Topical Collection "Entropy-Based Applied Cryptography and Enhanced Security for Future IT Environments"
A topical collection in Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300).
Entropy is a basic and important concept in the information theory by Claude E. Shannon. It is also often used as a measure of the unpredictability of a cryptographic key in cryptography research areas. Ubiquitous computing, cloud computing, big data, and Internet of Things (IoT) have rapidly emerged as an exciting new paradigm. Together with these trends, applied cryptography and security have become a rising big issue for providing secure and trust computing in the next generation information technology (IT) and communications. A detailed discussion of these issues would include applied cryptography and security concerns that cover amongst others, confidentiality, integrity, and availability (including various application areas). In particular, these topics will comprehensively focus on the important aspects of entropy-based applied cryptography and enhanced security for Future IT environments (FIT).
Specific topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Entropy-based Applied Cryptographic aspects for FIT
- Entropy-based Hash Functions for FIT
- Mathematical and Algorithmic Foundations of Applied Cryptography for FIT
- Cryptography algorithms in personal devices for FIT
- Advanced design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms for FIT
- Public key cryptosystems for FIT
- Authentication and access control for FIT
- Privacy protection and trust computing for FIT
- Entropy-based network security issues for FIT
- Information hiding and digital forensics for FIT
- Security service-centric issues for FIT-IoT, Converged IT, V2X
- Security issues in cloud computing, social networks, big-data
- Security issues in human-centric computing
This collection aims to provide advanced theories and applications; researchers should contribute original research and review articles that present state-of-the-art research outcomes, practical results in entropy-based applied cryptographic models, and enhanced security system for FIT.
Prof. Dr. James Park
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- applied cryptography
- ubiquitous computing security
- cryptography algorithms
- public key cryptosystems
- access control
- privacy protection
- trust computing
- entropy based network security
- information hiding
- digital forensics
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