Demography

What is your age group (in years)?
21-30
31-40
41-50
51-60
> 60
I decline to answer
Please specify your gender.
Female
Male
I decline to answer
What is the highest level of formal education you have?
Primary school
High school
College (Bachelor’s degree or similar)
University (Master’s degree or above)
I decline to answer
Other: 
Please select the country where you are currently employed 
Norway
Other: 
Which of the following most closely matches your job role?
CEO
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Security consultant
Security Engineer
Data protection officer
Risk advisor
Auditor
Legal (advocate)
Researcher
IT professional (Systems administrator, programmer)
Administrative (e.g. secretary, assistant)
Journalist
Accountant
Sales Manager
I decline to answer
Other: 
What best describes the type of organization you work? (The classification is based on NACE Rev 2 document of the European Commission)
Financial and insurance
Mining and quarrying
Information and communication
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Electricity, gas, damp, and heating supply
Transport and storage
Accommodation and food service
Health and social services
Construction
Public administration and defense
Culture, entertainment and leisure
Other: 
Counting all locations where your employer operates, what is the total number of persons who work there?
0-10
10-49
50-99
100-499
500-999
1000-4999
5000-
I do not know
How many hours per week do you spend on information security tasks?  
0-10
11-20
21-30
31-40
41-

Information security (IS) knowledge sharing

In this section, IS knowledge refers to all intelligible ideas, information and data in whatever form in which it is expressed or obtained in the field of Information Security. IS knowledge is required by information security professionals to carry out their regular tasks. IS knowledge can be:

  • A method to compare different risk management methods.
  • Details of risk assessment phase
  • Details of new anti-virus installed in the organization 
  • The reports on IS incidents
Which of the following communication tools do you use regularly for information security knowledge sharing? 
SMS
Email
Telephone
Facebook
Twitter
Electronic communities of practice
Formal meetings
Training/workshop
Video/phone conference
LinkedIn
Blog
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: (Rate your answer on the scale of 1- Strongly disagree, 2- Disagree, 3- Undecided, 4- Agree, 5- Strongly Agree; Please select NA if you do not know the answer or if the given option is not applicable to you) 
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Undecided Agree Strongly Agree NA
I share my IS knowledge on electronic platform to solve the problems of other members
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I seek IS knowledge on electronic platform to solve my problems
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I apply IS knowledge that I receive on electronic platform to solve my problems
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I share my IS knowledge with my colleagues on electronic platform to increase their awareness
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I inform other staff about new methods and software related to IS on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I share the reports on IS incidents with my colleagues inside the organization on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I share the reports on IS incidents with my colleagues outside the organization on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I share my information security knowledge on electronic platforms because (Rate your answer on the scale of 1- Strongly disagree, 2- Disagree, 3- Undecided, 4- Agree, 5- Strongly Agree; Please select NA if you do not know the answer or if the given option is not applicable to you )
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Undecided Agree Strongly Agree NA
I believe that it is important to share IS knowledge with other professionals
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I enjoy helping other members by sharing my IS knowledge
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It improves my reputation in the IS community
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It helps me building relationships and network with other IS professionals
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It provides me gaining expert status in the IS community
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It enables my superior to believe that I am competent in the area of IS
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It helps me achieve better results (quality, productivity) in projects and programs under the IS domain
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It helps in capturing and storing IS knowledge so that it could be easily accessed and applied whenever I need it
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I receive monetary benefits (reward, promotion, salary hike)
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
To what extent do you agree with the following statements related to your information security knowledge sharing preferences on electronic platforms? (Rate your answer on the scale of 1- Strongly disagree, 2- Disagree, 3- Undecided, 4- Agree, 5- Strongly Agree; Please select NA if you do not know the answer or if the given option is not applicable to you)
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Undecided Agree Strongly Agree NA
I share my IS knowledge on electronic platforms only anonymously as I am concerned about my privacy
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I share my knowledge on electronic platforms only with the members whom I know personally
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I trust the content on electronic platforms only if it is validated by other IS professional (by means of rating, voting)
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I trust the IS knowledge on electronic platform only if I can see the true identity of the member (who shared the information)
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements based on your experience of participating in IS knowledge sharing activities on electronic platforms? (Rate your answer on the scale of 1- Strongly disagree, 2- Disagree, 3- Undecided, 4- Agree, 5- Strongly Agree; Please select NA if you do not know the answer or if the given option is not applicable to you)
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Undecided Agree Strongly Agree NA
I received knowledge from others whenever I needed it on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I received latest (up-to-date) IS knowledge from other professionals on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It was easy for me to trust the credibility of IS knowledge shared on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
The IS knowledge was available in a structured and collected manner on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
It was easy for me to find a specific IS information on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
The IS knowledge on electronic platform was relevant to my domain and concern
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: (Rate your answer on the scale of 1- Strongly disagree, 2- Disagree, 3- Undecided, 4- Agree, 5- Strongly Agree; Please select NA if you do not know the answer or if the given option is not applicable to you)
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Undecided Agree Strongly Agree NA
My current job allows me to share my IS knowledge with other IS professionals on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I have enough time to share my IS knowledge on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I have enough training and skills to use electronic platforms to share my IS knowledge
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
My organization allows me to share my IS knowledge outside the organization
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
I share my IS knowledge on electronic platform only after careful consideration of the consequence
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA
My IS skills have been improved by sharing my IS knowledge on electronic platform
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
NA

Final

Any other comments?