This qualitative, exploratory, normative study examined the security and privacy of location based services in mobile applications. This study explored risk, and controls to implement privacy and security. This study was addressed using components of the FIPS Risk Management Framework. This study found that risk to location information was considered high and the study provided suggested controls for security and privacy.
|Commitee:||Butler, William, Van Horn, Howard|
|School Location:||United States -- Maryland|
|Source:||DAI-B 74/11(E), Dissertation Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Information Technology, Computer science|
|Keywords:||Location services, Mobile applications, Privacy, Security|
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