Cryptography is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on cryptography published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), dblp, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Computer Science, Theory and Methods) / CiteScore - Q1 (Applied Mathematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 1.8 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.1 (2023)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Cryptography, JCP, JSAN, Sci, Symmetry
Trends and Prospects in Security, Encryption and Encoding Topic Editors: Ki-Hyun Jung, Luis Javier García Villalba
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Topic in Electronics, JCP, Mathematics, Sustainability, Remote Sensing, IJGI, Cryptography, Blockchains
Recent Advances in Security, Privacy, and Trust Topic Editors: Jun Feng, Changqing Luo, Mamoun Alazab
Deadline: 31 December 2025
Special Issue in Cryptography
Hardware Security and Cryptographic Implementations Guest Editors: Kris Gaj, Xiaofang Wang, Danai Chasaki
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Cryptography
Advances in Authentication, Authorization and Privacy for Securing Smart Communications Guest Editors: Cheng-Chi Lee, Tuan-Vinh Le, Chun-Ta Li, Dinh-Thuan Do, Agbotiname Lucky Imoize
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Cryptography
Privacy-Enhancing Technologies for the Digital Age Guest Editors: Dou An, Hanlin Zhang, Zengpeng Li
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Cryptography
Role of Cryptography in Network Security Guest Editors: Krzysztof Szczypiorski, Borislav Stoyanov
Deadline: 30 November 2024
Topical Collection in Cryptography
Survey of Cryptographic Topics Collection Editor: Josef Pieprzyk
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