Journal of Banking and Financial Technology

Background

The Journal started off as the IDRBT Journal of Banking Technology in July 2017. With the Springer publishing the Journal on behalf of the Institute from January 2019 onwards, it is renamed as the Journal of Banking and Financial Technology.

About the Journal

The Journal of Banking and Financial Technology, an official journal of Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), focuses on the technological aspects of banking and finance. The thrust of the journal is to promote new thinking, conceptual frameworks and research-oriented innovative ideas on topics of current interest and broad relevance to application of technology in Banking and Financial Services. The Journal covers all aspects of technology, which directly or indirectly contributes to the technological growth of the banking and financial sector, both from researchers’ as well as practitioners’ perspectives.

Scope of the Journal

The Journal of Banking and Financial Technology publishes original research articles on all aspects of computing and communication technologies, which are/can be used in banking and finance. It also publishes case studies, practitioners’ perspectives, experimental and survey articles. The Journal is intended for academics, practitioners, scientists and engineers who are involved in research, design and applications of banking and financial technologies.

Areas of Interest

The specific areas of interest to the IDRBT Journal of Banking Technology include (but are not limited to):

  • Cyber Security – Vulnerability Analysis, Digital (image/video/document) Forensics, Penetration Testing, Web Security, Application Security, Malware Analysis
  • Analytics – Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Social Media Analytics, Chatbots
  • Mobile Computing – Banking Apps, Security Testing
  • Authentication – Multi-factor Authentication, Single Sign-on
  • Data Centers – Green Computing, Open Source Technologies
  • Web Services – Semantics, Ontologies, Discovery and Secure Composition
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing – Architectures, Security and Privacy
  • Program Analysis – Dataflow, Control-flow Integrity, Secure Programming Practices
  • Payment Channels and Systems – Digital Currency, Blockchain, Distributed Ledgers, Wallets, Protocols for Secure Transactions
  • Biometrics – Pattern Recognition, Image Processing
  • Data Engineering, Data Warehousing
  • Information Systems Auditing Tools
  • Emerging Technologies for Financial Inclusion

Periodicity

The Journal of Banking and Financial Technology is published twice a year in January and July.

Editorial Board

Reflecting the thrust of the Journal, the Editorial Board of the Journal represents a fine balance of researchers and practitioners. The Editorial Board of the Journal is as under.

Editor-in-Chief
Name Affiliation
Dr. A. S. Ramasastri Director
Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)
Road No. 1, Castle Hills, Masab Tank
Hyderabad, India.
e-mail: asramasastri@idrbt.ac.in.
Editorial Board Members
Name Affiliation
Prof. Chin-Teng Lin University Chair Professor/Provost
Engineering and Information Technology
University of Technology, Sydney
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, China.
e-mail: Chin-Teng.Lin@uts.edu.au.
Prof. Constantin Zopounidis Director of the Financial Engineering Laboratory
School of Production Engineering and Management,
Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece.
e-mail: kostas@dpem.tuc.gr.
Prof. Dirk Van den Poel Professor
Data Analytics/Big Data
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Ghent University, Belgium.
Tweekerkenstraat 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium.
e-mail: dirk.vandenpoel@UGent.be.
Prof. D. B. Phatak Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.
e-mail: dbp@it.iitb.ac.in / dbp@cse.iitb.ac.in.
Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb Koenig Endowed Chair Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Michigan State University, USA.
e-mail: kdeb @ egr.msu.edu.
Mr. Marc Hollanders Special Adviser on Financial Infrastructure
Monetary and Economic Department
Bank for International Settlements, Switzerland
e-mail: Marc.Hollanders@bis.org
Mr. Massimo Cirasino Advisor and Global Lead for Payments and Market Infrastructures
Finance and Markets Global Practice
The World Bank, Washington, USA.
e-mail: mcirasino@worldbank.org
Prof. Paolo Bellavista Associate Professor,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Università di Bologna, Italy.
e-mail: paolo.bellavista@unibo.it
Prof. Rajkumar Buyya Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Director, Cloud and Distributed Systems
University of Melbourne, Australia.
e-mail: rbuyya@unimelb.edu.au
Prof. R. K. Shyamasundar JC Bose National Fellow & Distinguished Visiting Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.
e-mail: rkss@cse.iitb.ac.in
Prof. Sushil Jajodia University Professor
BDM International Professor of Information Technology
Director, Center for Secure Information Systems
Volgenau School of Engineering,
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
e-mail: jajodia@gmu.edu
Mr. Thomas Lammer Senior Market Infrastructure Expert
European Central Bank
Frankfurt, Germany
e-mail: Thomas.lammer@ecb.int
Prof. Venu Govindaraju SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Director, Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors.
University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA.
e-mail: venu@cubs.buffalo.edu

Preparation and Submission of Manuscripts

Please click on the following Springer link for: Manuscript Submissions.

Publisher Contact

Queries, if any, may be sent to

Dr. S. Rashmi Dev

Assistant General Manager - Publications
Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)
Castle Hills, Road No.1, Masab Tank, Hyderabad - 500 057.
Telephone: +91 (40) 2329 4163
Fax: +91 (40) 2353 5157
Email: jbftqueries@idrbt.ac.in