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The Three Dimensions of Security
Malik F. Saleh
Pages - 85 - 93     |    Revised - 01-09-2011     |    Published - 05-10-2011
Volume - 5   Issue - 2    |    Publication Date - July / August 2011  Table of Contents
Dimensions of Security, Security, Policy, People, Enforcement of Security
Security is an issue of generally recognized importance. Security starts with you, the user. It is well known that a formal security policy is a prerequisite of security. Having a policy and being able to enforce it is a totally different thing. This paper explains the three aspects of security that should be combined to create a well-rounded solution for securing organizations. This solution examines people, policy and enforcement as three dimensions in the world of security. This paper serves as 1) a conceptual framework for securing organization 2) the basis for formal policy-to-enforcement; 3) It raises awareness that the users should be informed of their roles and responsibilities in protecting the organization; and 4) evidence for writing policies that can be implemented and enforcement involves understanding the policies by the users
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Dr. Malik F. Saleh
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University - Saudi Arabia