EOFISI Model as a Predictive Tool to Favor Smaller Gaps on the Information Security Implementations

This research was important since it provide a model to depict the relationships between four categories of organizational and behavioral factors and the size of the estimation gap for information security implementations. The model proposed is the The Effect of Organizational Factors on Information Security Implementations (EOFISI) model (Perez & Branch, 2014).

 

Abstract: 

Information security management is an area of intense information systems research. The security of the information requires a holistic approach and is no longer a technical matter but rather a managerial concern. The success of an information security implementation depends upon different categories of factors not limited to technical aspects. This study focuses on the importance of organizational and behavioral factors associated with the success of information security implementations. The Effect of Organizational Factors on Information Security Implementations (EOFISI) model depicts the relationships between four categories of organizational and behavioral factors and the size of the estimation gap for information security implementations. Confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling were the vehicles to test the goodness-of-fit of this model with information security executives and professionals in governmental agencies of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The model presented a good fit with the target population. The results presented a high level of correlation among the factors under study and presented a partial mediation role of the user intentionality toward information security implementations.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Authors: 
Dr. Rafael G. Perez
Dr. Robert Branch
Dr. Matthew Kuofie
Year of Publication: 
2014
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Journal of IT and Economic Development
Volume: 
5
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
1 - 20
Publisher: 
Global Strategic Management Inc
Date Published: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Place Published: 
http://www.gsmi-ijgb.com/Documents/JITED%20V5%20N1%20P01%20Rafael%20Perez%20-EOFISI%20Model%20as%20a%20Predictive%20Tool.pdf
Publication Language: 
English
ISSN Number: 
ISSN 2153-974X
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