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Strategies to Mitigate Knowledge Leakage Risk caused by the use of mobile devices: A Preliminary Study

C Agudelo Serna, undefined Bosua, undefined Ahmad, S Maynard

Association for Information Systems | Published : 2017


Information and knowledge leakage has become a significant security risk to organizations. Each security incident in business costs an average US$2.8 million. Furthermore, organizations spend on average US$1.2 million investigating and assessing information breaches. The leakage of sensitive organizational knowledge occurs through different avenues, such as social media, cloud computing and mobile devices. In this study, we (1) analyze the knowledge leakage risk (KLR) caused by the use of mobile devices in knowledge-intensive organizations, (2) present a conceptual research model to explain the determinants that influence KLR through the use of mobile devices grounded in the literatu..

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