Jose M. Sarriegi

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How long could an organization survive without its information systems working efficiently? Frequent changes of the systems to protect, significant delays between efforts and results, the large amount of involved variables and the difficulty to measure some of them make security management a challenge for current companies. Simulation models provide a(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t The severe consequences of a Critical Infrastructure (CI) crisis demand continued research directed toward proactive and reactive management strategies. Despite the best efforts of governments and communities, the diversity of stakeholders, conflicting demands for resources, and a lack of trust among organizations(More)
Cascading disruptions and failures product of natural, industrial and man-made disasters can be avoided or minimized if the concept of Crisis Lifecycle is included and understood into emergency management. Research studies by Turner and also by Vaughan have shown that crisis often have long incubation times. There are numerous precursors or warnings that(More)
Managing a company requires different tools and methodologies in order to successfully deal with its intangible resources and maintain a competitive advantage. Econometrics, Agent-Based Modelling (ABM) and System Dynamics (SD) are modelling paradigms which facilitate the building of dynamic models that are characteristic of the organisational context. These(More)
AbstrAct This chapter presents an Information Systems Security Management Framework (ISSMF) which encapsulates eleven Critical Success Factors (CSFs) along with a set of 62 indicators to properly manage and track the evolution of security management models. These CSFs have been identified as the most cited key factors published in the current information(More)
AbSTrAcT The widespread domestic use of broadband Internet technology has been recognized to have a positive influence on national economies and improve the life of citizens. Despite substantial investment to develop the infrastructure, many countries have experienced slow adoption rates for broadband. This chapter develops a view of UK broadband adoption(More)
One of the important aspects of the crisis management consists in a comprehensive analysis of the impacts generated and their associated cost. The capacity to carry out an efficient holistic management, through the development of preventive measures and response programs relies on a proper estimation of impacts which helps to mitigate the harshness or can(More)
Organizations are becoming more aware about the importance of economic, financial and risk management aspects of information system security. As a result, the balance between preventive and corrective security strategies must be studied. We understand Preventive Security as the ability of organizations to avoid the impact of an incident and Corrective(More)
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