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Cyber Security ABCs

Delivering awareness, behaviours and culture change

By (author) Jessica Barker, Adrian Davis, Bruce Hallas, Ciarán Mc Mahon

Publication date: 05 Mar 2021

Cyber security issues, problems and incidents don’t always relate to technological faults. Many can be avoided or mitigated through improved cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture change (ABCs). These ABCs are key components of the overall security status of an organisation. This book guides organisations looking to create an enhanced security culture through improved understanding and practice of cyber security at an individual level. Crucial concepts are covered from the ground up, alongside relevant tools to measure key indicators and enable organisational change. Practical tips and examples are included throughout, providing a key resource for those looking to create lasting cyber security awareness, behavioural and culture change initiatives.
Paperback - £24.99
Jessica Barker is Co-Founder and Socio-Technical Lead of Cygenta. Adrian Davis is a consulting COO & CIO, as well as a Visiting Professor in Cyber Security for University of Sunderland. Bruce Hallas is Owner and Principal Consultant at Marmalade Box, Founder of SABC, and Founder of The Analogies Project. Ciarán Mc Mahon is a director of the Institute of Cyber Security and an award-winning academic psychologist.

Dimensions: 244x170mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780174242

144 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

  1. Introduction
  2. Understanding Cyber Security Awareness
  3. Building Cyber Security Awareness
  4. Understanding Cyber Security Behaviour
  5. Changing Cyber Security Behaviour
  6. Understanding Cyber Security Culture
  7. Building Cyber Security Culture
  8. Where Next? 
'Security ABC's provides a fresh and innovative approach to designing and implementing your cyber security awareness program. Unlike the majority of books on the subject, the language is easy to digest and the techniques human-focused. I would recommend this book to anyone involved in Information security looking to engage the wider organisation and improve cyber security awareness.'

Helen Mary Jones CITP CISSP
Group Information Security Manager, The Jockey Club