Security and Ethical Challenges of IT


Organisations face challenges in managing complex information and communication technologies. Advantages of implementing robust IT security policies and procedures and implementation guidance assists IT and organisational leaders in this process.

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Security and Ethical Challenges of IT

Security and Ethical Challenges of IT Definition

The security and ethical challenges of IT refer to the difficulties that organisations face in managing increasingly complex information and communication technologies. The term embraces the management of systems, policies and procedures designed to protect organisations, their employees, customers and other stakeholders from malicious external threats, and from internal acts of noncompliance with IT policies. The concept has important implications for growing IT areas such as Big Data, social media, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) (Dutta & McCrohan, 2002; Simonite, 2015; Soares, 2015).

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  • Bagad, V. S. (2009) Management Information Systems, Technical Publications, Pune, India.
  • Berkman, R. (2012) CEOs - Not Just Teens - Can Get in Trouble on Facebook, MIT Sloan Management Review, December.
  • Canham, C. (2014) If Only All Cyber Attacks Could Be Fought with Sausage Rolls..., PR Week, Aug 21.
  • Carayon, P. and Smith, M. J. (2000) Work Organization and Ergonomics, Applied Ergonomics, Vol. 31 (6), pp. 649-62.

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