Organizational, Legal, and Technological Dimensions of Information System Administration

Organizational, Legal, and Technological Dimensions of Information System Administration

Irene Maria Portela (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal) and Fernando Almeida (Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Portugal)
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Release Date: September, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 321
ISBN13: 9781466645264|ISBN10: 1466645261|EISBN13: 9781466645271|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4526-4


In addition to capital infrastructure and consumers, digital information created by individual and corporate consumers of information technology is quickly being recognized as a key economic resource and an extremely valuable asset to a company.

Organizational, Legal, and Technological Dimensions of Information System Administration recognizes the importance of information technology by addressing the most crucial issues, challenges, opportunities, and solutions related to the role and responsibility of an information system. Highlighting various aspects of the organizational and legal implications of system administration, this reference work will be useful to managers, IT professionals, and graduate students who seek to gain an understanding in this discipline.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Big Data Analysis
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybercrime
  • Information Security Policy
  • IT Policy and Standardization
  • Management Science
  • Network Security

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Irene Maria Portela is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Management at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She is graduated in Law, holds has a Master in Public Administration and holds a PhD in Law, in the field of Anti-Terrorism Law from Universy of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). She teaches subjects related with Constitutional Law to undergraduated and post-graduated studies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates on international scientific conferences. Her work appears in several papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.
Fernando Almeida is currently a Coordinator Professor for Informatics Engineering in the School of Science and Technology at Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Portugal. He is the Director of the Master degree of Network Administration and Information Systems. He is also a consultant and R&D engineer in FP7 European Projects in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). His research interests are mainly in Information Security, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Enterprise Architectures.