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Unintentional information security behavior from the Qur’an and Hadith’s perspective

Barzak, Omar Mokhles and Abdul Molok, Nurul Nuha and Talib, Shuhaili and Mahmud, Murni (2016) Unintentional information security behavior from the Qur’an and Hadith’s perspective. International Journal on Islamic Applications in Computer Science And Technology, 4 (3). pp. 1-10. (Unpublished)

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As the world becomes more interconnected now than decades ago, information security incidents are more prevalent in organizations. The incidents are more likely caused by insiders and they can happen with or without intentions. Although some security studies state that unintentional security incidents could cause more damages to organizational information systems (IS) than intentional security incidents, the research in this area is still limited. This paper focuses on unintentional employees’ behaviors that have impacts on organizational information security, rather than unintentional behaviors in general IT practices. It explores unintentional information security behavior based on the perspective of the Qur’an and Hadith. Moreover, it provides some recommendations based on academic studies and Sharia teachings to overcome unintentional information security behavior. This paper starts with the discussion on information security behavior, human intentions based on the Sharia, and unintentional behavior under Islamic perspective. Finally, the significance of the study relies on the recommendation to reduce unintentional security threats based on information security studies and Sharia teachings by proposing a model to understand unintentional information security behavior and the factors that affect them.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5341/79196
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Security Behavior, Unintentional Security Behavior, Insider Threat, Qur’an and Hadith Perspective
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.5 Technology and Islam
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.6 Management information systems
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

Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Depositing User: Dr. Nurul Nuha Abdul Molok
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2020 16:40
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2020 16:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/79196

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