Increasing Cybersecurity through Behaviors with Jason Hong Cybertraps 47

Jason Hong is a full professor in the Human Computer Interaction Institute, which is part of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He was formerly an associate editor for IEEE Pervasive Computing, and currently on the editorial board for ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction. He has chaired or co-chaired a number of technical program committees, including HotMobile, Mobisys, and CHI, and has also served on SIGMOBILE’s test of time committee (mobile computing papers over 10 years old that should be recognized for their impact). He is also a 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, a PopTech Science Fellow, a Kavli Fellow, a New America National Cybersecurity Fellow, and a member of CHI Academy, which is “an honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction”. Lastly, he co-founded Wombat Security Technologies, a startup that commercialized our NSF-funded research on anti-phishing and was acquired by Proofpoint for $225M in 2018

In this episode we talk about how to be smarter about cybersecurity, based on research. How to increase the chances that someone will make wise decisions relating to cybersecurity.

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