Impact on the Information Security Management Due to the Use of Social Networks in a Public Organization in Ecuador

  • Segundo Moisés Toapanta ToapantaEmail author
  • Félix Gustavo Mendoza Quimi
  • Leslie Melanie Romero Lambogglia
  • Luis Enrique Mafla Gallegos
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 165)


It analyzed the management for the dissemination of government information in social networks and security management models applied to communicate with society. The problem is the lack of a model that integrates a security scheme to expose information from a government organization on social networks. The objective is to define a generic algorithm prototype for security policies application. It used the deductive method and exploratory research to analyze the information of the reference articles. It turned out the following: Guidelines for defining information security policies, General scheme of information security policies, Mathematical description to measure impact, and Generic algorithm prototype for the security policies application using flowchart techniques. It was concluded that for the exposure and socialization of information from a government organization to society, it is recommended to have alternatives that allow mitigating the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of information such as integrated security models, security policies, responsible, technologies, and adequate cryptographic algorithms to improve the confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity of the information based on its mission, vision, strategic objectives of each government organization, and legal provisions such as the LOTAIP 2017 among others.


Social networks Public organization Information security Security scheme Confidentiality 



The authors thank Universidad Politécnica Salesiana del Ecuador, the research group of the Guayaquil Headquarters “Computing, Security and Information Technology for a Globalized World” (CSITGW) created according to resolution 142-06-2017-07-19, and Secretaría de Educación Superior Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (Senescyt).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department Computer ScienceUniversidad Politécnica Salesiana Del EcuadorGuayaquilEcuador
  2. 2.Department Computer ScienceEscuela Politécnica NacionalQuitoEcuador

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