A typology of employees' information security behaviour


Ahmad, Zauwiyah and Norhashim, Mariati and Ong, Thian Song and Liew, Tze Hui (2016) A typology of employees' information security behaviour. In: 2016 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (ICoICT). IEEE, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-4673-9879-4

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This study maps the typology of employee's information security behavior and links it to their knowledge of information security. A survey of the knowledge and practices of employees in the telecommunication sector was conducted and a typology clustering the employees into four groups based on the knowledge-behavior spectrum was developed. Each group was analyzed by age, gender, education level, and job hierarchy. There was an implicit assumption that awareness programs would improve information security behaviors. The findings of this study debunk that assumption. The typology offered an insight into a tailored intervention program. The instrument could also be used as an evaluation tool to evaluate the effectiveness of intervention or programs later.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: security behaviour, information security, risk management
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA71-90 Instruments and machines > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2017 16:23
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2017 16:23
URII: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/6599


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