[AISWorld] AMCIS 2019 CFP - Behavioral Information Security mini-track

Li, Yuan yli295 at uis.edu
Sat Dec 29 22:12:26 EST 2018


Dear Colleagues:

We invite you to submit your research work to the Behavioral Information Security mini-track under the Information Security and Privacy (SIGSEG) tack at AMCIS 2019, to be held in Cancun, Mexico on August 15-17, 2019. Following is a short description of our mini-track. The online submission system opens on January 7 and closes on March 1. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you in Mexico next year.

Cyber security continues to be a big challenge for organizations which are exposed to considerable risk due to security breaches. Technological advancements have been made to improve cybersecurity and companies have invested heavily in cyber security however, human vulnerabilities continue to bypass security defences. There are various reasons for this, including, apathy, carelessness, or malicious intent. Understanding and changing human security behavior is a critical need to improve security and it continues to be a strong research area. This mini-track is focused on behavioral security including, theoretical developments, empirical research findings, case studies, methodologies, artifacts, etc. This track will include elements of motivation, reasoning, and learning for both malicious and non-malicious intent of attacks.

The 2019 Americas Conference on Information System focuses on digital convergence that is redefining society and business. A key enabling technology for this digital transformation is cyber security which is a big challenge for organizations which are exposed to considerable risk due to security breaches. Technological advancements have been made to improve cybersecurity and companies have invested heavily in cyber security however, human vulnerabilities continue to bypass security defences. There are various reasons for this, including, apathy, carelessness, or malicious intent. Understanding and changing human security behavior is a critical need to improve security and it continues to be a strong research area. This mini-track is focused on behavioral security including, theoretical developments, empirical research findings, case studies, methodologies, artifacts, etc. This track will include elements of motivation, reasoning, and learning for both malicious and non-malicious intent of attacks.

Mini-track co-chairs:
Yuan Li, University of Illinois Springfield, yli295 at uis.edu
Rohit Valecha, University of Texas San Antonio, rohit.valecha at utsa.edu




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