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Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries

Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 17: 221–227, 2014 Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1097-198X print / 2333-6846 online DOI: 10.1080/1097198X.2014.982454 EDITORIAL PREFACE Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries Deniz Tunçalp Department of Management Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Information security management standards are usually overlooked in conventional information technology management literature. However, with the level of sophistication and popularity of volunteer management standards among organizations across the world, they represent a current and important global IT topic. As of 2013, there were 22,293 organizations in 105 countries and economies (Table 1) that were certified in information security management based on the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO’s) Standard ISO 27001 (ISO, 2013). In this article, I wish to call the attention of the international researcher community to the ISO 27001 information security management standard and a number of potential research questions based on the empirical data reported by the ISO. The ISO 27001 information security management standard can be considered as a tech- nological artifact itself, covering systematic and instructional knowledge on how information security can be managed in organizations. It has been developed over various prior http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Global Information Technology Management Taylor & Francis

Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries

Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries

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Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 17: 221–227, 2014 Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1097-198X print / 2333-6846 online DOI: 10.1080/1097198X.2014.982454 EDITORIAL PREFACE Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries Deniz Tunçalp Department of Management Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Information security management standards are usually...
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Taylor & Francis
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Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
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1097-198X
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10.1080/1097198X.2014.982454
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Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 17: 221–227, 2014 Published with license by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1097-198X print / 2333-6846 online DOI: 10.1080/1097198X.2014.982454 EDITORIAL PREFACE Diffusion and Adoption of Information Security Management Standards Across Countries and Industries Deniz Tunçalp Department of Management Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Information security management standards are usually overlooked in conventional information technology management literature. However, with the level of sophistication and popularity of volunteer management standards among organizations across the world, they represent a current and important global IT topic. As of 2013, there were 22,293 organizations in 105 countries and economies (Table 1) that were certified in information security management based on the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO’s) Standard ISO 27001 (ISO, 2013). In this article, I wish to call the attention of the international researcher community to the ISO 27001 information security management standard and a number of potential research questions based on the empirical data reported by the ISO. The ISO 27001 information security management standard can be considered as a tech- nological artifact itself, covering systematic and instructional knowledge on how information security can be managed in organizations. It has been developed over various prior

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Journal of Global Information Technology ManagementTaylor & Francis

Published: Oct 2, 2014

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