ISACA Journal: 2017-2018 Editorial Calendar

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Issue Date Theme Drafts Due* Articles Due** Insertion Due Art Due Mail Date


2017

Volume 4
Jul/Aug

Mobile Workforce
- How does the changing workplace impact culture?
- Creating/defining a culture of security—the human factor
- Mobile workforce security considerations
- Social media risks and rewards
- Auditing social media
- Privacy and the mobile workforce

3/21/2017

4/20/2017

5/24/2017

5/31/2017

7/3/2017

Volume 5
Sep/Oct

Enabling the Speed of Business
- Anticipating threats
- Leveraging security, GEIT and audit to move business forward faster
- Mobile payments and digital wallets
- Blockchain
- Attacks against Bitcoin
- Realizing the full value potential of technology
- Enabling innovation through technology
- Auditing BYOD

5/19/2017

6/20/2017

7/20/2017

7/27/2017

9/1/2017

Volume 6
Nov/Dec

Transforming Data
- Auditing big data in enterprise
- “Dark Data”—discovering, inventorying and cataloging hidden data in enterprise
- Big data analytics and machine learning
- Data “leakage”—unintentional data loss/disclosure
- Implications of mobile and wearables
- Practical big data implementation
- DLP in the era of big data

7/20/2017

8/21/2017

9/21/2017

9/28/2017

11/1/2017


2018

Volume 1
Jan/Feb

Future of Data Protection (GDPR
- Assessing policies and procedures around using and securing data
- GDPR Right to Be Forgotten Clause: Technology improvement to address this complex challenge
- Risk of data loss or inadvertent disclosure as data and IT assets continue to grow
- Protecting the business: proactively managing the life cycle of all devices and the data that resides on them
- Moving from databases to applications and the cloud
- The implications of the data breach escalation process for organizations
- Data backup and recovery methods
- Developing a data protection strategy or policy
- Subtheme: Look ahead to 2018

9/21/2017

10/19/2017

11/21/17

11/28/17

1/2/2018

Volume 2
Mar/Apr

Innovation Governance
- Getting board and C-suite buy-in for innovation governance
- Managing innovation-related risk
- Applying a framework to innovation governance
- Metrics to measure innovation
- Subtheme: Women in Technology

11/20/2017

12/19/2017

1/24/2018

1/31/2018

3/1/2018

Volume 3
May/Jun

Smart Revolution
- Smart devices and sustainability
- Privacy and smart devices
- Blockchain and the smart revolution
- Getting board support for the smart revolution
- Security concerns of smart cities
- Regions in the Lead in Smart Cities

1/19/2018

2/21/2018

3/22/2018

3/29/2018

5/1/2018

Volume 4
Jul/Aug

Economics of Technology
- Economics of…assurance, information security, cyber security, risk or governance
- Leveraging IS audit to create value
- Cryptocurrency
- Effective enterprise response to breaches
- GDPR/regulation impacts on business
- The cost of data breaches
- Maturity and capability in the economics of technology
- Subtheme: Black Hat roundup

3/21/2018

4/19/2018

5/24/2018

5/31/2018

7/2/2018

Volume 5
Sep/Oct

Future Proofing Your Career
- Info Security Skills Gap
- Women in technology fields
- Collaboration in a multigenerational workforce
- How to anticipate industry trends
- Adapting to new regulations
- Skill acquisition in a rapidly evolving workplace
- Subtheme: Technology degrees in colleges

5/21/2018

6/20/2018

7/24/2018

7/31/2018

9/4/2018

Volume 6
Nov/Dec

Digital Transformation
- The role of culture in digital transformation
- Using/developing a digital transformation framework
- The role of the board in digital transformation
- Auditing a rapidly transforming enterprise
- Blockchain in the digital transformation
- Subtheme: End-of-year round up

7/19/2018

8/21/2018

9/20/2018

9/27/2018

11/1/2018


* Drafts Due date refers to the date by which all pending articles for the issue must be received for peer review. These drafts should be in what the author considers final form.
** Articles Due date is the date upon which all final revisions requested by the review committee/ISACA must be completed and submitted to the Journal staff. To learn more about the peer-review processs, please see the author guidelines.