An Study on the Effects of ISMS Certification and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises

중소기업에 대한 ISMS 인증효과와 영향요인에 관한 연구

  • 김인관 (지식경제부 에너지안전팀) ;
  • 박재민 (건국대학교 경영대학 기술경영학과) ;
  • 전중양 (건국대학교 경영대학 기술경영학과)
  • Received : 2012.12.02
  • Accepted : 2013.01.15
  • Published : 2013.01.31


This paper focuses on the role of international standards related to industrial technology and to analyze determinants to affect ISMS and its performance. Particularly its financial and operational performance were measured by survey aiming at an influence of certification and its performances. The variables explaining the performance were drawn out from factor analysis and then critical variables to affect performance were discovered by ANOVA and regression analysis. As a result of the analysis considering heteroscedastic and factor analysis, type of business and firm size were not significantly related to the performance but the existence of information security unit, investment in information security and the status of security consciousness in executives and employees were positively related. As a result, this study shows that security certification should be implemented with suitable capabilities and the investments to protect from leaking industrial technology and proved the importance of the security certification as an infrastructures and system.