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RISCS Community Members cited in WIRED article

RISCS founding member Angela Sasse, community member Debi Ashenden and RISCS advisory board member Shari Lawrence Pfleeger have been cited and article about the insider threat to cyber security, which features in the July/August issue of WIRED magazine. Read the article here (opens link)  

By Emma Bowman, ago
Blog

Jonathan Spring: Attack papers are case studies

Article re-posted from Bentham’s Gaze: https://www.benthamsgaze.org/2018/06/12/attack-papers-are-case-studies/ We should treat attack papers like case studies. When we read them, review them, use them for evidence, and learn from them. This claim is not derogatory. Case studies are useful. But like anything, to be useful case studies need to be done and used Read more…

By Emma Bowman, ago
Blog

RISCS Community Meeting May 2018: Day One

This two day, invitation-only meeting looked at the healthcare sector where the interpretation of complex inputs is crucial to informing risk decisions around data-sharing and public safety, followed by a discussion about how to apply cyber metrics to complex decision-making more generally, asking how data is best presented to the Read more…

By Emma Bowman, ago
Publications

Ethical and social challenges with developing autonomous agents to detect and warn potential victims of Mass-marketing fraud (MMF)

Monica Whitty, Matthew Edwards, Michael Levi, Claudia Peersman, Awais Rashid, Angela Sasse, Tom Sorell, Gianluca Stringhini ABSTRACT Mass-marketing frauds (MMFs) are on the increase. Given the amount of monies lost and the psychological impact of MMFs there is an urgent need to develop new and effective methods to prevent more Read more…

By Emma Bowman, ago