IT Security Governance (ITSG) in Australian Context

Tanveer Zia, Zeeshan Ahmad

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Abstract

Information Technology Security Governance (ITSG) provides organizations a roadmap to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure protection with goals and objectives to design the security governance processes in align with national and international governance frameworks. Organizations in Australia are still at infancy stages of adopting IT governance processes. Organizations who have adopted these processes underestimate the security processes within the governance framework. If the security processes are designed, they are often flawed with operational level implementation. This paper investigates IT security governance specifically in Australian organizations. The objective is to bring the Australian organizations in alignment with international standards and frameworks in terms of integration of information security, IT audits, risks and control measures. A survey of selected organizations is conducted and results are presented in this paper identifying the maturity level of IT security governance in Australian organizations against the well known Capability Maturity Model® (CMM).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual International Conference on Information Technology Security, ITS 2010
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherGlobal Science and Technology Forum (GSTF)
PagesI3-I7
ISBN (Electronic)9789810876548
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventAnnual International Conference on Information Technology Security - Phuket, Thailand, Thailand
Duration: 29 Nov 201030 Nov 2010

Conference

ConferenceAnnual International Conference on Information Technology Security
CountryThailand
Period29/11/1030/11/10

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