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    Social Psychology: An under-used tool in Cybersecurity

    HCI 2016 - Fusion!

    Proceedings of the 30th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2016)

    Bournemouth University, Poole, UK, 11 - 15 July 2016

    AUTHORS

    Helen Thackray, John McAlaney, Huseyin Dogan, Jacqui Taylor & Christopher Richardson

    ABSTRACT

    http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2016.64

    In cyber-security the weakest link is often seen as the human factor. This has led to discussions about the optimal methods in preventing cyber security breaches. This paper proposes that the fusion of cybersecurity and social psychology can inform and advance attempts to educate those on both sides of the law. Awareness and education will lead to more effective communication between parties and greater understanding of the risks and consequences for cyber attackers and defenders alike.

    PAPER FORMATS

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