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Reviewed by: Cheryl LaGuardia, Research Librarian, Widener Library, Harvard University
JISIS is meant to be a “forum for researchers, professionals, and industrial practitioners on all topics related to Internet services and information security.” It is published quarterly in print and online, and includes full-length papers, short papers, tutorials, book reviews, and surveys. Submissions must be made online through the website.
The JISIS editorial board is truly international, and the global flavor is reflected in recent articles coming from Korea, Japan, Italy, India, China, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Bangladesh, Portugal, and New Zealand.
The subjects covered here will be of interest to information professionals worldwide, as well. Recent articles include “Securing the "Bring Your Own Device" Policy,” “Detecting Information Leakage via a HTTP Request Based on the Edit Distance,” “A Design of Onto-ACM (Ontology based Access Control Model) in Cloud Computing Environments,” “Efficient Certificateless Online/Offline Signature,” “A Brief Survey on Rootkit Techniques in Malicious Codes,” and “A Study on Design and Implementation of E-Discovery Service based on Cloud Computing.” Of the five issues published thus far, four of them have been Special Issues on Information Leakage Prevention in Emerging Technologies, Frontiers in Trust Management, Provable Security, and Cloud Computing.
It should be noted that the 2011 issues were sponsored/financially supported by various groups and governments, including the Institute of Computer Networks and Information Security, School of Computer Science, National University of Defense Technology; grants of the National Basic Research Program of China; Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team of the Ministry of Education; the Innovative Research Team of Hunan Province; the National Natural Science Foundation of China; China 111 Project; Key Laboratory of Computer Networks and Information Security, Ministry of Education, Xidian University; and Database and Network Security lab. at Tunghai University, Taiwan. The 2012 issues list no sponsors.
The journal site features a detailed Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement (based on Elsevier recommendations and COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors) describing appropriate behaviors on the parts of Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Publisher.
Given the nature of the content, and its practical worth, this is noteworthy. JISIS will be a useful resource for information security professionals the world over.