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At PeepSec 2022 we’ll be discussing The Age of Empathy. Here’s why all tech leaders should take note. 

[PEEPSEC] Professor David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design at Parsons School of Design

Oz Alashe and Sam Oliver of Cybsafe chat to Associate Professor of Media Design David Carroll. The trio discuss data privacy and David’s take on the Cambridge Analytica scandal of 2018.

Meaningful Metrics for Human Cyber Risk

Most organisations fail to measure their human cyber risk. Some measure security training uptake. Some go a little further and measure suspicious link-clicks or report-rates. But very few can answer key security questions such as “How has our human cyber risk changed over time?” and “Which security interventions reduce most risk?“.

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Security awareness is dead. Long live borderless behavior analytics.

Security awareness is dead. Long live borderless behavior analytics.

If we’re honest with ourselves, we’ve all known it for a long time. Posters. Compulsory e-learning. Seminars and desk-drops. They’re security awareness staples. And they’re now all, without question, ineffective. They’re designed to teach people about security. Just...

How to strengthen your cybersecurity with user research

How to strengthen your cybersecurity with user research

User research: How to conduct it, and wield its powers for good What makes a good movie? I’d argue that it’s characters with good backstories. There’s nothing more satisfying to me than seeing how a character’s past experiences shape their worldview. Than...

Security awareness is dead: 4 things holding your organization back

Security awareness is dead: 4 things holding your organization back

Is security awareness haunting your organization? Boo! No, that’s not the sound of the ghost of security awareness (which is dead, by the way). It’s the sound of us booing it—or, at least, booing the organizations that still put it on a pedestal. Security awareness...

How to make data backups a regular part of everyone’s day

How to make data backups a regular part of everyone’s day

Back to security basics: Let’s back things up a little Last time we explored how the simple lock screen keeps data out of the wrong hands. This time, we’re looking at a form of protection that always pays off: backups.Data loss is a very real danger, and it’s a major...

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[IMPACT2020] Laura Shipp – How private is your period?

[IMPACT2020] Laura Shipp – How private is your period?

Menstrual apps track intimate personal data, including data on people’s reproductive cycles, sex lives and overall health. It’s sensitive data that those behind the apps need to keep secure. Laura will discuss her research in full as part of IMPACT2020.

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Meaningful Metrics for Human Cyber Risk

Meaningful Metrics for Human Cyber Risk

Most organisations fail to measure their human cyber risk. Some measure security training uptake. Some go a little further and measure suspicious link-clicks or report-rates. But very few can answer key security questions such as “How has our human cyber risk changed over time?” and “Which security interventions reduce most risk?“.

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