Webinar: Human Factors in Cybersecurity

Human Factors in Cybersecurity Webinar announcement

Free Webinar:

Human Factors in Cybersecurity:
Exploring the Effectiveness and Ethics of Fear, Shame, and Regret in Encouraging Cybersecure Behavior
Guest Speaker: Dr Marc Dupuis
Thursday, April 27th Noon - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LaDwXxw9S66VESg7sjkX5Q


Join EXP Technical and cybersecurity researcher Dr. Marc Dupuis in exploring human factors including the use of fear, shame, and regret in motivating cybersecure behavior.

This webinar will delve into the effectiveness and ethics of these tactics, alternative approaches, and research-supported best practices to promote cybersecurity.

Key questions will be addressed:

  • Which of these tactics are effective in encouraging cybersecure behavior?
  • Are fear, shame, and regret based appeals ethical in cybersecurity?
  • What are the alternatives?
  • What are the research-supported best practices to encourage cybersecure behavior?

Business leaders in small and medium-sized businesses across the Pacific Northwest will gain valuable insight from this presentation. Attendees will learn effective ways to enhance their organization's cybersecurity posture.

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Marc Dupuis, Associate Professor in the department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at UW, Bothell.

Marc Dupuis received his Ph.D. in Information Science at the University of Washington in 2014, with an emphasis on Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, and his M.S. in Information Science at UW in 2011. Dr. Dupuis also earned a Master of Public Administration at UW, and a M.A. in Political Science at Western Washington University. He taught as a Lecturer in Information Technology and Systems at UW Tacoma, where he was honored as a 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award nominee.

Dr. Dupuis' research papers on Human Factors in Cybersecurity include:

Scoping the ethical principles of cybersecurity fear appeals

Scaring People is Not Enough: An Examination of Fear Appeals within the Context of Promoting Good Password Hygiene

Shame in Cyber Security: Efective Behavior Modification Tool or Counterproductive Foil?

Cybersecurity Regrets: I’ve had a few …. Je Ne Regrette

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