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Presentation 1: Improving Cybersecurity by Addressing Cognitive Biases

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Time: 2:00-2:50 p.m. ET

Location: Zoom Meeting
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Audience: Students, professors, government

Presenter(s):  Bilge Karabacak PH.D., Franklin University

Description: Cognitive biases are an intrinsic human property that helps us make quick decisions in our complex lives. Cognitive biases have gained popularity among computer scientists and cybersecurity experts in recent years as the research shows a connection between human negligence and cognitive biases. In this presentation, the presenter will share findings of the literature review and exploratory research on the effects of cognitive biases in cybersecurity decision-making. Some of these findings are (1) Why do cognitive biases matter in cybersecurity? (2) the different approaches of academia and industry to the problem, (3) the most frequently mentioned cognitive biases in cybersecurity literature, and (4) ideas and recommendations to address cognitive biases in cybersecurity capacity-building activities.

A recording of the presentation will be available within 48 hours of the presentation.