The Human Side of Cyber Security

In spite of the advances in automation, AI and machine learning in keeping information assets secure, there will always be the need for humans. And as long as there are humans, our humanity will be a help, a hindrance and a hodge-podge of emotions. This section will illuminate how being human impacts the way we practice our chosen profession.

Our humanity influences how we interpret threats, our response to those threats and the sensitivity and blind spots we bring.

By understanding our biases and blind spots we can become less prone to making “human mistakes.”