Special issue Call for Papers: "Security in Cloud Computing"
International Journal of Information Security journal, 
Springer (indexed in SCI-E, IF=0.421)


Guest Editors:
-- Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
-- Chris Mitchell, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
-- Bhavani Thuraisingham, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
-- Jianying Zhou, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Important dates:
-- Submission deadline: November 10, 2012
-- Author notification - review comments: January 10, 2013
-- Revised submissions: February 20, 2013
-- Final decision: March 20, 2013
-- Final manuscripts due: April 1, 2013
-- Tentative Publication: Fall 2013

Topics of interest may include (but are not limited to) one or more of
the following themes:

-- Auditing in Cloud Computing
-- Business and security risk models
-- Cloud Infrastructure Security
-- Cloud-centric security modeling and threats
-- Copyright protection in the Cloud era
-- Cryptography in the Cloud era
-- Emerging threats in Cloud-based services
-- Forensics in Cloud environments
-- Legal and regulatory issues in the Cloud era
-- Multi-tenancy related security/privacy issues
-- Performance evaluation for security solutions
-- Privacy in Cloud computing
-- Secure identity management mechanisms
-- Secure job deployment and scheduling
-- Secure virtualization and resource allocation mechanisms
-- Securing distributed data storage in the Cloud
-- Security and privacy in big data management
-- Security and privacy in mobile Cloud
-- Security and privacy requirements engineering in the Cloud
-- Security for emerging Cloud programming models
-- Security management in the Cloud
-- Security modelling and threats in Cloud computing
-- Trust and policy management in the Cloud
-- User authentication and access control in Cloud-aware services