One small, virtual cyber security conference

One giant leap for cyber security research

IMPACT connects cyber security researchers with industry insiders to skyrocket human cyber risk management.

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After an unprecedented year, IMPACT is back. IMPACT2021 will see world-leading cyber security researchers sharing new knowledge on the human aspect of cyber security with security practitioners and policymakers.

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Friday 23rd July 2021

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10:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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This event will take place virtually and is free to attend.

How

To attend, register now

Schedule

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10:00 – 10:20

Welcome and introductions

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Oz Alashe MBE, CybSafe

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10:20 – 11:00

Keynote: Senior Representative (People-centric security)

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11:00 – 11:15

Social break

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11:00am – 12:00pm

Changing minds, changing behaviour – Research on security behaviours

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George Raywood-Burke, Cardiff University

Human individual difference predictors in cyber-security: Modelling cyber secure behaviour using an alternative scale method

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Simon Parkin, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

You have left me no choices: Security economics to inform behaviour intervention support in organizations

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12:00 – 12:15

Social break

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12:15 – 13:00

To boldly go where no one has gone before – Research on actors in cyber space

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Amel Attatfa, Abertay University

Cyber diplomacy: diplomatic action in international relations on cyber space

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Marleen Weulen Kranenbarg, Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam

Choosing the good side: factors that lead to ethical hacking

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13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

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14:00 – 14:45

Winning from home – Research on security behaviour at home

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Sarah Turner, University of Kent

When Googling it doesn’t work: The challenge of finding security advice for smart home devices

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Amy Ertan, Royal Holloway (University of London)

Remote Working and (In)Security?

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14:45 – 15:00

Social break

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15:00 – 15:45

A problem shared is a problem halved – Research on sharing best practice amongst at-risk communities

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Yulia Cherdantseva, Cardiff University

A Best Practice Guide for SMEs on Cyber Security Investment Decision -Making

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James Nicholson, Northumbria University

Spreading Cybersecurity Best Practice in Communities

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15:45 – 16:30

Keynote: Masha Arbisman, “Lessons from the Field”

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16:30

Closing

Note: Agenda is subject to minor changes

About IMPACT

Research breakthroughs. They’re how we advance. 

New research helps us go further. Move faster. And do more.

That’s why IMPACT connects cyber security researchers with cyber security practitioners. 

At IMPACT, world-leading academics share their research on the human aspect of cyber security with industry professionals and policymakers. 

The annual conference facilitates collaboration. It helps security professionals discover new insights, pick up new ideas and advance their understanding of human factors in cyber security.

IMPACT is for anyone with an interest in the social and behavioural aspects of cyber security. Awareness professionals, policy makers and businesses – join us!

Our delegates believe sharing expert security knowledge benefits us all. If you agree, this conference is for you.

Organising committee

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Dr John Blythe, Head of Behavioural Science at CybSafe

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Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Research Fellow at Northumbria University

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Dr Emily Collins, Lecturer at Cardiff University

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Georgia Crossland, Doctoral Researcher in Information Security at Royal Holloway

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Dr Jason Nurse, Associate Professor in Cyber Security at University of Kent

Deadlines

Notifications of acceptance will be received by the 1st June, 2021.