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Cyber security and digital exclusion of seniors: What do they fear?

Seniors represent a group that, compared to other groups, lives in a digital exclusion to an excessive extent, mainly due to the fact that they lack the necessary knowledge to use digital technology and digital services. Based on empirical data collected from seniors...

What parts of usable security are most important to users?

This paper builds on previous work and investigates what usability factors users prioritize and what demographic factors that affects the perception of usability factors. This is done through a survey answered by 1452 respondents from Sweden, Italy and UK. The results...

Social engineering attacks: Recent advances and challenges

The world’s technological landscape is continuously evolving with new possibilities, yet also evolving in parallel with the emergence of new threats. Social engineering is of predominant concern for industries, governments and institutions due to the exploitation of...

Digital human in cyber security risk assessment

The work aims to build a formal ontology-based model for cyber security risk assessment that considers digital human characteristics. A multi-layered architecture solution was build as a proof of concept to maintain a set of artificial intelligence algorithms and...