9-11 information failures: A semiotic approach

Kevin C. Desouza, Tobin Hensgen

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The terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 devastated the US in a manner that it had not experienced in 60 years. In truth, the events leading to 9-11 seem to indicate an interaction of oversights, which, in concert, compromised security. A semiotic model is used to explain some of what went wrong prior to 9-11.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64+61-63
JournalIT Professional
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications

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Desouza, K. C., & Hensgen, T. (2003). 9-11 information failures: A semiotic approach. IT Professional, 5(2), 64+61-63.