publication . Doctoral thesis . 2011

A Framework for Adaptive Information Security Systems : A Holistic Investigation

Mwakalinga, Jeffy;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: KTH, Kommunikationssystem, CoS
  • Country: Sweden
This research proposes a framework for adaptive information security systems that considers both the technical and social aspects of information systems security. Initial development of information systems security focused on computer technology and communication protocols. Researchers and designers did not consider culture, traditions, ethics, and other social issues of the people using the systems when designing and developing information security systems. They also seemed to ignore environments where these systems run and concentrated only on securing parts of the information systems. Furthermore, they did not pay adequate attention to the enemies of informat...
free text keywords: Security, framework for adaptive security systems, socio-technical, Information Systems, Systemvetenskap, informationssystem och informatik
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