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Does psychological distance and religiosity influence fraudulent customer behavior?

This study delves into the motivations behind fraudulent customer behavior on eBay, a phenomenon that imposes significant financial losses on online businesses. To investigate this issue, a conceptual framework is developed, extending the Theory of Planned Behavior with factors such as religiosity, social detection risk, ethical judgment, and the moderating influence of perceived psychological distance....

Investigating cyber security factors influencing the perception behavioral intention of small and medium enterprise

This study investigates the perception of cyber security among MSMEs, particularly those new to technology, utilizing the Protection Motivation Theory (PMT) model. Data is gathered through surveys and analyzed quantitatively using Smart-PLS software. Several variables are examined for their impact on Protective Behavioral Intention. The findings reveal that Perceived Severity (PS) and Self-Efficacy (SE) significantly...

Determining employee awareness using the human aspects of information security questionnaire (HAIS-Q)

This paper delves into the realm of Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns, with a specific focus on identifying critical factors that may hinder their effectiveness in driving behavioral change. Despite past and ongoing efforts to enhance information security practices and foster a secure society, the desired impact has often remained elusive. Therefore, it is essential to...

EAST: 4 simple ways to apply behavioral insights

Following extensive engagement with policy makers through lectures, seminars, workshops, and discussions, the UK government's Behavioral Insights Team has distilled years of insights into a simplified framework designed to promote behavioral change. According to their approach, to facilitate the adoption of a new behavior, it should align with the following principles, conveniently summarized as "EAST":...