IEEE Network Magazine Special Issue Call for Paper:

Trust, Security and Privacy of 6G

This special issue aims to bring together recent advances on trust,
security and privacy in the 6G networks. It welcomes original and
innovative perspectives on theories, methodologies, schemes,
algorithms, and systems related to 6G trust, security and privacy,
from academia, industry, and government. We invite survey and tutorial
articles directed to the special issue. Potential topics include but
are not limited to the following:

 -    Theories, architectures and applications of 6G trustworthy networking
 -    Trustworthy and intelligent routing
 -    Trust modeling, trust policies and trust mechanisms
 -    Network trust evaluation and measurement
 -    6G network security architecture
 -    Machine learning for network trust, security and privacy
 -    Blockchain and 6G trustworthy networking
 -    End-to-end communication security, privacy and trust
 -    Cryptography and trustworthy networking
 -    Smart handover with security and privacy
 -    Network resource arrangement for trustworthy networking
 -    Intrusion detection in integrated HetNets
 -    Security and privacy protection in 6G
 -    Trust management of 6G
 -    Network data collection, classification and trust analytics
 -    Incentive mechanisms of trust management
 -    Physical security and trust of 6G
 -    6G positioning and its trust, security and privacy
 -    6G service trust, security and privacy
 -    Post-quantum cryptography for 6G 
 -    Embedded trust and distributed trust 
 -    Distributed ledger technologies and differential privacy approaches 
 -    Regulation and standardization about 6G security, privacy and trust 
 -    Credibility authentication in 6G
 -    Edge intelligence/IoT security
 -    Trust, security and privacy of promising communication technologies in 6G 
 -    Sensing with privacy preservation
 -    Analysis and design of 6G protocol security
 -    Domain specific security, privacy and trust in 6G
 -    Trust, security and privacy of digital twin in 6G
Important Dates: 
Manuscript Submission Deadline: 15 December 2021
Initial Decision Notification: 1 February 2022
Revised Manuscript Due: 1 March 2022
Final Decision Notification: 1 April 2022
Final Manuscript Due: 15 April 2022
Publication Date: July 2022
Guest Editors

 - Zheng Yan, Xidian University, China, Aalto University, Finland

 - Laurence T. Yang, St Francis Xavier University, Canada (
 - Tieyan Li, Huawei, Singapore (
 - Yoan Miche, Nokia, Finland (
 - Shui Yu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia (
 - Stephen Yau, Arizona State University, USA (