Information Security Activities of College Students: An Exploratory Study
Mensch, Scott, Wilkie, LeAnn, Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal
Academic institutions prepare students for their professional field of study, but student awareness of Information Technology (IT) security issues continues to be poor (Livermore, 2006; McQuade, 2007). Most college students communicate via email and social networking sites, such as Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. However, students are at risk for identity theft through fraudulent emails, stolen passwords, unsecured systems, and inadequate network practices (Harwood, 2008). This exploratory study identifies key findings and recommendations regarding information security attitudes, behaviors and tools used by college students along with suggestions for improving information …
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Publication information: Article title: Information Security Activities of College Students: An Exploratory Study. Contributors: Mensch, Scott - Author, Wilkie, LeAnn - Author. Journal title: Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal. Volume: 14. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 1, 2011. Page number: 91+. © The DreamCatchers Group, LLC 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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