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dc.contributor.authorChua, Hui Na
dc.contributor.authorTeh, Jia Sheng
dc.contributor.authorHerbland, Anthony
dc.date.accessioned2021-09-23T13:00:03Z
dc.date.available2021-09-23T13:00:03Z
dc.date.issued2021-08-24
dc.identifier.citationChua , H N , Teh , J S & Herbland , A 2021 , ' Identifying the Effect of Data Breach Publicity on Information Security Awareness using Hierarchical Regression ' , IEEE Access , vol. 9 , 9521493 , pp. 121759 - 121770 . https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3107426
dc.identifier.issn2169-3536
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/25080
dc.description© 2021 IEEE. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. For more information, see https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.description.abstractThe technological evolution has formed new challenges for organizations to safeguard their information as digital assets. Information Security Awareness (ISA) is the cognitive state where individuals comprehend information security, threats, and the capability to develop preventive strategies. Prior studies discovered that human mistakes or misbehavior is the most vulnerable link in information security due to insufficient security awareness. There were massive data breaches reported throughout the years globally. Literature shows that individuals will develop their evaluations of risks and sense of security awareness when receiving security risk information such as data breach incidents. These indications motivated us to examine the effect of an unexplored factor, that is, data breach publicity (DBR) on ISA. The purpose of this research is to discover if DBR significantly improves a model's ability to predict ISA and its magnitude in influencing ISA. A 3-stage hierarchical linear regression approach was used to build up the model with prior known influential factors to predict ISA. To the extent of our knowledge, there is no study reported to date regarding the implication of DBR on ISA. Our main findings reveal that DBR significantly explains 6.7% of ISA and achieves the highest coefficient comparing with prior known factors. Our research contributes to a novel discovery of a new factor that significantly influences ISA and its magnitude in increasing ISA. This discovery implies the need to incorporate the knowledge of data breach incidents into ISA-related educative programs or strategies to increase ISA.en
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofIEEE Access
dc.subjectData breach publicity
dc.subjecthierarchical regression
dc.subjectinformation privacy
dc.subjectinformation security awareness
dc.subjectComputer Science(all)
dc.subjectMaterials Science(all)
dc.subjectEngineering(all)
dc.titleIdentifying the Effect of Data Breach Publicity on Information Security Awareness using Hierarchical Regressionen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Health and Social Work
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Applied Clinical, Health and Care Research (CACHE)
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
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rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3107426
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