International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications Security

Article Processing

All submitted articles are subjected to a double blind peer-review process. The review process may take approximately 4 to 6 weeks. In initial review, it is ensured that the similarity-index of submitted article is below 13% as per International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications Security (IJCNCS) policy. Upon preliminary evaluation by the Editorial Board, the papers are sent to two or more referees (experts in respective fields) for evaluation. After the reviewers have submitted their comments you will be contacted by an editor or AE regarding acceptance, provisional acceptance, or rejection of a manuscript. The decision of the Editor-in-Chief to publish a paper in concurrence with referee(s) opinion is considered final.

Frequency of publication

IJCNCS, is published as a monthly journal with 12 issues per year. Special editions are also planned subjected to the scope and need. Currently IJCNCS is also publishing peer reviewed papers of International and National level conferences conducted by various research and academic institutions.

Submission of articles

Authors are invited to submit papers through (Online Submission system). Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this journal. Paper must be in IJCNCS format. Download Manuscript Template.

Please follow these comments for manuscript preparation:

  1. Full name of authors should be added to manuscript. Please do not use short form of author name such as M.R. Salehikar.

  2. Pages should be numbered consecutively. The full title of the paper should be followed by the full name of all authors, the names and addresses of their institutions. Telephone, fax and email address of corresponding author should be add in manuscript.

  3. The figures should be placed in the text. Figures should be clear and the lettering legible and proportional to the size of the figure so that reduction is possible if necessary. Figures will appear in color online and in the final PDF once the paper has been accepted.

  4. Figures, photos, illustrations and graphs should be referred to in the text as figures and numbered consecutively throughout the paper by Arabic numerals.

  5. The Abstract of the manuscript should not exceed 250 words and must be structured into separate sections: Introduction, the context and purpose of the study; Materials and methods, the research methods and main objectives; Results, the main findings; Conclusions, brief summary and potential implications. Please minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract.

  6. Tables should be cited in numerical order in the text using Arabic numbers. The table headings should be as follows: Table 1, 2, 3. Each table should have a descriptive title.

  7. We are pleased to receive papers from all regions of the world where English is not the native language. Please ensure that your paper is well presented in logic and good English. If necessary, please have your paper edited by a colleague who is a native speaker before you submit it. A clear and concise language will help editors and reviewers concentrate on the scientific content of your paper and thus help in the peer review process.

  8. References must be identified by Arabic numerals (e.g. 1, 2 etc.), numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text (between square brackets) and listed at the end of paper. Writing references as an Endnote file will be considered as an advantage when submitting a manuscript. IJCNCS accepts references based on a Vancouver style. Following a sample of references style can be found if you do not like to use Endnote: (SUGENG, W., et al., The impact of QoS changes towards network performance. International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications Security , 2015. 3(2): p. 48-53).

  9. Manuscript must be written by font of "Time New Roman" and font size of 9 pt. Please download Manuscript Template and use it to prepare your manuscript.

  10. The manuscript must have "conflict of interest statement" section.

  11. Accepted File formats for manuscript is Microsoft word (doc, docx) or Rich text format (rtf).

  12. SI units should be used throughout (liter and molar are permitted, however).

  13. The Introduction section should reflect the background of study, novelty, and the main objectives of the study.

  14. The materials and methods section should include the design of the study, the type of materials involved, a clear description of all comparisons, and the type of analysis used, to enable replication.

  15. The Results and discussion may be combined into a single section or presented separately. The Results and discussion sections may also be broken into subsections with short, informative headings.

  16. Conclusion section should state clearly the main conclusions of the research.

  17. The financial resources of study should be mentioned.

  18. Competing interests should be clearly addressed.

  19. Authors' contributions is a optional part in the manuscript that shows the role of each author.

  20. Acknowledgements is mandatory section. Please acknowledge anyone who contributed towards the article by making substantial contributions to conception, design, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, or who was involved in drafting the manuscript or revising it critically for important intellectual content, but who does not meet the criteria for authorship.

  21. Ethical considerations is mandatory section. The following statements should be inserted: “Ethical issues (Including plagiarism, Informed Consent, misconduct, data fabrication and/or falsification, double publication and/or submission, redundancy, etc) have been completely ob-served by the authors.”


Copyright

For all papers published in IJCNCS journal, the copyright of the paper is retained by the author under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution license. This license authorizes unrestricted circulation and reproduction of the publication by anybody, as long as the original work is properly cited.

Authors are also instructed to submit the copyright transfer form once the article is accepted for publication, without which the articles will not be processed. Author can download the copyright transfer form, duly filled form should be submitted to editor@ijcncs.org. Please Download Copyright Form.

The facts and views in the article will be of the authors and they will be totally responsible for authenticity, validity and originality etc. The authors should give an undertaking while submitting the paper that the manuscripts submitted to journal have not been published and have not been simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere and manuscripts are their original work. That if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.


Publication Ethic

  • 1. Plagiarism

    Based on IJCNCS policy only original article (i.e., article which has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere) can be published. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.
  • 2. Duplicate Submission

    Manuscripts that are found to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will incur duplicate submission/publication sanctions. If authors have used their own previously published work, or work that is currently under review, as the basis for a submitted manuscript, they are required to cite the previous work and indicate how their submitted manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work.
  • 3. Citation Manipulation

    Submitted manuscripts that are found to include citations whose primary purpose is to increase the number of citations to a given author’s work, or to articles published in a particular journal, will incur citation manipulation sanctions.
  • 4. Data Fabrication and Falsification

    Submitted manuscripts that are found to have either fabricated or falsified experimental results, including the manipulation of images, will incur data fabrication and falsification sanctions.
  • 5. Improper Author Contribution or Attribution

    All listed authors must have made a significant scientific contribution to the research in the manuscript and approved all its claims. It is important to list everyone who made a significant scientific contribution, including students and laboratory technicians.
  • 6. Sanctions

  • In the event that there are documented violations of any of the above mentioned policies is found, the following sanctions will be applied:

    • Immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript.

    • Prohibition against all of the authors for any new submissions to IJCNCS, either individually or in combination with other authors of the infringing manuscript, as well as in combination with any other authors. This prohibition will be imposed for a minimum of 36 months.

  • In cases where the violations of the above policies are found to be particularly egregious, the journal reserves the right to impose additional sanctions beyond those described above.

Publication Fee

IJCNCS does not charge for submitting papers to the journal. IJCNCS is an open access and free of charge journal, there is no any publication fee.

CC BY license

IJCNCS follows the CC BY license. This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials.