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State of ICT security management in the institutions of higher learning in developing countries: Tanzania case study
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Computer and Systems Sciences, DSV.
2005 (English)In: 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Proceedings / [ed] Goodyear, P; Sampson, DG; Yang, DJT; Kinshuk, X; Okamoto, T; Hartley, R; Chen, NS, 2005, 1007-1011 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is of strategic importance and essential functional requirements for many institutions of higher learning. In the developing world, ICT is achieving a breakthrough in management and teaching of online learning, which helps to cater for the increased student population. However the security of the information being processed, stored and exchanged is a growing concern to the management as the dependence on ICT for most of the institutions' core services functions is increasing. This paper discusses the current state of ICT security management practices in three institutions Of higher learning in Tanzania. The discussion includes the problems and consequences of ICT risks.

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2005. 1007-1011 p.
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Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-43379DOI: 10.1109/ICALT.2005.243ISI: 000230898800293ScopusID: 2-s2.0-33749040748ISBN: 0-7695-2338-2OAI: diva2:448103
5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies Location: Kaohsiung, TAIWAN Date: JUL 05-08, 2005
QC 20111014Available from: 2011-10-14 Created: 2011-10-14 Last updated: 2011-10-14Bibliographically approved

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