Procedia Economics and Finance, Volume 28, 2015, Pages 243–248

 

INFORMATION SECURITY: RISK, GOVERNANCE AND IMPLEMENTATION SETBACK

 

M.R. Fazlida, Jamaliah Said

 

Abstract


The growing emergence of information security threat call for information security to be integrate in the organization's corporate governance and been treat as high important as other critical corporate governance area by Boards and executive management. This paper provides an overview of information security risk, governance and implementation setback. Review shows that Information Security can complement IT Governance (ITG), in term of assurance on the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Well-known ITG Framework such as ISO 27001 and COBIT could be used by organizations to help ease Information Security Governance (ISG) implementation. Amongst hindrance to ISG implementation is lack of awareness on the important of information security by BOD and stakeholders, unclear policies and staff rejection.

Keywords : Information security; Governance