Call for Chapters
Cybersecurity for Decision Makers
About the Book
This book explores cybersecurity from a decision-making role rather than a purely technical viewpoint. The target audience includes: cybersecurity managers, leaders, executive decision makers, researchers, university professors, school teachers, company trainers, and security practitioners. We are aligned with United Nations sustainable development goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive sustainable industrialization and foster innovation. This book will be published by Taylor & Francis, USA, and will be submitted for possible indexation in Scopus, WoS, and major indices. There are no publication fees for accepted manuscripts.
RQ1. Why should decision makers be aware of cybersecurity, what should this awareness include, and who should be informed?
RQ2. How can organizations assess their cybersecurity vulnerabilities and what benchmarks, indicators or maturity levels would be relevant?
RQ3. How has cybersecurity attacks impacted different industries, organizations and in different countries; what are the case studies and lessons learned?
RQ4. Which cybersecurity applications or defenses ought to be selected for prevention or mitigation, and how/when/where should they be implemented?
RQ5. What organizational learning, training and or onboarding are needed to make companies resilient against cybersecurity attacks?
RQ6. What pedagogy and knowledge are needed to train future generations, in school, college, and in continuing education or research institutions?
RQ7. What are the literature gaps and what future research is needed to advance the state-of-the-art in the cybersecurity field for stakeholders?
Topic areas include (but not limited to):
Introduction to cybersecurity and cybercrime - why cybersecurity is needed and who needs it
Contemporary cybersecurity issues and risks for decision makers
Cybersecurity frameworks and assessment models
Cybersecurity project and risk management
Cybersecurity ethics and privacy
Cybersecurity organizational readiness
Business continuity and recovery after cyber attacks
How and why cybersecurity impacts other disciplines
Cybersecurity attack case studies, lessons learned
Cybersecurity college student education and company employee training
Analyzing cybersecurity with artificial intelligence, machine learning, parametric/nonparametric statistics.
No publication charges
Call for Chapters Link:
Chapter expression of interest submission link:
For questions, contact:
Assoc. Prof. Narasimha Rao Vajjhala
School of IT & Computing,
American University of Nigeria.
Professor Kenneth David Strang
Business & Consumer Analytics,
W3-Research, Virgin Islands; USA;
RMIT University, Australia
Expression of Interest: May 30, 2022
Draft chapter due date: July 30, 2022
Peer review period: August 1 – September 1, 2022
Final acceptance notification: December 1, 2022
Copyright year: 2023