Western employees are invited to participate in a survey conducted by the Department of Decision Sciences, College of Business and Economics. The survey is associated with research to investigate how security training may change employees’ behavior regarding information security policy compliance. Please see the invitation below from Xiaofeng Chen for study details and instructions for taking the survey. In addition, a reminder email about the survey will be sent in two weeks.
Study Title: How does security training affect employee’s behavior of information security policy compliance?
My name is Xiaofeng Chen. I am a faculty member at the Department of Decision Sciences, College of Business and Economics, Western Washington University. Our research team is conducting a research to investigate how security training may change employee’s behavior of information security policy compliance, and we would like to invite you to participate.
You are invited to participate in this study because you are an employee in an organization where the Chief-Information-Officer (CIO) has approved the survey. The summary of the findings of this study will be shared with the participants so that you can gain insights about how to prepare yourself to better protect your work-related information and information systems.
Thank you for your consideration. If you would like to participate, please follow this link or cut and paste this URL: https://wwu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6JwhVFQskLwLycZ into your internet browser to complete the survey.
Participation is confidential. Study information will be kept in a secure location at the Western Washington University. The results of the study may be published or presented at professional and academic conferences and journals, but no personal identifiable information will be revealed.
Taking part in the study is your decision. You do not have to be in this study if you do not want to. You may also quit being in the study at any time or decide not to answer any question you are not comfortable answering although we do appreciate if you complete the survey.
We will be happy to answer any questions you have about the study. You may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have study related questions or problems. If you have any questions about your rights as a research participant, you may contact the Institutional Review Board at the Western Washington University at 360-650-3220.