Special Issue "Feature Papers in Hardware Security"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2021).
Interests: hardware security and trust and design for manufacturability
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Special Issue in Cryptography: Physical Layer Security and Trust for Legacy Systems and Supply Chain Assurance
This is a Special Issue for high-quality papers by the editorial board members or those invited by the editorial office and the Editor-in-Chief.
Papers would be published, free of charge, in open access form after peer review.
We invite authors to submit research papers on topics related to hardware-based authentication, encryption and secure boot protocols for resource-constrained embedded systems, on novel side-channel analysis attacks and countermeasures, on PUFs for ICs and printed circuit boards (PCBs) capable of providing security, trust and detection of tamper, on hardware Trojan attacks, analysis, detection methods and countermeasures, on supply-chain authentication and hardware assurance methods, on hardware-based security and trust primitives for RFID (Radio-frequency identification), IoT, autonomous vehicle, embedded medical, and industrial control, communication and other types of critical infrastructures, and on reverse engineering techniques and countermeasures to protect ICs and IPs through obfuscation and active metering schemes.
Prof. Dr. Jim Plusquellic
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Cryptography is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.