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2008 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (2008)
Oct. 12, 2008 to Oct. 14, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3393-3
pp: 478-483
ABSTRACT
This paper documents some of the socio-technical issues involved in developing security measures for a community environment, looking at the users of a wireless mesh network deployed within a rural village in north west England. We adopt an interdisciplinary methodological approach in eliciting requirements, to analyse the success of treating a community as an 'organisation' and implementing an approach, an OCTAVE method; in its original form designed to uncover security elements for businesses. Using a focus group technique we chart some of the assets and security concerns of the community members, leading to a greater understanding of people's perceptions of security, both personally and within the community, and the role of security in their regular computer usage.
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CITATION

J. Ishmael, N. J. Race, M. Rouncefield, P. Smith and S. Bury, "Towards an Understanding of Security Concerns within Communities," 2008 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications(WIMOB), vol. 00, no. , pp. 478-483, 2008.
doi:10.1109/WiMob.2008.90
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