ACCEPT: Addressing Cybersecurity and Cybercrime via a co-Evolutionary aPproach to reducing human-relaTed risks

PI: Professor Shujun Li, University of Kent Researchers and practitioners have acknowledged human-related risks among the most important factors in cybersecurity, e.g. an IBM report (2014) shows that over 95% of security incidents involved “human errors”. Responses to human-related cyber risks remain undermined by a conceptual problem: the mindset associated Read more…

Cyber Crime Projects

In 2018 RISCS expanded its interdisciplinary research community to develop further collaboration between the social sciences and cyber security professions. This was complemented by development of a new cyber crime-focused research programme, commissioned by the Home Office, via funding from the National Cyber Security Programme. The research programme comprises both Read more…

The quality of evidence

In their talk at the June 2017 RISCS community meeting, Thomas Gross and Kovila Coopamootoo (both Newcastle), discussed the results of a small grant project on evidence-based methods in cyber security. RISCS was founded to pursue an evidence-based approach, but the question of the extent to which the community employs Read more…