So we’re here to radically transform the human aspect of cyber security.

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Here to change things

The way we all use technology is changing, and our world is more
interconnected and digitally interdependent than ever. Cyber security has never been more important.

Yet despite the mantra “people, process and technology,” the truth is most people pay lip service to the people part. Many organisations bombard their people with ineffective, tick-box security awareness training and messaging, funny videos and phishing simulations. They’re then surprised when there’s no change in security behaviours and data breaches continue to occur.

It needs to stop.

Our Mission

Our mission

We’re here to shake up the traditional approach to security awareness. It
simply doesn’t work. Computer-based training, e-learning, posters, phishing
simulations and other tick-box learning may meet compliance, but they don’t change behaviour. Millions of people are falling victim to cyber crime, and their organisations, families and friends are suffering as a result.

 

CybSafe is on a mission to change that.

We believe in an alternative to the security
awareness of the past

We know what it takes to change behaviour. And we understand which security behaviours impact specific security risks. At our core is the belief that you can change people’s behaviour if you offer them the right support, and you have the data and capability to measure your results. We’ve brought together a team of former UK government cyber security specialists, behavioural scientists, data scientists and software engineers to design and develop exciting technology that does both.

Research Advisory Group

We strive to make sure that we are doing the best work possible. As such, we have a Research Advisory Group, comprising of leading cyber security experts, who provide independent high-level strategic advice and input into the development of the Research and Analysis activities conducted at CybSafe.

Prof. Adam Joinson

Prof. Adam Joinson
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Prof. Adam Joinson conducts inter-disciplinary research on the interaction between human behaviour and technology, he is programme lead for the national Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats, as well as, running funded projects on individual susceptibility to malevolent influence techniques (e.g. phishing), communication accommodation, and behaviour change and technology.
Prof. Lynne Coventry

Prof. Lynne Coventry
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Prof. Lynne Coventry is the Director of PaCT (Psychology and Communication Technology) at Northumbria University. She is an applied researcher who is keen to explore new ways of integrating psychology into design and technology development processes.
Prof. Shane Johnson

Prof. Shane Johnson
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Prof. Shane Johnson is the Director of the Dawes Centre for Future Crime at UCL. He has worked within the fields of criminology and forensic psychology for two decades, and his research has explored how methods from other disciplines can inform understanding of crime and security issues.
Dr. Emily Collins

Dr. Emily Collins
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Dr. Emily Collins is a behavioural scientist in the Applied Digital Behaviour Lab at the University of Bath. With a background in Psychology and Human Computer Interaction, Emily specialises in cross-disciplinary research focusing on how technology can support and benefit users, especially in relation to cyber security behaviours.
Dr. Jason Nurse

Dr. Jason Nurse
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Dr. Jason Nurse is an Asst. Professor in Cyber Security at the University of Kent. He is also a Visiting Academic at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Fellow in Defence and Security at Cranfield University. His research investigates the human and psychological aspects of cyber security, privacy and trust
Dr. Emma Williams

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Dr. Emma Williams is a Chartered Scientist, Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She has particular expertise in the area of online behaviour and human aspects of cyber security and cyber crime, using a range of research methods to investigate these areas.

We love research 

And we’re obsessed with scientific evidence. So we use behavioural science research, data and reporting metrics to help you understand what actions actually reduce your human cyber risk—and what areas to focus on next.

Remember, we believe everyone deserves to live in a safe, secure digital world. No ifs, ands or buts.

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We’re building the behavioural security technology of the future together.

We’re building a community of changemakers determined to make security work for everyone.

CybSafe gets people engaged in security. It empowers them to make smarter security decisions and build better habits. It also provides security behaviour, culture and risk reporting metrics that allow you to pre-empt security problems.

We won’t rest until we’ve helped generate the change our digital societies need. We’re excited to do this with you.

Join us and let’s make a difference together

You’re in good company

“CybSafe is just another level. It gives us really robust metrics that help us measure where our people are. It shows their behaviours as well as their attitudes.”

“CybSafe is just another level. It gives us really robust metrics that help us measure where our people are. It shows their behaviours as well as their attitudes.”

Caroline Bansraj, Global Cyber Security Education & Awareness, Credit Suisse

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Staff have been commenting that CybSafe content is “interesting”, “informative” and “thought-provoking” whilst being more “real” than other programmes they’ve engaged with.

Staff have been commenting that CybSafe content is “interesting“, “informative” and “thought-provoking” whilst being more “real” than other programmes they’ve engaged with.

Ingrid Rostron, Bursar at Redcliffe School

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“CybSafe really brings home the challenges of maintaining good security behaviours at home and in the office, but it also makes it easy to turn those into ongoing habits. We’ve seen really high engagement in security for the first time.”

CybSafe really brings home the challenges of maintaining good security behaviours at home and in the office, but it also makes it easy to turn those into ongoing habits. We’ve seen really high engagement in security for the first time.

Suthida Janthawong, Clinical Affairs Associate, Perspectum Diagnostics

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“CybSafe has allowed us to identify changes in security behaviour and respond accordingly. We now see and understand aspects of our human cyber risk that we simply couldn’t get from training & phishing.”

CybSafe has allowed us to identify changes in security behaviour and respond accordingly. We now see and understand aspects of our human cyber risk that we simply couldn’t get from training & phishing.

Steven Pendleton, Chief Information Security Officer, BMT

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“Since deploying [CybSafe], user engagement has been extremely high. People now openly discuss cyber security issues and our security culture is becoming increasingly positive.”

Since deploying [CybSafe], user engagement has been extremely high. People now openly discuss cyber security issues and our security culture is becoming increasingly positive.

Matthew Lee, IT Technical Support & Projects Administrator, Altecnic

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“Having the data and metrics available has allowed us to confidently make informed decisions and get tangible results regarding employee vigilance. We can now focus on the right areas and track our progress whilst doing so.”

Having the data and metrics available has allowed us to confidently make informed decisions and get tangible results regarding employee vigilance. We can now focus on the right areas and track our progress whilst doing so.

Alexandre Pieyre, Group Information Security Leader, IQ-EQ

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CybSafe in the news

 

Bank Info Security

Positive Security: Inspiring Behavioral Change at Workplace

 

 

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Finalists announced for Security Excellence Awards 2021

 

 

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Employees are ready to ‘do their part’, but hampered by lack of education

 

 

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CybSafe has been named in the Q4 2021 Now Tech report for Security Awareness and Training

 

 

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CybSafe secures £5.6 million Series A1 investment round

 

 

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Human error to blame for 9 in 10 UK cyber data breaches in 2019

 

We are CybSafe. A British cyber security and data analytics company. We make it easy to manage human cyber risk.

Our software gets people engaged in security. It empowers them to make the best everyday-security decisions possible.

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Impact Conference

The IMPACT 2023 conference

We’re bringing you Impact 2023! Impact  is all about the latest academic research on the human aspect of cyber security. World leading-academic experts will discuss the latest research implications for policy and practice.

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for everyone?

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