Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Understanding Security Education Training and Awareness Program Impact: A Study of Recipient Motivation
by Duffy, Christopher Scott, D.B.A., Capitol Technology University, 2019, 222; 27737299
Abstract (Summary)

This study examined the phenomenon of motivation among individuals who experienced a Security Education Training and Awareness (SETA) program session as members of US technology companies. This qualitative phenomenological study captured recipient’s experiences who attended a SETA program session within the last 12-months using SurveyGizmo distributed through LinkedIn. Close-ended questions identified areas where additional information about individual experiences could be captured through open-ended questions. This study identified nine Themes that informed potential future research and the five recommendations for SETA program design and corporate leadership. Future areas of research were identified as it relates to motivation triggered through a SETA programs with consideration to repetition, delivery mechanism, content, gender, and behavioral or learning theory.


Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Butler, William
Commitee: Paulus, Paul, Williams, Justin
School: Capitol Technology University
Department: Technology (PhD)
School Location: United States -- Maryland
Source: DAI-A 82/6(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Computer science, Information science, Psychology, Management
Keywords: Cybersecurity, Information security, Motivation, Security training
Publication Number: 27737299
ISBN: 9798698574309
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