CyberGuardians: Improving Community Cyber Resilience Through Embedded Peer-to-Peer Support

Nicholson, James and McGlasson, Jill (2020) CyberGuardians: Improving Community Cyber Resilience Through Embedded Peer-to-Peer Support. In: DIS' 20 Companion: Companion Publication of the 2020 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference. ACM, New York, NY, pp. 117-121. ISBN 9781450379878

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Older users are rapidly adopting internet-enabled devices, yet are often targeted by cyberattackers with possible disastrous consequences. We describe the CyberGuardians initiative where we train older members of the community to be knowledgeable about cybersecurity so they can spread the information to peers and help protect their communities from cyber harms. Specifically, we focus on a case study evaluating two CyberGuardians and their use of training materials to inform peers in their community about cybersecurity. We discuss the importance of flexible training materials that can be adapted by CyberGuardians for sharing with peers.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: DIS2020: Designing Interactive Systems 2020 : More than Human Centred Design, DIS ; Conference date: 06-07-2020 Through 10-07-2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: interactive training, older adults, cyberhygiene, cybersecurity, Cyber resilience
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
G500 Information Systems
G600 Software Engineering
G700 Artificial Intelligence
G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2020 14:05
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 12:30

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