Special Issue "Cybersecurity and Cryptography"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2015)
Nowadays in the cyber world, massive amounts of data are being collected, transmitted, and stored by different organisations and individuals. As an important asset, data must be well protected in storage and during transmission. Data security becomes a crucial factor to the success of new information technologies and infrastructures, such as Cloud Computing and Big Data. Cryptography plays a central role in protecting the data. This Special Issue aims to foster the dissemination of state-of-the-art research in the area of Cybersecurity and Cryptography.
The scope of this Special Issue includes, but is not limited to:
- Authentication and access control
- Applied cryptography
- Communications security
- Cloud and big data security
- Database security
- Distributed system security
- E-mail security
- Key distribution and management
- Mobile security
- Privacy-enhancing technologies
- Web security
Prof. Dr. Qiong Huang
Dr. Guomin Yang
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Information is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 850 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- data security
- network security
- cloud security