Agile Changes of Security Landscape: A Human Factors and Security Investment View

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Alavi, R. and Islam, S. 2016. Agile Changes of Security Landscape: A Human Factors and Security Investment View. in: Clarke, Nathan and Furnell, Steven (ed.) Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2016) Plymouth University.
AuthorsAlavi, R. and Islam, S.
EditorsClarke, Nathan and Furnell, Steven
Abstract

The information security experts are finding it challenging to timely response the emerging
threats. The rapid changing of security landscape and dependency on the agile software and
system development projects make it challenging to address these threats in a real time. This
could create potential risks to the overall business continuity. Furthermore, critical human
factors, cost and investment in the information security field will add more anxiety in dealing
with risks in an agile environment. There is a need for a unified approach to address the
principles of information security, human factors and security investment in an agile
environment. This paper provides a solution for constructing an effective information security
system by taking into consideration an adequate risk assessment and controls, considering
critical human factors and security investment within agile changes of security landscape. A
list of concepts is considered for the purpose of an effective information security system. The
paper also includes a short review of existing knowledge on the topics of agile development
and information security.

Book titleProceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2016)
Year2016
PublisherPlymouth University
Publication dates
Print12 Jul 2016
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Deposited04 Aug 2017
EventTenth International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA 2016)
ISBN978-1-84102-413-4
Web address (URL)https://www.cscan.org/default.asp?page=openaccess&eid=17&id=303
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