Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to invite submissions of your work to the Future Internet special issue entitled “Privacy and Security Landscape and Challenges beyond COVID-19”, edited by Dr. Chaminda Hewage, Dr. Jordi Forné, Dr. Riaz Shaikh, and Dr. Patricia Arias Cabarcos.

Special Issue link:

Submission deadline: 30 June 2021. An earlier publishing date is possible, however.

Please click the top left button “Submit to Special Issue” on the special issue link if you feel interested. Please contact or if you have any questions. 

Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

•	Privacy and security challenges during and beyond COVID-19
•	Contact tracing vs privacy/security
•	Post-COVID privacy and security challenges for working from home
•	Secure Future Internet
•	Post-COVID privacy and security challenges for home schooling
•	Secure internet technologies
•	Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PET)
•	Next generation access control technologies
•	Revisiting data protection laws and regulations to suit post-COVID-19
•	Intersection between machine learning and security & privacy
•	Data anonymization
•	Security and privacy issues in federated learning
•	Privacy issues in geo-located services
•	Privacy-preserving big data analysis in healthcare applications

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We look forward to hearing from you. 

Kind regards, 
Lei Chen 
Managing Editor 
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