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Handout: Users Are Not Stupid: 6 Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned

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Author(s)

Julie Haney, Susanne M. Furman

Abstract

The cybersecurity community tends to focus and depend on technology to solve today's cybersecurity problems, often without taking into consideration the human element - the key individual and social factors impacting cybersecurity adoption. This handout provides an overview of six human-element misconceptions in cybersecurity and suggestions for how to overcome those. This is a companion to the journal article of the same title.
Citation
NIST Usable Cybersecurity

Keywords

cybersecurity, human factors, usability

Citation

Haney, J. and Furman, S. (2023), Handout: Users Are Not Stupid: 6 Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned, NIST Usable Cybersecurity, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=936113, https://csrc.nist.gov/usable-cybersecurity (Accessed June 22, 2024)

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Created January 30, 2023, Updated May 14, 2024