Cybersecurity and Forensics: Challenges & Future Trends


Call for Papers

Special Issue:

Cybersecurity and Forensics: Challenges & Future Trends

The Special Issue on Cybersecurity and Forensics aims to have a detailed discussion of cybersecurity and digital forensics for creating effective defense, analysis and investigation of cybercrime. A broad coverage of technical and socio-economic perspectives for utilizing information and communication technologies and developing practical solutions in cybersecurity, cybercrime, and cyber forensics will be discussed. Topics might include, but are not limited to: 

  • Digital Transformation and New Crimes
  • Evolution of Digital Forensics
  • Technology and Cybercrime: Policies and Implications
  • Cyber Security and Cyber warfare
  • Ethical Hackers
  • Digital Evidence and the New Criminal Procedure
  • Mobile, Cloud, IoT, and Network Forensics
  • AI and Cybersecurity

This special issue aims to present papers with detailed analysis of digital forensics, identify the needs of digital forensics to be practiced in an effective, ethical, and legal manner. We would like to invite authors and contributors in the field of Networking, wired/wireless communications systems, Cybersecurity, Forensics, and ICT for submissions of original and high-quality papers in their research of the above listed areas. Submit Abstracts directly to [email protected] by November 5, 2021.


May 1, 2021 – Submission system opens for research papers

December 5, 2021 – Submission deadline for research papers

January 10, 2022 – First round of reviews returned to authors

February 10, 2022 – Revised papers resubmitted

February 25, 2022 – Final decision sent to authors

March 20, 2022 – Final manuscript submitted

June 2022 – Publication of Special Issue


Guest Editors

Abdulrahman Yarali, Murray State University ([email protected]) – Lead GE               

Faris Sahawneh, Murray State University ([email protected])