Employee Security Perception in Cultivating Information Security Culture

  • Omar Zakaria
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 193)


This paper discusses employee security perception perspective. Perception is important as employee behaviour can be influenced by it. The intention is not to attempt an exhaustive literature review, but to understand the perception concept that can be used to cultivate an information security culture within an organisation. The first part highlights some of the concepts of perception. The second part interprets the employee security perception in the case study. Finally, a synthesized perspective on this perception is presented.

Key words

Information security information security culture employee employee security perception perception perception analysis case study 


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© International Federation for Information Processing 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar Zakaria
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  1. 1.Information Security Group, Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonEgham, SurreyEngland

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