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19030 Reve{a,i}ling the risks: a phenomenology of information security
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Pieters, W. (2010) Reve{a,i}ling the risks: a phenomenology of information security Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, 14 (3). pp. 176-188. ISSN 1091-8264

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In information security research, perceived security usually has a negative meaning, when it is used in contrast to actual security. From a phenomenological perspective, however, perceived security is all we have. This paper develops a phenomenological account of information security, in which a distinction is made between revealed and reveiled security instead. Linking these notions with the concepts of confidence and trust, the paper provides a phenomenological explanation of the electronic voting controversy in the Netherlands.

Item Type:Article
Research Group:EWI-IS: Information Systems, EWI-DIES: Distributed and Embedded Security
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:electronic voting, information security, phenomenology, risk, trust
ID Code:19030
Deposited On:10 December 2010
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