Corpus ID: 37659206

The Role of Individual Characteristics on Insider Abuse Intentions

  title={The Role of Individual Characteristics on Insider Abuse Intentions},
  author={M. Warkentin and Maranda E. McBride and Lemuria Carter and A. Johnston},
  • M. Warkentin, Maranda E. McBride, +1 author A. Johnston
  • Published in AMCIS 2012
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Insiders represent a major threat to the security of an organization’s information resources (Warkentin & Willison, 2009; Stanton et al., 2005). Previous research has explored the role of protection motivation or of deterrence in promoting compliant behavior, but these factors have not been studied together. Furthermore, other individual differences, such as the Big Five personality factors may serve as critical influences on cybersecurity compliance. In this study we use a factorial survey… CONTINUE READING
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