[AISWorld] Call for Chapter proposals: Book on IT Risk Management & Compliance

Manish Gupta mgupta3 at buffalo.edu
Tue Jun 3 15:30:58 EDT 2014


*Proposal Submission Deadline: June 15, 2014*

*Information Technology Risk Management and Compliance in Modern

A book edited by  Dr. Manish Gupta (State University of New York, Buffalo,
NY, USA), Dr. Raj Sharman (State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA)
and John Walp (M&T Bank, Buffalo, NY, USA)


Organizations are increasingly relying on information in electronic form to
conduct business. While this evolution of an electronic-based society from
a paper-based one has been advantageous to both enterprises and individuals
alike, it has also led to exponential growth of the amount of information
that is stored electronically. With rapid growth in the number and
complexity of information systems and processes based on them, managing
information security program while effectively managing risks has become
very critical for business sustenance. Given the rise of threats and
development of technologies to launch and hide these attacks, the situation
is clearly getting worse for organizations. Effective information security
management and governance is one the most important actions organizations
can take to thwart and manage these risks. The importance of IT risk
management, governance and regulatory compliance has never been more
important in the history of organizational computing.

*Objective of the Book*

The proposed book aims to provide high-quality research papers and practice
articles on risk management and compliance issues in the field of
information security. The main focus of the book is to provide insights
into practical and applied solutions, frameworks, technologies and
practices on technological and organizational factors of an effective
information risk management.

*Target Audience*

The primary audience for the book is professionals, scholars, researchers
and academicians working in the fast evolving and growing field of
information technology risk management, information security/assurance, and
regulatory compliance.

*Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:*

• Information Security Governance Frameworks

• Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches for IT Risk Management

• Compliance Programs

• Information Security Management Frameworks

• Business value, return of security investments

• Enterprise IT Risk Management

• Legal and regulatory oversight issues

• Internal Controls and Control reporting

• Strategic Risk Management and Governance

• Security Architecture

• Security Program Management

• Forensics and Investigation Issues

• Enterprise Information Security Policies, Standards and Procedures

• Data Leak Prevention Approaches

• Risk Management Life Cycle

• Risk, Governance and Compliance Issues

• Security Awareness, communications and training issues

• Employee monitoring and surveillance

• Risk Assessment and Analysis

• Threat and Vulnerability Management

• Case studies and deployment experiences

• Security Risk Management Standards and Frameworks such as COBIT, OCTAVE

• Compliance Reporting and Remediation

• Software and Contract Risk Management

• Outsourcing Risk Issues and Management

*Submission Procedure*

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before March 31,
2014, a 1-2 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and
concerns of the proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be
notified by April 15, 2014 about the status of their proposals and sent
chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30,
2014. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review
basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this
project. All proposals should be submitted through the link at the bottom
of this page.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group
Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea
Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business
Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For
additional information regarding the publisher, please visit
www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2015.

*Important Dates*

*June 15, 2014*: Proposal Submission Deadline

*June 30, 2014*: Notification of Acceptance

*August 15, 2014*: Full Chapter Submission

*September 15, 2014:* Review Results Returned

*September 30, 2014*: Final Acceptance Notification

*October 30, 2014:* Final Chapter Submission

Inquiries can be forwarded to

Dr. Manish Gupta

mgupta3 at buffalo.edu
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