This paper aims to determine the role of international standards for data security to increase the efficiency of EPublishing over cloud computing by a case study to a sample of academics and researchers, and to achieve the objectives of this paper a questionnaire was developed to gather data from samples and analyze these data by using fuzzy logic tools, it also pursuits to add knowledge to E-Publishing, its concepts and the role of information security international standards to promote EPublishing in Arab. The researchers concluded in this paper many outcomes and the most significant one was international standards which have a crucial and important role in increasing the efficiency of EPublishing over cloud computing via limiting the access to documents by (hackers, illegal access, unauthorized access and plagiarism) and enforces the role of control institutions to preserve researchers and authors copyright. Researchers recommend using international standards on information security to enforce E-Publishing over cloud computing, addition to that it is set up an Arabic institute to issue information, standards which are compatible with the Arabic culture and environment.
Keywords- E-Publishing, Cloud Computing, Information Security Standards
Thabit H. Thabit,
Dept. of Control and Internal Audit
Yaser A. Jasim
Dept. of Accounting