International Journal of Network Services & Technologies


Guide for Authors
International Journal of Network Services & Technologies

IJNST will be committed to the timely publication of very high-quality, peer-reviewed, original papers that advance the state-of-the art and applications of network security. Topics will include, but not be limited to, the following: Biometric Security, Communications And Networks Security, Cryptography, Database Security, Electronic Commerce Security, Multimedia Security, System Security, etc.

1. Submission Procedure
There are two options available for IJNST:

(1)  Authors are strongly encouraged to submit their papers electronically by using online manuscript submission at

(2)  Authors can also submit their Word, ps or pdf file to the editor-in-chief via Email (

2. General
Articles must be written in good English. Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. It will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher.

2.1 Length Limitation:

All papers should be concisely written and be no longer than 30 double-spaced pages (12-point font, approximately 26 lines/page) including figures.

2.2 Title page
The title page should contain the article title, author(s) names and affiliations, address, an abstract not exceeding 100 words, and a list of three to five keywords.

2.3 Corresponding author
Clearly indicate who is willing to handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address.

2.4 References
References should be listed alphabetically, in the same way as follows:

For a paper in a journal: M. S. Hwang, C. C. Chang, and K. F. Hwang, “An ElGamal-like cryptosystem for enciphering large messages,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 445-446, 2002.

For a book: Dorothy E. R. Denning, Cryptography and Data Security. Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1982.

For a paper in a proceeding: M. S. Hwang, C. C. Lee, and Y. L. Tang, “Two simple batch verifying multiple digital signatures,” The Third International Conference on Information and Communication Security (ICICS2001), pp. 13-16, Xian, China, 2001.

In text, references should be indicated by [number].

2.5 Page charges
The rate of the page charges is free.

2.6 Author benefits
All authors will receive 1 printed free of charge.