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GLOBALCYBER 2021 : Call for Chapters: Cybersecurity Capabilities in Developing Nations and Its Impact on Global Security


When Mar 21, 2021 - Mar 21, 2021
Where Virtual
Submission Deadline Mar 21, 2021
Notification Due Apr 14, 2021
Final Version Due Jun 13, 2021
Categories    information systems   computer science   information technology   cybersecurity

Call For Papers

Maurice Dawson, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Oteng Tabona, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana
Thabiso Maupong, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana

Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021
Full Chapters Due: June 13, 2021
Submission Date: June 13, 2021

Developing nations have seen many technological advances in the last decade. Although beneficial and progressive, it can lead to unsafe mobile devices, system networks, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, causing security vulnerabilities that can have ripple effects throughout society. While researchers attempt to find solutions, improper implementation and negative uses of technology continue to create new security threats to users. This edited book brings together research-based chapters and case studies on systems security techniques and current methods to identify and overcome technological vulnerabilities, emphasizing security issues in developing nations. This book is an essential reference source for researchers, university academics, computing professionals, and upper-level students in developing countries interested in the techniques, laws, and training initiatives currently being implemented and adapted for secure computing.

This edited book aims to uncover the existing problems while coming up with solutions regarding a nation's infrastructure. Much of the research today focuses on highly developed countries; thus, cybersecurity difficulties significantly differ from those of emerging nations. As many of these nations have close ties to highly developed ones, this could pose a potential threat to the global supply chain. It is imperative that securing a developed country is ensuring those that emerging nations are secured as well.

Target Audience
This book is targeted at researchers, academics, and practitioners who wish to understand the cybersecurity space in developing nations. This book also offers practitioners who want to secure their global supply chain by understanding the issues faced in emerging countries.

Recommended Topics
Security for Voting Systems Mobile Banking Security Uses of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Secure Messaging Identifying Domestic and International Terrorists Online Trafficking Deploying Secure Hardened Systems Security Issues Mobile Device Networks Data Privacy Cybersecurity Education Securing Government IT Systems Supply Chain Cybersecurity Laws, Ethics, and Policies National Police and Military Security Systems Regional ICT Systems Industry 4.0 Mobile Device Security Digital Forensics Cryptography Use and Laws Internet Enabled Human Trafficking Internet Scams

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before March 31, 2021, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by April 14, 2021 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 13, 2021, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Cybersecurity Capabilities in Developing Nations and Its Impact on Global Security. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2022.

Important Dates
March 31, 2021: Proposal Submission Deadline
April 14, 2021: Notification of Acceptance
June 13, 2021: Full Chapter Submission
July 27, 2021: Review Results Returned
September 7, 2021: Final Acceptance Notification
September 21, 2021: Final Chapter Submission

Maurice Dawson
Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education
College of Computing
Illinois Institute of Technology

Oteng Tabona
Department of Computer Science & Information Systems
Botswana International University of Science and Technology

Thabiso Maupong
Department of Computer Science & Information Systems
Botswana International University of Science and Technology

Science and Engineering; Government and Law; Security and Forensics; Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences; Library and Information Science; Education; Computer Science and Information Technology; Business and Management

**Will accept also extended submissions from the MWAIS 2021 Conference and ITNG 2021 Data Science Tracks if the focus is on the topic of emerging countries.

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