About the Journal
"Security Spectrum: Journal of Advanced Security Research" is a non-profit academic journal that publishes well-documented and analyzed studies on the full range of contemporary security issues, especially internal security and law enforcement related topics. Until the year 2023, the journal was known as "Proceedings of Estonian Academy of Security Sciences".
The journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal, that since the year 2024 appears twice a year. So far the journal has been published once a year.
Security Spectrum does not charge a publication fee.
The language of the contributions is English. Before publication, each submitted paper is subject to a double-blind peer review by two independent experts. The Editorial Board accepts articles throughout the year; however the journal is published in June and December.
Security Spectrum is referenced by Central & Eastern European Academic Source (EBSCO). According to the classificators of the Estonian Research Information System (ETIS), the Security Spectrum is classified as 1.2.
The 24th issue of the journal is focusing to "CONFIRMING SOON!". The subtitle of next edition is "CONFIRMING SOON!".
The manuscripts shall be submitted electronically to teadusinfo [at] sisekaitse.ee. Guidelines for submission can be found below.
The call for manuscripts of journal's 24th issue is open until May 31st, 2024.
Submission guidelines and related deadlines:
Submission deadline for articles: 31st of May 2024.
Articles not exceeding 25 pages (1800 characters per page) and abstracts (no more than 500 characters) should be sent to teadusinfo [at] sisekaitse.ee
Please note that each article will be subject to a double-blind peer review process and positive reviews will be a condition for the publication.
Open access statement:
Security Spectrum provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
The journal has an open access, all its content is freely available without charge to users. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author as long as they cite the source.
Security Spectrum operates under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence CC-BY. This allows others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the work, even commercially, as long as they credit the authors for the original creation. All authors publishing in Security Spectrum accept these as the terms of publication.
The authors keeps the rights to:
1. Make copies of the article (all or part) for teaching or scientific purposes.
2. Include the article (all or part) in a research thesis or dissertation.
3. Make oral presentation of the article (all or part) and to include a summary and/or highlights of it in papers distributed at such presentations or in conference proceedings.
4. Include electronic copies of the article (including final published Journal format) on:
- personal authors’ web-resources (web-sites, web-pages, blogs, etc.);
- web-resources of the Institutions (including their repositories) where authors worked when research for the article was carried out;
- noncommercial web-resources of open access (arXiv.org, and etc.).
In all cases, the availability of a bibliographic link to an article or hyperlink to its electronic copy on the official website of the journal is compulsory.
ISSN 2806-3600 (print)
ISSN 2806-3619 (online)
Security Spectrum: Journal of Advanced Security Research (2023) New challenges for internal security due to the war on Ukraine