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About this Journal

Security and Communication Networks is an international journal publishing original research and review papers on all security areas including network security, cryptography, cyber security, etc. The emphasis is on security protocols, approaches and techniques applied to all types of information and communication networks, including wired, wireless and optical transmission platforms.

The journal provides a prestigious forum for the R&D community in academia and industry working at the inter-disciplinary nexus of next generation communications technologies for security implementations in all network layers.

Answering the highly practical and commercial importance of network security R&D, submissions of applications-oriented papers describing case studies and simulations are encouraged as well as research analysis-type papers.

The most recent Impact Factor for Security and Communication Networks is 1.067 according to the 2016 Journal Citation Reports released by Thomson Reuters in 2017.

Content published prior to 2017 is hosted on the Wiley Online Library.

Security and Communication Networks currently has an acceptance rate of 17%. The average time between submission and final decision is 55 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 45 days.

The Wiley Hindawi Partnership

This journal is published by Hindawi as part of a publishing collaboration with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. It is a fully Open Access journal produced under the Hindawi and Wiley brands. For more information please click here.