Journal ID : TRKU-08-09-2020-11084
[This article belongs to Volume - 62, Issue - 08]
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Title : Exploring Undergraduates’ Motivational Factors Towards Security Choices and Controls on Smartphones

Abstract :

Nowadays, the use of smartphones is very widespread due to the various functions provided. Unfortunately, the evolution of smartphone functionality and adoption makes such devices as a tempting target for attackers. The purpose of this study is to investigate the motivational factors of security choices and control on smartphones among undergraduates in Malaysia. This paper adopted a quantitative methodology where data from a survey (N=200) of smartphone users is analyzed. The results of this study conclude that perceived vulnerability, perceived severity, self-efficacy, response efficacy and reward is significantly associates with security choices and control on smartphones. The results of these findings indicate that further research needs to be done to explore other factors that may be associate with security choices and control on smartphones

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