Special Issue on Cyber Security and AI

Aims and Scope

The IJE Journal is an international, peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal published monthly in English. The main focus of this special issue is to provide an open forum to exchange innovative ideas and technology in the application of AI in cyber security.

The scope of this Special Issue includes, but is not limited to:


  • Threat Detection/ Prevention/ Prediction
  • Simulations in Cyber-security
  • Cybersecurity Metrics and Assessment
  • Authentication and Access Control
  • Autonomy in Cyber Security
  • Unconventional Cyber Security
  • Vulnerability Detection and Analysis
  • Computational Forensics
  • Cyber-Physical System Forensics
  • Advanced Botnets
  • Advanced Bootkits
  • Advanced Rootkits
  • Cyber Physical Systems Malware
  • Advanced Persistent Threats
  • Active Cyber Defense
  • Advance and Proactive Cyber Defense
  • Intrusion Detection/ Prevention/Prediction
  • Adaptive Defense of Network Infrastructure
  • Situation Awareness in Cyber Security
  • Advanced Firewall
  • Social Networks Security


Abstracting & Indexing

IJE Journal is covered in Web of Science, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters), SCOPUS, EBSCO, DOAJ and ISC Databases.

Best Paper Awards

Three of the accepted papers will be selected to receive a Best Paper Award by an Evaluation Committee. The award nominees will be assessed on their originality, quality, and contribution to the field. The winners will receive up to 50,000,000 IRR award.

Important Dates: 

Submission deadline: December 5, 2020
Author initial notification: January 5, 2021
Revised paper submission: February 5, 2021
Author final notification: February 25, 2021
Publication: March 2021 

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.IJE.ir. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except extended conference papers). A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

Guest Editor:

Prof. H. Hassanpour, Faculty of Computer Engineering and IT,

Shahrood University of Technology, Iran