Un calcul de la confidentialité sur les réseaux sociaux?

Les réseaux sociaux sur application mobile sont de plus en plus utilisés par tous. Autant pour les entreprises que pour les individus, ces plateformes, comme Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube et plusieurs autres sont sources de divertissements et même de revenus. Cependant, l’augmentation de l’utilisation et de l’engagement de la population sur ces plateformes ont …

The Influence of Status Quo Bias on Novice Users’ Security Decisions: An Empirical Analysis

Presented by Amir Fard Bahreini as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation 40% to 60% of adults in North America have no established information security education or training. In today’s connected world, these novice users make many security-related decisions daily and are …

Pourquoi l’hameçonnage fonctionne-t-il toujours?

Le nombre d’attaques d’hameçonnage ne cesse d’augmenter. Bien que les citoyens soient de plus en plus sensibilisés, ce type d’arnaque reste encore très profitable pour les malfaiteurs. Une attaque par hameçonnage vise à amener les victimes à cliquer sur un lien les dirigeant vers un site malveillant ou imitant un site légitime. Une fois sur …

Internet of Things Security: What Does “Best Practice” Actually Mean?

Presented by Chris Bellman as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Recently, best practices for Internet of Things (IoT) security have shown to be of interest to government and industry organizations. Academic research has highlighted a failure to follow established security practices, …

A Cybersecurity Overview of the Canadian Health Sector: Threats, Solutions and Lessons Learned

Presented by Louis Melançon as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation The Canadian health sector is undergoing a slow but irresistible digital transformation. Medical devices which used to be traditionally standalone are now integrated into hospital networks. Electronic records allow health professionals …

Call for Help: Examining the antecedents of Social Support Seeking Among Victims of Cybercrime

The increase in cyber crimes leads to a rise in the number of victims of this type of crime. The number of victims only keeps increasing over time, and the consequences are significant. These crimes, such as fraud, identity theft, hacking, and more, are those rare crimes where victims must go through a long process …

Appel à l’aide : examen des antécédents de recherche de soutien social parmi les victimes de cybercrimes

La hausse des crimes cyber engendrent la hausse du nombre de victimes de ce type de crime. En effet, le nombre de victimes ne fait qu’augmenter avec le temps et les conséquences sont de plus en plus importantes. Ces crimes, comme la fraude, le vol d’identité, le piratage informatique, et plus encore, font partie des …

Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy: Towards a socio-economic analysis

Presented by Mike McHuire as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation One of the primary motivations for engaging in cybercrime lies in the pursuit of revenues. Yet though this has been a well understood pathway into offending within traditional crime contexts it …

Individual differences influencing vulnerability to victimization and its psychological impacts

The rapidly growing problem of computer crimes affects the vast majority of countries. These crimes that come to life through a computer, phone, or tablet cost businesses and individuals a lot. It is known in the cybersecurity industry that computer attacks are often unintentionally caused by human error, leaving a system unprotected or easily accessible …