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Third International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2009)

Third International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2009)
Athens, Greece, June 25-26, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-84102-231-4

Title: Human excellence in the information security: a complexity theory perspective
Author(s): Ali Shayan, Komeil Soheili, Behnam Abdi
Reference: pp36-49
Keywords: Information security, Human excellence, complexity theory, edge of chaos, culture
Abstract: Information technology has become an indispensable part of the business world today. Organizations have been dependent to information it more than ever. Such dependency has been followed by its own information security issues. Specialists have highlighted the critical role of human and organizational factors. The employees should be creative in relation with information security. In this way, collective knowledge sharing is crucial. Furthermore, balancing between perform routine security and having creative and improving employees is the delicate function of information security officers. This paper intended to present this optimized condition according to the “edge of chaos” concept of the complexity theory. The scrutiny of the equilibrium had done from several important dimensions.
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