publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Governance responses to hacking in the banking sector of South Africa : an exploratory study

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  • Published: 20 Nov 2013
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
D.Comm. (Auditing) Organisations today are critically dependent on IT to enable business operations and ensure competitiveness in a growing international marketplace. At the same time, IT also introduces significant risks, such as hacking. The board of directors is ultimately responsible for mitigating IT risk as a component of business risk. This task is included in its corporate governance responsibilities, which, in the South African context, is underpinned by the King Code of Corporate Governance. The board of directors also plays a key role in identifying and enabling the most appropriate responses to IT risk, including hacking. This inevitably necessitates...
Subjects
free text keywords: Computer security - Auditing, Computer hackers, Banks and banking - Security measures - South Africa, Risk management
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