Dear Cybersecurity Researcher,
     Red || Yellow || Blue Practitioner,

You are cordially invited to submit your research to our new Journal of Cyber Forensics and Advanced Threat Investigations (CFATI), which is the first open access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, that is dedicated entirely to the study of tools, techniques, procedures, and methodologies of Red, Yellow, and Blue teamers. CFATI is a gold-open access journal, which means it does not charge fees neither to authors nor to readers and is entirely maintained by the Association of Cyber Forensics and Threat Investigators.

Topics of Interest
The journal publishes original research, practical, and review articles related to all areas of cybersecurity, digital forensics, incident response, and threat investigations. The scope includes the measures that governments or organization should follow to protect the online information & critical infrastructure, the impacts of cyber-crime & cyber-attacks in organizations and/or individuals, malware/ransomware, analysis & reversing, hardware/software security testing, zero-day attacks & exploits, large-scale digital investigations, unconventional penetration testing tactics, techniques & tools, social engineering & human hacking, anti-forensics & anti-anti-forensics, identity theft & protection, women in cybersecurity & challenges faced by women in cyber forensics, relevant case studies in cybersecurity, digital forensics, incident response, & threat investigations, and proficient strategies for tackling the various types of cyber-attacks and cyber-crimes.

Author Guidelines
Authors are solicited to contribute to this journal by submitting articles that illustrate research results, projects, surveying works, and industrial experiences that describe significant advances in cybersecurity, digital forensics, incident response, and threat investigations. Please browse through the journal website to find out more information about the focus and scope of the journal and the author's guidelines. The Journal Website:

The Journal welcomes three kinds of submissions:
* Research Articles,
* Practical Articles,
* Review Articles.

All manuscripts undergo blind reviewing by at least 2 well-qualified reviewers. Their task is to provide constructive, fair, and timely advice to authors and editors. Please browse through the journal website to find out more information about the author's guidelines.

Articles must be submitted through the dedicated system available at Submitted works will be assessed primarily on originality, significance, technical soundness, and quality of presentation. Contributions should conform to generally accepted practices for scientific papers with respect to organization, clarity, and style. Besides technical contributions, Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this journal.  

Kindly in any manuscript, submissions use the journal layout template either in 

Microsoft Word:
LaTeX formats:

Time Schedule
Paper Submission Due: January 30, 2021
Notification to Authors: March 30, 2021
Camera-Ready Papers Due: May 15, 2021
Publication Date : Determined by the Editor-in-Chief 

Editorial Team
Professor John William Walker, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.

Managing Editors
Prof. Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom.
Prof. Rossana M. de Castro Andrade, Federal University of CearĂ¡, Brazil.
Dr. Karima Boudaoud, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France.
Dr. Richard P. Mislan, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States.
Dr. Seungmin Rho, Sejong University, Republic of Korea. 

Advisory Board
Mr. Yuri Gubanov, Digital Forensics Expert, CEO of Belkasoft, United States
Mr. Christian Berg, CEO of Paliscope, Co-founder of Safer Society Group, NetClean, Griffeye, and Paliscope, Sweden
Mr. Nigel King, Founder & CEO of Software Strategy Tools and Consulting, CSO of SafePaaS, United Kingdom

Contact Information
All questions about submissions should be emailed to

The CFATI Journal has a mailing list opens to the community, where we publish any public content such as blog posts, screencasts, or webinars that are relevant to cybersecurity, digital forensics, incident response, and threat investigations. We encourage you to enroll in our mailing list at to get notified about any new content.


Editorial Office, 
Journal of Cyber Forensics and Advanced Threat Investigations
Concept Tech Publishing,
Carryduff, United Kingdom.