Book Chapter

Towards an organizational culture framework for information security practices

JS Lim, S Chang, A Ahmad, S Maynard

Strategic and Practical Approaches for Information Security Governance: Technologies and Applied Solutions | Published : 2012


In organizations, employee behaviour has a considerable impact on information security. The organizational culture (OC) that shapes acceptable employee behaviours is therefore significant. A large body of literature exists that calls for the cultivation of security culture to positively influence information security related behaviour of employees. However, there is little research examining OC that enables the implementation of information security. The authors address the unsubstantiated claim that there is an important relationship between OC and the ability to successfully implement information security. Findings suggest that security practices can be successfully implemented within eigh..

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