sh.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Riskhanteringens utmaning: En studie som identifierar svenska organisationers riskhantering avseende informationssäkerhet samt dess prioritering.
Södertörn University College, School of Business Studies.
Södertörn University College, School of Business Studies.
2007 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister), 10 points / 15 hpStudent thesisAlternative title
The challenge of Risk Management : A study on Risk Management regarding information security in Swedish organizations and their priorities (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: Risk Management plays an important part of the enterprises strategic business activity. Efficient Risk Management will secure the businesses survival, assets and creates market advantages. The interest of information security has consequently gained in Swedish corporations. Corporations have realized the importance of the information which is stored in the IT systems. IT is the tool for businesses future progress and growth and therefore a source of risks. For managing these risks standards and frameworks are needed. To what extent are information security standards and frameworks used in Swedish organizations? Are information security integrated with operational Risk Management?

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the Risk Management regarding information security in the studied organizations and to recognize the priority of information security.

Method: The main part of this study is based on case studies including four Swedish organizations, with the purpose to identify the Risk Management regarding information security in these organizations. The study is also added with a complementary survey carried out on Large Cap corporations on the Nordic exchange. The later survey will create a more general apprehension.

Conclusions: Findings shows that the Swedish organizations have realized the importance of standards and frameworks and the accompanying benefits. The main elements for using standards and frameworks are - better control, identification of business opportunities and gained security. The findings also suggested that the organizations should invest more resources in integrating information security with Risk Management and on the executive management involvement.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge: Institutionen för ekonomi och företagande , 2007. , 77 p.
Keyword [en]
Risk Management, Information Security, Operational risks, Standards, Frameworks & Regulations
Keyword [sv]
Riskhantering, Informationssäkerhet, Operationella risker, Standarder, Ramverk, Regelverk.
National Category
Business Administration
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-1182OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-1182DiVA: diva2:15241
Uppsok
samhälle/juridik
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2007-06-12 Created: 2007-06-12

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(731 kB)832 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 731 kBChecksum MD5
cba77d41f5f55a7b9e629f57bf376349f8490dd965f5ee38996366ade3f455a5d86c83bf
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Business Studies
Business Administration

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 832 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 485 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf