Publications

Personality and Social Framing in Privacy Decision-Making: A Study on Cookie Acceptance

Lynne M. Coventry, Debora Jeske, John M. Blythe, James Turland and Pam Briggs Abstract Despite their best intentions, people struggle with the realities of privacy protection and will often sacrifice privacy for convenience in their online activities. Individuals show systematic, personality dependent differences in their privacy decision making, which makes Read more…

By Emma Bowman, ago
Publications

Two-stage Security Controls Selection

Iryna Yevseyeva, Vitor Basto Fernandes, Aad van Moorsel, Helge Janicke and Michael Emmerich Abstract To protect a system from potential cyber security breaches and attacks, one needs to select efficient security controls, taking into account technical and institutional goals and constraints, such as available budget, enterprise activity, internal and external Read more…

By Emma Bowman, ago
Publications

Combining Qualitative Coding and Sentiment Analysis: Deconstructing Perceptions of Usable Security in Organisations

Ingolf Becker, Simon Parkin and M. Angela Sasse Abstract Background: A person’s security behavior is driven by underlying mental constructs, perceptions and beliefs. Examination of security behavior is often based on dialogue with users of security, which is analysed in textual form by qualitative research methods such as Qualitative Coding Read more…

By Emma Bowman, ago