Submission Deadline: 28 February 2019
IEEE Access invites manuscript submissions in the area of Security and Privacy for Cloud and IoT.
Internet of Things (IoT), which enables a wide variety of embedded devices, sensors and actuators (known as smart things) to interconnect and exchange data, is a promising network scenario for bridging the physical devices and virtual objects in the cyber world. By considering the limited capacity of smart things, cloud computing is naturally introduced to store and process the huge amount of data collected by the IoT. The appropriate integration of cloud computing and IoT can be regarded as the best of two worlds by simultaneously providing omnipresent sensing services and powerful processing capabilities. Undoubtedly, cloud-assisted IoT will boost the advancement of innovative applications and services including smart cities, industrial IoT, intelligent transportation and electronic health systems. In spite of the benefits brought from cloud-aided IoT, it is impossible to overlook the significance of security and privacy in this kind of highly heterogeneous and inter-connected system. To deal with security threats to smart devices and sensitive data, hundreds of security solutions have recently been put forward separately for the cloud or IoT environment. However, a few important characteristics such as heterogeneity and scalability haven’t been properly considered in these solutions.
The objective of the Special Section in IEEE Access is to compile recent research efforts dedicated to study the security and privacy of rapidly increasing cloud and IoT applications. The Special Section solicits high quality and unpublished work on recent advances in new methodologies empowering traditional security solutions for cloud and IoT, and theories and technologies proposed to defend cloud and IoT-oriented applications against adversarial or malicious attacks.
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Associate Editor: Kuo-Hui Yeh, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
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