Security as a Machine - Struggling between Order and Chaos

Jukka Vuorinen, Pekka Tetri
2009 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
Our intention is to use Deleuze and Guattari's concepts of machine and territory to place the classical notion of information security in a new light. In other words, we seek to describe how information security appears if confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) and identification, authentication, and authorization (IAA) are considered to constitute part of a dynamic security machine. Moreover, not only information itself but also CIA and IAA are seen differently in the light of the
more » ... achine concept. What is information security if it is thought of as a machine, and what is it that it does exactly? How does information security function in different environments? Instead of focusing on individual security patterns and safeguards, a collection of do's and don'ts, a fresh perspective at a higher level of abstraction brings about a novel viewpoint on security.
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