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Call For Papers - AMCIS 2019 Mini-Track on Behavioral Information Security

  • 1.  Call For Papers - AMCIS 2019 Mini-Track on Behavioral Information Security

    Posted 11 days ago

    Dear Colleagues:

     

    We invite you to submit your research work to the Behavioral Information Security minitrack under the Information Security and Privacy (SIGSEG) tack at AMCIS 2019, to be held in Cancun, Mexico on August 15-17, 2019. A brief description of the minitrack is provided below, or you can visit https://amcis2019.aisconferences.org/submissions/track-descriptions/. The online submission system is now open (https://new.precisionconference.com/ais) and will close on March 1. Please mark your calendar!

     

    Fast-tracking opportunity:

    Best-papers in this minitrack will be fast-tracked to The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems. For interested authors, please read the latest special issue on information security at DATA BASE at https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3210530.

     

    Mini-track description:

    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.

     

    Minitrack co-chairs:

    Yuan Li, University of Illinois Springfield, yli295@uis.edu

    Rohit Valecha, University of Texas San Antonio, rohit.valecha@utsa.edu



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    Yuan Li
    University of Illinois-Springfield
    Springfield IL
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