Integrating Security Design into Information Systems Development

  • Murray E. Jennex
  • Margaret Lowe
Conference paper

Abstract

There are numerous methods for designing information systems (IS) and for designing security into an IS, including rapid application development, checklists, threat analysis and security development methods. However, these methods are not integrated into an overall design methodology that can be used to ensure security requirements are identified and then implemented. Siponen and Baskerville (2001) attempted to resolve this by proposing a security design paradigm that relied on meta-notation to abstract and document integrated security requirements into IS development methods. However, this paradigm has not been widely adopted.

Keywords

Information System Security Policy Security Requirement Information System Development Security Design 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Murray E. Jennex
    • 1
  • Margaret Lowe
    • 1
  1. 1.San Diego State UniversityUSA

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