Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Summer 2013


Timothy Anderson

Course Title

Engineering Management Synthesis

Course Number

ETM 590


The innovation of IT technology has grown and become utilizes by many organization and business. Utilization of IT solution across industries increase an emergence of information security has international concerns as cyber-attack, system exploitation, and malicious hacking has grown in severity as a trend. This research discusses on identifying information security vulnerabilities through implementation of IT security practices extracted from multiple resource of literature review that is integrated into methodological approach of the Hierarchal Decision Model, a flexible decision-making tool. The focus of the discussion is center through the HDM that incorporates the participation of selected experts coming from technology and education sector. The expert weighting through pairwise comparison of weightings output a combine result of identifying potential vulnerabilities of information security in organization to indicate appropriate focus for strengthening information security.


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