Information security - A multidimensional discipline

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Over the years, information security has moved away from its technical image, and has a wide range of other facets which must all be considered in creating a secure IT environment. This paper addresses these different facets and the way they work together to create a secure IT environment. Focus is on the fact that if information security is not addressed in a holistic and comprehensive way, taking all its dimensions into account, real risks exist preventing a really secure environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)504-508
Number of pages5
JournalComputers and Security
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • Awarenss
  • Best practices
  • Certification
  • Corporate governance
  • Information security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science
  • Law


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