Abstract

This paper discusses the issues of implied trust in ethical hacking. Ethical hackers are considered to beprofessionals and experts in their field. It is well documented that there is an implied trust towardprofessionals who are entrusted to undertake a task. Like many similar professions, such as ICT andcomputer forensics, there is no uniform or mandated code of ethics that an ethical hacker must adhereto. Given the nature of hacking and the potential for misuse and access to sensitive and confidentialinformation, the need to ensure professionalism is maintained through ensuring competence and ethicalbehaviour is critical.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017)
Pages1-9
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems : ACIS 2017 - Wrest Point Hotel Casino, Hobart, Australia
Duration: 03 Dec 201706 Dec 2017
https://www.acis2017.org/ (Conference website)
https://www.acis2017.org/program/conference-program/conference-proceeding/ (Conference proceedings)
https://aisel.aisnet.org/acis2017/ (proceedings)

Conference

Conference28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems
Country/TerritoryAustralia
CityHobart
Period03/12/1706/12/17
Internet address

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