International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Computer Science and Information Technology | Kenya | Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022


Security Measures for Protecting of Information Technology Assets

Masese Nelson


Abstract: Information systems security is very important to help protect against this type of theft. Organizations are especially vulnerable hence there is need to have appropriate measures to protect the information technology assets. The objectives of this paper include. To review risk mitigation measures and To identify techniques used to safeguard information assets Methods/Statistical analysis: Primary data was used drawn from mobile social users in Nairobi and Mombasa Counties in Kenya.481 respondents, both descriptive and inferential statistics was used to analyze the data. Findings: From the study it was found out that user education is important to safeguard information technology assets the study indicated that 65.6% of the respondents agreed user education can mitigate threats and risks. Further 62.3% who emphasized that authentication of various users is also important to safeguard the information technology assets. The study findings indicated that 73.8% of the respondents acknowledged encryption protects data from unauthorized access recommendations there is need to explore digital forensics security so that to enhance the security of information technology assets.


Keywords: Security, Mitigation, Measures, Information Technology, Techniques


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022,


Pages: 401 - 405


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