International Journal of Smart Security Technologies (IJSST)

International Journal of Smart Security Technologies (IJSST)

Formerly the International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR)
Editor-in-Chief: Yassine Maleh (Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2019
ISSN: 2640-4079|EISSN: 2640-4087|DOI: 10.4018/IJSST


The International Journal of Smart Security Technologies (IJSST) publishes cutting-edge research on current trends, methods, and applications of security technologies, including surveillance and monitoring technologies, and security systems for societal protection, public welfare, and government intelligence, while also addressing the impacts and ethical issues caused by these strategies, including privacy violations. The journal combines multiple disciplines—including engineering, medicine, biology, and computer science—to solve complex problems. As such, the journal promotes hybrid solutions for healthcare, safety, and privacy.

Topics Covered

  • Biomarkers and bio-sensors
  • Biometric surveillance
  • Bio-models engineering in bio-medicine
  • Body-signaling devices and techniques
  • Brain engineering
  • Cloud of Things Security
  • Computer assisted intervention systems
  • Corporate surveillance
  • Data Privacy
  • Data profiling
  • Digital surveillance
  • Home surveillance systems
  • Information Privacy
  • Internet monitoring technologies
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Location tracking
  • Microchips
  • Mobile healthcare
  • Monitoring technologies
  • Privacy rights
  • Research with microarray technologies
  • RFID tagging
  • Satellites
  • Security cameras
  • Smart Cyber Physical Security
  • Smart grid Security
  • Smart Sensors Security
  • Social network analysis
  • Surveillance aircraft
  • Surveillance systems and smart homes
  • Wearable and implanted systems and sensors
  • Wireless surveillance systems
  • Wiretapping

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Smart Security Technologies (IJSST) is to encourage understanding and discourse on security technologies as they are applied broadly within society. This multi-disciplinary journal publishes research on theoretical, clinical, and practical achievements in the fields of security, computer engineering, assistive technologies, smart surveillance systems, monitoring systems, bioengineering, and medicine. The goal of the journal is to show how these disciplines benefit each other, especially when interpreting, analyzing, and connecting processes, activities, mechanisms, and components that contribute to the quality of life.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Yassine MALEH is a cybersecurity professor and practitioner with industry and academic experience. He is a Ph.D. degree in Computer Sciences. Since 2018, He working as a professor of cybersecurity at Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco. He was working for the National Port agency (ANP) in Morocco as a Senior Security Analyst from 2012 to 2018. He has published more than 60 research papers. This includes 5 books, 12 book chapters, 14 peer-reviewed journal articles, and 20 peer-reviewed conference manuscripts.

He has served on Program Committees of more than 20 conferences and events and has organized many Symposiums/Workshops as a General Chair. He is an editor of a number of journals including Editor in Chief: International Journal of Smart Security Technologies (IJSST). Associate Editor: IEEE Access (Impact Factor: 4.09), International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF) and International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP). He was also a Guest Editor of a special issue on Recent Advances on Cyber Security and Privacy for Cloud-of-Things of the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF), Volume 10, Issue 3, July-September 2019. He served and continues to serve as a reviewer of numerous prestigious journals such as Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE Sensor Journal, ICT Express, and Springer Cluster Computing, etc….

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Mamoun Alazab, Australia
Kevin Curran, Ulster University, United Kingdom
Abdelkrim HAQIQ, Laboratory of Computer Science, Network, Mobility and Modeling FST, Hassan 1er University, Morocco
Hossain Shahriar, Kennesaw State University, United States
Loai Tawalbeh, United States
Baddi Youssef, STIC lab, UCD El Jadida, Morocco ORCID
Managing Editor
Mouhcine GUENNOUN, Cisco Systems, Canada
Associate Editors
Abdelaziz Amara korba, Networks and Systems Laboratory (LRS), Badji Mokhtar-Annaba University, Algeria
Aswani Kumar Cherukuri, VIT University, India
Mahmood Fazlali, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCID
Xiaohua Feng, United Kingdom
Uttam Ghosh, Vanderbilt University, United States ORCID
Leandros Maglaras, De Montfort University, United Kingdom ORCID
Ferda Özdemir Sönmez, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Yudi Prayudi, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia ORCID
Ahmad Sghaier Omar, Canada ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Jawad Awan, University of Sindh, Pakistan ORCID
Abhishek Bansal, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, India
Chirag Chadhari, India
Bouchra Echandouri, Mohammed V university, Faculty of sciences in Rabat Morocco, Morocco ORCID
D. Franklin, Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus, United States
Xuping Huang, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Halim Khelalfa, University of Wollongong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ORCID
Hridoy Mahanta, Assam Don Bosco University, India
Sergio Mauricio Martínez Monterrubio, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain ORCID
Ranesh Kumar Naha, University of Tasmania, Australia ORCID
RAHUL SAHA, Lovely Professional University, India
Joshua Sopuru, Girne American UNiversity, Turkey ORCID
Dauda Sule, GGL Risk and Strategic Consulting, Nigeria ORCID
Sumaiya Thaseen, VIT University, India ORCID
Sang-Bing Tsai, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China and Wuyi Univers, Taiwan ORCID
Xiaohong Yuan, North Carolina A&T State University, 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.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Yassine Maleh
Interim Editor-in-Chief  
International Journal of Smart Security Technologies (IJSST)