Sponsored by Nudge Security
Humans are still considered the weakest link in security. When an employee fails to comply with standard security controls, we often chalk it up to carelessness. But, what if there's something else at play? Can we overcome the "stupid user" myth with "smart" security interventions?
Join Duke University Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Dr. Aaron C. Kay and Nudge Security CEO and co-founder Russell Spitler as they present new research on how human emotion influences security behavior and what CISOs can do to improve compliance with security controls in the modern, distributed workplace.
Key research findings include:
Russell Spitler is CEO and co-founder of Nudge Security. He has over 15 years of experience building products and startup companies that secure organizations worldwide. Most recently, Russell served as VP of Products and Strategy at AT&T Cybersecurity, one of the world’s top-five largest managed security service providers (MSSPs). Prior to acquisition by AT&T, Russell led products at AlienVault, where he drove mass market adoption of full-stack threat detection and response solutions. He co-founded the Open Threat Exchange, the world’s largest open threat intelligence community with over 200,000 global participants today. Earlier in his career, Russell led products at Fortify Software, a company that established the now $12.9 billion application security market and dominated the leadership quadrant of the Gartner MQ for 11 straight years.