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ICT Security Measures for the Companies within European Union Member States – Perspectives in COVID-19 Context


  • Meghisan-Toma Georgeta-Madalina

    () (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, RomaniaRomanian Academy, National Institute of Economic Research “Costin C. Kiritescu”, Bucharest, Romania)

  • Nicula Vasile Cosmin

    () (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania)


The development of ICT usage in households, by individuals or in enterprises is submitted to the requirements of security. This paper aims a statistical analysis of ICT security aspects from several perspectives: ICT policies, staff awareness of ICT security related issues, ICT security related activities. The methodology used for testing the hypotheses is based on descriptive statistics, chart case study, correlation and factor analysis. The results emphasize the importance of investing resources in cyber security, moreover, in the current pandemic situation generated by COVID-19.

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  • Meghisan-Toma Georgeta-Madalina & Nicula Vasile Cosmin, 2020. "ICT Security Measures for the Companies within European Union Member States – Perspectives in COVID-19 Context," Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Excellence, Sciendo, vol. 14(1), pages 362-370, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:poicbe:v:14:y:2020:i:1:p:362-370:n:35
    DOI: 10.2478/picbe-2020-0035

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