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E-mail encryption framework for Malaysian public sector

Muhammad, Nur Atiqah (2016) E-mail encryption framework for Malaysian public sector. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics.


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Securing confidential data shared through the electronic mail is depending on the current encryption method deployed by the E-mail service provider as well as the current procedures and regulation of the organization. Hence, the E-mail encryption framework is a fundamental factor in designing a secure E-mail service in the Malaysian Public Sector. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to develop the Email encryption framework for Malaysian Public Sector in order to secure the E-mail system. In this study, the qualitative study has been conducted in order to understand the criteria of the E-mail encryption framework for the Malaysian Public Sector. Thus, the descriptive design is conducted to discover the features E-mail encryption framework for Malaysian Public Sector from the E-mail administrator and related personnel. Therefore, in-depth interview with the semi-structured method of interview is used in this study. The E-mail encryption framework has been proposed which comprising of organizational, operational, technological, legal and ethical components. The proposed framework was evaluated to measure its effectiveness towards an existing e-mail system. Findings on the proposed e-mail encryption framework will benefit the Malaysian Public Sector in providing secure e-mail service thus deciding applicable security control. Finally, this study generally contributes to enhance the current secure e-mail system implementation in Malaysian public sector agencies.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Jaminan Maklumat)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2016; Supervisor : Dr. Ganthan Narayana Samy
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General) > T58.5-58.64 Information technology
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:91981
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:09 Aug 2021 16:46
Last Modified:09 Aug 2021 16:46

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