18 May 2008

Call for papers: Information Systems Security in Indian Businesses

Call for papers: Information Systems Security in Indian Businesses

A special issue of International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management

As organisations increasingly rely on computer networks for wired and wireless communications for various business transactions, information systems (IS) security plays a pivotal role in business success. The purpose of this Special Issue is to encourage the development of quality research in IS security in the context of Indian businesses that have local as well as global impact. It will explore how information technology solutions and IS policies could be developed and deployed amidst the social, cultural and economic diversities of India to facilitate secured business communications. The Special Issue will include original papers on theoretical as well as practical case studies conducted in IS security that have implications on businesses and societies in India.

The potential topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Theories and empirical studies on the development of IS security models in Internet and distributed systems
  • The deployment of IT solutions as a countermeasure for security breaches in Indian businesses
  • Enhancing secured business communications through wired and wireless systems that are interconnected in distributed and networked environments
  • IS security policies, implementation challenges and governance in India and the use of international information security management standards
  • IS security issues related to service sectors such as education that include e-learning environments in India
  • Identifying the social, cultural and economic issues that have implications on IS security policies, training and enforcement
  • Best practices of privacy protection, security economics and risk assessment
  • Recent trends in cybercrime that impact Indian businesses and emerging technologies in intrusion detection systems being adopted
Important Dates
Full paper due: 15 August, 2008
Acceptance notification: 1 October, 2008
Final paper submission: 25 December, 2008

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