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Relationship between information security awareness and information security threat


Adedayo, William Solomon and Akanmu, Semiu Ayobami (2013) Relationship between information security awareness and information security threat. International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management, 3 (8). pp. 115-119. ISSN 2231 - 5756

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Abstract

Information security threat has been reported to be on the increase among users of internet technologies, especially the academic communities,comprising the students,lecturers and tutors.In attending to this situation, past studies have either conceptually discussed or empirically studied some related factors to information security threat generally, with few (if at all any) studied information security awareness relationship within the conceptual framework of community training, vulnerability to threat, perceived threat severity and compliance to security policies with information security threat. And none has studied this among the Universiti Utara Malaysia community.This paper studies these factors in view of the relationship between information security awareness and information security threat among the Universiti Utara Malaysia students’ community.This study uses Quantitative method, with Pearson correlation as the statistical tool. The findings of this study showed that community training; vulnerability to threat, perceived threat severity and compliance to security policies within the concept of information security awareness is positively related to information security threats

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: community traning, information awareness, information security threats, perceived threat severity vulnerability threat.
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2014 07:05
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2014 07:17
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12505

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