Intrusion/Malware Detection and Prevention in Networks—2nd Edition

A special issue of Journal of Cybersecurity and Privacy (ISSN 2624-800X). This special issue belongs to the section "Security Engineering & Applications".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 January 2025 | Viewed by 84

Special Issue Editors

School of Engineering, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24515, USA
Interests: intrusion detection systems; machine learning; cyber security; IoT security and privacy internet measurement
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School Information Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790, USA
Interests: network security; artificial intelligence; adaptive learning
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue is focused on the detection of intrusion and malware attacks on communication and networks, future Internet architectures, 5G and beyond wireless networks, enterprises, data centers, edge and cloud networks, software-defined networking (SDN), optical networks, the Internet and IoT-scale networks. We welcome the submission of papers on the following topics:

  • Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and defense;
  • Explainable prevention strategies;
  • Profiling normal or abnormal system behaviors;
  • Metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of intrusion detection techniques;
  • Access control;
  • Biometrics;
  • Jamming attack and defense;
  • Trojan attack and defense;
  • Viruses and malware;
  • Covert channel detection;
  • Malware and unwanted software

Dr. Feng Wang
Prof. Dr. Yongning Tang
Guest Editors

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  • distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and defense
  • explainable prevention strategies
  • profiling normal or abnormal system behaviors
  • metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of intrusion detection techniques
  • access control
  • biometrics
  • jamming attack and defense
  • trojan attack and defense
  • viruses and malware
  • covert channel detection
  • malware and unwanted software

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