Journal Information
Digital Communications and Networks

Call For Papers
Peer review under responsibility of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Digital Communications and Networks is an international, peer-reviewed open access research publication covering all aspects of communication systems and networks.

Article types considered include original articles and authoritative reviews. Conference papers may be accepted if they have been substantially extended. Special issues that focus on a particular aspect of the field are also published from time to time.

Special areas of interest include but are not limited to

• Wireless Communications and Networking
• Optical Communications and Networking
• Future Internet Architecture and Protocols
• Internet of Things
• Green Communications
• Cloud Computing and Networks
• Network and Information Security
• Network Service and Applications
• Network and Service Management
• Digital Modulation and Signal Processing
• Coding and Information Theory
• Speech/Image/Video Processing and Communications
• Networked Control Systems
• Networked Robots and Devices
• Cloud and Swarm Robotics
• Wireless Sensor Networks
• Multimodal Human-Machine Interaction
Last updated by Dou Sun in 2016-10-19
Special Issues
Special Issue on The Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Networks and Mobile Cloud
Submission Date: 2017-05-26

To many people, smartphones and similar mobile devices have been an indispensable part of daily life and work. With personal financial and medical information and job related data being processed on smartphones, mobile systems and networks as well as the connected mobile cloud, it is critically important that the development and advancement of secure mobile operating systems, secure mobile applications, secure smartphone devices, secure cellular networks and secure mobile cloud all keep up with the ever-growing mobile usage. For this reason, this research area has been a very important sector in the network, telecommunication and cloud industry and a focus of funded research projects in many research institutes. The scope of The Special Issue on The Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Networks and Mobile Cloud encompasses the security, privacy, and digital forensics of mobile systems, mobile networks and mobile cloud, including but not limited to Android, iOS and Windows Mobile operating systems, smartphones and applications for these platforms and devices, as well as cellular networks and mobile cloud and applications. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following subject categories: Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile security and privacy Digital forensics on mobile operating systems, applications and smartphones Secure mobile application development Smartphone and mobile device/hardware security Mobile application and mobile cloud application security and digital forensics Mobile user and mobile cloud user authentication and authorization Multi-factor mobile system and mobile cloud authentication Mobile user and mobile cloud user privacy Mobile vulnerability detection and remediation Intrusion detection and disaster recovery on mobile OS, applications, smartphones, cellular networks and mobile cloud Mobile device and mobile cloud management Modeling, design and testing for secure mobile cloud Secure algorithms and methodologies for mobile cloud Secure and efficient private mobile cloud 4G and 5G security Security and privacy in mobile edge computing Paper Submission DCN, fully open and accessed by ScienceDirect, publishes rigorously peer-reviewed and high quality original articles and authoritative reviews. Only original and unpublished research papers will be considered in this special issue. Authors should follow the Digital Communications and Networks (DCN) manuscript format described in the Information for Authors at DCN journal website ( ). Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy to the Elsevier DCN on-line manuscript system via ( according to the following timetable and choose the article type as “SI: MobiSec”. Time Table Manuscript submission: May 26, 2017 Acceptance notification: August 11, 2017 Final manuscript due: September 15, 2017 Publication date: November 2017
Last updated by Dou Sun in 2017-03-05
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