E-government security in developing countries : a managerial conceptual framework

Alfawaz, Salahuddin, May, Lauren J., & Mohannak, Kavoos (2008) E-government security in developing countries : a managerial conceptual framework. In International Research Society for Public Management Conference, 26-28 March 2008, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.

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E-government security is considered one of the crucial factors for achieving an advanced stage of e-government. As the number of e-government services introduced to the user increases, a higher level of e-government security is required. This paper firstly presents a review of ICT management in the public sector, information security management and e-government in recent literature by focusing on issues and trends in developing countries. The paper then proposes a conceptual framework for e-government security management within the context of developing countries.. The framework addresses relevant variables from security, cultural, managerial and organizational perspectives. This paper contributes to the e-government literature by establishing an analytical framework for understanding, clarification and investigation of the management issues involved in improving e-government security in technologically-developing countries. This is an issue which has not yet been widely addressed in the open literature.

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ID Code: 18487
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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Keywords: E-government, security policy, management framework, developing economies, ICT management
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 09 Mar 2009 03:37
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 13:41

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