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  • An explanation of why your manuscript should be published in Cybersecurity
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  • The Institute of Information Engineering (IIE) is a national research institute in Beijing that specializes in comprehensive research on theories and applications related to information technology.

    IIE strives to be a leading global academic institution by creating first-class research platforms and attracting top researchers. It also seeks to become an important national strategic power in the field of information technology.

    IIE’s mission is to promote China’s innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing information science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and public safety as well as improve our quality of life.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.8 - 5-year Impact Factor
    2.071 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.266 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    9 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    113 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
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