220 As a result all enterprises are tirelessly working irrespective of their

220 as a result all enterprises are tirelessly

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220) . As a result, all enterprises are tirelessly working irrespective of their size to ensure information technology is embraced in their firms. They are also dearly investing to secure the information as they have realized the value of information as it is the asset with is very challenging to acquire and maintain (Cavusoglu et al , 2015 p.390). eBay Inc. which is an e- commerce company based in San Jose, California is heavily investing in information security to maintain its notable success story since its formation in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar. The company is
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STRATEGIC INFORMATION SECURITY 5 has adopted sophisticated information security measures since it is a multinational corporation to ensure the integrity of its data is not compromised. The adopted information security measures are meant to have their information security systems tamper-proof thus ensuring its reputation is maintained. eBay Inc. Company Information Technology Security Personnel In the multinational e-commerce corporation, the information technology of the entire company is led by the Chief Information Security Officer. The chief information security officer in eBay Inc. is bestowed with the responsibility of formulating reliable and efficient information security policies and processes which are satisfying to both the company leadership, company stakeholders and even the customers (Siponen et al , 2014 p.218). This calls for the chief information security officer to develop an information security management system which is effective and has the power of inspiring consumer confidence in the eBay Inc. goods and services. Besides, the formulated information security policies and procedures should be consumer-oriented, comply to the various standards regulatory as well as tamper-proof in nature to ensure the security of the company's data is guaranteed. Considering cybercrime is undergoing constant transformation day in day out thus making the predictability of the anticipated forms of cybercrimes difficult, the developed information security measures by the eBay Inc. CISO should be flexible to ensure it can effectively deal with the constantly evolving types of cybercrimes (Siponen et al , 2014 p.220). The chief information security officer also has to head extension and research programs to establish emerging trends in the information technology sector for projection purposes. The CISO is as well supposed to conduct enlightenment programs on information security among the company employees. The programs help in remarkably
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STRATEGIC INFORMATION SECURITY 6 reducing cases of accidental security breaches due to poor information handling by the employees (Siponen et al , 2014 p.221). They also promote accountability among the company workers. The Chief Information Security Officer is not the only information security personnel in the eBay Inc. He or she is assisted by other officers of various ranks such as Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO is actively involved in ascertaining that the company's information
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