Special Issue on Threat Detection, Analysis and Defense 
Journal of Information Security and Applications 

Please consider the following opportunity to submit and publish
original scientific results to a special issue of the Journal of
Information Security and Applications (Elsevier) on "Threat Detection,
Analysis and Defense"

The submission deadline is September 30, 2013.


This special issue is intended to bring forth the recent advancements
in the detection, modeling, monitoring, analysis and defense of
various threats posed to sensitive data and security systems from
unauthorized or other inappropriate access.  Areas to be covered
include but are not limited to:

* Monitoring: Novel tools and techniques for monitoring mounting threats
  including monitoring of ongoing attacks.
* Detection solutions: Innovations in the detection of intrusions,
  malware and its activity, including post-attack forensics.
* Infrastructure: Improvements in network traffic security analysis for
  identification of threats.
* Threat modelling: Advances in the tools, technologies and processes
  used in anticipating attacks.
* Emergent problems: New threats resulting from new business models for
  transfer of value, from gold-farming to Paypal and Bitcoins.
* Security designs: Innovations in security architectures, approaches
  and systems responding to specific emerging threats.


* Paper submission: September 30, 2013
* First-round notification: November 30, 2013
* Revision: January 13, 2014
* Final decision: March 14, 2014
* Submission of final paper: April 14, 2014
* Publication date: July 2014


Paper submissions for the special issue should follow the submission
format and guidelines for regular papers submitted to Journal of
Information Security and Applications (JISA). All the papers will be
peer-reviewed following the JISA reviewing procedures.


Alan Woodward
Charteris plc and University of Surrey, UK
alan.woodward (AT)

Andrew Rogoyski 
Roke Manor Research Ltd, UK
andrew.rogoyski (AT)

Konrad Rieck, 
University of Goettingen, Germany
konrad.rieck (AT)

Shujun Li
University of Surrey, UK
Shujun.Li (AT)