International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Kurt J. Engemann
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
- CiteScore 2020 0.5
IJBCRM is a refereed international journal that provides a professional and scholarly forum in the essential field of business continuity and risk management with particular emphasis on decision making using a multidisciplinary approach. Organisational resiliency through risk assessment, contingency planning, systems security, crisis and disaster management, and recovery planning, as well as public policy regarding infrastructure and security, are integrated in the journal's coverage.
Topics covered include
- Professional practices of business continuity
- Infrastructure crisis, public policy
- Risk management, decision technology
- Natural resources, environmental threats
- Crisis leadership, organisational resiliency
- Enterprise risk management
- Crisis management information systems
- Homeland security/organisational threats
- Systems security for business resiliency
- Crisis communications, disaster recovery
- Natural, technological, industrial, terrorism events
- Governance, risk, regulatory compliance
- Software, training, awareness
- Successful public-private partnerships
- Modelling, visualisation, agents, simulation, gaming
The goal of IJBCRM is to provide an academic and professional forum to develop and disseminate research, practical methods, theories, and experiences in the developing area of business continuity and risk management. This growing body of knowledge is vital to lead an organisation in the process of systematic decisions to protect people, assets and operations and to ensure the survivability of an organisation from disaster. A broad spectrum of threats, vulnerabilities and risks will be addressed and the most useful strategies and plans to prevent and mitigate disaster will be addressed.
Professionals, academics, researchers, planners, managers, and policy makers.
IJBCRM publishes scholarly research, methodological articles, review papers, case studies, conference reports, book reviews, educational approaches, and news. Special issues are devoted to important topics falling within the scope of business continuity and risk management.
IJBCRM is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- Asian Digital Library
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- OneFile Business (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
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Editor in Chief
- Engemann, Kurt J., Iona College, USA
Editorial Board Members
- Aguirre, Benigno E., University of Delaware, USA
- Aven, Terje, University of Stavanger, Norway
- Barnes, Paul, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
- Borodzicz, Edward, University of Portsmouth, UK
- Brem, Stefan, Federal Office for Civil Protection, Switzerland
- Fiedrich, Frank, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
- French, Simon, The University of Manchester, UK
- Gaudenzi, Barbara, Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy
- Geldermann, Jutta, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
- Giambattista, Gian Di, Ontario Power Generation, Canada
- Ishikawa, Akira, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
- Jefferson, Theresa, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
- Kelly, Phil, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
- Lambert, James H., University of Virginia, USA
- Miller, Holmes E., Muhlenberg College, USA
- O'Connor, Rory V., Dublin City University, Ireland
- Sangle, Shirish, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), India
- Sheffi, Yossi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- Statler, Matt, New York University, USA
- Zsidisin, George A., Bowling Green State University, USA
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- Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
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Cybersecurity among SMEs in Africa
11 January, 2022
Can small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Africa address the cybersecurity risk adequately? New research from Christopher A. Moturi, Nabihah R. Abdulrahim, and Daniel O. Orwa of the School of Computing and Informatics at the University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, off an answer in the International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management. The team suggests that SMEs are key to economic growth in Africa but as many companies become increasingly entrenched in digital and online operations and services, the risks they face from malware and hackers increases. The team has the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework to undertake an in-depth study of selected SMEs to identify the critical issues that are causing those companies problems and to help find solutions that might be applicable to many other SMEs [...]More details...