Editorial Aims and Scope

Editorial Aims

The growth in all aspects of research in the last decade has led to a multitude of new publications and an exponential increase in published research. Finding a way through the excellent existing literature and keeping up to date has become a major time-consuming problem. Electronic publishing has given researchers instant access to more articles than ever before. But which articles are the essential ones that should be read to understand and keep abreast with developments of any topic? To address this problem Foundations and Trends® in Privacy and Security publishes high-quality survey and tutorial monographs of the field.

Each issue of Foundations and Trends® in Privacy and Security comprises a 50-100 page monograph written by research leaders in the field. Monographs that give tutorial coverage of subjects, research retrospectives as well as survey papers that offer state-of-the-art reviews fall within the scope of the journal.

Editorial Scope

Foundations and Trends® in Privacy and Security publishes survey and tutorial articles on a broad range of topics, including but not limited to the following:

  • Access control
  • Accountability
  • Anonymity
  • Application security
  • Artifical intelligence methods in security and privacy
  • Authentication
  • Big data analytics and privacy
  • Cloud security
  • Cyber-physical systems security and privacy
  • Distributed systems security and privacy
  • Embedded systems security and privacy
  • Forensics
  • Hardware security
  • Human factors in security and privacy
  • Information flow
  • Intrusion detection
  • Malware
  • Metrics
  • Mobile security and privacy
  • Language-based security and privacy
  • Network security
  • Privacy-preserving systems
  • Protocol security
  • Security and privacy policies
  • Security architectures
  • System security
  • Web security and privacy