Chapter 6

A Conceptual Framework for Information Security Awareness, Assessment, and Training

Mohammad Hassanzadeh1, Narges Jahangiri2 and Ben Brewster3,    1Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran,    2Ministry of Education, Tehran, Iran,    3Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

Information security has become a key issue. Human resources, including all people working with information technology, play a significant role in information security issues. The key factor for human resources in relation to information security is awareness about threats, challenges, and risks lurking in the information exchange environment. Improving staff awareness of information security should be one of the significant, permanent goals in an organization’s ...

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