Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1985; MBA, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1980; B.A., University of Illinois, 1976
Keith, M., B. Shao, and P.J. Steinbart. 2009. "A Behavioral Analysis of Passphrase Design and Effectiveness" Journal of the Association for Information Systems 10(2): 63-89.
Arizona State University: 1997-present. Previous Appointments: Saint Louis University, Memphis State University, University of Utah
Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Best paper, mid-year meeting of the Information Systems section of the American Accounting Association, 2002; Outstanding Teacher of the Year, St. Louis University chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, 1997; Notable Contribution to the Literature Award, Information Systems/Management Advisory Services Section of the American Accounting Association, 1993
Editor, Journal of Information Systems, 2008-present; Associate Editor, Journal of Information Systems, 2001-2007; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Information Systems, 1998-2001; Ad Hoc Reviewer: The Accounting Review, ABACUS, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory
Keith, M., B. Shao, and P.J. Steinbart. 2009. “A Behavioral Analysis of Passphrase Design and Effectiveness” Journal of the Association for Information Systems 10(2): 63-89. Available at http://aisel.aisnet.org/jais/vol10/iss2/2.
Raschke, R., and P.J. Steinbart. 2008. "Mitigating the Effects of Misleading Graphs on Decisions by Educating Users about the Principles of Graph Design," Journal of Information Systems (21:2, Fall), 23-52..
Keith, M., B. Shao, and P.J. Steinbart. 2007. "The Usability of Passphrases for Authentication: An Empirical Field Study," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, (65:1, January): 17-28.
Dilla, W.N., and P.J. Steinbart. 2005. "Using Information Display Characteristics to Provide Decision Guidance in a Choice Task under Conditions of Strict Uncertainty," Journal of Information Systems (19:2, Fall): 29-56.
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CIS 540 - Information Security & Control
Provides a broad survey of information security and controls, utilizing the COBIT framework to illustrate how information security and controls contribute to effective IT governance. Develops an understanding of the issues associated with information security and effective IT governance, with particular emphasis on how management contributes to the effectiveness of an organization's information security program.
CIS 593 - Applied Project
Preparation of a supervised applied project that is a graduation requirement in some professional majors.