ISSN (Print): 2328-7268

ISSN (Online): 2328-725X


Editor-in-chief: Minhua Ma, Patricia Goncalves

Special Issue Call for Papers

Special Issue on The Internet of Things: Concept, Application and Security

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a quite new paradigm in the world of science and technology. Practically, it’s one of the steps in our overall technological progress and development. The aim of this Special Issue being called “The Internet of Things: Concept, Application and Security” is to provide a deeper insight into the challenges of this emerging technology. In other words, we would encourage researchers to deal with the quite fundamental approaches and topics in this area such as the importance of this advancement to a society, its role in our everyday’s lives and businesses as well as some security requirements that should get satisfied through its application and usage. The IoT is a quite complicated field and it can offer many advantages as well as disadvantages if its solutions are not handled properly. For such a reason – we believe that one of the points should be on the skills its users should gain applying that technology as well as some security concerns that should get overcome in order to avoid any sort of a nightmare coping with these systems. Also, we would suggest to potential authors to try to analyze this new concept from a perspective of its socio-economical impacts. On the other hand, the area is still mainly technological, so it would be more than welcome if the researchers could cope with some of the technological challenges being correlated with an IoT paradigm. Finally, we would welcome any efforts being in correlation with some cyber defense perspectives of this quite requiring area of interest.

About the issue

The topics to be covered by this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • IoT concept in general
  • Skills we need in coping with an IoT
  • Socio-economical impacts of an IoT
  • Applications of the IoT systems
  • Some security concerns of an IoT
  • Cybersecurity and the IoT
  • IoT analytics
  • Technological perspectives of an IoT
  • Best practices in dealing with an IoT
  • IoT ecosystem as a place of never ending challenges

Important dates

Submission Deadline: August 01, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: August 15, 2017
Final Version Due: September 01, 2017
Special Issue Publishing Date: September 15, 2017

Chief Guest Editor

Milica D. Djekic
The Independent Researcher

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