Information Security Management

Track Description

The information age presents new security and privacy challenges for the modern organisation. Among these is the need to improve information security management to address an escalating number of new and evolving security threats. The Security track focuses on a wide range of topics that relate to organizational security practices. Among these are risk, governance and policy but also include a host of other related topics such as culture and awareness training. Although the track will accept technical oriented papers as well, the primary contribution and impact of these papers must be on organisational matters.

Relevant Topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Information Security Risk Management
  • Information Security Culture
  • Information Security Governance
  • Information Security Policy
  • Secure Knowledge Management
  • Information Security Requirements
  • Information Security Awareness, Training and Education
  • Internet Security and online protection
  • Identity Management
  • Social Engineering and human risks

Potential journal special issues and/or journal fast-track

Authors of selected high quality papers from the track will be invited to submit an extended version of the paper for a fast track review process of Computers & Security.

Track Chairs and Contact Details

Dr Atif Ahmad, University of Melbourne, Australia (

Dr Sean Maynard, University of Melbourne, Australia (

Professor Jan Eloff, University of Pretoria, South Africa (

See also…

School of Business IT and Logistics
The School of Business IT and Logistics provides high quality technical and professional education in: Business Information and Communications Technology, in Information Management and Librarianship and in Logistics and Supply Chain Management education within a comprehensive business context – ensuring the employability of its graduates.