Circuits of Power: A Study of Mandated Compliance to an Information Systems Security De Jure Standard in a Government Organization

  title={Circuits of Power: A Study of Mandated Compliance to an Information Systems Security De Jure Standard in a Government Organization},
  author={S. Smith and D. Winchester and D. Bunker and R. Jamieson},
  journal={MIS Q.},
  • S. Smith, D. Winchester, +1 author R. Jamieson
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science
  • MIS Q.
  • Organizations need to protect information assets against cyber crime, denial-of-service attacks, web hackers, data breaches, identity and credit card theft, and fraud. Criminals often try to achieve financial, political, or personal gain through these attacks, so the threats that their actions prompt are insidious motivators for organizations to adopt information systems security (ISS) approaches. Extant ISS research has traditionally examined ISS in e-commerce business organizations. The… CONTINUE READING

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