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Users Are Not Stupid: Eight Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned



Julie Haney


Whether you're implementing security policy or developing products, considering the human element is critical. Yet security professionals often fall victim to misconceptions and pitfalls that undermine users' ability to reach their full security potential. Through real-world examples, learn how to recognize and overcome these pitfalls to improve security through user empowerment.


cybersecurity, usability, human element


Haney, J. (2022), Users Are Not Stupid: Eight Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned, [online], (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created June 7, 2022, Updated November 29, 2022