College for Professional Studies
MS Information Assurance
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
This project focuses on the importance of a computer security policy as a whole. It also looks at how security policies assist in preventing vulnerabilities that may be instigated by employees. Moreover, the project views how the concept of selective enforcement can affect and impact an organization. This project delves into actual cases of employee misconduct in various organizations. It explains how policies were violated and the repercussions of these various misdeeds. Finally the project discusses different items that a good security policy should have and how important it is for policies to be enforced. It is vital that an organization inform its employees of what is appropriate and who is responsible for the use of technology in the workplace. This project finds that the protection of a company's and an employee's privacy is important and what most individuals are concerned with. The exploitation of an employee's trust and ignorance is what a policy can prevent.
Date of Award
© LaTrice Parker-Stewart
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Parker-Stewart, LaTrice D., "Computer Security Policy: Preventing Vulnerabilities and the Impact of Selective Enforcement On an Organization" (2011). Student Publications. 480.