Title: A multi-tier framework for securing e-transactions in e-government systems of Saudi Arabia
Author: Amina Gamlo, Omaima Bamasak
Department of Computer Science, College of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 42808, Jeddah 21551, Saudi Arabia.
Department of Computer Science, College of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 42808, Jeddah 21551, Saudi Arabia
Abstract: Countries across the globe are working towards e-government realisation. One of the issues arising with the efforts to this realisation is the assurance of secure transactions while withholding high privacy standards. Different systems require different levels of security according to the services they provide to their users. This paper presents a survey of security measures implemented in e-government projects both locally (in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and internationally, beginning with more established e-government systems around the world. Security of these systems will then be evaluated accordingly to a defined list of security requirements fitting the needs of local e-government projects. This will be the basis for the design and implementation of an e-transaction multilevel security system for e-government systems and for its evaluation.
Keywords: e-government security; security architecture; security services; e-finance security; e-transactions; electronic transactions; online transactions; transaction security; Saudi Arabia; electronic government; electronic finance; information security; data security.
Int. J. of Electronic Finance, 2011 Vol.5, No.2, pp.126 - 149
Available online: 30 May 2011