How easy is it to protect your small business from cyber-attack?

Project specs

Format

2D

Contact

Jacques Ophoff

Country

Scotland

Funding agency

Scottish Government

Length

03:00

Summary

Struggling to find reliable and trustworthy advice on cyber security for your business? Small business owners can turn to the National Cyber Security Centre website for advice.

Researcher Profile

Karen Renaud is a Scottish computing Scientist at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, working on all aspects of Human-Centred Security and Privacy. She was educated at the Universities of Pretoria, South Africa and Glasgow. Her research been funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineers and the Fulbright Commission. She is particularly interested in deploying behavioural science techniques to improve security behaviours, and in encouraging end-user privacy-preserving behaviours. Her research approach is multi-disciplinary, essentially learning from other, more established, fields and harnessing methods and techniques from other disciplines to understand and influence cyber security behaviours.

Jacques Ophoff is a Senior Lecturer in cybersecurity at Abertay University. His research focuses on topics ranging from technical implementations, to management, and behavioural factors. Individuals are often considered to be the weakest link in security and he has a particular interest in how to motivate secure behaviours in individuals and organisations, and understanding resistance to security recommendations.