Deception: A tool and curse for security management
Springer New York LLC
Faculty of Business and Public Management
School of Business
With the proliferation of electronic information systems over the last two decades, the integrity of the stored data and its uses have become an essential component of effective organisational functioning. This digitised format, used in input, output, processing, storage, and communication, has given those wishing to deceive new opportunities. This paper examines the nature of deception, and its potential as a new security risk in the information age.