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Cybersecurity Advocates: Force Multipliers in Security Behavior Change

Published

Author(s)

Julie Haney, Wayne Lutters, Jody Jacobs

Abstract

Cybersecurity advocates motivate individuals and organizations to adopt positive security behaviors. Based on our research, we describe qualities of successful advocates. Our findings have practical implications for expanding the cybersecurity workforce by recruiting and developing professionals who can be effective in advocate or other people-oriented security roles.
Citation
IEEE Security & Privacy
Volume
19
Issue
4

Keywords

cybersecurity, skills, education, workforce, human factors

Citation

Haney, J. , Lutters, W. and Jacobs, J. (2021), Cybersecurity Advocates: Force Multipliers in Security Behavior Change, IEEE Security & Privacy, [online], https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2021.3077405, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=932290 (Accessed September 27, 2021)
Created July 5, 2021, Updated July 26, 2021