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Author Guidelines

To submit a manuscript, you need to register on the site on the Open Journal Systems, and go through five steps of the submission process (see instructions at the journal site) and select the English language. We draw the authors’ attention to the fact that in the process of registration on the site after filling in the obligatory information marked with an asterisk *, it is necessary to indicate ORCID id, Affiliation, Department and rank. In comments to the editor (step 1) you may specify the postal address for sending the hard copy of the issue.


The Editorial Staff will not consider the articles that:

  • do not meet the requirements;

  • do not have scientific novelty and practical significance;

  • do not belong to the research areas of the journal;

  • are written with the use of computer-aided translation;

  • are not edited (contain grammatical and stylistic errors);

  • violate the ethics of scientific research, particularly if editorial staff reveals plagiarism, self-plagiarism, data fabrication, duplicate publication.



  1. The publication should be written in British English or Ukrainian language. Articles submitted in English will be considered first and foremost.

  2.  The article for submission should be prepared in the format  *.tex  using the “Theoretical and Applied Cybersecurity” journal style (the LaTeX style file for can be downloaded from here).

3. Papers should have the necessary elements: problem statement, analysis of research and publications, in which it is founded the decision of this problem, the selection name of the problem, which is dedicated to the given paper, the formulation of the objectives of the article; presentation of material, the research conclusions, the prospects for its further development. In this regard, scientific and technical articles and reports of scientific research achievements and practical results should be structured - divided into sections with headings.

4. Metadata (name, surnames of the authors, annotation, keywords) are provided in two languages (in Ukrainian and in English). The English abstract should be expanded to reflect the main results obtained.

5. The article must adhere to the terminology adopted state standards - volume, using a new term or abbreviation should decipher and explain them.

6. References are given in the order of mention in the text and must be made in the IEEE style. An example of link design is here.

In the following link you can see how different bibtex styles look in the resulting PDF-file. The style is defined in the \bibliographystyle{style} command where {style} is to be replaced with one of the following styles (for the IEEE style - {ieeetr}).

7. For the actual material (statistics, formulas, dates, quotes, proper names, etc.), the author is responsible.


As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The paper presents original research, which has not been previously published and is not under consideration for publication in another journal; any copying of text, figures, data, or results of other authors without references is defined as plagiarism
  2. The paper does not contain secret or confidential information, so it can be placed open access
  3. Copyright for the work was not previously passed and will not be passed in the future to the third parties. There is no conflict between co-authors (if multiple authors)
  4. This paper does not violate intellectual property rights of other people

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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«Theoretical and Applied Cybersecurity» is an open access journal. All articles are free for users to access, read, download, and print. By "open access", we mean free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles or use them for any other lawful purpose.