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Persuasive technology contributions toward enhance information security awareness in an organization

Qudaih, Hani A. and Bawazir, Mohammed A. and Usman, Shuaibu Hassan and Ibrahim, Jamaludin (2014) Persuasive technology contributions toward enhance information security awareness in an organization. International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT), 10 (4). pp. 180-186. ISSN 2231-2803

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Persuasion is part and parcel of human interaction. The human persuaders in society have been always exit, masters of rhetoric skilled of changing our minds, or at least our behaviors. Leaders, mothers, salesmen, and teachers are clear examples of persuaders. Persuaders often turn to technology and digital media to amplify their persuasive ends. Besides, our lives and how we lead them influenced by technologies and digital media, but for the most part, their effects on our attitudes and behaviors have been incidental, even accidental. Although, nowadays, the use of computers to sell products and services considered as the most frequent application of persuasive technology. In this short paper, based on an extensive review of literatures, we aim to give a brief introduction to persuasive technology, and how it can play a role and contribute to enhance and deliver the best practice of IT. Some challenges of persuasive technology have been discussed. At the end, some recommendations and steps should be taken place to empower IT professional practices have been listed.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6202/38047
Uncontrolled Keywords: Persuasive Technology, consultants, Information Security, Information Security Awareness
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: Jamaludin Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2014 14:52
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2018 09:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38047

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