International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN)

Journal Special Issue Announcement


Security Issues in Sensor Networks


Guest Editors


Yang Xiao, The University of Memphis, USA



 Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hong Kong,  Hong Kong



Bo Sun, Lamar University, USA


Xiaojiang Du, North Dakota State University, USA



Security in Sensor networks differ from those in other traditional networks with many aspects such as limited memory space, limited computation capability, etc. Therefore, sensor network security has some unique features which do not exist in other networks. The need to address security issues, and provide timely, solid technical contributions of security solutions in sensor networks establishes the motivation behind this special issue.

This special issue is dedicated to sensor network security. A paper should have security in sensor networks as the focus. Specific areas of interest include, but not limit to:

The manuscripts should be submitted as an e-mail attachment in PDF format to Prof. Bo Sun at If the file is larger than 1MB, the authors are encouraged to use WINZIP. Furthermore, each author is required to help the review process of the special issue.




        Submission deadline: Oct. 15, 2005 Extended Deadline: Oct. 25 2005 (due to many requests)

        Notification: Jan. 15, 2006    Extended Feb. 26 2006

        Final Paper Submission: Feb. 1, 2005   Extended Mar. 15 2006

        Publication of special issue: Middle 2006 (No.1 Vol. 2 2006)