RISCS Anticipation and Futures Literacy – Policy Workshop Report

RISCS held an online policy workshop on 14th July 2021 with 20 participants from Government, academia, and the wider community as part of the RISCS Anticipation theme led by Fellow Professor Genevieve Liveley. The aim of this session was to generate ideas for the...
New publication: Remote Working and (In)Security

New publication: Remote Working and (In)Security

We are pleased to release a new RISCS briefing exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cyber security of organisations, created as part of the RISCS Fellowship in Leadership and Culture. Remote Working and (In)SecurityDownload Already in March 2020, it was...

Data Governance Survey – SPRITE+

A message on behalf of our colleague at the Accountability and Ethics in a Digital Ecosystem Challenge Working Group, Part of the EPSRC Security Privacy Identity Trust and Engagement (SPRITE) Network+ You are invited to participate in a survey aimed at exploring the...

Call for applications: RISCS Fellow in Leadership and Culture

We are currently welcoming applications for the position of a RISCS Fellow in Leadership and Culture in an Organisation How can an organisation position itself and what can it put in place to optimise cyber security behaviours and cyber risk decision making? What does...

New RISCS Briefing: Online Victimisation

The impact on victims and implications for cybercrime prevention and response As part of her RISCS Fellowship in Cybercrime, Dr Maria Bada has taken particular interest in the impact of online crime on victims, and how such impact differs from that felt by victims of...

Call for Abstracts – IMPACT2021 Conference

Where? Virtual When? Friday 23rd July 2021 IMPACT connects cyber security researchers with industry insiders to skyrocket human cyber risk management. Last year, we had over 400 delegates from industry and Government join us to hear from the academic...

Annual Report & Project Catalogue 2021

We have recently launched our RISCS Annual Report for 2020 and our first project catalogue. You can take a look a both documents by following this link: https://www.riscs.org.uk/riscs-annual-report-and-project-catalogue/
Tackling a phishing problem? Don’t pen test your staff

Tackling a phishing problem? Don’t pen test your staff

Professor Angela Sasse, UCL Published as part of the Cyber Readiness for Boards (CR4B) Project. Many companies are concerned about the threat of phishing – employees leaking credentials or allowing malicious code access by clicking  on embedded links or opening...

Building bridges: policy engagement training for our community

How can our research inform policy? Who are policy makers and how do they actually ‘make’ policy?  by Flo Greatrix, RISCS Policy Adviser As the policy adviser for RISCS, I am tasked with improving the dialogue and building relationships between our...