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Call for Chapters
Cybersecurity for Decision Makers

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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.

Research Questions

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

  • Cyber economics

  • Cybersecurity leadership

  • 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

Important Dates

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

Dr. Narasimha Rao Vajjhala
Associate Professor
American University of Nigeria

Professor Kenneth David Strang
RMIT, Australia
W3 Research, USA