Ahmad, A., Desouza, K.C., Maynard, S.B., Naseer, H., and Baskerville, R. (2020). "How Integration of Security Management and Incident Response Enables Organizational Learning", Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Forthcoming.

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A*'; Journal Impact Factor: 2.41.

Desouza, K.C., Ahmad, A., Naseer, H., and Sharma, M. (2020). "Weaponizing Information Systems for Political Disruption: The Actor, Lever, Effects, and Response Taxonomy (ALERT)", Computers & Security. Forthcoming.

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A'; Journal Impact Factor: 3.58;

Ahmad, A., Webb, J., Desouza, K.C., and Boorman, J. (2019). "Strategically-Motivated Advanced Persistent Threat: Definition, Process, Tactics and a Disinformation Model of Counter-attack," Computers & Security. Vol 86, pp. 402-418.

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A'; Journal Impact Factor: 3.58; [Download Paper]

Ahmad, A., Bosua, R., & Scheepers, R. (2014). Protecting Organizational Competitive Advantage: A Knowledge Leakage Perspective. Computers & Security. 42, (pp. 27-39).

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A'; Journal Impact Factor: 3.58; Citations: 185 [Download Paper]

Ahmad, A., Hadjkiss, J., & Ruighaver, A.B. (2012). Incident Response Teams - Challenges in Supporting the Organizational Security Function. Computers & Security. 31(5), (pp. 643–652).

ABDC Journal Rank 'A'; Journal Impact Factor: 3.58; Citations: 150 [Download Paper]

Ahmad, A., Maynard, S.B., & Shanks, G. (2015). A Case Analysis of Information Systems and Security Incident Responses. International Journal of Information Management. 35(6), (pp. 717 -723).

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A*'; Journal Impact Factor: 8.21; Citations: 68 [Download Paper]

Ahmad, A., Maynard, S.B., & Park, S. (2014). Information Security Strategies: Towards an Organizational Multi-Strategy perspective. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. 25(2), (pp. 357-370).

ERA Rank: 'A'; Citations: 110 [Download Paper]

Webb, J., Ahmad, A., Maynard, S.B., & Shanks, G. (2014). A Situation Awareness Model for Information Security Risk Management. Computers & Security. 44, (pp. 1-15). 

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A'; Journal Impact Factor: 3.06; Citations: 138 [Download Paper]

Abdul Molok, N. N., Ahmad, A., & Chang, S. (2018). A case analysis of securing organisations against information leakage through online social networking. International Journal of Information Management, 43, (pp. 351-356).

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A*'; Journal Impact Factor: 5.06; [Download Paper]

Webb, J., Ahmad, A., Maynard S., Baskerville, R., & Shanks, G. (2017, Dec). Organizational Security Learning from Incident Response. International Conference on Information Systems, Seoul, South Korea. (pp.1-11).

CORE Rank: 'A*'; [ICIS Download Link]

Shedden, P., Ahmad, A., Smith, W., Tscherning, H., & Scheepers, R. (2016). Asset Identification in Information Security Risk Assessment: A Business Practice Approach. Communications of the Association of Information Systems. Vol 39 (15).

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A' [Download Paper]

Elyas, M., Ahmad, A., Maynard, S.B., & Lonie, A. (2015). Digital Forensic Readiness: Expert Perspectives on a Theoretical Framework.  Computers & Security. 52, (pp. 70-89).

ABDC Journal Rank: 'A'; Journal Impact Factor: 3.58; Citations: 39 [Download Paper]

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