Behavior Change Interventions for Cybersecurity

Briggs, Pamela, Jeske, Debbie and Coventry, Lynne (2017) Behavior Change Interventions for Cybersecurity. In: Behavior Change Research and Theory. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 115-136. ISBN 9780128026908

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802690-8.00004-9

Abstract

While behavior change methods have become relatively commonplace in the health domain, they have only recently been applied to the cybersecurity field. In this chapter we review two fundamentally different approaches to behavior change in cybersecurity. First we explore “nudging” and behavioral interventions arising from the MINDSPACE framework. Second we explore the more theoretically based Protection Motivation Theory (PMT) as a framework for introducing behavior change. Finally we consider the relationship between these two approaches.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: cybersecurity, nudge, protection motivation theory, MINDSPACE
Subjects: C800 Psychology
J900 Others in Technology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2017 14:14
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2017 14:14
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/30335

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