[fc-announce] Fwd: FINANCIAL SYSTEMS AND CYBER SECURITY: A PUBLIC POLICY PERSPECTIVE
L Jean Camp
Thu, 8 Jan 2004 14:04:42 -0500
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> FINANCIAL SYSTEMS AND CYBER SECURITY:
> A PUBLIC POLICY PERSPECTIVE
> --CALL FOR PAPERS--
> The information revolution has not only introduced new
> but has changed the way business is conducted. Economic transactions
> increasingly take place via digital electronic activities focused
> on the interconnectivity obtained via the Internet. A critical part of
> this interconnectivity is the way organizations have integrated their
> accounting and financial management systems with Internet–based
> applications. The importance of the Internet to private and public
> organizations is well known.
> As a result of the above noted developments, cyber security has
> to center stage. Indeed, cyber security (with its emphasis on
> and computer security) has itself become a key issue for private and
> organizations in the digital economy. The public policy implications
> cyber security are now being actively debated. The new Department of
> Homeland Security has certainly highlighted the importance of this
> In order to help form the debate concerning the relations among
> financial systems, cyber security, and public policy, the Journal of
> Accounting and Public Policy
> (http://www.elsevier.nl/inca/publications/store/5/0/5/7/2/1/) is
> pleased to
> announce that it will sponsor the first forum on the topic. The title
> the forthcoming forum is: Financial Systems and Cyber Security: A
> Policy Perspective. The forum will be held at the University of
> Robert H. Smith School of Business, in cooperation with the Center for
> Public Policy and Private Enterprise (from Maryland’s School of Public
> Affairs), on May 28, 2004.
> Papers for the forum should be submitted by March 1, 2004 to
> Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon or Dr. Martin P. Loeb, at the University of
> Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, College Park, MD 20742.
> Authors of papers submitted for the forum will be notified as to
> their papers have been accepted for presentation by April 5, 2004.
> selected for presentation at the forum will automatically receive
> consideration for publication in a forthcoming special issue of the
> of Accounting and Public Policy.
> Lawrence A. Gordon, Ph.D.
> Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting and
> Director, Ph.D. Program
> The Robert H. Smith School of Business
> Affiliate Professor in University of Maryland Institute for Advanced
> Computer Studies
> University of Maryland - College Park
> College Park, Maryland 20742
> Phone: (301) 405-2255 Fax: (301) 314-9611