Publications:

Selected Publications in Refereed Journals


1. Spears, J., San Nicolas-Rocca, T., (2015) "Knowledge Transfer in Information Security Capacity Building for Community-Based Organizations," International Journal of Knowledge Management, vol. 11(4), Oct-Dec

2. San Nicolas-Rocca, T., Schooley, B., Spears, J., (2014) "Exploring the Effect of Knowledge Transfer Practices on User Compliance to IS Security Practices," International Journal of Knowledge Management, vol. 10(2), Apr-Jun

3. Spears, J., Barki, H., Barton, R., (2013) "Theorizing the Concept and Role of Assurance in Information Systems Security," Information & Management, vol. 50(7), pp. 598-605 (1-year Impact factor 1.788; 5-year Impact factor 3.392)

4. Spears, J., Parish, J., (2013) "Security Requirements Identification from Conceptual Models in Systems Analysis and Design: the Fun & Fitness, Inc. Case," Journal of Information Systems Education, Special Issue: Incorporating Global Information Security and Assurance in I.S. Education, vol. 24(1), pp. 17-30

5. Spears, J., Barki, H., (2010) "User Participation in IS Security," MIS Quarterly, vol. 34(3), pp. 503-522

6. Spears, J., (2009) "How Has Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Affected Information Security?" ISACA Journal, vol. 6, 33-36

Selected Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings


1. Spears, J., San Nicolas-Rocca, T., "Information Security Capacity Building in Community-Based Organizations: Examining the Effects of Knowledge Transfer," the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Jan 2016

2. Spears, J., Dopp, T., ¿Information Security Risk Assessment for Nonprofit Organizations," the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Poster Session, Nov 2015

3. Spears, J., Erete, S., "I have nothing to hide; thus nothing to fear¿: Defining a Framework for Examining the `Nothing to Hide¿ Persona," Workshop on Privacy Personas and Segmentation at the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), Jul 2014

4. San Nicolas-Rocca, T., Schooley, B., Spears, J., "Designing Effective Knowledge Transfer Practices to Improve IS Security Awareness and Compliance," the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Jan 2014

5. Spears, J., "The Effects of Notice versus Awareness: An Empirical Examination of an Online Consumer`s Privacy Risk Treatment," the 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2013

6. Spears, J., "Conceptualizing Data Security Threats and Countermeasures in the E-Discovery Process with Misuse Cases," Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2012

7. Spears, J., Parrish, J., "Integrating Security into the Early Phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle through Conceptual Modeling," 11th Annual Security Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2012

8. Spears, J., "Business Systems Analysts: An Untapped Resource for IS Security," 10th Annual Security Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2011

9. Spears, J. "End Users` Contribution to Information Security Policy Effectiveness," 6th Annual Security Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2007

10. Spears, J., Cole, R. "A Preliminary Investigation of the Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Information Security," 39th Hawaii International Conferences on System Sciences (HICSS), 2006

11. Spears, J., "Participative Decision Making in Managing Information Security Risks in Business Processes," 10th PhD Project Information Systems Doctoral Student Assoc. (ISDSA) Conference, Acapulco, Mexico, 2006

12. Spears, J., Barton, R., "Borrowing from the Common Criteria, SSE-CMM and ISO 17799 to Design a Web Application Security Assessment Method," 4th Annual Security Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2005