Contributions for the Magazine

Call for Papers

Contributions to the Global Cyber Expertise Magazine are warmly welcomed. Please let us know your article ideas via contact@thegfce.com. The article will then be reviewed by the Editorial Board consisting of editors from OAS, AU, EU & the GFCE secretariat. The author will be informed about the review process and consulted about proposed and/or recommended amendments (minor grammatical and formatting edits excluded). 

Topics of interest for articles can cover (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs)/Cyber Incident Handling
  • Critical Information Infrastructure Protection
  • Cybersecurity Awareness
  • Responsible Disclosure
  • Cybercrime
  • Data protection
  • Privacy and Security

Manuscripts submitted to the Magazine should be original contributions. They should not be under the consideration by another journal/magazine, nor have been published or be awaiting publication elsewhere. Translations of articles that have already been published will not be accepted. Only manuscripts in English are accepted. We strongly recommend that authors whose first language is not English to have the text professionally proofread before submitting the manuscript.

Manuscripts must be at least 600 words in length and no longer than 1,000 words, including footnotes, tables etc. Articles should be submitted in Word format, font Times New Roman, 12 point. Use margins of at least 1 inch (2.5 cm). Authors should avoid footnotes if possible. If they are deemed necessary, they should be used sparingly. References should be indicated in the endnotes, which should include the author, title, year and, if available, the online source (web address).

Please take into account the following article format:

  • Title
  • Full name author + job title
  • 3-5 keywords for the article
  • Abstract (maximum 100 words)
  • Body text in paragraphs, with paragraph headings

Please also consider sending at least one illustration (photo, graph, table etc) with your article of which you must have the rights or license to use. Please include with such illustration:

  • Credits for illustrations
  • Caption
  • Photo quality at least 300 dpi