ICCWS 2014 is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from around the world who are involved in the study, management, development and implementation of systems and concepts to combat information warfare or to improve information systems security to come together and exchange ideas. There are several strong strands of research and interest that are developing in the area including the understanding of threats and risks to information systems, the development of a strong security culture, as well as incident detection and post incident investigation. This conference is continuing to establish itself as a key event for individuals working in the field from around the world.
Please consider submitting to this conference. We are interested in the entire range of concepts from theory to practice, including case studies, works-in-progress, and conceptual explorations.
Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment.
Selected papers that have been presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Information Warfare: http://www.jinfowar.com and the International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IJCWT) published by Information Resources Management Association, USA.( DOI: 10.4018/IJCWT, ISSN: 1947-3435, EISSN: 1947-3443). Additionally, selected papers from the conference will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics published by Inderscience UK(ISSN:1751-1911X).
The advisory group for the conference invites submissions of both academic and practitioner papers on a wide range of topics and a wide range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Academic research papers, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches. PhD Research, proposals for roundtable discussions, non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited. You can find full details in the submission typesdocument (.pdf format).
In addition to the main conference topics below, the advisory group invites submissions to the following mini tracks:
- Managing Risk to Sourced Products in a Time of InfoWar chaired by Dr Dan Shoemaker, Centre for Cyber Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Detroit Mercy, USA
- Political and Social Aspects of Cyber War and Hacking chaired by Dr. Michael Dahan, Sapir College, Israel.
- Cyber Security, Cyberwar and Cyberlaw co-chaired by Daniel J.Ryan, National Defense University, Washington, DC and Dr. Julie J.C.H. Ryan, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA