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Enterprise Engineering in Business Information Security

  • Yuri Bobbert
  • Hans Mulder
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 334)

Abstract

Implementing and maintaining Business Information Security (BIS) is cumbersome. Frameworks and models are used to implement BIS, but these are perceived as complex and hard to maintain. Most companies still use spreadsheets to design, direct and monitor their information security improvement plans. Regulators too use spreadsheets for supervision. This paper reflects on ten years of Design Science Research (DSR) on BIS and describes the design and engineering of an artefact which can emancipate boards from silo-based spreadsheet management and improve their visibility, control and assurance via an integrated dash-boarding and reporting tool. Three cases are presented to illustrate the way the artefact, of which the realisation is called the Securimeter, works. The paper concludes with an in-depth comparison study acknowledging 91% of the core BIS requirements being present in the artefact.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Radboud UniversityNijmegenNetherlands
  2. 2.University of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  3. 3.Antwerp Management SchoolAntwerpBelgium

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