Submissions open for new OUP Open Access title, Journal of Cybersecurity

February 17, 2015

Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the new open access title Journal of Cybersecurity.

Journal of Cybersecurity is premised on the belief that computer science-based approaches, while necessary, are not sufficient to tackle cybersecurity challenges. Instead, scholarly contributions from a range of disciplines are needed to understand the human aspects of cybersecurity. Journal of Cybersecurity will provide a hub around which the interdisciplinary cybersecurity community can form. Journal of Cybersecurity is committed to providing quality empirical research, as well as scholarship, that is grounded in real-world implications and solutions.

Editors-in-Chief, Professor David Pym of University College London and Professor Tyler Moore of Southern Methodist University, are inviting new submissions, from academics and practitioners, on the topics of anthropological and cultural studies, computer science and security, including mathematical and systems perspectives, cryptography, economics of information security, human factors and psychology, legal aspects of information security, political and policy perspectives, privacy, security and crime science, and strategic and international relations.

Professor Tyler Moore (Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Cybersecurity) says: "Cybersecurity is a huge challenge, and approaches to tackle problems frequently span disciplines. What excites me so much about JCS is that it reflects this interdisciplinary nature in its design, covering areas from anthropology to psychology to economics, not to mention computer science. While excellent scholarship has already been published in discipline-specific venues, JCS will offer a singular home for world-class cybersecurity research, regardless of discipline. Our aim is to disseminate high-impact work to a broader audience than can be achieved in discipline-specific journals."

Professor David Pym (Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Cybersecurity) says: "Our world is more-or-less wholly dependent on the operation of large, complex ecosystems of cyber-physical and cyber-logical systems. Ensuring the security of the information processed by these systems and ensuring the sustainability and resilience of the supporting ecosystems, whilst maintaining appropriate levels of privacy for individuals and organizations, are essential requirements for a trustworthy, robust, and efficient society.

The challenges faced in delivering these objectives cannot be addressed from any single scientific, sociological, or engineering perspective. Rather, integrated, multi-disciplinary yet, of course, rigorous approaches are essential.

The Journal of Cybersecurity, will encourage the development of these approaches and disseminate the best of them to the widest possible audience."

Professor Angela Sasse (Director, Cyber Security Research Institute, UCL) says: "We need effective cybersecurity solutions to secure the global infrastructure we have all come to depend on - the recent attacks on global corporations have demonstrated how serious the threat is. To create effective cybersecurity solutions, we need to consider many aspects - such as the economic impact on individuals and organisations, legal and policy frameworks, and how adversaries are likely to respond. Until now, we did not have a top-quality journal to showcase and disseminate ground-breaking multidisciplinary cybersecurity research. The new journal is a game changer because it will encourage both established and young researchers to draw on knowledge and methods beyond their own immediate research area to understand and solve cybersecurity issues."
The journal is now open for submissions, and content will be available from Spring 2015.

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