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October 21, 2006, 5:20 pm
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Call for papers: Special Issue on: "Data and Application Security"
Guest Editors: Elena Ferrari, University of Insubria at Varese, Italy
and Bhavani Thuraisingham, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
The number of computerised databases has been increasing rapidly over
the past three decades. Data has become a critical resource in many
organisations, and therefore efficient access to data, sharing data,
extracting information from data, and making use of the information has
become an urgent need.
The advent of the Internet as well as networking capabilities have made
the access to data and information much easier. Users can now access
large quantities of information in a short space of time. As the demand
for data and information management increases, there is also a critical
need for maintaining the security of the databases, applications and
Data and information have to be protected from unauthorised access as
well as from malicious corruption. With the advent of the web it is
even more important to protect the data and information as numerous
individuals now have access to this data and information. Therefore, we
need effective and efficient mechanisms for securing access to data and
applications able to fulfil the demand of new applications and
The aim of this special issue is to provide an insight into the new
developments in the area of data and application security, as well as
to provide directions for research in the field.
For more information, subject coverage, notes for intending authors,
submission dates and contact information, please see the Journal Call
for papers website.
Keep up to date with future calls for papers via: Inderscience News,
the weblog from Inderscience Publishers.
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