Special Issue "5G Security: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Road Ahead"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2023 | Viewed by 1851
Interests: network management; network security; availability; 5G; NFV
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Interests: Internet of Things; cybersecurity; knowledge management; bayesian network; recommender systems; embedded systems
Security aspects are becoming of crucial importance across the hyperconnected technological world. In this context, 5G (and its evolution, 6G) represents a key network enabler for a plethora of paradigms, including Internet of Things (IoT), cyber-physical systems (CPSs), multi-access edge computing (MEC), network function virtualization (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN), and many others.
Due to the growing interest both of academia and industry in the broad field of security, for this Special Issue we encourage high-quality research contributions—both theoretical and experimental—and timely survey papers that pinpoint future research directions in this field.
Finally, I would like to thank Mr. Giovanni Galatro and his valuable work for assisting me with this Special Issue.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Security protocols in 5G/6G architectures;
- Privacy issues in 5G/6G architectures;
- Security aspects in cloud/edge/fog computing;
- Security aspects in multi-access edge computing (MEC);
- Security aspects in the Internet of Things and/or cyber-physical systems;
- Security management in modern virtualized networks (NFV, SDN, network slicing);
- Access control mechanisms in modern networks;
- Machine learning/artificial intelligence for 5G/6G network security;
- Intrusion detection systems in 5G/6G networks;
- Traffic analysis applied to 5G/6G networks;
- Analytics and big data for network security;
- Optimization techniques to improve 5G/6G network security;
- Resilience strategies to improve 5G/6G network security;
- Security aspects in 5G/6G vehicular communications;
- Security aspects in millimeter-wave communications;
- Security aspects in radio access networks (RANs);
- Security aspects in 5G-oriented hardware (e.g., FPGA);
- Security aspects in smart environments and industrial systems.
Dr. Mario Di Mauro
Dr. Marco Tambasco
Dr. Francesco Pascale
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