This article describes several cybersecurity innovations. First, it proposes to integrate behavioral economics’ findings of biases in judgment and decision-making into cyber strategies, policies, and guidance using a new framework called Behavioral Economics of Cybersecurity, or BEC. Second, it aligns BEC with NIST’s Risk Management Framework by treating
Topic: Behavioral Economics
This paper proposes a risk-management framework Behavioral Economics of Cyberspace Operations (BECO) for hardening Cyberspace Operations (CO) with the Behavioral Economics (BE) models of cognitive biases in judgment and decision-making. In applying BE to CO, BECO augments a common assumption of a rational cyber warrior with more realistic expressions of
This issue looks at the attempts to apply game theory to various aspects of security situations. Also, the explosive growth in the use of instant messaging has resulted in an increased risk to sensitive and personal information and safety due to the influx of cybercrimes. Cyber forensic techniques are needed to assist cybercrime decision support tools in
This journal discusses knowledge management, "bring your own device" and the challenges of syncing calendars, more effective search through "Dynamic Tailoring", and the Behavioral Economics of Cybersecurity.