End user perception of online risk under uncertainty

In this paper we leverage a canonical nine dimensional model of offline risk perception to better understand online risk perceptions. Understanding risk perception facilitates the development of better risk communication and mitigation technologies. We conducted a...

Perception of information security

The objective of this study was to investigate people’s perception of information security and to unveil the factors that influence people’s perception of different threats to information security. In the survey study, 602 respondents were asked to evaluate one of 21...

Risk communication, risk perception and information security

This paper puts forward the view that an individuals perception of the risks associated with information systems determines the likelihood and extent to which she or he will engage in risk taking behaviour when using a computer. It is suggested that this behavior can...