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Research Library

The world’s first globally accessible archive of research into the human aspect of cyber security and behavioural science as applied to cyber security awareness and online behavioural change.

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Categorizing human phishing difficulty: a Phish Scale

As organizations continue to invest in phishing awareness training programs, many chief information security officers (CISOs) are concerned when their training exercise click rates are high or variable, as they must justify training budgets to organization officials...

Passive- and not active-risk tendencies predict cyber security behavior

Vulnerabilities to online cyber-related crime are typically the result of poor decisions on the part of users. To date, research on risk-taking behavior applied to cyber-security situations has concentrated mainly on the risks that stem from active behavioral choices...

Theoretical domains framework applied to cyber security behaviour

The challenge of changing user cybersecurity behaviour is now in the foreground of cybersecurity research. To understand the problem, cybersecurity behaviour researchers have included, into their studies, theories from the Psychology domain. Psychology makes use of...