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Articles on security awareness, behaviour and culture.

 

Gains, losses and unconscious calculations

Gains, losses and unconscious calculations

Our attitudes to loss make us vulnerable online. Here’s how we can nullify the risks – starting with a question. Which of these two generous offers would you rather take up? The first is £1000 in cash with no strings attached. The second is the chance to win £2000 –...

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Why cybercrime success continues to soar

Why cybercrime success continues to soar

Cybercrime and cybercrime success are both on the up. To stand any chance of meaningfully reducing cybercrime, we need to call on an underused resource Today’s cyber criminals have it easy At least, that’s what newspaper headlines seem to suggest. “Companies struggle...

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The Optimism Bias In Cyber Security

The Optimism Bias In Cyber Security

The optimism bias is an age-old human trait essential to our well being. The optimism bias in cyber security, however, causes security problems... In 2015, financial services giant Prudential ran an experiment they called ‘magnets’. The company labelled a series of...

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