University, India ORCID
Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Dalei Wu, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States
Li Yang, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States
Michele Tomaiuolo, University of Parma, Italy ORCID
Monica Mordonini, University of Parma, Italy ORCID
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All inquiries regarding IJISP should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Yassine Maleh
Dr. Ahmed A. Abd El-Latif
International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP)
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