PACIS 2021 Proceedings

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To encourage employees’ information security policy (ISP) compliance behavior, organizations implement a variety of security countermeasures. However, the mere existence of these countermeasures does not automatically translate into desirable behavior. In this research, we will investigate the factors responsible for strengthening employees’ intention to comply with ISP. Drawing on the theory of planned behavior and rational choice theory, our proposed research model will link the relationship between employees’ awareness of information security procedural controls and beliefs about compliance-related consequences with the impact of this relationship on attitudes toward and the intention to comply with ISP. In this article, we present the theoretical foundation for this investigation and an empirical design for exploring this research topic. We also propose a plan for a research design and data collection



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