B. Dawn Medlin

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Purpose – The aim of this research is to make users aware of the importance surrounding the issue of security and security awareness while at the same time making educators as well as other individuals aware of the differing effects of cultural dimensions into the learning process. Design/methodology/approach – An inter-cultural study was conducted to(More)
The purpose of this article is to examine the passwords selected by health care professionals and the security and privacy standards in relationship to those passwords as addressed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Examinations of these passwords have illustrated the connectivity between password length and strength(More)
Privacy risk is increasingly entering the public consciousness when it comes to use of information technology (IT). To gain insight into the role of risk in the technology adoption process, we studied the use of information systems for student registration and schedule management at two major U.S. universities. We extended the Technology Acceptance Model(More)
For most healthcare information systems, passwords are the first line of defense in keeping patient and administrative records private and secure. However, this defense is only as strong as the passwords employees chose to use. A weak or easily guessed password is like an open door to the medical records room, allowing unauthorized access to sensitive(More)