The development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems towards materialization into e-Government applications is expected to tremendously change the ways governments deliver their core business services to citizens and how citizens can interact with their governments. There are also high expectations that these changes will play major… (More)
Everything that we see can be changed. Internet is vulnerable because it was not designed as a whole system. This can be changed by changing the way we think and approach the development of Internet. Initial development of the Internet and other systems focused only on computer technology and communication's protocols. Many systems are not secure today… (More)
The ultimate aim of the COINS-COntrolled INformation Security – project is to investigate, assess, and provide tools to improve the information security status in organizations with a focus on public agencies. A central question for the project is how information security issues are communicated within the organizations, specifically underlining that… (More)
The paper proposes a comprehensive information security maturity model (ISMM) that addresses both technical and socio/non-technical security aspects. The model is intended for securing e-government services (implementation and service delivery) in an emerging and increasing security risk environment. The paper utilizes extensive literature review and survey… (More)
This paper discusses the human dimension in a 'security chain' within information systems and networks. This dimension is often overlooked at different stages and levels of ICT development and implementation. An example of this omission could happen at the stages of design and implementation of various ICT systems or strategies and policy formulation… (More)
This paper presents a model for use by students and supervisors embarking upon higher degrees by research with specific application to information security. The model details a set of questions to be asked in preparing for the research in order to ensure a well planned and cohesive research project and written thesis.