A Model for Improving e-Security in Australian Universities

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A Model for Improving e-Security in Australian Universities
As universities seek to adopt increased e-business, e-commerce and e-learning initiates, the overall approach taken for security management within the organisation plays an increasingly relevant role. In many cases security in universities is approached through the addition of tactical solutions. Often systems security is added on as a final consideration instead of during early design stages. This approach can be incomprehensive and inefficient. Although this approach can provide limited security, there is no guarantee that business requirements for security are incorporated and integrated effectively. This situation is partly due to security management in Australian universities being challenged by the complexity of both university culture and diverse operating environments. In many circumstances the champion for security in universities tends to be relegated to an officer in the IT department, hidden away from the business itself. Often this person with operational responsibility f...
Lauren May, Tim Lane
Added 13 Dec 2010
Updated 13 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2006
Authors Lauren May, Tim Lane
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