CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS & CYBER SECURITY (IJBCS)


IJBCS, a scholarly and refereed journal, provides an authoritative source of information for scholars, academicians, policy makers and professionals in the fields of business, policy formulation and the security realm and is publicised twice a year. The journal promotes the advancement, understanding, and practice of effective prevention and risk management measures and in respect of cyber security, especially although not wholly related to commercial activity. It is peer reviewed and serves as a key research platform.  IJBCS is committed to publishing articles that inform best practice in a manner that take due cognizance of ethical behaviour and the need to guard against new threats. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, policy makers, practitioners and researchers in this frontier field from across the globe. The Editors and Editorial Board of the IJBCS are committed to championing original academic papers that demonstrate academic rigor, originality and integrity.  IJBCS seeks to raise awareness, encourage study, improve current practice and advance the boundaries of knowledge.  In assisting in the transferring of knowledge it also aspires to provide a valuable bridge between academia and those engaged in business and policy formulation.

Authors are invited to submit their original research papers, case study, review, work in progress, reports, abstract, students’ papers or research proposals within the broad scope of the journal. Although broad in coverage, the following areas are indicative and nurture the interests of the Academy with a business, cyber security and ethical underpinning:


Business and cyber security
   
 
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    Risk awareness & mitigation
 
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    eCrime
 
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    Cyber Terrorism
 
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    Identity Fraud & Access Management
 
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    Information haemorrhage
 
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    Cryptosystems and Data Protection
 
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    Compliance, Legal Safeguards and Obligations
 
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    Foresight Leadership and Planning
 
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    Industrial Espionage & Counterfeiting
 
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    Critical Infrastructure Protection
 
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    Building and maintaining cyber resilience
 
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    Security architecture and network defence
 
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    Vigilance and scrutiny
 
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    Attitudinal change
 
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    Knowledge transfer & training
 
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    Addressing the skills deficit
 
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    Brand Protection
 
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    Pre-transaction customer verification
 
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    Customer protection, reassurance and recovery
 
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    Information Risk Management & Governance
 
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    Taking a collaborative approach
 
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    Digital Forensics, Evidence and Intelligence
 
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    Costing cyber attacks
 
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    Ethical Hacking
 
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    Financial Analysis & Control Systems
 
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    Privacy, Surveillance and Control
 
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    Identity, Trust and Trustworthiness
 
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    Reputation Systems and Social Networks
 
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    Human Factors and Behavioral Dynamics
 
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    Security Economics, Incentives and Liabilities
 
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    Ethics, Philosophy, Politics and Innovation
 
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    Leading organizational change
 
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    Organizations, People and Performance
 
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    Justice & Cyber Security
 
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    Globalisation and Outsourcing
 
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Crisis management following a cyber attack
 
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Corporate Culture
 
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System Architectures
 
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Cyber Security Principles
 
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Resilience Testing
 
Frequency:                                      Twice a year: June and December
Final publication deadlines:        31st April (June issue), 31st October (December issue)
Review process:                            Blind peer review
Indexing with:                                Ebesco Host, ProQuest, Open J-Gate, Cabell`s Directory

Preference will be given to papers which are conceptually and analytically strong and have empirical relevance. All papers will be reviewed according to the Journal’s criterion. The Journal’s website is:  http://ijbcs.abrmr.com   

For further information please write to Editor at editor@abrmr.com or call on +0044208-8689883

 

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