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Ep. 25 – The Tensions of Information Systems Security Behaviours (Karjalainen et al. 2019)

People often have rational justifications for why they don’t follow the cybersecurity policies.

Karjalainen M., Sarker S., & Siponen M. (2019), ‘Toward a Theory of Information Systems Security Behaviors of Organizational Employees: A Dialectical Process Perspective’, Information Systems Research (ISR), vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 687-704,

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