Research


My primary research interests focus upon information systems security and privacy. I am also interested in social networking, database, and small business.

 

Publications

Revised 8/17/2015

  • Foltz, Charles B. and Janet S. Renwick. “Information Systems Security and Computer Crime in the IS Curriculum: A Detailed Examination.” Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 86, No. 2, 2011, pp. 119-125.
  • Foltz, Charles B., Paul H. Schwager, and John E. Anderson. “Why Users (Fail To) Read Computer Usage Policies.” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 108, No. 6, 2008, pp. 701-712.
  • Bradley, John, Charles B. Foltz, Barbara Jo White, Harold Wise. “The Impact of Goal Congruence On Project Team Performance.”  International Journal of Applied Management & Technology, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2006, pp. 219-228.
  • Cronan, Timothy Paul, C. Bryan Foltz and Thomas W. Jones. “Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime:  An Analysis of Demographic Factors and Awareness of University Computer Usage Policies.” Communications of the ACM, Vol. 49, No. 6, 2006, pp. 84-90.
  • Foltz, Charles B., Timothy Paul Cronan, and Thomas W. Jones. “Have You Met Your Organization’s Computer Usage Policy?” Industrial Management and Data Systems, Vol. 105 No 2, 2005, pp. 137-146.
  • Kros, John F., Charles B. Foltz, and Cathrine L. Metcalf. “Assessing & Quantifying the Loss of Network Intrusion” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Vol. XLV, No. 2, Winter 2004-2005, pp. 36-43.
  • Foltz, Charles B. “Cyberterrorism, Computer Crime, and Reality” Information Management and Computer Security, Volume 12, No. 2, February, 2004, pp. 154-166.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “The MIS Academic Area: The State of the Profession.” Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2004, pp. 37-46.
  • Foltz, Charles B., Margaret O’Hara, and Harold Wise., Standardizing the MIS Course: Benefits and Pitfalls.  Campus-Wide Information Systems, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2004, pp. 163-169.
  • DelVecchio, Susan, Havva Meric, Charles B. Foltz, and Jean-Rene Pelletier. “Exploring Consumers’ Perceptions of Online Credit Card Theft”.  Journal of Internet Commerce, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2002, pp. 17-36.
  • Remington, William S., Zane Swanson, Charles B. Foltz, and Trevor Moores. “Electronic Commerce Viability by Industry Group”. The Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics, 2000.

 Reprint

  • De Palma, Paul. Computers in Society 08/09. 2008. McGraw-Hill Osborne. Reprinted “Piracy, Computer Crime, and IS Misuse at the University” by Cronan, Foltz, and Jones from Communications of the ACM, June 2006.

Conference Proceedings

  • Foltz, C. Bryan. “Network Administration with the Raspberry Pi—Nifty Assignment.” Computing Sciences in Colleges: Mid-South Conference, Memphis TN. April 4-5, 2014, pp. 66.
  • Foltz, C. Bryan, Laura Foltz, and Stephanie L. Kirschman. “Utilizing the Theory of Planned Behavior to Examine Computer Science Students Who Persist or Dropout in Their First Introductory Course.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA, November 17-20, 2012, pp. 93601-93610.
  • Renwick, Janet S. and C. Bryan Foltz. “Student Learning in Computer Programming Concepts: Learning Styles and Computer Self-Efficacy.” Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, November 19-22, 2011, pp. 2331-2336.
  • Renwick, Janet S. and C. Bryan Foltz. “Learning Styles of Information Technology Students.” National Proceedings of the Special Interest Group for IT Education (SIGITE), West Point, New York, October 20-22, 2011.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Janet S. Renwick. “Information Systems Misuse and Computer Security in the Small Business.” Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA, 2009, pp. 3731-3736.
  • Foltz, Charles B. (moderator), Cynthia Riemenschneider, and Janet Renwick. “Recruiting and Retaining Women in Computing Professions.” Panel Discussion. Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Martin, TN, 2009, p29.
  • Schwager, Paul H. and Charles B. Foltz. “Social Network Privacy: Expectations vs Reality.” Southern Association for Information Systems, Charleston, SC, 2009.
  • Renwick, Janet S. and Charles B. Foltz. “Assessment: A Comparison of Three Approaches.” Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2008, pp. 2611-2616.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Janet Renwick. “Information Systems Security and Computer Crime in the IS Curriculum: A Detailed Examination.” Decision Sciences Institute, Phoenix AZ, 2007, pp. 2011-2016.
  • Foltz, Charles B., John E. Anderson, and Paul H. Schwager. “Factors Influencing Awareness of Computer Usage Policies.” Federation of Business Disciplines, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA, 2007, pp. 243-252.
  • Kros, John F., Charles B. Foltz, and Catherine L. Metcalf. “Assessing & Quantifying the Loss of Network Intrusion Employing A Simulation Model.” Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Raleigh, NC, 2005.
  • O’Hara, Margaret T., Margaret M. Capen, and Charles B. Foltz. “Distance Education and Entrepreneurial Attitudes: A Parametric versus Non-Parametric Analysis of Results.” Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Raleigh, NC, 2005.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “Factors Affecting Knowledge of Computer Usage Policies in an Academic Setting.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2005, pp. 13811-13815.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “Faculty Awareness of Computer Security Regulations.” Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, 2004, pp. 4501-4506.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “The MIS Academic Area: The State of the Profession.” Allied Academies International Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 9, 2004, pp. 19-24.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “Distance Education: A Survey of the Perceptions of IS Faculty”. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Charleston, SC, 2004, pp. 295-297.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Margaret O’Hara. “The Visual Computer: Exploring The Internal Workings of a PC in Three Dimensions.” Allied Academies International Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 9, 2004, pp. 25-30.
  • Foltz, Charles B., T. Paul Cronan, and Thomas Jones. “Student Awareness of University Computer Usage Policies: Is a Single Exposure Enough?” Federation of Business Disciplines, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, FL, 2004, pp. 293-299.
  • Bradley, John, Barbara Jo White, Charles B. Foltz, Harold Wise, and Brian Mennecke. “The Impact of Goal Congruence on Management Information Systems Development Team Performance.” Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Williamsburg, VA, 2003, pp. 201-203.
  • Foltz, Charles B., Timothy Paul Cronan and Thomas W. Jones. “Human Behavior as a Factor in the Control of Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA.  2002, pp. 1246-1251
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “The MIS Academic’s Lot:  The Effects of Faculty Shortages on the Profession.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA., 2002, pp. 1327-1332.
  • Foltz, Charles B., Timothy Paul Cronan, and Thomas W. Jones. “Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime:  An Analysis of Demographic Factors and Awareness of University Computer Usage Policies.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA., 2001, pp. 349-351.
  • Bradley, John, Charles B. Foltz, and Brian Mennecke. “Using GIS in a Natural Disaster”. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Proceeding, Las Vegas, NV, February 21-26, 2001. pp. 83-85.
  • Smith, Deborah, William Wittman, and Charles B. Foltz. “Metacognitive Miscalibration and Underachievement in a Computer Literacy Course: Some Preliminary Observations”. International Academy for Information Management, December 8-10, 2000, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1-6.
  • Smith, Deborah and Charles B. Foltz. “Metacognitive Miscalibration and Underachievement”. Allied Academies National Conference Proceedings, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 2000, pp. 69-73.
  • Remington, William S., Trevor Moores, Zane Swanson, and Charles B. Foltz. “Electronic Commerce and the Challenge for IS Planning: Who Will be the EC-Winners?”. Americas Conference on Information Systems Proceedings, Milwaukee, WI., 1999, pp. 127-129.
  • Foltz, Charles B. “A Behavioral Framework for the Study of Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime”. Southwestern Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, TX, 1999, pp. 28-30.
  • Heilman, George, Charles B. Foltz, and William Hardgrave. “Object-Oriented Methodologies: A Comparison Based Upon Objective Characteristics.” Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, FL, 1996, pp. 820-822.
  • Heilman, George and Charles B. Foltz. “Information Systems Security: An Extended Framework.” Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, 1995, pp. 664-666.
  • Foltz, Charles B. “Awareness and Implementation of Security Measures in Small Businesses: An Empirical Study.” Southwestern Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, TX, 1995, pp. 19-21.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and George Heilman. “An Evaluation of Small Business Software Acquisition Procedures: A Life Cycle Approach.” Decision Sciences Institute, Honolulu, HI, 1994, pp. 994-996.
  • McHaney, Roger, Doug White and Charles B. Foltz. “Simulation Case Study:  Development of an Educational Method.” Decision Sciences Institute, Washington, DC, 1993, pp. 346-348.

Conference Presentations

  • Foltz, C. Bryan and Janet Renwick. “Exploring the use of Security on Mobile devices under BYOB.” Decision Sciences Institute, Tampa, FL, 2014.
  • Foltz, C. Bryan. “Network Administration with the Raspberry Pi—Nifty Assignment.” Computing Sciences in Colleges: Mid-South Conference, Memphis TN. April 4-5, 2014, pp. 66.
  • Foltz, C. Bryan, Laura Foltz, and Stephanie L. Kirschman. “Utilizing the Theory of Planned Behavior to Examine Computer Science Students Who Persist or Dropout in Their First Introductory Course.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA, November 17-20, 2012, pp. 93601-93610.
  • Renwick, Janet S. and C. Bryan Foltz. “Student Learning in Computer Programming Concepts: Learning Styles and Computer Self-Efficacy.” Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, November 19-22, 2011, pp. 2331-2336.
  • Renwick, Janet and Charles B. Foltz. “Testing a New Approach to Information Systems       Security Education.” Decision Sciences Institute Conference in San Diego, CA, 2010
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Janet S. Renwick. “Information Systems Misuse and Computer Security in the Small Business.” Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA, 2009, pp. 3731-3736.
  • Schwager, Paul H. and Charles B. Foltz. “Social Network Privacy: Expectations vs Reality.” Southern Association for Information Systems, Charleston, SC, 2009.
  • Renwick, Janet S. and Charles B. Foltz. “Assessment: A Comparison of Three Approaches.” Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2008, pp. 2611-2616.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Janet Renwick. “Information Systems Security and Computer Crime in the IS Curriculum: A Detailed Examination.” Decision Sciences Institute, Phoenix AZ, 2007, pp. 2011-2016.
  • Foltz, Charles B., John E. Anderson, and Paul H. Schwager. “Factors Influencing Awareness of Computer Usage Policies.” Federation of Business Disciplines, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, 2007, pp. 243-252.
  • Kros, John F., Charles B. Foltz, and Catherine L. Metcalf. “Assessing & Quantifying the Loss of Network Intrusion Employing A Simulation Model.” Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Raleigh, NC, 2005.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “Factors Affecting Knowledge of Computer Usage Policies in an Academic Setting.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2005, pp. 13811-13815.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “Faculty Awareness of Computer Security Regulations.” Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, 2004, pp. 4501-4506.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Richard Hauser. “Distance Education: A Survey of the Perceptions of IS Faculty”. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, 2004, pp. 295-297.
  • Foltz, Charles B., T. Paul Cronan, and Thomas Jones. “Student Awareness of University Computer Usage Policies: Is a Single Exposure Enough?” Federation of Business Disciplines, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, FL, 2004, pp. 293-299.
  • Foltz, Charles B., Timothy Paul Cronan and Thomas W. Jones. “Human Behavior as a Factor in the Control of Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA.  2002, pp. 1246-1251
  • Foltz, Charles B., Timothy Paul Cronan, and Thomas W. Jones. “Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime:  An Analysis of Demographic Factors and Awareness of University Computer Usage Policies.” Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, CA., 2001, pp. 349-351.
  • Foltz, Charles B. “A Behavioral Framework for the Study of Information Systems Misuse and Computer Crime”. Southwestern Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, TX, 1999, pp. 28-30.
  • Heilman, George, Charles B. Foltz, and William Hardgrave. “Object-Oriented Methodologies: A Comparison Based Upon Objective Characteristics.” Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, FL, 1996, pp. 820-822.
  • Heilman, George and Charles B. Foltz. “Information Systems Security: An Extended Framework.” Decision Sciences Institute,  Boston, MA, 1995, pp. 664-666.
  • Foltz, Charles B. “Awareness and Implementation of Security Measures in Small Businesses: An Empirical Study.” Southwestern Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, TX, 1995, pp. 19-21.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and George Heilman. “An Evaluation of Small Business Software Acquisition Procedures: A Life Cycle Approach.” Decision Sciences Institute, Honolulu, HI, 1994, pp. 994-996.

Accepted

  • Foltz, Charles B., Henry Newkirk, and Paul Schwager. “An Empirical Investigation of Factors that Influence Individual Behavior toward Changing Social Networking Security Settings” accepted by the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research.
  • Foltz, Charles B. and Laura Foltz. “The Impact of Training Upon Information Systems Security Awareness: An Empirical Investigation.” Accepted as full paper at the 2015 national Decision Sciences Institute conference.
  • Foltz, Laura and Charles B. Foltz. “Active and Problem Based Learning and College Student Persistence.” Accepted as full paper at the 2015 national Decision Sciences Institute conference.
  • Foltz, Laura, Charles B. Foltz, and Stephanie L. Kirschman. “Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Examine Why Students in an Introductory Chemistry Class Persist Towards Graduation.” Planning for Higher Education. Accepted as a peer-reviewed article.