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 Friday, 02 November 2007

Wiley InterScience recently launched the journal Security and Communication Networks.

A call for papers has been opened for its special issue focusing on Clinical Information Systems Security, which addresses the need for a secure and trusted computerized approach in managing personal health information, both from a demand and supply side.

The topics of interest in this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Authentication techniques for CIS
  • Authorization mechanisms and approaches for patient-centric data
  • Public Key Infrastructures to support diverse clinical information environments and networks
  • Cryptographic protocols for use to secure patient-centric data
  • Secure communication protocols for the communication of clinical data
  • Wireless sensor networks security
  • Body sensor networks security
  • CIS Database security
  • Interoperability across diverse CIS environments (national and multilateral)
  • Government and international regulatory and compliance requirements

For more information on submission, dates and peer review, please visit