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17968 A Risk Management Process for Consumers
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van Cleeff, A. (2010) A Risk Management Process for Consumers. Technical Report TR-CTIT-10-25, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology University of Twente, Enschede. ISSN 1381-3625

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Simply by using information technology, consumers expose themselves to considerable security risks. Because no technical or legal solutions are readily available, the only remedy is to develop a risk management process for consumers, similar to the process executed by enterprises. Consumers need to consider the risks in a structured way, and take action, not once, but iteratively. Such a process is feasible: enterprises already execute such processes, and time-saving tools can support the consumer in her own process. In fact, given our society's emphasis on individual responsibilities, skills and devices, a risk management process for consumers is the logical next step in improving information security.

Item Type:Internal Report (Technical Report)
Research Group:EWI-IS: Information Systems
Research Program:CTIT-ISTRICE: Integrated Security and Privacy in a Networked World
Research Project:VISPER: The VIrtual Security PERimeter for digital, physical, and organisational security
Uncontrolled Keywords:risk management
security
privacy
social networking sites
ID Code:17968
Deposited On:29 June 2010
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