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What we learned at SABS4CYBER 2019 – Part 1 of 2

What we learned at SABS4CYBER 2019 – Part 1 of 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes Following its inauguration in 2018, PeepSec returned in 2019 to facilitate further discussion on the opportunities and issues born from the interactions between people and technology.

What we learned at SABS4CYBER 2019 – Part 1 of 2

What we learned at SABS4CYBER 2019 – Part 1 of 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following its inauguration in 2018, PeepSec returned in 2019 to facilitate further discussion on the opportunities and issues born from the interactions between people and technology.

What we learned at PeepSec 2019 – Part I

What we learned at PeepSec 2019 – Part I

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following its inauguration in 2018, PeepSec returned in 2019 to facilitate further discussion on the opportunities and issues born from the interactions between people and technology.

Using AI and machine learning to improve cyber defences and reduce human cyber risk

Using AI and machine learning to improve cyber defences and reduce human cyber risk

Reading Time: 3 minutes To understand how AI and machine learning can reduce cyber risk, it’s worth considering how a typical taxi journey will look in a few years time.Today, when you jump into a taxi, you’re greeted by a driver who might inquire into your preference of radio station and ask you one or two cursory questions while edging you towards your eventual destination.

Let’s punish phishing victims… er, you want to do what?!

Let’s punish phishing victims… er, you want to do what?!

There is a big, hairy elephant in the room when it comes to phishing: Many organisations believe that it’s okay, or right, or that they have no choice other than to punish people who repeatedly fail phishing simulations. Are they right? Before we answer that, let’s...

In the absence of a secure culture, reducing cyber risk could be impossible

In the absence of a secure culture, reducing cyber risk could be impossible

Reading Time: 3 minutes To understand why it might be impossible to reduce human cyber risk without a secure culture, it’s worth considering a series of experiments from the world of behavioural science.The experiments weren’t designed to uncover security insights. Rather, they were designed to demonstrate quirks in human behaviour. Specifically, they were designed to reveal why people sometimes “cheat”.

You are almost certainly miscalculating your cyber risk

You are almost certainly miscalculating your cyber risk

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although it might not seem like it, people’s actions following 9/11 demonstrate just how likely it is you’re miscalculating your cyber risk.Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, people began to change their travel plans.

Phishing Training: an intelligent approach

Phishing Training: an intelligent approach

Broadly speaking, most phishing training works in more or less the same way. An automated tool sends simulated phishing and spear phishing simulations to those within your organisation. The simulations fool some, but not others. The tests reveal precisely who has been...