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TSEC-NextSecSociety 2017 : Journal of Cyber Security Technology Special Issue on Secure Smart Society in Next Generation Networking Paradigm


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Submission Deadline Dec 31, 2017
Categories    security   IOT   cyber security   CPS

Call For Papers

The Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) present unprecedented opportunities for society progressively moving towards a highly socio-technical ecosystem, where the virtual and physical dimensions of human life are increasingly twined. Big data collected from numerous CPS, connected via next generation networks across various interfaces and locations, facilitates sophisticated Intelligent Decision Support (IDS) and Adaptive Personalised Services (APS).

Security vulnerabilities in CPS, however, leave users or even the entire smart society at risk. Besides, a rapid on-going evolution in the technical architectures and topologies of the Internet brings new security challenges to the fore. The migration of networks to Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), particularly, draws attention to security of orchestration, management functionality, surveillance as well as privacy.

This special issue aims to bring together expertise from industry and academia to address the urgent demand to enhance the reliability, robustness and privacy of smart society in next generation networking paradigm.

This special issue invites all interested stakeholders from industry and academia to submit their high quality original work towards building novel security schemes for securing smart society in in next generation networking paradigm. In this context, it is critical to understand the potential security vulnerabilities and threat models, as well as to develop security architectures and defending mechanisms for CPS and next generation network infrastructures.

Submission Details

Deadline for submissions: 31st December 2017

Submissions should be made via Editorial Manager™ (

When submitting, authors must indicate that their manuscript is for this special issue. There will be an opportunity to do this in the “Additional Information” section of the online submission form.

For detailed submission guidelines, please consult the journal’s Instructions for Authors (

The topics of interest may include but are not limited to the following:

Security and privacy of CPS including IoT

Threat Models in CPS
Attack Strategies for CPS
Security Architectures
Reliable Interactions with Network Services
System and Data Integrity
Scalability and Robustness for CPS
Identity Management in CPS
Trustworthiness in CPS
Privacy in CPS
Adaptive Security in CPS
Secure CPS interactions
Secure CPS architecture design
Secure 5G networks

Core Network Security
Cellular security
Physical Layer Security
Terminal and Edge Computing Security
Security Management and Orchestration of NFV and SDN elements
Trusted Computing with NFV and SDN
Protocol security: Diameter, SS7, BGP etc.
5G wireless communications
General network security schemes for next generation networking

Malware and attack detection and prevention techniques
Authentication and Authorisation
Encryption protocols, e.g. homomorphic encryption
Key Exchange, Storage and Protection
Honeypot and Firewall Technologies
Software vulnerability testing, or reverse engineering.
Formal Specification and Analysis of Protocols and Attacks, e.g. model checking etc.
Blockchain technologies
Editorial information

Guest Editor: Zhiyuan Tan (
Guest Editor: Naghmeh Moradpoor (
Guest Editor: Ren Ping Liu (

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