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Miranda Kajtazi

Miranda is currently an Assistant Profesor in Information Systems, at the Informatics department at Linnaeus University in Sweden. She received her PhD Degree from Linnaeus University. Her study focused on Information Systems Security. Miranda has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Växjö University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from South East European University.

She has also worked in industry as a software engineer and a database administrator.

Her research interest concerns one of the most crucial resources of our human and social affairs: Information. Her focus is on information systems security in organizations, with the objective to explore and understand employees’ compliance and noncompliance behaviour with information security policies. Thus, Miranda’s intention is to explore the role of insecurity of information in organizations that many times contributes to problems in a disorderly fashion, often occurring through information technology.

She is affiliated with the Information Logistics Research Group and the Center for Learning and Knowledge Technologies (CeLeKT) both at Linnaeus University.
She is an affiliated senior with the Swedish Research School of Management and IT (MIT), and she is a committee member of the IFIP 9.2.

Contact info

Mob: +46 (0) 73 788 7270
Phone: +46 (0) 47 076 8992
Office: B3013


Latest publications

Kajtazi, M. and Bulgurcu, B. (2013). Information Security Policy Compliance: An Empirical Study on Escalation of Commitment, Proceedings of the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Chicago, IL.

Kajtazi, M., Cavusoglu, H., Benbasat, I., and Haftor, D. (2013). Assessing Self-Justification as an Antecedent of Noncompliance with Information Security Policies. Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2013), Melbourne, Australia.

Kajtazi, M. and Cavusoglu, H. (2013). Guilt Proneness as a Mechanism Towards Information Security Policy Compliance. Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2013), Melbourne, Australia.

Kajtazi, M., Bulgurcu, B., Cavusoglu, H., and Benbasat, I. (2014). Assessing Sunk Cost Effect on Employees’ Intentions to Violate Information Security Policies in Organizations. Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2014), Big Island, Hawaii.

Kajtazi, M. (2013). Assessing Escalation of Commitment as an Antecedent of Noncompliance with Information Security Policy. Doctoral Thesis, Linnaeus University. ISBN: 978-91-87427-44-2.

Kajtazi, M. (2012). Exploring Employees’ Escalating Behavior as an Antecedent of Information Security Policy Noncompliance Behaviour. Proceedings of the preICIS 11th WISP Information Security Workshop, Orlando, FL, USA, December 15-19.

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