Policy Framework for Cyber Security Concernsand Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises for Global Economic Recovery amidst Covid-19Journal: THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY (Vol.5, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-06-30
Authors : Evans Mwasiaji John M. Kandiri; David M. Minja;
Page : 09-59
Keywords : Cyber Security; Policy Framework; Cloud-computing; COVID-19; SMEs;
Coronavirusdiseaseoutbreak of 2019 was first reported during the month of December in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Due to the changing nature of the disease, governments and regulatory agencies globallyimplemented containment measures includingsocial distancing, quarantines and cessation of movement. Theseglobal response strategies made it necessary for small and mediumbusiness enterprises to turn to digital media to run their operations.E-commerce throughcloud computing became the most viable tools to continue running operations. The adopted e-commerce solutions and cloud based storage integration has attracted integrity and privacy concerns due to the cyber security threats.Cyber criminals have enhanced their assault on vulnerable small and medium firms, taking advantage of their inadequate experience with technology and lack of access to strategic resources such as finance. This studyusing meta-analysis approach thereforepropose a conceptual model that is meant to inform future studies that will seal data gaps, help reconfigureonline data infrastructure, build capacity for entrepreneurs and provide policy solutionsto address cybersecurity so as toenhance contributions by e-commerce compliant small and medium business enterprisesforeconomic recovery within the context of coronavirus disease outbreak.
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