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Journal article | Research library
| 23/02/2009

If someone is watching, I’ll do what I’m asked: Mandatoriness, control, and information security

Ingo Angermeier | Laurie Kirsch | Raymond Shingler | Scott Boss | Wayne Boss

This research finds people are motivated to follow security procedures when they believe the procedures to be compulsory, and that both specifying policies and evaluating behaviors help position security policies as mandatory. It follows that specifying policies and evaluating behaviours is more likely to lead to security procedures being followed.


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