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Critical thinking in various risk assessment issues to benefit Malaysian Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)


Guo, Ryan Yang and Lee, Su Yan (2009) Critical thinking in various risk assessment issues to benefit Malaysian Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). In: International Conference on Computing and Informatics 2009 (ICOCI09), 24-25 June 2009, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Information is the priceless assets in all size of businesses.This is widely accepted nowadays.In order to protect information away from the threats, it has becomes a very challenging job with the needs of comprehensive resources, it can be extremely difficult for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), not only because of they have lack of resources, they may have no ideas about the prioritized tasks.Risk Assessment however is the best way to make SMEs to have a clearer vision on where are they standing and how far they need to go. In this paper, we present some of our findings from a printed survey to illustrate the problems in the current practice on information security within Malaysian SMEs.Some questions in this survey are focused on identifying the problems on risk assessment faced by the Malaysian SMEs.In addition, we discuss the some advices in assisting SMEs to carry out risk assessment in a more effective and efficiency way.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983--44150-2-0 Organized by: UUM CAS College of Arts & Sciences,Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Security Management, Risk Assessment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 03:34
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2015 03:34
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13471

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