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Challenges in IT security preparedness exercises: A case study

Maria Bartnes, Nils Brede Moe
2017 Computers & security  
Our objective is to understand the challenges faced when performing IT security preparedness exercises, as challenges experienced during these exercises affect the response process during a real incident  ...  By improving the exercises, the response capabilities would be strengthened accordingly. We have designed a multiple-case study with six teams in three organizations.  ...  We studied cases in which organizations performed inadequate IT security preparedness exercises.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cose.2016.11.017 fatcat:cx6m4nmzmjdi7aztaxgcfdwt4a

Understanding Collaborative Challenges in IT Security Preparedness Exercises [chapter]

Maria B. Line, Nils Brede Moe
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
IT security preparedness exercises allow for practical collaborative training, which in turn leads to improved response capabilities to information security incidents for an organization.  ...  We have observed a tabletop exercise as performed by three organizations with the aim of understanding challenges of performing such exercises.  ...  The authors would like to thank the three DSOs that participated in this study, and Senior Research Scientist Martin G. Jaatun, SINTEF, and Professor Poul E.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18467-8_21 fatcat:z4iuncsoxncavedsgpm7elxcsm

Situational awareness during a full-scale exercise in an underground mine: A qualitative single-case study of the ambulance incident commander

Annika Eklund, Britt-Inger Saveman, Lina Gyllencreutz
2020 International Emergency Nursing  
This study aims to explore the process of SA in the tasks of an ambulance incident commander (AIC) during a fullscale underground mine exercise.  ...  The results of this study can be used for further exploration of how to train and support people in medical leadership roles on aspects of SA in emergency care, as well as on how to evaluate educational  ...  The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2020.100950 pmid:33326908 fatcat:rhthp3dnrjdo7l2on4op3wo3ey

The future of information security incident management training: A case study of electrical power companies

Maria Bartnes, Nils Brede Moe, Poul E. Heegaard
2016 Computers & security  
Moreover, there is a gap in how IT staff and control system staff understand information security.  ...  Semi-structured interviews, document analysis, a survey and participant observations have been performed as part of this case study.  ...  Our case study was based on interviews and preparedness exercises in several organizations and gave insight into general practices.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cose.2016.05.004 fatcat:3ey6vp6d5rb6pbq7xhe2d2gyaa

Information Systems for Large-Scale Event Management: A Case Study

Boon-Yuen Ng, Atreyi Kankanhalli
2012 Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems  
This paper describes a case of management and deployment of IS for a large-scale event as an exemplar in this area.  ...  However, there were complex requirements and daunting challenges to be overcome in managing such a high-profile and large-scale event.  ...  The case study approach provides richness of data and allows researchers to study the use of IS in a natural setting (Walsham, 2006) .  ... 
doi:10.17705/1pais.04302 fatcat:ad5w5aqxlnap5i2az7e4dqf6cm

Business and public health collaboration for emergency preparedness in Georgia: a case study

James W Buehler, Ellen A Whitney, Ruth L Berkelman
2006 BMC Public Health  
Methods: The authors conducted a case study based on interviews with 26 government, business, and academic participants in this collaboration.  ...  Conclusion: As a result of this partnership, essential relationships have been established, substantial private resources and capabilities have been engaged in government preparedness programs, and a model  ...  Methods We conducted a case study based on the "success case method" described by Brinkerhoff [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-285 pmid:17116256 pmcid:PMC1676007 fatcat:voujrcd2nfh55altm2bhw3mndm

Knowledge management modeling in public sector organizations: a case study

John P. Girard, Susan McIntyre
2010 International Journal of Public Sector Management  
Design/methodology/approach -Building on the theoretical foundation of others, this case study demonstrates the value of KM modeling in a science-based initiative in the Canadian public service.  ...  Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to describe the successful use of a knowledge management (KM) model in a public sector organization.  ...  To answer this important question, a case study was initiated to examine a knowledge empowered Canadian public sector organization.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09513551011012330 fatcat:i2ednp7wgvf2bh2i22jredgpii

Case Study – United States of America [chapter]

Lisa D. Rotz, Marcelle Layton
2012 NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology  
The United States (US) considers the intentional use of a biological agent a serious national security threat.  ...  Over the last decade, federal, state, and local governments in the US have made concerted efforts to enhance preparedness within the public health, medical, and emergency response systems to address this  ...  Case Study -United States of America  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-5273-3_18 fatcat:adnov2rcgjcfxnjmpil3etulym

Provision of care through telemedicine during a natural disaster: a case study

Elizabeth C. Pasipanodya, Kazuko Shem
2020 Spinal Cord Series and Cases  
In this case study, we describe the provision of clinical care, via telemedicine, to an individual with SCI who was affected by the California Valley Fire in 2015.  ...  Before discharge from acute inpatient rehabilitation, they enrolled in a research study, through which they received outpatient SCI-specific care via telemedicine (teleSCI).  ...  In this case study, we describe the provision of clinical care, via telemedicine, to an individual with SCI who was affected by the Valley Fire in 2015.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41394-020-0309-2 pmid:32647158 fatcat:w6k63nrknjexlgpn4xk3p65jhi

Emergency drills for agricultural drought response: a case study in Guatemala

Anna Müller, Vesalio Mora, Edwin Rojas, Jorge Díaz, Obdulio Fuentes, Estuardo Giron, Ada Gaytan, Jacob van Etten
2018 Disasters. The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management  
It spotlights Guatemala, a country where drought has severe impacts on livelihoods and the food security of small farmers.  ...  This case study evaluates how drills inform institutional responses to slowonset disasters.  ...  In one case, it took several hours to notify them, providing, inadvertently, an opportunity to observe communication-related challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1111/disa.12316 pmid:30516865 fatcat:tr6gxqk44baqbkff2yycfpe64a

Fostering a Comprehensive Security Approach: An Exploratory Case Study of CBRN Crisis Management Frameworks in Eleven European Countries

Matteo E. Bonfanti, Francesca Capone
2015 Information & Security An International Journal  
, secondly, it will point at the possible ways forward to harmonise and better regulate the response to the kind of events at stake and enhance the concept of security in Europe.  ...  It does so relying on the results of a two-year research project funded by the EU, which, inter alia, analysed in a comparative way the normative framework of Italy and ten other EU Member States.  ...  'real life' challenges of a CBRN event.  ... 
doi:10.11610/isij.3303 fatcat:4cxkqup43vfstgzg75kpl7ftla

Collaborative Governance and Emergency Management: A Case Study of Latvia

Ieva Daniela Beinaroviča
2017 Socialiniai tyrimai  
The method of a case study was employed for this qualitative research seeking to clarify the situation and provide answers to the research question.  ...  It also contributes to the literature on emergency management in the context of Europe.  ...  This paper uses a case study method in order to gain an overview of the existing situation in the selected case -Latvia -in the context of the research question posed.  ... 
doi:10.21277/sr.v39i2.78 fatcat:3nz27hhae5auhgf3jved7os3aa

Auditing Industrial Safety Management: A Case Study

Sondre L. Bjelle, Are K. Sydnes
2019 International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning  
This study asks if there is a fit between the industrial practices of safety management and external auditing.  ...  It concludes that while companies largely manage safety through operational-level experience and with a low level of formalisation, the audits have a primary focus on formal documentation and gathering  ...  However, as regards this study, it provides specific challenges in terms of auditing the performance of industrial safety.  ... 
doaj:9757aa752f594f7ba05f357a0b1b34d6 fatcat:5ojd6ax6kzaunpjfusnblmkzr4

Clade X: A Pandemic Exercise

Crystal Watson, Eric S. Toner, Matthew P. Shearer, Caitlin Rivers, Diane Meyer, Christopher Hurtado, Matthew Watson, Gigi Kwik Gronvall, Amesh A. Adalja, Tara Kirk Sell, Tom Inglesby, Anita Cicero
2019 Health Security  
Clade X was a day-long pandemic tabletop exercise conducted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security on May 15, 2018, in Washington, DC.  ...  In this report, we briefly describe the exercise development process and focus principally on the findings and recommendations that arose from this project.  ...  some cases compelling, a healthcare system that is largely owned and operated by private sector stakeholders; Balancing the demands of US foreign policy, military strategy, and heath security; and Challenges  ... 
doi:10.1089/hs.2019.0097 pmid:31593508 fatcat:wswt3xyvfze7vlb5jmbsu7x2ty

Lessons Learned from Tabletop Exercises [chapter]

2012 Pandemic Planning  
The methods described are based on research and experience attained from university research and Pandemic Influenza grant in  ...  In 2008, he led the team that developed and delivered ten tabletop exercises, ten functional exercises, and a state agency tabletop exercise for pandemic in uenza. e tabletop and functional exercises were  ...  In 2009-10, he was the lead planner for on-site pandemic in uenza tabletop exercises tailored for ve Indiana districts with nine counties participating in a hospital pandemic readiness exercise.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b11779-20 fatcat:xyux2xrkbveohcm2n5mbm3i4nm
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