To understand how AI and machine learning can reduce cyber risk, it’s worth considering how a typical taxi journey will look in a few years time.Today, when you jump into a taxi, you’re greeted by a driver who might inquire into your preference of radio station and ask you one or two cursory questions while edging you towards your eventual destination.
To understand why it might be impossible to reduce human cyber risk without a secure culture, it’s worth considering a series of experiments from the world of behavioural science.The experiments weren’t designed to uncover security insights. Rather, they were designed to demonstrate quirks in human behaviour. Specifically, they were designed to reveal why people sometimes “cheat”.
Although it might not seem like it, people’s actions following 9/11 demonstrate just how likely it is you’re miscalculating your cyber risk.Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, people began to change their travel plans.
As you may already be aware, most people prefer to avoid taking risks.In fact, most people prefer to avoid taking risks so much that they fail to do so even when taking the risk makes complete and total sense.
Broadly speaking, most phishing training works in more or less the same way. An automated tool sends simulated phishing and spear phishing simulations to those within your organisation. The simulations fool some, but not others. The tests reveal precisely who has been...
Today, creating and distributing viruses has become a highly lucrative, full-time and highly illegal occupation within the industry now referred to as cybercrime. It’s an industry that cost UK businesses a total of £29 billion in 2016 and one that targeted 73% of the top 100 law firms in 2016. And yet, over the past 50 years, surprisingly little has changed.
PeepSec, the world’s first free, online summit on the people, culture and social aspects of cyber security, took place during London Tech Week between Monday the 11th and Friday 15th of June. Here’s what you missed on days four and five…
22 expert speakers offered actionable and practical advice on the most pressing issues facing the security industry today. For those who couldn’t make it, here’s what you missed on the first three days. You can now get immediate access to all 22 PeepSec talks by simply registering for free here.
Do you know why your phone needs updating? Do you know how a ‘VPN’ could help keep your personal data safe? And how much do you think it costs to buy access to a webcam? Take the quiz now and you’ll soon find out whether you’re right.