[ecoop-info] Call For Papers -Special issue in EURASIP Journal on Information Security, Springer

Dr. B.B Gupta bbgupta at nitkkr.ac.in
Sun Jan 10 05:31:30 CET 2016

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CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: Jan 25, 2016 (Firm Deadline)

Special Issue on Security Trends in Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Social

*EURASIP Journal on Information Security* welcomes submissions to the new
special issue on Security Trends in Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and Social

Cyber security is an essential need for modern society where information
technology and services pervade every aspect of our lives. However, it is
challenging to achieve, as technology is changing at rapid speed and our
systems turn into ever more complex. We are gradually more dependent upon
such information and communications infrastructures, and the threats we
face are organized and exploit our dependency by the attackers or cyber
criminals. Moreover, cyber space is considered as fifth battle-field after
land, air, water and space.

Mobile cloud computing, web and social networking have gained more and more
attention in recent years. There are still significant security challenges
in the development of cloud infrastructure, web and mobile terminal devices.

This special issue will focus on state-of-the-art research paradigms on
security aspects in social networking, Web and cloud computing,
particularly on advances in mobile computing technologies and related
areas. Moreover, this issue will spotlight on the research challenges and
issues in the mobile cloud computing security. This special issue is open
for submission for high quality research contributions from academia and
professionals. Original research papers and state of the art reviews will
be accepted. We anticipate that the special issue will open new entrance
for further research and technology improvements in this important area.

*Topics include, but are not limited to the following: *

   - Security and privacy of mobile cloud computing
   - Security of Mobile, peer-to-peer and pervasive services in clouds
   - Security of Mobile commerce and mobile internet of things
   - Security of Operating system and middleware support for mobile
   - Security of Pricing and billing for mobile cloud computing services
   - Security and privacy in Smartphone Devices
   - Security and privacy in sensor networks
   - Security and privacy in social applications and networks
   - Web service security
   - Security of 3G/4G systems, Wi-MAX, Ad-hoc, Petrinets
   - Security of Mobile social networks
   - Near field communication services
   - Security of Smart cities, smart environments and smart grid
   - Security of Smart transportation
   - Security of Smart vehicular networks
   - Service-oriented architectures, service portability, P2P
   - Network virtualisation and cloud-based radio access networks

*Submission instructions:*

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read
the Instructions for Authors
<http://jis.eurasipjournals.com/authors/instructions> for *EURASIP Journal
on Information Security*. The complete manuscript should be submitted
through the *EURASIP Journal on Information Security* submission system
<http://www.editorialmanager.com/jins/default.aspx>. To ensure that you
submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate section
in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your
cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of
the special issue on Security Trends in Mobile Cloud Computing, Web and
Social Networking. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and
accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

*Deadline for submissions:* January 25, 2016

*Lead guest editor:*

Dr. B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India

*Guest editor:*

Dr. Shingo Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi University, Japan

Dr. P. Raj, IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (COE), IBM, India

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