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Users Are Not Stupid: Six Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned (Purdue CERIAS Presentation)

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Author(s)

Julie Haney

Abstract

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. Grounded in real-world examples and human-centered research, this talk will explore how to recognize and overcome these pitfalls towards improving security through user empowerment.
Citation
Purdue University Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Keywords

cybersecurity, usability, human element

Citation

Haney, J. (2022), Users Are Not Stupid: Six Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned (Purdue CERIAS Presentation), Purdue University Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=935939, https://www.cerias.purdue.edu/ (Accessed May 23, 2024)

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Created December 7, 2022, Updated September 25, 2023