Publications:

Selected Publications


Spears, J., (2018) "Gaining Real-World Experience in Information Security: A Roadmap for a Service Learning Course," Journal of Information Systems Education, in press.

Mead, N., Shull, F., Spears, J., Hiebl, S., Weber, S., Cleland-Huang, J. (2017) "Crowd Sourcing the Creation of Persona-Non-Gratae for Requirements-Phase Threat Modeling," 25th IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering,¿ Sep.

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

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.

Spears, J., Dopp, T., (2015) "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.

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.

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.

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

12. 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).

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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