The Influence of ICT Security to Academic Environment at Universities, Case Study Uganda
ICT security has been one of the major causes of problems in the world in that billions of dollars are lost every year because of cyber terrorism that has become a way to destroy the world in just a few seconds, nevertheless Universities are not exception to this kind of terrorism, that’s why they are encouraged to ensure strict ICT security within the University campus. This research study aimed at describing the critical need for ICT security in Universities and to show that ICT security can affect academic progress in Universities. The population of study comprised of ICT academic personnel (Lecturers, Technicians, and Lab-Attendants). Findings showed that there is a strong relationship between academic activities and ICT security. Therefore, without a well-secured ICT security, a University can come to a standstill.