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CYS-CFC 2022 : Cybersecurity Issues and Challenges for Business and FinTech Applications


When Dec 19, 2021 - Jan 19, 2022
Where IGI Global USA
Submission Deadline TBD

Call For Papers

Saqib Saeed, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Almuhaideb, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Neeraj Kumar, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
Noor Jhanjhi, Taylor's University, Malaysia
Yousaf Bin Zikria, Yeungnam University, Korea, Republic Of

Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: January 19, 2022
Full Chapters Due: April 3, 2022
Submission Date: April 3, 2022
Digital transformation in organizations optimize the business processes and bring additional challenges in the forms of security threats and vulnerabilities. Cyber-attacks incur financial losses for victim organizations and affect the reputation; therefore, cybersecurity has become very critical for business enterprises. Extensive technological adoption in businesses and evolution of Fintech applications requires reasonable cybersecurity measures to protect organizations from internal and external security threats. Recent advances in the cybersecurity domain such as zero trust architecture, application of machine learning, quantum and post-quantum cryptography have colossal potential to secure technological infrastructures. This book aims to publish high-quality original research contributions on theoretical foundations and empirical studies of cybersecurity implications in digital transformation globally. The book will be helpful for practitioners as well as researchers interested in the cybersecurity domain.

This book aims to publish high-quality original research contributions on the specialized theme of cybersecurity challenges in diverse business areas. The content will disseminate theoretical foundations and empirical studies by researchers and practitioners to realize dependable technological systems.

Target Audience
The book will be useful or of interest to academics from a range of fields including, information systems, cybersecurity, organizational science and government officials and organizations. This book will also be helpful for students that want to learn about the insights of security implications of digital transformation processes to achieve business continuity. University libraries will be especially interested in purchasing this textbook since it will provide cutting-edge research.

Recommended Topics
Topics to be discussed in this book include (but are not limited to) the following: • Security and Privacy Challenges in Organizations • Cybersecurity Planning in Business Organizations • Cybersecurity Implementation Barriers in Organizations • Organizational Risk Management and Cyber Policies • Artificial and Machine Learning Application for Cybersecurity in the context of Digital Transformation • Data Leakage in Organizations • Cyberthreat Intelligence • Ethics and Trust in Artificial Intelligence Technologies in Business • Cybersecurity and Blockchain usage in Business • Machine Learning and Fintech • Cybersecurity Challenges of Emerging Financial Technologies (Stock Markets, Blockchain, Crypto Currencies etc.)` • Cybersecurity Challenges in E-Commerce and Social Commerce • Digital Transformation Challenges for with Zero Trust Architecture • Quantum and Post-Quantum Cybersecurity Challenges and Organizational Readiness • Cybercrimes and Fraud Detection • Cybersecurity Behavior of Employees • Human Aspects in Cybersecurity • Cultural Diversity and Cybersecurity Challenges

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before January 19, 2022, 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 February 2, 2022 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by April 3, 2022, 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 Issues and Challenges for Business and FinTech Applications. 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
January 19, 2022: Proposal Submission Deadline
February 2, 2022: Notification of Acceptance
April 3, 2022: Full Chapter Submission
May 17, 2022: Review Results Returned
June 28, 2022: Final Acceptance Notification
July 12, 2022: Final Chapter Submission

Saqib Saeed Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

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