Centres And GroupsMs Amanda Freeman

Ms Amanda Freeman

Ms Amanda FreemanMs  Amanda Freeman

Assistant Lecturer in Computing at Waterford Institute of Technology


2006 – Present:  PhD in Computer Security
2006: MSc by Research, WIT
2004: BSc. In Commercial Software Development, (H1) WIT
2003: Diploma in Multimedia Applications (H1)
2002: National Certificate in Multimedia Development (H1)

Teaching Experience

Management Information Systems, Software Business, Information Technology Systems, Computer Networks, Visual Communications and Web Design, IT Applications, E-Commerce and Web Design and Digital Marketing
Postgraduate Supervision Experience:  Taught Masters Dissertation Supervision

Research Interests

I am currently pursuing a PhD in the area of Security and Information Systems Development.  The aim of this is research is to develop a model of systems security culture. This model will be, in turn, utilized to develop a technology management framework for information systems security and audit tools for assessing systemic cultural risks associated with systems security in an organization.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member of the Association for Computing Machinery
Member of the Irish Computer Society

Research Experience

Masters Title: An Exploratory Study Investigating the Role of Information Systems Security in SMEs in the Southeast of Ireland

Research Areas

Information Systems Security
Information Systems Development
Information Systems Security Small Businesses