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Academic and professional journals, both print and electronic, on the subject of digital forensics:

Journal Name Impact Factor H-Index H5-Index Website Publisher Country Distribution Notes
Digital Investigation 0.507 15 22 Elsevier United Kingdom Print/Electronic Started in 2004
Forensic Science Communications n/a n/a n/a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) United States Print Current issue still 2010.
IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security 1.34 35 41 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. United States Print/Electronic Print journal from IEEE Signal Processing Society that started in 2005.
International Journal of Computer Applications n/a n/a 12 Foundation of Computer Science United States Print/Electronic. Paid submission.
International Journal of Computer Science and Security n/a n/a n/a Computer Science Journals Malaysia Electronic Open Access. Bi-Monthly
International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security n/a n/a 24 IJCSNS South Korea Electronic Open Access. Monthly
International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics n/a n/a n/a The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications China (Hong Kong) Electronic
International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics n/a 4 n/a IGI Global United States Print/Electronic Started in 2009, Quarterly
International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics n/a 4 n/a Inderscience Publishers United Kingdom Print/Electronic Quarterly
International Journal of Forensic Computer Science n/a n/a n/a Brazilian Association of High Technology Experts (ABEAT) Brazil Electronic
International Journal of Information and Computer Security n/a 3 n/a Inderscience United Kingdom Electronic
Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law n/a n/a n/a Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (ADFSL) United States Print/Electronic Official quarterly publication (print and online) by the Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law.
Journal of Forensic Sciences 1.229 52 32 Blackwell Publishing United Kingdom Print/Electronic Official journal of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). Covers most forensic science disciplines, primarily traditional forensic sciences, but some articles on digital forensics as well. Issues prior to January 2006 are available from prior publisher ASTM
Microgram n/a n/a n/a Drug Enforcement Administration United States Electronic Monthly Newsletter. Some space devoted to digital evidence issues.
Science and Justice 1.597 21 12 Forensic Science Society/Elsevier United Kingdom Print/Electronic Seems to accept some articles on digital forensics.
Digital Forensics Magazine n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Electronic Magazine. Accepts articles concerning digital forensics.

Dead Journals

These journals have ceased publication.

Journal of Digital Forensic Practice
Print journal from Taylor and Francis.
International Journal of Digital Evidence (IJDE)
Electronic journal that started in 2002 until 2007
Small Scale Digital Device Forensics Journal
Online journal for academics and practitioners to publish articles regarding the theory, research, and practice in the rapidly changing field of Small Scale Digital Device Forensics. Ended 2011.

See Also




This list was originally taken from Brian Carrier's list of conferences and journals at and used with his permission. Brian no longer maintains those listings and points back to this Wiki.