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

Journal Name Impact Factor† H Index‡ Website Publisher Country Distribution Notes
Digital Investigation 0.507 15 Elsevier United Kingdom Print/Electronic Started in 2004
Forensic Science Communications 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 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 Foundation of Computer Science United States Print/Electronic
International Journal of Computer Science and Security 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 IJCSNS South Korea Electronic Open Access. Monthly
International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics 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 IGI Global United States Print/Electronic Started in 2009, Quarterly
International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics n/a 4 Inderscience Publishers United Kingdom Print/Electronic Quarterly
International Journal of Forensic Computer Science n/a n/a Brazilian Association of High Technology Experts (ABEAT) Brazil Electronic
Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law 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 Blackwell Publishing United Kingdom Print/Electronic A traditional print journal about forensics, but interested in articles on digital forensics as well. All issues prior to January 2006 are still available from ASTM
Microgram n/a n/a Drug Enforcement Administration United States Electronic Monthly Newsletter. Some space devoted to digital evidence issues.
Digital Forensics Magazine n/a n/a n/a n/a Electronic Magazine. Accepts articles concerning digital forensics.

† Impact factors cited on 11/03/2013 from 2011 data provided by Impact Factor Search. ‡ H Index cited on 11/03/2013 from SCImago Journal and Country Rank.

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.